07 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.Examine what measures were recommended by the Second Administrative Reforms Commission to bring speed and efficiency in governance.
2.Critically comment on the nature of foreign institutional investment in the Indian stock markets. Do you think their higher inflow reflects the good health of the economy? Explain why.
3.Critically examine the reasons behind growth and operations of various insurgent and separatist movements in the North Eastern states.
4.Should India fill the vacuum created by the withdrawal of troops by the USA in Afghanistan by actively participating in Afghan affairs? Critically comment.
5.Examine the important provisions of RTI act. Explain how to file an RTI application to get information from UPSC.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
6.What is coral bleaching? What are its causes and consequences? Explain.