INDIAN CONSTITUTION - HISTORICAL CONTEXT: Indian National Movement; Different phases of National Movements; The Government of India Acts - 1909,1919,1935 & 1947; Constituent Assembly and Framing of Indian Constitution; Philosophy and Basic Features of Indian Constitution.
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES: Fundamental Rights; Directive Principles of State Policy; Fundamental Duties.
UNION GOVERNMENT: The President of India; The Vice President of India; The Prime Minister of India; Union Council of Ministers; Parliament of India; Supreme Court of India; High Courts.
STATE GOVERNMENT: The Governor, The Chief Minister, Council of Ministers in the State; Legislative Assembly; Legislative Council; Union-State Relations; Sarkaria Commission; Finance Commission; Inter-state Council; NITI Ayog.
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: Grass root Political Institutions: Rural-Panchayat Raj Institutions, 73rd Amendment; Grassroot Political Institutions; Urban - Municipalities, Municipla Corporations, 74th Amendment; Panchayat Raj and Urban Local Bodies in Telangana; The District Collector;A Critical Appraisal.
SPECIAL STATUTORY COMMISSIONS FOR PROTECTION OF CITIZEN RIGHTS: National Commission for Human Rights; National Commission for Scheduled Castes; National Commission for Scheduled Tribes; National Commission for Women; National Commission for Protection of Childrens Rights; National Commission for Minorities; National Commission for Protection of Children Rights; National Commissions for Minorities; National Commission for Backward Classes; National Commission for Consumer Rights; State Commissions.
SOCIAL-POLITICAL MOVEMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL STRUGGLES IN TELANGANA: Telangana Peasant Armed Struggle; Dalit Movement; Tribal Movement; Women's Movement; Environmental Struggles.
EMERGENCE OF TELANGANA STATE: Formation of Hyderabad State in 1948; Political Developments: [1948-1956]; Gentlemen's Agreements; Emergence of Andhra Pradesh; Violation of Safeguards; 1969 Agitation-Telangana Praja Samithi [TPS]; Reaction to Mulki Judgement; Intellectual Contributation of Telangana Movement; Telangana Movement 2001-2014; Constitutional Process - AP Reorganisation Act, 2014; Emergence and Formation of Telangana State.
TELANGANA MOVEMENT : ROLE OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND JAC's: Role of Political Parties; Role of JAC's; Role of Other Agencies.
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INDIAN POLITICS: Dynamic Nature of Indian Politics; Regionalism and Regional Leadership; Coalition Politics and Government; Terrorism; Corruption; Development and Displacement.
SMART GOVERNANCE: SMART Governance; Good Governance; E-Governance; Right to Infornation Act-2005; Transparency and Accountability.
INDIA AND THE WORLD: Determination of Foreign Policy; Basic Features of India's Foreign Policy; India and Non-Aligned Movement; India and BRICS; India and BIMSTEC; SAARC; United Nations Organization [UNO]