[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 January 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 January 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1   Topic:  Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society; Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1) What is secular nationalism? Why is it under threat …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: a) Will you ignore her and sleep for the rest of the journey? Justify.

Topic:  Ethics in human actions 8) You are traveling in a government bus to your native place from Bangalore. It’s a night journey. The bus is full. You notice that there is only one female in the bus, about 20 years old. She is visibly uncomfortable and seems nervous. She is standing despite there being …

6) Cryptocurrency transactions have led to concerns regarding consumer protection, money laundering, and financing of criminal activities. Discuss the challenges that exist in regulating cryptocurrencies.

Topic:  Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life  6) Cryptocurrency transactions have led to concerns regarding consumer protection, money laundering, and financing of criminal activities. Discuss the challenges that exist in regulating cryptocurrencies. (250 Words) Livemint

5) Progressive centralisation of power within the office of the chief justice of India has not been accompanied by a parallel strengthening of the accountability of this office. Critically analyse.

Topic:  Structure, organization and functioning of the Judiciary  5) Progressive centralisation of power within the office of the chief justice of India has not been accompanied by a parallel strengthening of the accountability of this office. Critically analyse. (250 Words) The Indian Express