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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 September 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 September  2015

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01 September  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Post Independence consolidation; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 

1) Critically comment on the role played by UNO and its agencies in brokering peace and resolving conflicts between India and Pakistan since independence. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 2

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations

2) It is said that the Buddhism has begun to acquire an unprecedented weight in India’s Asian policy. Critically examine why and what would be its consequences. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,

3) Compare and contrast how will the implementation of Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) corridor and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)  will impact India’s interests in the region. Also suggest what modifications, if made to these two initiatives, will help the countries in the region to cooperate each other peacefully. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

TopicIndia and its neighborhood- relations.

4) In recent years, it is  apparent that establishment of peace between India and Pakistan is becoming elusive. Critically analyse the factors and examine if it is in the interest of India to compromise its stand on some of the issues to evolve a win-win outcome. (200 Words)

The Hindu 

 

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,

5) It is argued that the 2007-08 global financial crisis continues to alter the world’s economic scenario and has left some lasting impact on India and the world. Critically examine. (200 Words)

Business Standard

 

TopicBilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

6) In the light of weakening Russian economy and its global standing, should India continue to buy its defence requirements from Russia or should it buy from USA and other Western powers? Critically analyse. (200 Words)

Business Standard

 

TopicBilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

7) Discuss India’s economic and defence relationship with Australia and its significance for India’s ambitions in Asia – Pacific region. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

General Studies – 3

Topic: Indian economy – Growth and Development

8) Do you consider ‘development’ as panacea for all the problems we are facing? Critically analyse the conflicts that development itself generates and suggest what in your opinion, should development entail. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

General Studies – 4

Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics

9) The Law Commission of India has recommended abolition of the death penalty for all crimes except terrorism-related offences and waging war against the state. Critically comment on the ethical dimensions of this particular recommendation. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

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