Previous year questions

  1. Growing feeling of regionalism is an important factor in the generation of demand for a separate state. Discuss. (2013)

RAG Topics



  1. Regionalism and unity of India
  2. Linguistic States


  1. Regionalism of north east India


  1. Regionalism vs Separatism

Practice questions

  1. How does regionalism affect the issue of development? Explain.

Communalism & Secularism
Previous year questions

  1. Distinguish between religiousness/religiosity and communalism giving one example of how the former has got transformed into the latter in independent India. (2017)
  2. How do the Indian debates on secularism differ from the debates in the West? (2014)

RAG Topics



  1. Communal violence bill


  1. Politically induced communalism


  1. India’s secularism vs West’s secularism

Practice questions

  1. What is communalism? Discuss the process of its emergence in Indian society.

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