[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 November 2016

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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 November 2016

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Poverty and developmental issues

1) Agriculture is blamed for pollution in Delhi. What agricultural solutions shoul state and union governments explore and implement to address this issue? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2


Topic: Functioning of judiciary

2) It is said that nearly 40 million cases are pending in different courts in India. Critically examine Role of the Supreme Court in addressing backlog problem. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora

3) Critically analyse possible implications of Donald Trump’s presidency for India, USA and the world. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express

Livemint

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas;

4) How does Cross-border tensions between India and Pakistan affect the lives and livelihoods of civilians along the border? What responsibilities does both countries have towards lives of these people? Critically discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic:Indian economy – growtha nd development; Inclusive growth

5) It is said that number of rural consumers is on the rise in India. Examine the contributing factors and impact of this rise on Indian economy. (200 Words)

Livemint

Topic: Linkages of organized crime with terrorism

6) Discuss how would demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes impact terror financing. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Challenges of corruption

7) Will demonetization of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes curb corruption? Critically examine. (200 Words)

Livemint

The Indian Express