GD Topics – Defence and Security

Prepare for your Group Discussion

Step 1 – Select a Topic
Step 2 – Choose your Lead
Step 3 – Write 5 reasons to support your lead

1. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has been created after detailed discussions. In your opinion, what would be the most important impact due to the post of CDS?

a. Military Operations
b. Government Decisions
c. Defence Mordernisation

2. Of late we have been seeing the aggressive attitude of China on our borders. In your opinion, what is the best way to counter Chinese actions?

a. Defence Cooperation Agreements
b. Punitive Economic Measures
c. Develop Military Strength

3. Indian armed forces take part in many peace keeping missions around the world. In your opinion, what is the most important reason for our participation?

a. Soft Power Projection
b. Global Military Exposure
c. Security Council Membership

4. China has been expanding its military presence to various parts of Asia and Africa. In your opinion, what is the main reason for Chinese expansionist policy?

a. Global Supremacy
b. Economic Resources
c. Counter to Western Nations

5. There is a demand for removal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from various quarters. In your opinion, what is the main reason for such demands?

a. Protect Human Rights
b. Narrow Political Agenda
c. Anti-national Elements

6. India is one of the largest importer of military hardware despite our technological advancements. In your opinion, what is the main reason for our imports?

a. Better Technology
b. Immediate Requirement
c. Cost of Acquisition

7. Since independence, our country has been fighting insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir. In your opinion, what is the main reason for continued insurgency?

a. Local Political Support
b. Lack of Development
c. Neighbouring Countries

8. Despite technological advancements we continue to import a lot of military equipment. In your opinion, what is the best way to reduce defence imports?

a. Research and Development
b. Private Participation
c. Transfer of Technology

9. India has been facing many internal security challenges since independence. In your opinion, what is the biggest threat to our internal security?

a. Naxalite Movement
b. Underworld and Mafia
c. Separatists and Terrorists

10. Conflicts become world wars if major powers intervene directly in the conflict. In your opinion, which conflict might result in global powers entering into the conflict?

a. China and Taiwan
b. Israel and Arab Nations
c. India and Pakistan

11. Many countries are struggling to contain the menace of terrorism. In your opinion, what is the most essential requirement to eradicate terrorism all over the world?

a. Global Cooperation
b. Counter Terrorist Operations
c. Dialogue with Terrorists

12. The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has seen some improvement in the recent times. In your opinion, what is the main reason for improvement?

a. Counter Insurgency Operations
b. Removal of Article 370
c. Assertive Foreign Policy

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