205+ General GD topics (with Answers)

general GD topics

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. BRICS
    BRICS refers to Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. It was formed in 2006 as BRIC. South Africa was…

  4. Plastic ban: Economy vs Environment
    For centuries, we have been destructing the environment for our economic gains. And over the years destruction has only increased.…

  5. Bad bank – Is it a good idea?
    Introduction :- In January 2017, the Economic Survey of India suggested setting up a 'Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency' (PARA).…

  6. Placement scenario in India
    Placement scenario in India :- Unemployment is on the rise in the country. Jobs are on the decline. Placements scenario…

  7. Is nuclear disarmament mandatory to achieve World Peace?
    No, they have helped in maintaining world peace :- "Attack is the the secret of defence; defence is the planning of an attack" - Sun…

  8. Should Non-IT students be allowed for IT jobs?
    Theme :- Recently, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple expressed his opinion that a 4 year degree in programming is not…

  9. 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…

  10. Can Artificial intelligence replace Human intelligence?
    Reasons I feel that AI will take over human intelligence are : Technology is never deterministic. It opens various technical,…

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

  12. Criminalization of politics
    What is criminalization of politics? Over the years, it has been seen that MLAs and MPs with criminal charges filed…

  13. Democracy vs Monarchy
    Monarchy: Monarchy is a form of government in which only one person will be the main authority in ruling the…

  14. How to lessen losses of Air India?
    Theme :- Air India has been making losses over the past decade. In 2018, Indian government tried to privatise Air…

  15. Which one is more important – Creativity or Knowledge?
    Knowledge is the information that we have through the experiences of our predecessors and our own at present. Information of…

  16. Who serves the country most – Teacher or Solider?
    Let us compare the roles of a soldier and a teacher. Soldier :- Guards the country against external threats. In…

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

  18. Gender Equality in the workplace
    Theme :- Gender Inequality in the workplace is a very prevalent phenomenon in India. And women are the victims of…

  19. 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 :-…

  20. 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…

  21. India-US relations
    History :- U.S.A was the supporter of India’s independence from the time of World War 2. U.S.A saw India more…

  22. India’s role in its neighboring countries
    India is a neighbour to the following countries: Pakistan, China, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Pakistan : With…

  23. Is internet curbing creativity?
    Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as…

  24. Is the concept of non-violence still applicable?
    Non-violence will not work in today's world :- Before discussing the applicability of non-violence in present times let’s discuss: Was…

  25. Effects of video games on well-being
    Well-Being: Well-being is different from the traditionally used term "health". Well-being includes physical vitality, mental alacrity, social satisfaction, a sense…

  26. Ethical manager vs Effective manager
    Ethics vs Effectiveness :- The clash between effectiveness and ethics is something that managers face almost regularly. Sometimes, choosing to…

  27. 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…

  28. Corporate Social Responsibility – Charity or Marketing gimmick?
    Introduction :- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new term in the business sphere. The term was first coined…

  29. Can celebrities make good politicians?
    Before we get into the topic, first let us see who are politicians? Politicians are basically leaders who campaign for…

  30. Are Leaders born or made?
    Before taking sides first let us discuss the attributes of a good leader - The most important pre requisite for…

  31. Technocrats should not become bureaucrats
    The never-ending fight :- The fight between technocracy and bureaucracy has been in existence ever since the inception of these…

  32. Millennial Voters – Can they decide the future of India?
    India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population. India has…

  33. Coaching centers are destroying education
    The impact of coaching centers on Indian education can be discussed under the following heads :- Parental Pressure: With the…

  34. 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…

  35. Freedom of Press in India
    India is considered to be a country having freedom of press. In the constitution it is nowhere mentioned specifically about…

  36. Modernisation of armed forces
    With India not having very friendly relations with two of its major neighbours i.e. Pakistan and China, and India constantly…

  37. Who is the true ally of India?
    What do you mean by an ally? An all-weather friend who can be relied on for support through thick and…

  38. India is a fast developing country. Despite this, people at the bottom are not benefiting of it. In your view, what is the reason behind it?
    India is a fast developing country. despite this, the people at bottom are not benefiting of it. In your view,…

