3. Statement : Arguments : 4. Statement : Arguments : 5. Statement : Arguments : 6. Statement : Arguments : 7. Statement : Arguments : Should teaching of 'Sanskrit' be made compulsory at school level in India? I No, where are the trained teachers to teach this language / II Yes, we should be proud of our ancient language/ Should all education be made free for girls and women of all ages of India? I, No, this will weaken our present social structures. II. Yes, this is the only way to bring back glory to Indian womenhood. Should private colleges of f ering prof essional courses like Engineering Medical, Management be banned in India? I, Yes, such courses should be run by Government Colleges only II. Yes, no other country allows private colleges to run professional courses. Should Doordarshan be given autonomous status? I, Yes, It will help Doordarshan to have fair and impartial coverage of all important events. II. No, the coverage of events will be decided by a few who may not have healthy outlook. Should adult education programme be giv en priority over compulsory education programmes ? I, No, It will also help in success of compulsory education programme. II. Yes, it will help to eliminate the adult illiteracy. 8. Statement : Should India go in for computerisation in industry? Arguments : I, No Computerisation demands a lot of money. W e should not waste money on it. II. Yes, when advanced coutries are introdusing computers in v arious areas, how can India afford to log behind? 9. Statement : Should new big industries be started in Bombay ? Arguments : I, Yes, It will create new job opportunities. II. No, It will further add to the pollution of the city. 10. Statement : Should higher education be completely stopped for some time ? Arguments : I, No, It will hamper the coutry's future progress. II. Yes, It will reduce the educated unemployement. 11. Statement : Should slum dweller be provided free houses in big cities and metropolises? Arguments : I, No, most of the slum dwellers are poor and illiterate. II. Yes, providing food and shelter to evey citizen is the responsibility of any welfare state. 12. Statement : Should Polythene Bags be banned in India? Arguments : I, No, The polythene bags are very cheap and are very convenient. II. Yes, that is what many countries are doing. 13. Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer ( Statement : Should military service for short duration be made compulsory to all eligible youth in India?
14. 15. Arguments : I, yes, Indian defence forces are badly in need of jawans and officers. II. Yes, it will inculcate discipline and national pride in youth. Statement : Should private sector be permitted to operate telephone services? Statement : Statement : Arguments : 20. Arguments : I, Yes. They are operated in advanced western countries. II. No, It is risky to put them in private hands. Statement : Should there be only one university throughout India? Arguments : I, Yes. This is the only way to bring about uniformty in the educational standards. 16. 19. Statement : Arguments : 21. II. No. This is administratively impossible. Should telecasting feature films be stopped? Statement : Arguments : Arguments : I, Yes. Young children are misguided by the feature films. 17. Statement : II. No. This is the only way to educate the masses. Should non- vegetarian food be totally banned in our country? Arguments : I. Yes. It is expensive and therefore it is beyond the means of most people in our country. 22. Arguments : 23. II. No. Nothing should be banned is a democratic country like ours. 18. Should workers be allowed to participate in the management of factories in India? Arguments : I. Yes. It is the present management theory. II. No. Many workers are illiterate and so their contributions will not be of any value. Statement : Statement : 24. Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer ( Statement : Should smoking be prohibited? I. Yes. It is wrong to smoke away millions of money. II. No. It will throw thousands of workers in the tobacco industry out of employement. Should those who recieve dowry, despite the law prohibiting it, be punished? I. Yes. Those who violate the law, must be punished. II. No. Dowry system is firmly rooted in the society since time immemorial. Should selection tests be of the objective rather than of the descriptive type? I, Yes. The assessment of answers to objective type questions is f air and impartial. II. No. The descriptive type test is certainly a better tool than the objective type test. Should state lotteries be stopped ? I. Yes. Government should not promote gambling habits. II. No. Government will lose a large amout of revenue. Should India have no military force at all? Arguments : I, No. Other coutries in the world do not believe in nonviolence. II. Yes. Many Indians believe in non- violence. Statement : Should personal tax be abolished in India? Arguments : I, Yes. It will motivate people to earn more. II. No. Individuals must learn to share their wealth with other people.
