[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 October 2017

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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 October 2017

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General Studies – 1;


 

 

Topic:   Urbanisation-problems and remedies; Social empowerment; 

1) How is urbanisation affecting social and cultural life of rural migrants in Indian cities? Examine. (200 Words)

Livemint

 


General Studies – 2


 

 

Topic:  Structure, organization and functioning of the Judiciary

2) Establishing an apex Constitutional Court of India and regional Supreme Courts as final courts of Appeals solves judicial delays and access simultaneously. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health.

3) The Mental Health Care Act, 2017 fails to address cyber bullying as a contributing factor towards mental illness. Highlighting the health consequences of cyber bullying, comment on remedial measures that cane be taken. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

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

4) Iranian Stability is crucial for global stability and Indian prosperity. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to education, human resources

5) The failure of children to achieve minimum proficiency levels despite attending school is an economic and ethical crisis. Comment.  (200  Words)

Livemint

 

Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.

6) Simultaneous elections may be logistical advantageous but raise concerns on sanctity of democratic processes. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


 

Topic: Indian economy – employment

7) The union government has been pushing for changes in the labour law ecosystem by replacing all the labour laws with just four labour codes – the first of which is the Wage Code, which is being opposed by trade unions across India. Examine the components of the new wage code and reasons why it’s being opposed. (200 Words)

The Wire

 

 


General Studies – 4


 

 

Topic: Ethics in human actions; Ethical in international relations

 8) Biological and chemical warfare, as advanced as it may be, points on some genuine ethical concerns. Comment. (150 Words)

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