  39. The Future of Cryptocurrencies
    What is a Cryptocurrency :- At present money transactions from one person to another person go through financial institutions such…

  40. 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…

  41. Impact of News channels on society
    Theme :- Until a few years ago, TV channels used to allot roughly half an hour per day for broadcasting…

  42. Is India ready for 5G?
    Theme :- At present the whole world is using 4G cellular communication technology, and a good number of users are…

  43. Open economy – Role of MNCs in India
    Theme :- Multinational Corporations (MNC) operate in more than one country. In 1991, India faced economic crisis and to lift…

  44. Traffic problems in India
    Theme :-  Traffic congestion costs 1.47 lakh crore per annum for India according a study in 2018 by Boston Consulting…

  45. Is war the best way to solve international disputes?
    Background: Wars are fought by a country or a group of countries to establish power over opposing country by using…

  46. EVMs vs Paper Ballots
    Theme :- In January 2019, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora made it clear that India is not going back…

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

  48. India’s fight against Terrorism | Pulwama Terror attacks
    Theme :- On 14th Feb 2019,  a suicide bomber rammed his vehicle filled with 350 kg of explosives into a convoy of security forces…

  49. Plastic Money – Merits & Demerits
    Background :- In general, debit cards & credit cards are called as plastic money. Plastic money has provided us with the ease…

  50. The Fall of Facebook
    Theme :- The year 2018 was very rough for Facebook. More and more people are leaving Facebook in the wake of…

  51. Recapitalization of Banks
    Background :- Since the government has a major stake in public sector banks it injected capital through Recapitalization bonds, raised…

  52. 5 years of Modi government
    Theme :- In the months of April & May 2019, General elections are going to be conducted. And hence everyone…

  53. Challenges in the IT industry
    Challenges in IT industry :- Retention of employees is one of the biggest challenges for IT industry. Generally software companies…

  54. 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…

  55. Interim Budget 2019 – Analysis
    Theme :- On 1st February 2019, Interim budget 2019 was presented by Union minister Piyush Goyal. It is not a…

  56. Censorship of Web series – Pros & Cons
    The Bombay HC has issued notice to the I&B Ministry, Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Law…

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

  58. 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…

  59. Affordable Healthcare in India
    India is considered an attractive option by medical tourists due to the low costs and relatively high quality private sector…

  60. If Third World War happens, what will be the possible reason behind it?
    Theme :- In January 2019, China ordered it's army to prepare for war amid clashes between China & USA at…

  61. Role of India in United Nations
    Background :- With the motive to maintain international peace and security and to promote cooperation in economic, social and cultural…

  62. Universal Basic Income – Pros & Cons
    Theme :- Indian Government is likely to bring 'Universal Basic Income scheme'. Universal basic income (UBI) or basic income is…

  63. G20 – GD Topic
    What is G-20? With the objective to bring together the growing and industrialized economies of the world and to discuss…

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

  65. Should Aadhaar be made mandatory?
    With the striking down of Section 57 of AADHAAR Act, Supreme Court has uplifted the AADHAAR requirement from various avenues…

  66. Should Fintech firms and Banks be collaborated?
    In this age of transparency and digitization, Fintech firms and start-ups have been the major gainers. They are also emerging…

  67. Innovation vs Invention – What is more important?
    In this modern era of extremely efficient and constantly advancing global world, for the continued profitability of a company, continuous…

  68. Impact of Technology on jobs
    Positive side :- Technology increases productivity and hence reduces the burden on workers and eliminates the burden of doing repetitive…

  69. 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…

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

  71. Can women be in combat roles?
    Theme :- In November 2018, Indian Army Chief, Bipin Rawat said that Indian Army is not yet ready for women…

  72. Gene-edited babies project – Pros & Cons
    Theme :- In November 2018, a Chinese scientist named 'He Jiankui' claimed that he edited human embryos of a twin…

  73. 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…

  74. 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…

  75. Industrial Revolution 4.0
    Theme :- In October 2018, WEF (World Economic Forum) launched center for "Fourth industrial revolution" in Maharashtra, India. Initially the…

