[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Recently the union government announced the list of 20 cities that have qualified to build smart infrastructure under Smart …

10) It is commonly perceived that when it comes to corruption cases, politicians somehow escape punishment compared to bureaucrats who are made scapegoats in many cases. Why do you think this happens? What mechanism would you suggest to punish corrupt politicians in equal measure? Discuss.

Topic:Accountability and challenges of corruption 10) It is commonly perceived that when it comes to corruption cases, politicians somehow escape punishment compared to bureaucrats who are made scapegoats in many cases. Why do you think this happens? What mechanism would you suggest to punish corrupt politicians in equal measure? Discuss. (150 Words) The Hindu

8) Pulses, India’s most consumed protein-rich food group, have continued to pressure food inflation upwards even as the prices of most other items have cooled off. Examine the reasons for their high prices, impact on poor and measures needed to be taken to cool off their prices.

Topic: Cropping patetrn 8) Pulses, India’s most consumed protein-rich food group, have continued to pressure food inflation upwards even as the prices of most other items have cooled off. Examine the reasons for their high prices, impact on poor and measures needed to be taken to cool off their prices. (200 Words) Business Standard