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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 November 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

1) In your opinion, how would have Jawaharlal Nehru dealt with today’s most pressing national and international issues? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 2


TopicBilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

2) Do you think Indo-US ties will suffer under the Donald Trump admnistration? Critically analyse in what direction India-US ties will move under Trump administration. (200 Words)

Livemint

Livemint

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

3) Critically discuss the significance of India’s nuclear deal with Japan. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


Topic:Linkages between development and spread of extremism

4) Do you think India is ready to go fully cashless today? Critically examine. (200 Words)

Livemint

Topic: Infrastructure;

5) Discuss the likely impact of demonetisation on real estate sector. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Ethics in public administration

6) Analyse ethical implications of recent demonetisation move by the government. (150 Words)

Livemint

Topic: Political attitude

7) Against severe opposition by almost all sections of media and the opposition party, Donald Trump has won the US Presidential election. Do you think media and the opposition party should cooperate with the new President-elect or continue to oppose him? Justify. (150 Words)

The Hindu