Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events and General Studies
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05 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.Critically comment on the events leading to the Operation Bluestar. Do you think such operations are required to maintain internal security? Critically examine.
2.Examine why Doha round of negotiations have not been concluded yet. What are the contentions of poor and developing countries regarding this round? Explain.
3.Critically analyse the role of civil servants in the development of the country.
4.Explain the important non-tax revenue sources for the government to mobilize resources for expenditure.
5.Why is there a talk about complete decontrol of diesel prices? Examine.
6.Critically comment on the road safety issues and measures taken by government to address these issues in India.
7.Critically comment on the significance of the Tiananmen Square incident of 1989 to China and the World.
8.Apart from legal reforms, what other reforms are necessary to reduce and eliminate violence against women? Critically comment.
9.Why does India have highest number of neonatal (0-27 days of age) deaths in the world? What policy measures are in place to address the issue? Examine.
- Analyse the relationship between food inflation and agriculture reforms.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
- What are biomaterials? With examples explain their utility.