Civil Services (Main) Examination - 2012 Essay (Compulsory) Time Allowed : Three Hours Maximum Marks : 200 Write an essay on any one of the following topics : 200 1. In the context of Gandhiji's views on the matter, explore, on an evolutionary scale, the terms 'Swadhinata', 'Swaraj' and 'Dharmarajya'. Critically comment on their contemporary relevance to Indian democracy. 2. Is the criticism that the 'Public-private-Partnership' (PPP) model for development more of a bane than a boon in the Indian context justified? 3. Science and Mysticism : Are they compatible? 4. Managing work and home - is the Indian working women getting a fair deal?
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