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Which book is better for IR

Does the elephant dance or Sumit Ganguly's ... Or any other book or material ?? #:-S
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  • Sumit Ganguly one. go for it.
    The world shall not befall if you sleep for a while :)
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  • edited February 2015
    Is it for GS or Pol sci Optional?
    Im assuming that it is for GS.. Sumit Ganguly is more than enough. Current Affairs also covers major chunk of IR. Read Hindu, Ministry of External affairs website.
    the syllabus has the following topics
    Neighbours - read ganguly and make notes. Update with current affairs. Positivs, negatives and how can we move forward are the most common questions in this area.
    Bilateral,regional grouping - follow news and make note of recent decisions taken in major grouping. Wiki them and study their organisation and mandate.
    Effect of policies of other countries that affect India's interests - Newspaper - like China's string of pearls, etc
    Diaspora - check mrunal and MEA
    Important Int Institutions - wiki major institutions and make note of it. Study their mandates, structures and recent decisions. also know the issues going on in the institutions.. like West domination in U.N., India's permanent membership etc.
    1st Attempt - 2014 - CSM-fail
    2nd Attempt - 2015 - CSP fail, Opt - Pol. sci. ,
    "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work."
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  • Ohkk. Thanks. I was asking for optional Political Science
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  • David malone!
    In times of universal deceit,telling the truth is a revolutionary act!
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  • Ohkk. Thanks. I was asking for optional Political Science
    check political science thread..
    1st Attempt - 2014 - CSM-fail
    2nd Attempt - 2015 - CSP fail, Opt - Pol. sci. ,
    "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work."
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