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

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

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25 June  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Redrawal of national boundaries

1) Critically analyse the finding of the first national Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC). (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

General Studies – 2

TopicSalient features of the Representation of People’s Act.

2) Recently the Law Commission informed the Supreme Court that the punishment for filing false affidavit by poll candidates be enhanced to a two-year prison-term and the person disqualified from contesting elections.  Critically examine the issue and comment why such candidates be punished harshly. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu

Reference

 

Topic: Role of civil services in democracy

3) “If IFS has to perform effectively, its elitism should be preserved, its attractiveness enhanced, and it should be brought to the centre of international relations as it was originally intended to be.” Do you agree with this view? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

General Studies – 3

Topic: Food processing and related industries

4) Write a critical note on the objectives and performance of the National Mission of Food Processing (NMFP) Scheme . (200 Words)

Business Standard

 

General Studies – 4

Topic:  Ethics in public administration;Quality of service delivery 

5) Do you think there should be minimum educational qualification for ministers to manage important sectors such as higher education efficiently ? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu