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Following is the syllabus of General Studies (Paper – 1) of UPSC Civil Services Preliminary exam. Current events of national and international importance. History of India and Indian National Movement. Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public …

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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 May 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 27 May  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing …

8) Despite being a largely peaceful country, India now and then witnesses communal tensions. With examples, examine what factors breed harmony between different communities divided on the lines of religion and castes? As an administrator, how will you help different communities to live in peace and harmony?

8) Despite being a largely peaceful country, India now and then witnesses communal tensions. With examples, examine what factors breed harmony between different communities divided on the lines of religion and castes? As an administrator, how will you help different communities to live in peace and harmony? (200 Words) The Hindu