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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 November 2016

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

1) Every year, Delhi faces worst pollution during winter months. What needs to be done to reduce pollution in Delhi permanently? Examine. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

General Studies – 2

Topic:Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

2) Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti’s request for asylum in India has prompted calls for a uniform and apolitical asylum law. Should India enact such a uniform law? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations

3) Critically comment on implications of India’s growing military footprint in Afghanistan. (200 Words)

The Hindu

TopicIndia and its neighborhood- relations

4) In your opinion, what should India do to stop worrying about China’s rising profile in Nepal? Do you think India’s involvement in Nepal’s internal affairs helps it gain upper hand over China? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

General Studies – 3

Topic:Security challenges and their management in border areas;

5) Critically analyse causes and consequences of recent ceasefire violations along LoC. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate

6) Critically analyse readiness and capability of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in securing India’s  security interests. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic: Economics of animal-rearing.

7) In the light of ban on cow slaughter, evaluate performance of India’s buffalo meat industry and also examine changing pattern in meat consumption in India. (200 Words)


The Hindu

General Studies – 4

Topic: Ccorporate governance

8) Discuss the relationship between ethics and corporate governance. (150 Words)