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

  77. 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…

  78. Blockchain Technology – Pros & Cons
    What is Blockchain Technology :- Blockchain consists of transactions (blocks) linked as a chain. Every transaction has a timestamp and…

  79. Data is the new Oil
    If this is your GD topic, here are some points to speak on this topic. The countries who have oil…

  80. Sabarimala verdict – Progressive OR a threat to traditions?
    Theme :- Women aged between 10 to 50 are banned from entering Sabarimala temple till recently. In September 2018, Supreme Court gave…

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

  82. Detention policy – Pros & Cons
    Theme :- "The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (second amendment) Bill, 2017" was passed in Lok Sabha…

  83. Right to be forgotten
    Theme :- First draft of India's 'Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018' is out in July 2018. BN Srikrishna's committee took…

  84. News channels – Breaking rules to give Breaking news
    Yes :- News channels sensationalize everything. If any crime happens, news channels will send their reporters and do their own…

  85. 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…

  86. 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…

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

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

  89. Impact of falling rupee on Indian economy
    Theme :- From the past few months, rupee value is continuously depreciating. Several factors such as rising crude oil prices,…

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

  91. Should Delhi be given statehood?
    Theme :- AAP (Aam Aadmi party), which is the present ruling party in Delhi is demanding statehood for Delhi. Present…

  92. Democracy in India – Success or Failure?
    Democracy in India - Success :- India is the world's largest democracy. India is staying as one unit despite having…

  93. 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…

  94. 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…

  95. One year of GST
    Theme :- 1st July is GST (Goods & Services Tax) day. It's been exactly a year since GST was implemented in…

  96. Interlinking of rivers – Pros & Cons
    Pros of linking rivers :- Some rivers cause floods and some other rivers do not have sufficient water, thereby causes…

  97. Plastic Pollution
    What is Plastic pollution :- Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic on earth which is negatively impacting environment and…

  98. Should street food be banned?
    Why street food should be banned :- In most cases, food is prepared in an unhygienic way. It is very…

  99. 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…

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

  101. Should Pornographic content be banned?
    Theme :- Madhya Pradesh Home minister opined that porn is the main reason for rising rape cases. The debate on…

  102. Water scarcity in India
    Present situation in India :- UNESCO's report, 2018 predicts that India will have intensified water crisis by 2050. Atleast 140…

  103. Do brands rule our lives?
    Yes :- Companies spend a lot on marketing and influence people through advertisements and other marketing strategies to promote their…

  104. US-China Trade war – Impact on USA, China & other countries
    How US-China Trade War has started :- United States has increased tariffs on its Chinese imports - steel and aluminium. It…

  105. 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…

  106. Should there be a ban on Bandhs?
    Theme :- Bharath Bandh in April 2018 caused the death of 9 people and many people were injured due to…

  107. 50+ Easy topics for Group Discussion – 2019 (with Answers)
    Movies encourage social evils Should reservations be based on economic status? Joint family vs Nuclear family Mob lynchings in India…

  108. Allowing Ayurveda, Homeopathy doctors to practice Modern medicine – Pros & Cons
    Introduction : The National Medical Commission Bill 2016, is presented in the Lok Sabha which aims at replacing the existing…

  109. 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…

  110. Will artificial intelligence take away jobs?
    Yes:- Artificial Intelligence is mainly feeding the raw inputs and the corresponding outcome into a system. The role of this…

  111. Should the rich and wealthy in India be taxed more?
     Yes :- With the extra revenue, we can create a better and safe environment, provide quality education, build, roads and…

  112. Triple Talaq Bill
    Followed by the Muslims in India, Triple talaq is a customary way of an instant divorce of a married couple…

  113. Is there a need to curb the mushrooming of private coaching institutes?
    Intro :- In India, the craze for the admissions in the good reputed engineering and medical colleges has made the…

  114. Should India sign CTBT & NPT ?
    Yes:- CTBT (Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty) is a global initiative which bans the use of any sort of nuclear…

  115. Light pollution – A new threat
    What is Light pollution :- Light pollution or photo pollution is defined as the excessive use of artificial outdoor lightning. …

