90+ GD topics of Social issues (with Answers)

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Here is the list of environment group discussion topics.

  1. Higher Education in India
    The plight of Indian Higher Education System can be understood from the fact that Indians spend Rs. 65,000 crores annually…

  2. Nationalism vs Regionalism
    Theme :- Nationalism & Regionalism need to be discussed in two different contexts: 1. Indian context/Political context 2. International relations.…

  3. Does India need ‘National Commission for Men’?
    Theme :- Amid the MeToo movement and the increasing awareness on sexual assaults, more and more women are now coming…

  4. Retirement Homes – Pros & Cons
    The concept of retirement homes is relatively new in India. Old age homes and retirement homes are different. Retirement homes…

  5. Status of women in India
    History :- From the Vedic period till Islamic invasion of India women enjoyed equality. They were free to choose their…

  6. Should Physical Education be made compulsory in schools?
    “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Physical education should be made compulsory in schools because :-…

  7. The menace of Eve-teasing
    Eve teasing is an action of perversion like making of unwanted sexual advances to women in public place. Eve-teasing is…

  8. Are celebrities treated unfairly by media?
    Theme :- Celebrities are those people who have earned massive fame and liking among the public. Media attention is necessary…

  9. Youth empowerment is necessary for any country’s development. According to you what should India focus on, for Youth empowerment?
    Topic :- Youth empowerment is necessary for any country's development. According to you what should India focus on, for Youth…

  10. Should artistic expression be monitored by law?
    “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”- Pablo Picasso. This…

  11. Mental illness in India
    Theme :- According to 'World Health Organisation' (WHO) report of 2017, approximately 5 crore people in India are going through…

  12. How can we reduce wealth gap between Rich & Poor?
    As per Oxfam’s latest report (2019), 73% of the wealth generated last year went to the richest 1%, while 67…

  13. Information overload – GD Topic
    What is Information overload :- In this modern era, we have so much information available that often we feel overwhelming…

  14. Should Military training be made compulsory for all in India?
    Theme :- Military training is compulsory in some countries including North Korea, Norway & Israel. Pros of compulsory military training…

  15. 10% Quota for Economically weaker people in General Category – Good or Bad?
    Theme :- In January 2019, 124th constitution amendment bill was passed to grant 10% reservation for economically weaker sections of…

  16. Freebie politics in India
    Theme :- It's elections time, and hence every party is trying to offer freebies to attract voters. There is so…

  17. Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill – GD Topic
    Theme :- 'Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill' was passed by Lok Sabha on 19th Dec 2018. The bill was introduced in 2016.…

  18. What is the biggest problem that India is facing?
    India is facing many issues. Some of them are major issues and need immediate attention. However, we cannot pick one…

  19. Should adultery be criminalised?
    Theme :- In September 2018, Supreme Court struck down section 497 of IPC (Indian Penal Code), which deals with adultery.…

  20. The menace of Trolling
    Theme :- Online trolling and cyber bullying are increasing at a rapid pace, which is a worrying thing. Sometimes it…

  21. How to solve the issue of pending cases in Indian courts
    Present situation :- As of January 2018, over 3.3 crore cases are pending in Indian courts. Of them, 60% of pending…

  22. Does India really need more big statues?
    Theme :- In October 2018, Statue of unity was launched in Gujarat making it the world's tallest statue. Rs. 3000…

  23. Movies encourage social evils
    Yes :- Most of the movies make us feel like taking alcohol is a casual thing. Lead characters drink alcohol…

  24. Should reservations be based on economic status?
    Theme :- At present, In India there are reservations on caste basis. There is a particular percentage of seats reserved…

  25. #MeToo – GD Topic
    What is #MeToo :- 'Me too' phrase was first used in 2006 by Tarana Burke, a social activist to raise awareness…

  26. Decriminalization of Homosexuality – Road ahead for LGBTQ community of India
    Theme :- On 6th September, 2018, Supreme court gave judgement on section 377, which decriminalized homosexuality in India. Things to…

  27. Live-in relationships in India
    What is a Live-in relationship :- Two adult people living together in the same house in a relationship that resembles…

  28. End of Globalization
    Yes, it's the end of Globalization :- ‘Brexit’ happened because Britain wanted to protect their nation from increasing globalization. Many countries whether…

  29. Joint family vs Nuclear family
    Joint Family :- Advantages of Joint Family :- In joint families, Elderly parents will get the support of children. Young…

  30. Mob lynchings in India
    Theme :- On 23rd July 2018, Indian government appointed two high-level committees to suggest legal framework to deal with the…

  31. Child marriages in India
    Causes of child marriages :- Illiteracy of parents coupled with poverty. Poverty forces them to marry off their girl children…

  32. Social Media – Impact on human behavior and society
    Difference between Social media & Social networks :- Many students are confusing Social media with Social networks, because these terms…

  33. Co-education (Mixed gender education) – Pros & Cons
    Pros of Co-education :- Mixed gender education system prepares students for the real life. Students that are from co-education schools…

