[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 July 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic:Effect of globalization;
1) “Globalisation is not really the devil. If the EU arrangement had been restricted only to free movement of goods, services, capital and funds, it could not have led to any deep resentment.” Comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic:Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these
4) “The state legislature does not function under the Governor. In sum and substance, the Governor just cannot act as the Ombudsman of the state legislature.” In the light of recent controversies involving governor and state legislatures, critically comment on the statement. (200 Words)
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
8) Recently the cabinet approved an outlay of Rs.12,000 crore for providing job skills to and certifying 10 million young people over the next four years under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). Examine the objectives of PMKVY and mechanism by which it intends to create skilled jobs. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4