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[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 02 August 2014


02 August 2014

Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words

1) Write a note on the composition and mandate of Central Industrial Security Force.

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2) “In India, the rationale for promoting PPPs does not stand on strong foundations.” Critically examine.

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3) With examples examine the major threats to the survival of indigenous communities across the world.

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4) Write a note on see-through technique called CLARITY

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5) Examine the merits and demerits of  raising FDI in the insurance sector from 26 to 49 per cent.

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6) “ The U.N. principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P), a form of humanitarianism is only useful when it suits western interests.” In the light of ongoing conflict in the Middle East, critically comment.

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7) Critically evaluate the success of  the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) as political and economic entity vis a vis its objectives.

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