  34. Public perception of the Police – How can it be improved?
    Theme :- Recently Gagandeep Singh, a young daring police officer stood against a violent mob to save an innocent young…

  35. Digital Revolution – Pros & Cons
    Pros of Digital revolution :- Digital revolution changed the means of communication. Instant communication and social networks are possible due…

  36. Can ‘Death penalty’ deter child rapes?
    Theme :- In April 2018, Indian government approved the ordinance for awarding death penalty for rapists of girls below 12…

  37. Portrayal of women in Indian cinema
    Why do we need to discuss this :- Movies reflect society. When we see movies of a particular time, we…

  38. Compulsory Yoga in schools – Pros and Cons
    Background :- The initiative of yoga in schools comes with the idea of promoting wellness, developing body-mind awareness and the…

  39. Despite a large population, India lacks knowledge power
    Yes:- The present education system of India is exam oriented. It emphasizes continuous evaluation forcing students to mug up the…

  40. Do Indian workplaces treat sexual harassment cases seriously?
    Intro :- Sexual Harassment is a serious problem in the workplaces. It includes physical, verbal, visual, and psychological harassment. These…

  41. Is Indian culture decaying?
    Yes:- Music: The present youth in India is addicted to English songs following legends like Linkin Park band, Eminem, Taylor…

  42. Son of the Soil approach in recruitment – Good or Bad?
    What is 'Son of the Soil approach' in recruitments:- The theory of bearing the job opportunities from various companies established…

  43. Are CCTV cameras in public places effective or just an invasion of privacy?
    Benefits of CCTV cameras :- We need to have surveillance cameras in public places as they provide public safety. Along…

  44. Does Nepotism exist in Bollywood?
    Background :- Bollywood or the Indian film industry based in Mumbai, Maharashtra is the huge entertainment industry with over millions…

  45. Job vs Entrepreneurship
    Introduction :- With the increasing number of career choices in front of students, there is often a confusion among the…

  46. Indiscriminate Tourism will lead to environmental damage
    In Favor :- Tourism puts pressure on natural resources of the place like water, food supply, beaches and coral reeves.…

  47. Rising stalking cases – Where is the problem?
    Background :- Incidents of stalking, especially among women are being reported in big numbers. 2014 was reported with 4699 cases…

  48. City vs Village
    City Life :- Advantages of City life :- City life means an advanced and well equipped environment. People migrate to…

  49. Trial by Media – Pros and Cons
    Pros :- With the rise of newsgathering mobile apps such a TOI, in-shorts along with cabled televisions, internet, a newspaper…

  50. Should mobile phones be allowed in schools & colleges?
    Yes :- Mobile phones are extremely potent tools and can be utilized to a great extent in teaching at colleges.…

  51. How can tourism be improved?
    Present situation of tourism sector in India:- In the recent reports of 2017, India ranked first among the Top 10…

  52. Should ‘Freedom of expression’ have limits?
    Yes:- Absolute freedom of speech can harm people's sentiments and emotions very easily. There's always that one person in our…

  53. Judiciary Reforms in India
    What is Judiciary :- Judiciary is the system of courts that implements law in the name of the state. Judiciary…

  54. Should Beauty pageants be banned?
    Yes:- American Reality show -  Toddlers and Tiaras is a children beauty pageant show having girls aged between 3-10 years of…

  55. Right to Education: Success or Failure?
    Background :- Education is the primary and basic requirement for development of a person. The government has taken the step…

  56. Is Globalization a threat to Indian Culture?
    Background :- The intermingling and interaction of people across the world has been going on through international flow of money,…

  57. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao – a success?
    What is Beti Bachao Beti Padhao :- "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" is an initiative started by the Government of India…

  58. Is India safe for women?
    Background :- New laws and directives are being proposed every other day, phone applications for safety are being launched densely,…

  59. Fake News – Impact on society
    What is Fake News :- Fake or fabricated news is a type of Yellow Journalism or propaganda that consists of…

  60. Unemployment in India
    Causes :- Machines are replacing humans. Automation is causing loss of jobs. In India, still many people are not able…

  61. Child labour in India
    Causes of child labour :- Poverty leads to child labour. Poor families with large numbers make their children work to keep…

  62. Crimes against women in India
    Present Situation :- Women are subjected to various forms of violence such as eve-teasing, sexual harassment, domestic violence, marital rape,…

  63. Should Marital Rape be criminalized in India?
    Theme :- After declaring 'Right to Privacy' as a fundamental right, several NGOs are submitting petitions to make a law…

  64. Drug menace – How to fight with it?
    Causes of drug menace in India :- There is no separate police force to deal with drugs business. India has…

  65. India’s growing population – How can it be controlled?
    Theme :- According to Population Reference Bureau (PRB), India will cross China's population by 2024, and will emerge as the…

  66. Why is Norway the world’s happiest country?
    Theme :- World's Happiness Report, 2017 has named Norway as the world's happiest nation. In 2018's report, Norway secured second…

