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

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

  3. National Register of Citizens – Merits & Demerits
    What is the National Register of Citizens? 'National Register of Citizens (NRC)' is a record of names of all genuine…

  4. Should Article 370 be removed?
    What is article 370? Article 370 is a temporary provision of the Indian constitution which grants special autonomous status to…

  5. 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…

  6. “America First” Policy : Good or bad for World Geopolitics?
    USA is a major influencer when it comes to international matters. But with the ‘America First’ policy not only the…

  7. 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…

  8. India has a long coastal line. Is it an advantage or Liability?
    Let’s compare both the sides and then try to reach the conclusion: Advantages :- Maritime trade: India has a coastline…

  9. Elections in India – 2019
    Theme :- The 2019 Indian general election is currently being held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to…

  10. India – Pakistan relations
    Indo-Pak relations can be discussed under the following heads :- History :- At the time of independence, British India was…

  11. India’s foreign policy
    India's foreign policy can be discussed under the following heads : Ideological stand :- India is one of the founding…

  12. Coalition politics in India
    Theme :- In India, there are 545 seats in LokSabha. In them, 2 seats are reserved for Anglo-Indian community. So, in the remaining…

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

  14. 5 years of Modi government
    Theme :- In the months of April & May 2019, General elections are going to be conducted. And hence everyone…

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

  16. 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…

  17. Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
    Theme :- In January, Lok Sabha passed Citizenship amendment bill, 2016 which seeks to amend Citizenship act 1955. This bill…

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

  19. 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…

  20. Should Article 35A be abolished?
    Theme :- On 6th August 2018, Supreme court will hear a bunch of petitions challenging the validity of Article 35A.…

  21. Imran Khan as Pakistan’s Prime Minister – Impact on Indo-Pak relations
    Theme :- Imran khan is elected as Pakistan's new Prime Minister, and will take oath as PM on Aug 11th,…

  22. 4 years of Modi government
      Update :- Here is the updated article - 5 years of Modi government. Theme :- After 4 years, Modi government…

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

  24. 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…

  25. SC/ST Act
    Theme :- On March 20th 2018, Supreme court laid down safeguards against the misuse of SC/ST Act.  As per the…

  26. Who have more chances of winning 2019 Lok Sabha elections?
    BJP and its allies :- In Favor :- Popularity of our Prime minister Narendra Modi. Many polls and surveys revealed…

  27. Is ‘NITI Ayog’ a success?
    What is Niti Aayog : NITI ( National Institute for transforming India ) was announced by the Union government on 1st January…

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

  29. Impact of Brexit on Indian Economy
    Britain, on the 29th of March 2017 officially initiated its break up with the entire European Union. Brexit has been…

  30. 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…

  31. 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…

  32. 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…

  33. 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…

  34. 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…

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

  36. 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…

  37. Should Politics and Business be mixed?
    Politics and business should be mixed :- In an open market, a business entity will always back a political group…

  38. 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…

  39. 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…

  40. 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…

  41. Is ‘Jan Dhan Yojana’ a success?
    What is PMJDY? It is a financial inclusion scheme aimed particularly at the poor and the needy, i.e. it aims…

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

  43. Significance of BRICS in world economy
    What is BRICS :- BRICS is the acronym for five fastest growing nations of the world, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China…

  44. India-China relations post Doklam issue
    What is the Doklam Standoff? To understand about Doklam issue, we need to understand few more things. India-China Border :…

  45. Achievements and Failures of Modi Government
      Update :- Here is the updated article - 5 years of Modi government. Achievements :- The biggest step by NDA…

  46. 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'…

  47. 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…

  48. Ethics in Politics – Myth or Reality?
    Theme :- Politics is an essential human activity – essential in building societies and communities based on rules & laws.…

  49. 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…

  50. Corruption in India
    Causes of corruption:- Most of the employees in government and private sector are paid low salaries. Even if someone caught red-handed by…

  51. How can Indo-Pak relations be improved?
    Theme :- Since the independence, India and Pakistan have fought four wars (one undeclared war) and have engaged in a…

  52. US-Mexico border wall – Good or Bad?
    Theme :- The US and Mexico share a border of 1900 miles which includes uninhabited desert, major cities, and Rio…

  53. 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…

  54. ‘One Nation One Election’ – Feasible?
    Introduction:- Elections are the most fundamental requirement to operationalize the democracy, so the way it should be conducted holds the…

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

  56. Should India accept Rohingya refugees?
    Background :- The persecuted minority community-Rohingya, of the western part of Rakine state in Mayanmar is undergoing inhumane activities of…

  57. New India 2022 – Will it be a reality?
    Theme :- Modi government promised 'New India' by 2022, when India will complete 75 years of independence. By 2022, it…

  58. 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…

  59. Cattle Slaughter Ban – Right or wrong?
    Theme :- On May 25th 2017, Central government banned the sale of cattle to slaughterhouses. And the only exception are…

