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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 08 August 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: August 08 2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Redrawal of boundaries

1) “The original sin of Israel’s birth has scarred it for life and it remains incapable of finding an identity that would meet basic democratic norms.” Do you agree with this view? Critically comment. (200 Words)

EPW

 

General Studies – 2

Topicmechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections (Can prisoners be categorised under ‘vulnerable section?’)

2) Critically examine if India’s prisons are succeeding in reforming inmates and imparting them skills to rejoin civil society successfully. (200 Words)

Frontline

 

TopicEffects of liberalization on the economy

3) Critically analyse how the globalization and liberalization of the financial sector has affected common man in India. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

General Studies – 3

TopicConservation

4) Critically evaluate the implementation of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 which is meant to fulfil the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. (200 Words)

EPW

 

 

TopicConservation

5) It is said that the Kanha Tiger Reserve’s goal-oriented strategies and systematic conservation practices have over the years made it an embodiment of the concept of biodiversity conservation in the country, one that others can emulate. Examine why. (200 Words)

Frontline

 

General Studies – 4

Topic: Ethics in Human actions

6) Differentiate between impartiality and nonpartisanship. Explain why these two values are important for an administrator. (200 Words)

Reference

The Hindu

 

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