[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 October 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Poverty and developmental issues
Topic: Salient features of Indian Society
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.
3) There is ongoing debate for many decades that private schools are better in delivering quality education compared to public schools and market economy would ensure better learning outcomes. Do you agree with this assessment? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security; Security challenges and their management in border areas
6) After the official Pakistani declaration of (Tactical Nuclear Weapons) TNWs, many analysts have asked for a change in India’s nuclear doctrine. Is it in India’s strategic and security interest to change its existing nuclear doctrine? Critically analyse. (200 Words)
Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT
Topic: Indian economy – growth and employment
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical issues in international relations
9) Both Indian and Pakistani governments have failed to improve relations between them. Do you think if both countries behave ethically they could sort out their differences? What alternate ways exist to improve relations between them? Critically comment. (200 Words)