  67. Why is India unhappy?
    Theme :- India is ranked 122nd among 155 countries in World's happiness Index, 2017. Rankings are given by taking six…

  68. Cap on wedding expenditure – Is it fair?
    Theme :- A private bill to curb wedding expenditure was introduced in Lok Sabha on 16th, February 2017. This bill…

  69. Farmer Suicides in India – What needs to be done?
    Reasons for farmer suicides in India :- Financial distress. Crop failures. Unorganized farming practices. Overwhelming debts to banks and money…

  70. Can World Peace be achieved?
    What is world peace :- When there is happiness, freedom and peace among and within all nations and people, we can say…

  71. Are Men silent sufferers in this modern world?
    Yes :- There are male victims of domestic violence, who are suffering in silence because they are afraid of society's…

  72. Can Temples have Gender-Specific rules?
    In Favor :- Some temples have centuries-old traditions. And we should not simply break it. Some temples have their own reasons. For…

  73. Why is molestation prevalent in India?
    Reasons :- Lack of moral education in society is the main cause of sexual violence. The society's attitude towards molestation is…

  74. Can India turn ‘Brain Drain’ into ‘Brain Gain’?
    Theme :- 9th January is celebrated as 'Pravas Bharatiya Diwas' every year. What is Brain Drain :- 'Brain Drain' is…

  75. Impact of Social Media on youth
     Positive Side :- Through Social media, youth is exchanging ideas & views in a win-win situation. Youth are turning into more…

  76. Student Suicides – What are the deep rooted problems?
    Causes of student suicides :- What is causing them to suicide - Pressure in studies. Family problems Physical & mental…

  77. How can we stop ‘Honor Killings’?
    What is a Honor Killing :- 'Honor killing' is the murder of a family member by other family members in…

  78. How can river Ganga be cleaned?
    Why is the river Ganga important :- Nearly 40% of the Indian population depends on Ganga water for daily usage.…

  79. Population explosion – boon or bane?
    Boon :- Population growth provides us with a more number of working population, which is needed nowadays for speed progress.…

  80. Should Fathers be given Paternity Leave?
    What is Paternity leave :- Paternity leave is the leave father can take from his work to take care of…

  81. How can slums be improved?
    What is a slum :- A slum is an urban informal settlement that is unfit for living because it lacks…

  82. Love Marriage vs Arranged Marriage
    Advantages of Love Marriage :- Marriage is a life-long commitment. So, selecting life partner should be in one's own hands. Love…

  83. Is Reservation for women justified?
     In Favor:- There exists a gender gap in literacy levels even now, especially in rural areas. Reservation for women will…

  84. Alcohol Ban in India – Pros and Cons
    In Favor :- With alcohol ban, problems of domestic violence & financial drain will be reduced. When alcohol is available abundantly,…

  85. Is a relook needed in the caste reservation system?
    In Favor of the present reservation system :- Many people from backward castes came out of poverty and have a…

  86. Should Jallikattu remain banned?
    In Favor of the ban :- Bulls are subjected to pain and suffering. In order to infuriate them, they are…

  87. Should attempt to suicide be decriminalized?
    In Favor :- The person, who attempts suicide feels devastated in life already. If she/he dies, there is no question of…

  88. Should Homosexuality be legalized?
    Update :- On 6th September, 2018, Supreme court gave judgement on section 377, which decriminalized homosexuality in India. But homosexuality…

  89. Women Empowerment in India
    "There is no chance of the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is improved. It is not…

  90. Role of NGOs in India
    What is an NGO :- A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is a legally established organization, which works independently from any government.…

  91. Generation Gap
    What is generation gap :- Generation gap is a term referring to differences between younger generation and their elders. Especially…

  92. Social networking sites – Boon or Bane?
    Background :- Facebook, Twitter are the examples of social networking sites (SNS). Social networking was started on the internet in the…

  93. How to deal with international terrorism?
      Background :- Terrorism refer to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (terror). Lakhs of innocent people died…

  94. Are we serious about saving Wildlife and Environment?
    Causes:- Pollution. Deforestation. Dumping industrial wastage in water leading to water pollution. Almost everyone know how to protect environment. But…

  95. Brain-Drain has to be stopped
      Background :- Brain-Drain means settling in foreign country. It can be simply defined as the mass emigration of technically skilled people from one…

  96. What can we do to eradicate poverty?
      Background:- In 1991, there are 150 million Indians who claim themselves to be of the poor. In 2001, the…

  97. Indian villages – Our Strength or Weakness?
    Indian Villages - Strength of India :- Mahatma Gandhi once said - "The future of India lies in its villages".…

  98. Private Educational Institutions – Good or Bad?
    In Favor:- Through privatization, quality of education will be good. It's difficult for govt. to maintain all schools and colleges.…

  99. Is Globalization Really Necessary?
    Background :- According to world historians, globalization started when 'Colombus' landed on Americas, while searching for spices in 1492, and…

  100. Balance between Profession and Family
    Professionalism and family can be described as the two sides of the same coin as both are equally important in…

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