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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October 2017

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General Studies – 1;



Topic:   Poverty and developmental issues

1) Inequality is reprehensible not only because it is inherently unfair and unjust, but because it can cause harm in a number of domains of everyday living. Discuss. (200 Words)



General Studies – 2



Topic:   Role of civil services in a democracy.

2) Specialisation in the Indian Administrative Services is pending eventuality but lateral entry is not the only answer. Comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections

3) Despite a dedicated legislation to emancipate the condition of street vendors in India, they await transformative reforms and effective implementation. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

4) European Union and India share a tripartite of business, humanitarian, and democratic interests. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 3


Topic:  Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 

5) Convergence of the armed forces in an egalitarian manner can address the mechanics of national security. Comment with reference to the prospect of integrating Armed Forces. (200 Words)

The Hindu


Topic:  Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. 

6) Low – End Manufacturing has the potential for productive skill friendly employment and enhancing national policy goals. Analyse. (200 Words)

The Wire

General Studies – 4



Topic: Ethics in human actions; Attitude

7) What do you mean by ‘Ambition’? How is it different from success? Is Ambition a good ethical value?  Comment. (150 Words)