  116. Are we forgetting our seven Sisters?
    Background :- Over the years, there has been a wide gap between the Northeastern states and mainstream India. Being a…

  117. 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…

  118. 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…

  119. Use of Renewable energy in India
    Background :- The 'Ministry of New and Renewable Energy' (MNRE) deals with the renewable energy in India. In the early…

  120. 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…

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

  122. Do small companies have more harmony?
    Background :- Businesses are defined as "small" in terms of applying for government support and qualify for preferential tax policy.…

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

  124. Rise of Patanjali – Marketing lessons to learn
    Background :- The big brand Patanjali Ayurved Limited is an Indian FMGC company with headquarters in Delhi. This company has…

  125. 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.…

  126. MBAs do not make good business leaders
    MBAs do not make good business leaders :- MBA is a business administration degree for graduates that mainly refines the…

  127. How successful is Modi’s Mann Ki Baat campaign?
    What is Mann Ki Baat :- Mann ki Baat campaign started on October 3, 2014, by our Prime Minister Narendra…

  128. 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…

  129. Why is India one of the biggest defence equipment importer?
    Present scenario :- According to latest reports of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India is fifth on the list…

  130. Involving Army in civil tasks – Right or Wrong?
    Theme :- Recently, Indian government took Army's help in constructing a bridge in Mumbai. It is okay to involve Army…

  131. Cauvery River Dispute
    How the Cauvery River dispute has started :- The sacred river of South India Cauvery, that rises in Coorg (Karnataka)…

  132. One Rank One Pension – Advantages and Disadvantages
    What is One Rank One Pension :- One Rank One Pension means ‘Retired soldier of the same rank and have…

  133. Does corporate world promote entrepreneurship?
    Background :- Entrepreneurship is the process of launching and running a new business. It also defines the willingness and capacity…

  134. FDI in retail – Boon or Bane?
    Boon:- 'FDI in retails' would mean the re-birth of an advanced supply chain management (SCM) structure. People are fooled to…

  135. Money spent on space exploration can be better used on reducing poverty on earth
    Space research is a waste of money :- Space exploration is a waste of money as the achievement is extraordinarily…

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

  137. 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.…

  138. 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…

  139. Can the world economy bank upon India for growth?
    Background :- The exchange of international goods in monetary terms is called the world economy. India is the sixth largest…

  140. Should ‘Right to Privacy’ have limits?
    Background:- Right to privacy refers to the concept that one’s personal information needs protected from public scrutiny. The right to…

  141. 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…

  142. Startup India Standup India : Success or Failure?
    What is 'Startup India & Standup India' :- Startup India is a campaign announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on…

  143. Are women better managers than men?
    Yes:- Women are more patient and composed while making decisions. It's because of the way women are raised. Be at…

  144. Is Technology creating income inequalities?
    Background: Technology is seeing exponential growth in recent times. It has taken over various aspects of human day-to-day jobs as…

  145. Status of sports in India
    Why India is performing poorly in sports :- No proper governing of Administrative issues is the prime concern with Indian…

  146. 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…

  147. 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…

  148. Impact of ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ on our lives
    What is Internet of Things (IoT):- Internet of Things is a network of interconnected digital devices, machines, vehicles etc. These…

  149. Is India ready for Electric cars?
    Background :- Electric cars are the new-generation cars which are a replacement of the old petrol/diesel cars and automobiles. These…

  150. Should Driverless cars be allowed in India?
    Background :- The history of driverless cars goes back to 1478 when Leonardo da Vinci designed the first prototype, Leonardo’s car was…

  151. Aadhaar-Mobile linking – Good or Bad?
    Theme :- The government is looking for simplification these days. To make traceability easier, the government now wants to link citizens'…

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

  153. Should ‘Group Discussion’ be compulsory in Hiring process?
    Background :- GD or 'Group Discussion' is a methodology conducted mainly by organizations to test a person’s eligibility and skills…

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

  155. Delhi’s Odd-Even Rule : a success?
    Theme :- Delhi, a metropolitan city having over 11 million population is known for its rich culture and vibrant heritage. Be…

