[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 November 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Role of women;
General Studies – 2
Topic:Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability
2) Do you think both the Supreme Court and Justice Lodha Committee should resort to heavy-handed action against BCCI? Also comment critically on the ongoing tussle between Justice Lodha Committee and BCCI, and its implications for cricket governance in India. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
3) The World Health Organisation has declared that the Zika virus no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. In this light, can WHO and governments around the world shift their focus on other diseases? Critically examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Issues relating to intellectual property rights; Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
5) What do you understand by data exclusivity in pharma sector? Critically analyse how the recent proposal of the government to change the four-year time limit for State-level drug regulatory approvals to 10 years would affect various stakeholders. (200 Words)
6) Critically analyse challenges faced by Indian railways in ensuring safety of passengers. It is siad that in managing safety, the emphasis should be on reforming the system rather than firefighting. Do you agree? Analyse. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.