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Dr. Anand Wadadekar

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(List is indicative)

IIM Lucknow

Topics of 2010:

  • Legalising doping in sports in modern times.
  • Should essential services like electricity and water be privatised?
  • In India, should minorities be given the first right to resources?
  • Breaking larger state into smaller states is politically correct.
  • More IITs and IIMs will dilute quality of education.
  • The only way to reduce crime is to increase the severity of punishments.
  • Women's Reservation bill will enhance the gender divide.
  • Beauty pageants objectify women.
  • Importance of Women in Mens' Life
  • Insanity is doing same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
  • Advertising is legalised lying.
  • The man who isn't willing to die for what he believes, doesn't deserve to live.
  • All exact sciences are dominated by approximations.


IIM Shillong

Topics of 2011:

Discussions based on case studies:

  • A girl goes to a live in a community to learn about how they lead their lives. As a sign of integration in the community, she has to accept stolen goods. To be one among them she is forced to make an ethical decision.
  • A contract being awarded to a person who's in the state government and wants to bid for it through his private company. Whether we should award him the contract or not?
  • About an Indian lady who conducted an ethnographic study in Malaysia with a rural community there and decided not to publish the names of the village or the people involved in the internal feuds there owing to inter-country conventions. When she visits the village again with the book, they not only realise the book is about their community but also get irritated with her for not publishing their names correctly and criticise her. What should she do?
  • XYZ company is a pro in genetic engineering and files a patent on GE modified tomato and applies to National food and drug association (NFDA). This product’s pros and cons were given in the narration like good for vitamins, nutrients etc but some activists protest that the testing on animals should not be done and it may have long time consequences. The question is – Being a member of NFDA would you label it or not.


Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

Topics of 2010:

  • Life is a struggle.
  • Lifelong employment is a thing of the past.
  • Truth cannot be hidden for long and time waits for no one.
  • India is progressing at the expense of poor.
  • Policing in India is incompetent.
  • What we see is what we get, what we don't see gets us.
  • Today, the world is losing ethics and values.
  • In marketing, the game is to catch eyeballs.
  • Indian TV shows do not reflect Indian values.
  • Business successful globally, dies nationally.
  • Tabs will soon replace libraries.
  • Media sensationalises news.
  • Pollution and development are two sides of the same coin.
  • It is tougher to stay at the top than to reach the top.
  • CSR is a sham.
  • It is a good policy to not hit a man when he is down and out.
  • The irony of Facebook is that face-to-face conversation is getting lesser.
  • Case study on FDI in Retail. Pros and Cons given. Analyse.


Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)

Topics of 2011:

  • National Games: Costly affair for a poor country
  • What can Indians learn from the Egyptian revolution?
  • Capitalism in Sports: Good or Bad
  • Indian Education Bill - step in the right direction
  • Impact of social networking sites
  • Medical reforms in India- Why and How?


Faculty of Management Studies

Topics of 2010:

  • Government jobs provide no job satisfaction.
  • Intellectual Property is absurd and should be abolished.
  • High population is good or bad.
  • Will Walmart coming to India spell doom for the retail sector?
  • Democracy is a luxury in India.
  • In democracy, is the foreign partnership in print media necessary?
  • Good managers are not always engineers.
  • Gandhi and his principles are not practical in the modern world.
  • Access to Education should be a Fundamental Right.
  • Trade unions will continue to play an important role in democratic India.
  • Beauty and love are not related to each other.
  • Indian MNCs are a threat to western MNCs.
  • In a democracy, foreign media participation should be allowed.

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