56-59 BPSC (Main Exam) 2016

  1. Discuss about the Fundamental Rights as enshrined in the Indian Constitution.How has the judicial interpretations of Article 2 1 expanded the scope of Right to Life ?
  2. Examine the role of Caste in electoral politics of India. To what extent did caste factor play a role in 2015 Bihar electon.
  3. Analyse tension areas between Centre and States in the Indian federal system. Describe the current state of relations between Union Govemment and Bihar State.
  4. What is judicial review ? Critically examine about the doctrineof’basic structure’ as enunciated by the Supreme Court of India.

53-55 BPSC (Main Exam) 2012

  1. Discus Indian Federal System and Centre-State Administrative Relation with special reference to National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC).
  2. Discuss the power and functions of the Governor and his role in Bihar.
  3. Examine the power and working of the Election Commission of India and its role in free and fair election.
  4. Discuss various ‘Directive principles’. How were these implemented in Bihar after 1950?

48-52 BPSC (Main Exam) 2009

  1. ‘Caste and Class play important role in Indian politics.’ — Explain the statement with special reference to Bihar.
  2. Explain the recent trends in Indian federalism. Do the states need more autonomy?
  3. ‘Coalitional politics in India has become a remarkable feature, but it is yet to provide a stable Government”. — Comment.
  4. Analyze the functioning ofthe rural local govemments in India since 1991 with special reference to Bihar.

47 BPSC (Main Exam) 2007

  1. Write an essay on the politician — criminal nexus with special reference of Bihar.
  2. Elections are like the heart beats ofa democracy. If they happen too fast or too irregularly,democracy collapses. “Explain your views on mid-term polls in context of India Politics.
  3. Election of President in July 2007 was unique for various reasons. Enumerate some or
  4. Issue of Reservation is nothing out consolidation of Vote-Banks of political parties.
    you suggest methods other than reservation ror providing social justice to depressed class.

46 BPSC (Main Exam) 2005

  1. What do you understand by election campaign? Throw light on the important methocL0f
    election campaign in Bihar.
  2. Discuss the role oflanguage in Indian Politics. Enumerate the provisions for linguistic minorities in Bihar.
  3. Describe the basic provisions orthe 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act.
  4. Discuss the role of bureaucracy in conducting free and fair elections under the guidance of the Election commission of India.

45 BPSC (Main Exam) 2002

  1. What are the main reasons for the emergence ofcoalition politics in India? Discuss the prospect of these coalitions.
  2. Evaluate the nature and significance of the Preamble of the Indian Constitution.
  3. Comment on the following (200 words each):
    (a) Judicial Activism – Meaning and Evaluation.
    (b) Election Commission of India.

44 BPSC (Main Exam) 2002

  1. Write a notc on communalism in India. Why the opposition parties label B.J.P. (Bhartiya Janata Party) as a communal party?
  2. What is amendment procedure in India? What are the main contents of 73rd amendment? How many amendments have been done in Indian Constitution?
  3. How the Chief Minister of State is appointed? Critically examine the powers, functions
    achievements of present Bihar Chief Minister.
  4. Comment on following: (200 words each)
    (a) Regionalism in Indian Politics.
    (b) Write a note on POTA.

43 BPSC (Main Exam) 2001

  1. Analyze the emerging trends in Indian democracy.
  2. What is the role of caste in class formation in India?
  3. Make a critical evolution of right to property as it exists today.
  4. Comment on the following (200 words each):
    (a)EIectoral process in Bihar
    (b)lndia is a liberal democratic state

42 BPSC (Main Exam) 1999

  1. Examine the relevance and significance of the philosophy enshrined in the preamble of the constitution of India.
  2. “The coalition experiment at the Centre has neither strengthened democracy nor has it made conditions conductive for participatory and cooperation federation.” Do you agree?
  3. Write a brief and critical essay on •caste asa factorin Bihar Politics since 1977″ and highlight the special reasons for the present state of affairs.
  4. Comment upon the following (200 words each) :
    (a) “Judicial Action is a double edged weapon in a parliamentary democracy.”
    (b) “Article 356 of the Constitution should be read with article 355 to appreciate its spirit.”

41 BPSC (Main Exam) 1997

  1. Analyze the emerging trends in Indian Federalism.
  2. Examine the system of election ofthe•lndian President.
  3. Discuss the powers of the Governor and explain his role with reference to the recent
    developments in Bihar.
  4. Discuss the role ofcaste in Indian Politics.

40 BPSC (Main Exam) 1995

  1. Discuss the Directive Principles of State Policy enshrined in the Indian Constitution and State their importance.
  2. What is the meaning of “Parliamentary Sovereignty”? Do you consider Indian Parliament a ‘Sovereign’ or a non-sovereign’ or both? Give your views.
  3. Give your views on recent political upheavals in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat and their impact on Parliamentary Democracy in India.
  4. Describe the Constitution of Jharkhand Area Autonomous Council. What is your opinion regarding its role in future?

39 BPSC (Main Exam) 1993

  1. Describe the fundamental duties as enumerated in the Constitution of India.
  2. Why is the Constitution of India called quasifederal?
  3. Examine the status and powers of the Governor of an Indian State.
  4. Describe the objectives and features of the Panchayat Raj in India.
  5. Discuss the demands of the protagonists ofthe Jharkhand movement in Bihar.

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