[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 February 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies
General Studies – 2
Topic:Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries
Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability
3) It is said that the Companies Act 2013 has helped encourage whistleblowing and transparency in private companies. Examine why. Can similar law be made applicable in bureaucracy? Comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies
5) In January last year, the government made it mandatory for urea manufacturers to produce neem-coated urea up to a minimum of 75 per cent of their total production of subsidised urea. Why was this made mandatory? Can this step fulfill intended objectives? Examine. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic:Dimensions of ethics