[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 March 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
Topic: Indian Constitution- significant provisions and basic structure.
3) The bans such as women’s entry into temples involve notions and norms which directly clash with ideas of modernity and are also incompatible with rights enshrined in the Constitution. Why do you think, despite functioning judiciary and democratic institutions, such practices continue unabated? How can such practices be stopped? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
General Studies – 3
Topic: Environmental pollution
Topic: Economics of animal rearing
7) It is said that Aquaculture, along with crop production and dairy and livestock farming, has an important role to play in ensuring nutrition and food security. Discuss its potential, especially in India. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Quality of service delivery