[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 22 January 2015.

Archives – Secure 2015 22 January 2015 . Tomorrow’s Topic for GS-1: Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Class – XI, Unit Five Chapters 15 & 16    General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of World’s Physical Geography 1) Examine economic significance of the resources of the Continental Shelf of the Indian Ocean. (200 Words) NCERT   Topic: Salient …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 22 January 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 22 January 2015 . Tomorrow’s Topic for GS-1: Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Class – XI, Unit Five Chapters 15 & 16    General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of World’s Physical Geography 1) Examine economic significance of the resources of the Continental Shelf of the Indian Ocean. (200 Words) NCERT   Topic: Salient …

8) Though the tiger census has brought the good news of increase in the number of tigers by thirty percent, the survey methodology has drawn criticism from some quarters. Discuss. Give your suggestions to further improve tiger conservation efforts in the country.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 8) Though the tiger census has brought the good news of increase in the number of tigers by thirty percent, the survey methodology has drawn criticism from some quarters. Discuss. Give your suggestions to further improve tiger conservation efforts in the country. (200 Words) The Indian Express

7) FCI is a lynch pin in the food security program of India, yet failure of successive governments to reform the organization has resulted in huge losses to the exchequer. Highlight the deficiencies in the running of Food Corporation of India and suggest measures to revamp it.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; 7) FCI is a lynch pin in the food security program of India, yet failure of successive governments to reform the organization has resulted in huge losses to the …

6) The recently concluded Sri-lankan elections have opened new doors for transition peacefully from what was becoming a military state into the democratic norms of a civilised nation. How will it impact the interests of India and the mutual relations between the two nations?

Topic: India and its neighbourhood relations  6) The recently concluded Sri-lankan elections have opened new doors for  transition peacefully from what was becoming a military state into the democratic norms of a civilised nation. How will it impact the interests of India and the mutual relations between the two nations? (200 Words) The Hindu

5) “To achieve the full potential of the relationship, India and US need to deepen strategic and economic cooperation and set new goals for the relationship.” Discuss.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora 5) “To achieve the full potential of the relationship, India and US need to deepen strategic and economic cooperation and set new goals for the relationship.” Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) In 1994 the Supreme Court gave a verdict that all fundamental rights had positive as well as negative connotations. Can the same logic be applied to “Right to Life” ? Critically examine in the light of Government’s recent decision to decriminalise section 309 of IPC which makes Suicide a criminal offence.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Judiciary 4) In 1994 the Supreme Court gave a verdict that all fundamental rights had positive as well as negative connotations. Can the same logic be applied to “Right to Life” ? Critically examine in the light of Government’s recent decision to decriminalise section 309 of IPC which makes …