1) India is a ‘union of states’ and in this union, the State governments are not subordinate agencies of the central government. Discuss.
2) On May 31, important updates regarding India’s GDP growth and the Centre’s fiscal performance for 2020-21 became available. According to NSO’s provisional estimates for 2020-21, the annual contraction in real GDP turned out to be 7.3 per cent, an improvement over the earlier estimate of 8 per cent. Enlist the economic challenges of India.