Judge test for internal pool
• THBT it was a bad idea to invite Salman Rushdie to the Jaipur Literature Festival

Judge test for external pool
• THW hold social networking websites liable for offensive content posted by their users

Round 1 – The dismal science
• TH is against private sector participation in the management of pension funds
• THBT devaluation of national currencies is a justifiable tool to boost export earnings
• THBT central monetary institutions should be insulated from executive control

Round 2 – The faith factor
• THW no longer impose the requirement of celibacy for Catholic Priests
• THBT the state should offer financial assistance to interfaith couples
• THBT there is nothing wrong with conversion through inducement

Round 3 – Sport
• THBT violent sports involving animals should be prohibited
• THBT players on national teams should not be contractually prevented from participating in profit-driven professional leagues
• THW establish a special tax on high-earning sportspersons to fund the development of sports

Round 4 – Beyond Boundaries (Foreign Affairs)
• THBT the targeted killings of Iranian nuclear scientists is justified
• THBT national governments should not hire foreign lobbying firms to represent their interests
• THBT there is an obligation to repatriate deposed tyrants back to their home countries

Round 5 – Gender and Sexuality
• THW endorse the Slutwalk campaign
• TH supports the idea of paternity leave
• THBT women in developing countries should embrace reproductive tourism

Round 6 –Why this Kolaveri Di? (The ‘frustration’ round)
• THBT school libraries should not stock the Harry Potter series of books
• THW tolerate nudism in beaches and public pools in India
• THW allow all communities to freely use the n-word

Octa-finals and Novice quarters – Love thy neighbours, debate their motions
• THW not arrest fishermen who cross national maritime boundaries
• THW prosecute the perpetrators of the 1971 conflict in Bangladesh
• THBT armies should not be allowed to operate commercial ventures

Quarter-finals and Novice semis – People Power
• THBT constitutions should not be amended without direct citizen participation
• THBT corporations should not be allowed to make political contributions
• THBT democracies should give full voting rights to their diaspora

Semi-Finals and Novice final – Blackboard Jungle
• THW not include class participation as a component of evaluation for taught courses in colleges
• THBT student feedback should be given weightage in decisions about promotions of faculty members
• THBT professional bodies should not be involved in the regulation of higher education in their respective fields

• THBT the Prime Minister of India should be an elected member of the Lok Sabha

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