  156. Should India adopt two time zones?
    Theme :- Time Zone refers to the local time of a region or a country. Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time observed…

  157. Impact of Technology on Banking sector
    Positive impact of technology on banking sector :- The biggest revolution came in banks is Digitization. Banking process is faster…

  158. Impact of Video games on youth
    Postive Impact of video games :- Cognitive skills will be developed. Video games such as shooting drills and simulation games…

  159. Role of engineers in disaster management
    Theme :- The year 2017 is coming to an end with disasters making headlines almost every day on the news…

  160. Is MBA a rat race?
    Background :- The MBA degree, Master of Business Administration originated in the United States in the twentieth century and has…

  161. Donald Trump’s Presidency – Pros & Cons
    Background :- Donald Trump, the 45th and current president of the United States, has been in power since January 20th…

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

  163. Artificial intelligence – Pros and Cons
    Background :- The ability of a computer system or a machine to behave intelligently with some human traits is known…

  164. Human Gene editing – Good or Bad?
    In Favour :- Almost 4% of the babies born every year have some type of genetic disorder which could be…

  165. Brexit – Pros and Cons
    Background :- On the 23rd of June, United Kingdom held an 'in or out EU Referendum' with 48% against BREXIT…

  166. Ban on Firecrackers during Diwali – Good step?
    Theme :- Deepavali or Diwali – the festival of lights, massively celebrated across the country with bright lights for a…

  167. Big Data – Pros & Cons
    Background :- The  term “big data” refers not only to large data sets, but also to the frameworks, techniques, and…

  168. Bullet trains in india – Is it a right step?
    In Favour :- High-Speed Railways (HSR) in India is going to be a new step towards a technologically advanced nation…

  169. NEET – Pros & Cons
    Pros :- NEET replaces all the entrance exams that are conducted separately by Medical colleges. Hence, it will reduce burden…

  170. Is ‘Make in India’ a success?
    Achievements :- With the launch of Make in India, rules and policies are simplified. Now it is much easier to start…

  171. Smart work vs Hard work
    Smart work :- Advantages of Smart work :- Smart work is intellectual. Hence it improves our innovative and creative thinking skills. Smart…

  172. Impact of movies on youth
    Positive impact :- Progressive thoughts like gender equality, organ donation spread easily through movies. For example, 'Dangal' movie inspired many…

  173. How to eliminate the threat of Nuclear war?
    Theme :- There is a threat of nuclear war amid the clashes between US and North Korea. Not just this…

  174. Green Card reforms – Beneficial for Indians?
    Theme :- Trump's government proposed 'Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act' (RAISE Act) with an aim to allow…

  175. 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…

  176. Will India emerge as a superpower in the near future?
    Yes :- Ease of doing business in India is improved a lot in the recent years. India is targeting to…

  177. How to tackle Naxalism?
    Causes of Naxalism :- Many tribal people are not given their due in forest resources causing the loss of their…

  178. Is censorship of movies an outdated concept?
    Yes :- People have the mental ability to decide what to watch and what not to watch. Government has no…

  179. 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…

  180. ‘Most spoken language’ as the National language – Acceptable?
    Theme :- Till now, there is no National language for India. And there are 2 official languages - English and…

  181. Why are many startups failing in India?
    Reasons :- Many startups are giving unrealistic discounts to attract customers. This leads to more investment with low profits. Such…

  182. Should the Internet be censored?
    In Favor :- Though internet is giving access to information to all for free, it is increasingly turning into a…

  183. Tightening H-1B visa rules – Is it Fair?
    Theme :- US government under Donald Trump's rule proposed multiple bills to tighten H-1B visa rules. One of them aimed…

  184. How can we deal with increasing Cyber Crimes?
    Background:- Around 11,592 cases of cyber crimes were reported across India in 2015, the number is 26 folds more than…

  185. Should stray animals be killed?
    Theme :- On January 18th, 2017, Supreme Court reacted negatively to petitioner asking for totally destroying stray dogs across India…