  60. Should Gorkhaland be given separate state status?
    Theme :- Gorkhaland movement is based in Darjeeling, which is a part of West Bengal. This movement is started in…

  61. Is India becoming intolerant?
    Yes :- Incidences of mob lynchings were increased these days in the name of unofficial beef ban. And the sad thing…

  62. One Belt One Road – Impact on India
    What is One Belt One Road (OBOR) :- OBOR is a China’s project aimed to improve connectivity and cooperation among Eurasian…

  63. Can ‘One Belt One Road’ improve developing world?
    What is One Belt One Road (OBOR) :- OBOR is a China's project aimed to improve connectivity and cooperation among…

  64. Should Paper ballot system be restored?
    Theme :- There is a widespread demand from opposition parties to replace Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) system with paper ballot system…

  65. Donald Trump’s presidency – Impact on India
    Negative impact :- Donald Trump is proposing to tighten H-1B visa regulations. If that is implemented, many Indians who are…

  66. Has democracy hampered India’s progress?
    In Favor :- Demonetization move is not democratic in nature. And it could weed out a big part of black…

  67. Union Budget 2017-18 – Is it beneficial for the common man?
    What is Union Budget :- Union Budget is the annual report of India's finances for the financial year. Till 2016,…

  68. Is Nationalism taking over Globalism?
    In Favor :- Donald Trump, the present President of USA banned refugees and immigrants from 7 Muslim countries. This is…

  69. Is China a threat to India?
    In Favor :- India is importing Chinese goods in large amounts. These products are cheaper than Indian ones, which is a…

  70. Union Budget just before Assembly Elections – Is it a Fair Move?
    Theme :- In November 2016, Central Government announced that Union Budget will be presented on 1st Feb 2017. Generally Union Budget…

  71. Donald Trump Presidency – Impact on the world
    Impact on USA & the world :- Donald Trump's proposals to replace foreign workforce with USA's is threatening IT industry. Many…

  72. Is Section 498A of IPC a Gender biased law?
    What is section 498A of IPC :- Indian Penal Code 498A, 1983 is a criminal law which states that,“Whoever, being the…

  73. Should there be a retirement age for politicians in India?
    In Favor :- People's representatives should be fit physically as well as psychologically. Senior politicians should give chance to young…

  74. Parliamentary System vs Presidential System
    Background :- In general, there are two types of democratic governments. They are 'parliamentary form of government' and 'presidential form…

  75. Can India get into NSG?
    What is NSG :- 'Nuclear Suppliers Group' (NSG) is a group of Nuclear supplier countries that are allowed to trade in…

  76. Should India be given a permanent seat in UNSC ?
    In Favor :- India is the largest democracy in the world, one of the largest economies, one of the largest contributors of…

  77. Does UNSC need to be reformed?
    Background :- 'United Nations' (UN), an intergovernmental organization was formed in 1945 to deal with the international challenges in the…

  78. Is Educational qualification necessary for Politicians?
     In Favor:- There should be a minimum education to the politicians because a politician is a representative of the people…

  79. Should betting and gambling be legalized in India?
    Background :- In India, games involving skill like rummy, poker are allowed and games of chance like betting and gambling…

  80. 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…

  81. Does India need smaller states?
    Reasons for separate statehood demands :- Unequal development. Poor governance. Negligence. Perceived negligence. Some people are feeling that they are…

  82. Women’s Reservation Bill
    Background :- 'Women's reservation Bill' or Indian constitution's 108th amendment Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha in the year 1996…

  83. Should Capital punishment be banned?
    Background :- Capital punishment or death penalty is being imposed by state as a punishment for the criminals of heinous offences. Use…

  84. Lokpal Bill
    Background :- In 1966, Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) headed by Morarji Desai recommended the creation of 'Lokpal' in the centre &…

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

  86. NOTA – Is it a good step?
    Background :- NOTA means "None of the above". This option is being included in Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) from 2014 general…

  87. National Food Security Bill – Pros and Cons
    Background :- National Food Security Bill (NFSB) was introduced by the Ministry of 'Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution'  in parliament…

  88. Is China a threat to Indian software industry?
    In Favor:- China's IT spending is increasing rapidly. Chinese govt is supporting a lot to IT sector. More and more…

  89. Is the Patents Bill Good for India?
    Background :- A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides…

  90. Voting rights to illiterates – illogical?
    In Favor:- Illiterate people can easily mislead by some politicians, who pay for the vote. Illiterate people have more chances to…

  91. Is WikiLeaks a bane or a boon?
    Background:- WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes submissions of private, secret, and classified media from anonymous news sources,…

  92. Do we need a fresh Reorganization of states?
    Background:- At present there are 28 states and 7 union territories in our India. During the British rule India is divided into…

  93. 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.…

  94. Privatization will lead to less corruption.
      Background :- Privatization is the process of transferring ownership of a business, enterprise, agency or public service from the public sector to the private sector.…

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