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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

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08 May 2014

Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words

1. Critically comment on Supreme Court’s ruling that the Section 6A of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act as unconstitutional and examine the implications of this ruling.

Business Standard

The Hindu

2. Examine the status of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) of India with ASEAN countries and the India-European Union (EU) trade agreements.

Business Standard

3. Critically examine the major issues and challenges that India faces as her urbanisation proceeds.

Business Standard

4. Write a note on Jallikattu. Do you agree with the Supreme Court’s ban on the sport? Critically comment.

The Hindu

5. Comment on recent controversy over the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) rankings about learning levels around the world.

The Hindu

6. “While the differences between India and the U.S. over intellectual property rights (IPR) have threatened to derail economic relations, it should be possible to sort them out through discussions.” Comment on the controversy and the way forward in resolution of differences between two countries.

The Hindu

7. Explain the growth of Boko Haram in Nigeria. Comment on its ideology and its effect on Nigerian society.

The Hindu

8. Write a critical note on the Mullaperiyar dam controversy.

The Hindu

GENERAL STUDIES

9. What do you understand by decolonization? How did it impact Asia and Africa, politically and culturally? Discuss.

Wikipedia

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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

10. Write a note on Project Persephone

The Indian Express