GS paper I
Preserve slow tempo in Carnatic music, says ISRO chairman - Ques. Write a brief note on ‘carnatic music’.
GS paper II
End North-East’s isolation: Rijiju - Ques. “We urgently require the integration of our own country as the people of the North-East are unable to articulate their problems and feel like prisoners of their own frontiers”, while critically anayzing the given statement examine whether re-opening trade route from Assam to China could be one solution to address disconnect with North-East.
Provide water to all slums, court tells Mumbai corporation - Ques. “Right to water was a part of right to life, enshrined in the Constitution under Article 21. therefore government is bound to provide water to all slums in the city, irrespective of whether they are legal or illegal. But such a move might encourage illegal slums however non-supply of water is unconstitutional” Critically comment.
Good governance: bid to rope in IITs, IIMs too - Ques. Critically discuss about the use of Technology and Innovations in Promoting Good Governance.