Topic : India and its neighbourhood- relations.
The challenge in the Pulwama attack https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-challenge-in-the-pulwama-attack/article26298200.ece
Topic : Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
Delhi dilemma: Centre vs State
Topic : Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism
India urgently needs a national security doctrine, clear red lines https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/kashmir-attack-pulwama-pakistan-jaish-e-mohammad-militancy-needed-policy-not-reaction-5588434/
Topic : Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
India’s solidarity with Prince Salman’s reform agenda back home is important
Topic : Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
Governance collapse triggers a sense of deja vu