[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 January 2018
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General Studies – 1
Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment; Population and associated issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Functioning of the judiciary
2) Comment on the premises that justify complete judicial insulation from the public. In your opinion, what mechanism needs to be evolved within the Supreme Court to resolve internal disputes and bring more transparency in its functioning? Examine. (250 Words)
Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders
3) Define civil society. Is a democratic state necessary precondition for a vigilant civil society? Critically examine the role of civil society is mobilising social movements and implications of these movements on polity in India. (250 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,
4) Why has it become imperative for policymakers in India to devise measures to effectively curb the use of tobacco and its products? In the light of failure of many policies to curb its use, what policy recommendation would you make to severely curb tobacco consumption in India? Discuss. (250 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education,
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions