[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 August 2017

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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 August 2017

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General Studies – 1;


 

Topic: Role of women

1) Critically analyse the measures taken by the government to address the issue of workplace sexual harassment. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic:  Poverty and developmental issues 

2) Despite impressive economic growth in the last two decades, inequalities and injustices in India are pervasive. Examine the causes and solutions. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 2


 

 

Topic:  Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders

3) Discuss critically social, economic, political and human rights related issues surrounding the Narmada dam issue. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

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

4) Discuss the problems faced by tribal women in India and the measures taken by government to address these problems. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 

5) “Aadhaar is India‘s technological marvel which, while empowering people, will enable India to leapfrog towards the status of a developed nation” Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations

6) Write a critical note on the India-Afghanistan air corridor and the larger issue of connectivity between India and Afghanistan. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


 

Topic:  Indian economy – employment

7) What do you understand by gig economy? Examine the issues faced by informal workers working in technology based services such as Uber and Ola. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 


General Studies – 4


70 Days ETHICS PLAN

 

Topic:  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance

8) Define emotional intelligence. Do you think high emotional intelligence (EI) is a stronger predictor of success? Justify. (150 Words)

Reference

Note: Day after tomorrow there will be a CSE STUDY on the topic Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance