[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 April 2015

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11) It is said that higher Terms of Trade (ToT) along with increases in productivity are important for raising incomes of farmers and the agricultural sector. What do you understand by the concept of Terms of Trade? How is it useful for farmers? Also examine the trends of ToT since 2000.

Topic: Issues related to minimum support prices; 11) It is said that higher Terms of Trade (ToT) along with increases in productivity are important for raising incomes of farmers and the agricultural sector. What do you understand by the concept of Terms of Trade? How is it useful for farmers? Also examine the trends of ToT …

9) What approach did Eurozone and the US each follow to address the effects of 2008 financial crisis on their economies? Looking at present situation, in your opinion, which approach did work and why? Examine if there are any lessons for India to learn from the experiences of these two regions.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy 9) What approach did Eurozone and the US each follow to address the effects of 2008 financial crisis on their economies? Looking at present situation, in your opinion, which approach did work and why? Examine if there are any lessons for India to learn from the experiences of these two …

5) “The menace of encounter killings or extrajudicial killings is largely attributable to the Supreme Court’s failure to enunciate clear procedural guidelines for reporting and investigating extrajudicial killings.” Critically discuss.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 5) “The menace of encounter killings or extrajudicial killings is largely attributable to the Supreme Court’s failure to enunciate clear procedural guidelines for reporting and investigating extrajudicial killings.” Critically discuss. (200 Words) EPW

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 April 2015

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Do you think Principal was right in suspending the student from his classes? In your opinion, what values are compromised by both the principal and the student? Discuss.

Topic: role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.  10) Recently, a student belonging to one of India’s prestigious colleges teaching liberal arts was suspended for carrying the principal’s interview in an online magazine. The principal suspended him citing the reason that his interview was published before it could be edited and approved. Do you …

9) India is one of the countries which is home to largest number of landless people, especially in rural regions. It is said that the new land acquisition act would provide employment to such landless people. In this backdrop, critically examine the factors that lead to landlessness and the employment opportunities available to such people.

Topic: Employment; Land reforms 9) India is one of the countries which is home to largest number of landless people, especially in rural regions. It is said that the new land acquisition act would provide employment to such landless people. In this backdrop, critically examine the factors that lead to landlessness and the employment opportunities available …