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

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

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General Studies – 1;

Topic:  Modern Indian history – events

1) Critically analyse the gains and losses of the Green Revolution. (200 Words)

Business Standard


General Studies – 2

TopicImportant International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.

2) “The Paris terror attacks seem to have challenged the foundational ideals that form the basis of the European Union.” What are these foundational values? Why are they challenged? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 3

TopicManaging security

3) Critically evaluate national security reforms promised and implemented aftermath 26/11 terrorist attack on Mumbai. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

Business Standard


Topic:Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate

4) The paramilitary forces, especially ITBP struggle to get the recognition they deserve and are considered as poor cousins to armed forces and elite civil services. Critically discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 4

Topic:Ethical concerns

5) “True patriotism requires you to be able to say that I am ashamed of my country in certain respects.” Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express