[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 June 2015

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6) “There is a certain paradox in the fact that India, since the 1991 reforms, has been trying to attract foreign direct investment for its development when the outward flow of FDI by Indian corporate houses is rising. ” Elaborate the statement and examine the causes of this paradox.

Topic: Indian economy – resource mobilisation 6) “There is a certain paradox in the fact that India, since the 1991 reforms, has been trying to attract foreign direct investment for its development when the outward flow of FDI by Indian corporate houses is rising. ” Elaborate the statement and examine the causes of this paradox. …

5) “The Union government has ambitious renewable energy targets of 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power and 60GW of wind power by 2022. However, the government is also facing large deficits and competing budget priorities, and will need cost-effective ways to achieve these targets.” Elaborate and discuss these cost-effective ways.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy 5) “The Union government has ambitious renewable energy targets of 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power and 60GW of wind power by 2022. However, the government is also facing large deficits and competing budget priorities, and will need cost-effective ways to achieve these targets.” Elaborate and discuss these cost-effective ways. (200 Words) Livemint

2) The Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) corridor is an ambitious undertaking that hopes to connect Kolkata with Kunming, capital of the Yunnan province. However, this project is facing many traditional and nontraditional threats to become a reality. Critically analyse these threats.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 2) The Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) corridor is an ambitious undertaking that hopes to connect Kolkata with Kunming, capital of the Yunnan province. However, this project is facing many traditional and nontraditional threats to become a reality. Critically analyse …

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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 June 2015

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7) “The recent outbreak of Ebola and a global security threat perception associated with the disease have given rise to many debates, one of them being the debate on medical ethics in a public health emergency.” Discuss.

Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 7) “The recent outbreak of Ebola and a global security threat perception associated with the disease have given rise to many debates, one of them being the debate on medical ethics in a public health emergency.” Discuss. (200 Words) EPW

6) Critically comment on India’s approach towards handling insurgency and insurgents in the northeastern region. Do you think a referendum should be conducted and wish of the majority people in the region be granted? Justify.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 6) Critically comment on India’s approach towards handling insurgency and insurgents in the northeastern region. Do you think a referendum should be conducted and wish of the majority people in the region be granted? Justify. (200 Words) EPW

5) It is said that the provisions of the Forests Rights Act have not been fully implemented due to various factors. Critically examine these factors and suggest what needs to be done.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 5) It is said that the provisions of the Forests Rights Act have not been fully implemented due to various factors. Critically examine these factors and suggest what needs to be done. (200 Words) The Hindu