[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 August 2015
13 August 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
2) Recently China devalued its currency yuan and this step has given rise to concerns across the world. Critically examine why China has taken this step and discuss its consequences, especially for India. (200 Words)
Topic: Performance of schemes
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources
4) It is argued that education sector in India needs its own regulator at the centre just like other sectors such as telecommunications have. Examine why and also discuss issues arising our of this move. (200 Words)
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Effect of liberalisation; Change in industrial policy
6) Recently the Union cabinet approved the spectrum sharing policy finalized by the Telecom Commission. Examine the implications of this policy for the telecommunications sector and for the consumer. (200 Words)
Topic: Changes in Industrial policy
7) “At least in two areas — public sector pay and industrial policy — the tiny but prosperous Singapore holds lessons for India as it celebrates the 68th anniversary of its independence.” Elaborate. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators