[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 June 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Salient features of Indian society
1) Differentiate between science and faith. These days, Indian society is witnessing instances where science is used to prove faith. What are the outcomes of these instances? Do you think government should promote science over faith? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Locational factors; Urbanization
General Studies – 2
Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes;
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Topic: Formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity
5) Impunity with which legislators in certain states have ignored the anti-defection law points to certain weaknesses in the processes and norms laid down in it. What are these weaknesses in anti-defection law? Critically examine. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in administration