Civil Services Main Examination GS Paper I 2017

Q. Distinguish between religiousness / religiosity and communalism giving one example of how the former has got transformed into the latter in independent India.

Q. What are the two major legal initiatives by the State since Independence, addressing discrimination against Scheduled Tribes (STs)?

Q. “The growth of cities as I.T. hubs have opened up new avenues of employment, but has also created new problems”. Substantiate this statement with examples

Q. The spirit of tolerance and love is not only an interesting feature of Indian society from very early times, but it is also playing an important part at the present. Elaborate.

Q. In the context of the diversity of India, can it be said that the regions form cultural units rather than the States? Give reasons with examples for your view point.