[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 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) Why didn’t India’s political and military leadership to use its offensive air power assets to stop the advance of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in NEFA and Ladakh in 1962? Critically examine. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Functioning of executive and judiciary
2) Government litigation reportedly constitutes nearly half of all litigation in the Indian judiciary. In the light of this fact, do you think India needs a new litigation policy? Discuss. (200 Words)
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Topic: The role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations
4) “For a socially and environmentally just solution for Cauvery river dispute, we need to move to an adaptive management approach and an alternative set of principles of sharing, sound science and a participatory processes with non-state actors.” Discuss. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian economy; Resource mobilization
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment
Topic: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in human actions