LIST OF GD TOPICS

Economics/Economy 1. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector. 2. IT chain puller of Indian economy. 3. The foreign exchange rate, liquidity, basic economic theory 4. Economic reforms in India 5. The global economic scenario 6. Scandals and whistleblowers. 7. Dependency on technology required in business 8. The pros and cons of globalization 9. Emerging communication technologies 10.Foreign exchange rates, convertibility, currencies and per capita incomes Political events 1. India's case for a permanent seat on the security council of UN 2. The present situation in Middle Eastern countries such as Iraq, Palestine and Lebanon 3. The India-US Nuclear deal - is it beneficial or not? 4. The Sri Lankan Peace Process 5. Basic structure of government systems 6. Current politics of India 7. Basic political theory and ideologies such as capitalism (Adam Smith), communism (Marx), socialism, democracy, egalitarianism, libertarianism, etc. 8. Principles of political theories, pros and cons of each ideology, how the most important governments function. 9. Lokpal bill required or not. 10.Is Corrupt but efficient politicians better than honest and in-efficient politicians.

Debatable topics - issues concerning: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Social network boon or ban. Euthanasia-To do or not to do. Is China a threat to the Indian software industry. Gender issues in society and in the workplace The emancipation of women Content on internet should be censored Page 1

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7. Language a barrier in society and in the workplace 8. The effects of globalization and trade on the world and in India 9. Issues within the education system 10.Advertising and ethics.

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