  186. Is it time to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s picture on Indian currency notes?
    Against :- Mahatma Gandhi is India's Father of the Nation. So, it's perfectly right to give him the honor by…

  187. Indian Business Schools – Are they really effective?
    Positive Side :- Top B-schools are sending their students to big companies for internships to provide them practical knowledge. With increasing…

  188. Unique identification number for every Indian
    Background:- The idea behind unique identification number was to assign each individual a unique 12 digit number which will help…

  189. Should women be encouraged to work in night shifts?
    In Favor :- Instead of discouraging women from working in night shifts, safety measures should be improved. It will provide equal…

  190. Should Homeschooling be encouraged in India?
    What is Homeschooling :- Homeschooling is educating children at home instead of sending them to school. In Favor :- These…

  191. Should Uniforms be mandatory in schools?
    In Favor :- India is one of the most diverse countries in the world. There are many cultures, creeds in India. School…

  192. Social networking in our lives
    Impact of Social Networking on our lives :- Social networking is imbibed in our lives so much that this generation…

  193. Role of digitization in banking
    What is meant by digitization :- Digitization is the process of converting data into digital format. Digitalization means the adoption…

  194. National Anthem in Theatres – Is it a good move?
    Background :- On 30th November 2016, Supreme Court ordered that all theatres should National Anthem before screening the film and…

  195. Is India prepared enough to handle cyber attacks?
    Yes :- National Technical Research organization (NRTO), which was formed in 2004, provides technical intelligence to internal and external security.…

  196. Should Chinese products be banned in India?
    Theme :- India is requesting United Nations to list Masood Azhar, chief of Jaish-e-Mohammed as a global terrorist from a long time,…

  197. Free WiFi Spots – Beneficial or not?
    In Favor :- Free WiFi spots help 'Digital India' Scheme. These spots can encourage the usage of internet. This will…

  198. Is online piracy inevitable?
    What is online piracy :- Online piracy is the term used to describe the real time illegal downloading of copyrighted…

  199. Will E-commerce dominate physical stores?
    In Favor :- Growth of E-commerce is much faster than growth of sales in physical stores in retail sector. Online…

  200. Should mother tongue be the medium of instruction in schools?
    In Favor :- Language represents the culture and lifestyle of the society. Education is to prepare for life in society.…

  201. Is Technology rising Unemployment rates?
    Yes :- Redundancy and Automation is continuously replacing human labour. If any business depends heavily on human labour, it tends…

  202. Should AFSPA be repealed?
    What is AFSPA :- 'Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act', 1958 grants special powers to 'Indian Armed Forces' such as shoot…

  203. Mobile towers in residential areas – harmful or not?
    Background:- Popularity of mobiles and wireless communication devices has resulted in easier life. For the better network accessibility, number of…

  204. Is hosting Olympics good for the host country?
    Background :- Modern Olympics Games started in 1896,held in Athens. The Olympic Games are held every four years. More than…

  205. Future of Sports in India
    Challenges :- Lack of infrastructure. Lack of encouragement. Lack of Sports schools, especially in rural areas. Lack of sporting culture. Politics…

  206. Does Censor Board need to be reformed?
    Yes :- Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is curtailing movie makers' freedom of expression beyond necessity. Movies on contemporary…

  207. Is IPL a boon or bane for Indian cricket?
    Background :- Indian premier league, popularly known as 'IPL' is the professional twenty-20 cricket league which is played every year…

  208. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – How far was it successful?
    Background :- Gandhiji once said, 'Sanitation is more important than Independence'. Nearly half of the population of India defecate in…

  209. Do business and ethics go hand in hand?
    Background :- Ethics is 'the moral values, principles governing our behaviour and having consciousness about our responsibility towards the society'. In…

  210. Paperless office – could it be a reality?
    Background :- Paperless office means optimization of working place by switching to e-document management, electronic archives, and electronic communication. The…

  211. Eastern vs Western- which parenting style is better?
    Background :- Parenting style refers to the ways of raising kids which affects their academic achievements, self-confidence, aggression, psychological strength…

  212. Should attendance be made compulsory for students?
    Background :- Many colleges of India made 75% attendance per subject in every semester compulsory for students as a criteria for eligibility…