25. Statement : Arguments : 26. Statement : Arguments : 27. Statement : Arguments : 28. Statement : Arguments: 29. Statement : Arguments : 30. Statement : Arguments: Should articles of only deserv ing authors be allowed to be published? I, Yes. It will save a lot of paper which is in short supply. II. No . It is not possible to draw a line between the deserv ing and the undeserving. Should taxes on colour telev ision be f urther increased? I. Yes. Colour television is a luxury item and only rich people buy them II. No. Televisions are bought by the poor too. Should loyalty be the only criterion for promotion in any organisation? I. Yes. W ith out loyal men, no organisation can function. II. No. It leads to hypocrisy and partiality. Should the political parties be banned? I. Yes. It is necessary to teach a lesson to the politicians. II. No. It will lead to an end of democracy. Should f ashionable dresses be banned. I. Yes. Fashions keep changing and hence consumption of cloth increases. II. No. Fashionable clothes are a person's self expressions and therefore his/her fundamental right. Should India manufacture atom bombs? I. Yes. It is imperative to protect the sovereignty and integrity of the country. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer ( II. No. This will create imbalance in the power of nations in this region. Statement : Should election expenses to central and state legislatures be met by the Government? Arguments : I. Yes. It will put an end to political corruption. II. No. It is not good in any country. Statement: Should all news be controlled by Government in a democracy? Arguments : I.Yes. Variety of news only confuses people. II. No. Controlled news loses credibility. Statement : Should all the remote parts of a country be connected by road? Arguments : I. No. It will disturb peaceful simple life of the villagers. II. Yes. It must be done immediately. Statement : Should a total ban be put on trapping wild animals? Arguments: I. Yes. Trappers are making a lot of money. II. No. Bans on hunting and trapping are not effective. Statement: Should India encourage exports, when most things are insufficient for internal use itself. Arguments: I. Yes. We have to earn foreign exchange to pay for our imports. II. No. Even selective encouragement would lead to shortages. Statement: Should incom tax be evaded by people? Arguments: I. Yes. Taxes are excessively high. II. No. It is anti-national to do so.
37. Statement : Arguments : 38. Statement : Arguments: 39. Statement : Arguments : 40. Statement : Arguments : 41. Statement : Arguments : 42. Statement : Should retirement age for the employees be reduced to 56 years? I. yes. It will prov ide employment oppertunity to many unemployed. II. Yes. It will provide good output because average age of employee is reduced. Should India sign comprehensive Test Ban Treaty(CTBT)? I. No. India will not be able to protect her border if it does so. II. Yes. This is the only way to reduce tension in the Asian sub-continent. Should Hindi language we made compulsory at school level in all the states in India? I. No. Students should not be forced to learn any language. II. Yes. It is the national language, so everybody must learn. Should India adopt Presidential f orm of Government? I. Yes. It is necessary to avoid political instability in the country. II. No. this will adversely affect our socio-cultural fabric. Should convited persons be banned to contest elections? I. Yes. they tend to disrupt the normal business of the Government. II. No, every citizen has the right to contest elections. Should degree be delinked from job? 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer ( Arguments : I. Yes, this will check over crowding in colleges. II. No, every job required certain minimum qualifications. Statement : Should gender test during pregnancy be banned? Arguments : I. Yes, this is a serious crime against humanity. II. No, the parents should have liberty to allow the birth of child of their choice. Statement : Should number of holidays of government employees be reduced? Arguments : I. Yes. Our government employees are having maximum number of holidays among the other countries of world. II. Yes. It will result in increased productivity of government officers. Statement : Should the organisation like the UN be abolished? Arguments : I. Yes, because the era of cold war is over and so there is no role of such organisations. II. No, in the absence of these organisations, there will be a world war. Statement : Will the new pollution-free petrol result in clean air? Arguments : I. No. Since it is not compulsory to use the new petrol, most vehicle users are not doing so. II. Yes, Motor vehicles emission is responsible for 30% of air pollution. Statement : Should coal engines be replaced by electric engines in trains? Arguments : I. Yes, coal engines causes a lot of pollution. II. No. India does not produce enough electricity