Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Mains Questions from Current Events, June 18
- June 18, 2014
- Posted by: INSIGHTS
- Category: SECURE-2014
18 June 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1.In the light of money spent by the government on huge subsidies in the energy sector, critically comment on the energy pricing policy in India.
2.Do you think the recommendations of the P J Nayak committee on the governance of Indian banks, if implemented, would reform public sector banking in India? Critically comment.
3.”The Indian competition enforcement system has been wisely designed, keeping in mind both the “deterrence” and the “compensation” goals of competition law.” Comment.
4.The Supreme Court has pointed out several flaws in obsolete laws that make them unworkable, especially in the labour and commercial matters. Give examples of such laws and comment why they should be repealed.
5.Comment on the recommendations of the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC).
6.Write a note on the energy relationship between India and Russia.
7.Explain the procedure laid out in the Constitution on the appointment and removal of Governor of a State in India. Do you think these procedures are strictly followed? Critically comment.
8.In the light of recent reports on the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), critically comment on their role in development and strengthening of economy and democracy.
9.“Roads are unsafe because of shortcomings in road and traffic engineering, old and non-standard codes of traffic control devices, poor driver training and assessment, outdated legislations and a poor enforcement system. ” In the light of increasing road accidents in the country, critically comment.