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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 April 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 April 2017

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STATIC Syllabus Timetable

General Studies – 1;

Topic: Role of women

1) Parental leave is an evolving concept where child-rearing is seen as a shared responsibility. Should India introduce parental leave? Discuss the significance of parental leave for gender equality. (200 Words)


General Studies – 2

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary 

2) In your opinion, how should both judiciary and executive cooperate with each other to deal with the unacceptably high number of pending cases in the country? Have they taken any steps together in this regard? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 3

Topic: Economic growth and development

3) What are the causes of bad loan problem in the Indian banking system? What measures has government taken to address bad loan problem? Examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

4) Is producing potable water through desalination an efficient and affordable process? Examine the potential and limitations of desalination to produce drinking water. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic: Basics of cybersecurity; S&T

5) Is the right to internet a good idea? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 4

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

6) Discuss the Kautilyan views on ethics and corruption in administration. (150 Words)