[HINDI MEDIUM] Insights Secure – 2015: Questions on Current Events, 25 March 2015

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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 March 2015

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12) Do you think taking harsh action against corrupt officials will reduce corruption in public offices? Critically examine the merits and demerits of harsh punishment as deterrent to corruption.

Topic:  Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. 12) Do you think taking harsh action against corrupt officials will reduce corruption in public offices? Critically examine the merits and demerits of harsh punishment as deterrent to corruption. (150 Words) The Hindu

11) “The problem of land acquisition needs to be recast as the problem of efficient use of land, including the reclamation of unutilized land, the optimal alignment of complementary inputs, and the honest discharge of social responsibility aided by technology.” In the light of ongoing debate on land acquisition and challenges therein, critically comment on the statement.

Topic: Infrastructure; Land reforms 11) “The problem of land acquisition needs to be recast as the problem of efficient use of land, including the reclamation of unutilized land, the optimal alignment of complementary inputs, and the honest discharge of social responsibility aided by technology.”  In the light of ongoing debate on land acquisition and challenges therein, …

9) Critically discuss why the Supreme Court of India recently held the Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act unconstitutional? Examine the constitutional and commercial implications of this judgement.

Topic: Indian Constitution- features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 9) Critically discuss why the Supreme Court of India recently held the Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act unconstitutional? Examine the constitutional and commercial implications of this judgement. (200 Words) The Hindu Business Standard The Hindu

7) “The growing problem of increase in the size of slums should be seen in light of the effects of price control, rather than simply as a matter of a gap in housing demand required to be subsidized through increased spending by government.” Elaborate and suggest what should be government’s approach towards providing affordable housing to the urban poor.

Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies; Paper – 2 (Welfare schemes) 7) “The growing problem of increase in the size of slums should be seen in light of the effects of price control, rather than simply as a matter of a gap in housing demand required to be subsidized through increased spending by government.” Elaborate …

5) “Any restriction on religious conversion, whether on ground of social tension or changing demographics or national character, will amount to a serious violation of the fundamental right to freedom of religion.” Critically comment.

Topic: communalism & secularism.  5) “Any restriction on religious conversion, whether on ground of social tension or changing demographics or national character, will amount to a serious violation of the fundamental right to freedom of religion.”  Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Critically examine how did Congress governments do justice to their party’s strategy that – ‘in the non-mass struggle phases of the national movement, mass political activity and popular mobilization were to continue, though within the four-walls of legality’ – during mid 1930s.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  2) Critically examine how did Congress governments do justice to their party’s strategy that – ‘in the non-mass struggle phases of the national movement, mass political activity and popular mobilization were to continue, though within the four-walls of …

1) Critically analyse the response of Jawaharlal Nehru to Gandhiji’s advocacy of ‘constructive work’ as means to mobilise and consolidate the support of millions in the next phase of mass struggle post – Civil Disobedience movement.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  1) Critically analyse the response of Jawaharlal Nehru to Gandhiji’s advocacy of ‘constructive work’  as means to mobilise and consolidate the support of millions in the next phase of mass struggle post – Civil Disobedience movement. (200 Words) …