IAS Mains Essay Important Questions Topicwise 2016

  • Is India A Truly Federal Republic? Critically Examine.

  • “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

  • “If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

  • India’s Role in Changing Global Order

  • Coexistence of Religion and Science in India

  • “Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

  • Terrorism and Development

  • Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

  • The Rise of Asia and the Decline of America – Analyse.

  • India’s Internal Security Challenges – Evolution, Nature and State’s Responses

  • “Non-violence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.” – M. K. Gandhi

  • How to End Violence in the World?

  • India Needs Smart Villages, Not Smart Cities – Critically Comment

  • “The Media and Violence in India”

  • Pluralism and Its Importance for India

  • New Cults and Godmen: a Necessary Evil or a Threat to India’s Image and Culture?

  • India Needs Counterurbanization, Not Urbanization

  • “Any idea of a fundamental right to conversion in the name of freedom of religion will badly hurt India’s secular fabric.” Critically comment.

  • “For the ills of Democracy, social movements may be the cure, not revolutions”

  • “One is not born a woman, but becomes one”. Analyze the statement in the Indian Context.

  • “Globalization and the rural society in India”

  • “Education and Dalit Empowerment”

  • Post -1990 Democratization of Indian Politics – The Paradoxes

  • “1 billion people in the world are chronically hungry. 1 billion people are overweight.”

  • “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children”

  • Capital Punishment and Rape Culture

  • Has increased access to employment opportunities, financial independence and educational attainments enabled women in urban India to exercise their freedom and agency?

  • Is India too soft to become a global power?

  • Effect of Poverty On Child’s Education

  • Moral Code Of Conduct For Politicians

  • Should Freedom Of Speech Be An Absolute Right?