[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 May 2017
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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
General Studies – 2
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
2) Write a critical note on Agenda 2030, which was adopted in the United Nations General Assembly by member states on September 25, 2015. Also examine process involved in Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) vis a vis India. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian economy – growth
Topic:Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate ; Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security
5) It is argued that there is a need to restore the primacy of the uniformed forces in society, especially in Kashmir, by concerted effort, at all levels to bring the situation in Kashmir under control. Do you agree with this line of argument? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to intellectual property rights
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions
7) The Union cabinet’s decision to amend the Banking Regulation Act empowering the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to directly intervene in settling bad loan cases has raised many ethical questions. What are they? Discuss. (150 Words)