  213. Aadhaar Bill
    Background :- Aadhaar ( Targeted Delivery of Financial & other Subsidies, Benefits and Services ) Act, 2016 was passed in Lok…

  214. Specialization vs Generalization
    In Favor of Specialization :- Specialization is focused. One can easily search for job, because she/he knows exactly which job…

  215. Youth in Politics
    Background :- Youth have always been in politics especially at the time of reform movements. Most of these young people…

  216. Smart cities in India – Is it a smart move?
    Background :- Smart cities concept was born in 2008, when IBM introduced this concept as a part of its Smarter Planet…

  217. Net neutrality
    What is Net neutrality :- Net neutrality means that ISPs (Internet Service providers) should treat all the content in the…

  218. Demographic Dividend in India
    Background :- Demographic dividend occurs when the fertility and mortality rates decreases and thereby economic growth of the country increases. If…

  219. Should zoos be abolished?
    Points in favor :- Confining animals in enclosures is morally wrong. They belong to forests. Forcing space imitations can suffer…

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

  221. Present Education System in India
    Positive side of Indian Education system :- Students go through many exams in their learning years. It teaches to analyse…

  222. E-waste management
    Background :- Discarded electrical or electronic devices are called as ‘e-waste (Electronic waste)’. E-waste is also called as e-scrap, or Waste…

  223. Relevance of Gandhi in modern world.
    The need for Gandhi's influence on present society :- In modern world violence is increasing rapidly. Nuclear weapons and terrorism…

  224. Genetically modified products – Boon or bane?
    Background :- Agricultural Biotechnology is the area of bio-technology involving applications to agriculture. In Agricultural biotechnology, cross-breeding of plants used…

  225. Are Big Dams Necessary?
    In Favor :- There are multiple benefits by big dams. They provide water for irrigation, prevents of floods and generates electricity.…

  226. Is dependence on computers a good thing?
    In Favor:- Digital devices are reducing our work load. Productivity is increased. It is enhancing learning through e-learning. We are…

  227. Internet – boon or bane?
    In Favor :- Because of internet, world has became a global village. Internet encourages freedom of speech. Internet is empowering…

  228. Role of UN in Peace keeping.
    Background:- The United Nations is an international Non-governmental organization founded on 24 October 1945 after the Second World War by…

  229. Age and Youth: Experience And Young Talent
      In Favor to Age:-  They have more practical knowledge rather than bookish knowledge.  Aged people have more patience than…

  230. Should Water Resources Be Nationalized?
      Background:- At present, all rivers and lakes in India are in the authority of respective state government. In some…

  231. Multinational Companies: Are they devils in disguise?
      In Against:- The main advantage of MNCs is reducing of unemployment. India is a developing country. MNCs helping India…

  232. Nuclear Energy in India – Boon or Bane?
    Background:- Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity. There are 442 nuclear reactors in the world. And some…

  233. Should euthanasia / mercy killing be legalized?
    Background:- Euthanasia means the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or an irreversible coma.…

  234. E-Learning: A substitute for classroom learning?
      Background:- E-learning is essentially the computer and network-enabled transfer of skills and knowledge. E-learning applications and processes include Web-based…

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

  236. Bullet for Bullet: Is it a Right policy?
    Yes, Bullet for bullet is a right policy :- If someone is going to kill us, and if there is…

  237. Commercialization of health care : Good or Bad ?
    Background :- Only 22 per cent of the health expenditure is public funded in India as compared to 44 per…

  238. Media is a mixed blessing
    Background :- Media refers to the means of communication. Newspapers, radio, and television, books, magazines etc comes under media. Media has a very important…

  239. Examination – Has it killed Education?
      Background :- Ancient China was the first country in the world that implemented a national wide standardized test, which was…

  240. Are Foreign television channels destroying our culture?
    In Favor:- Now-a-days people can't able to talk pure mother tongue because they are watching foreign TV channels most of…

  241. Are Advertisements Beneficial or not?
    Theme :- In this topic, we can discuss the impact of advertisements for public and businesses. Along with the benefits,…

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