[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 September 2015
09 September 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
Topic: Post-independence consolidation
2) The 1965 India – Pakistan War is considered as significant event in India’s post-Independent history. Critically examine why. Also examine the causes of this War and the lessons for India from this War to face present challenges. (200 Words)
Topic: population and associated issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.
4) According to the recently released census figures, the gap between rural and urban India in education has narrowed notably in the decade leading up to 2011. Analyse these figures and causes of this development. (200 Words)
Topic: India and its neighbourhood; Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Prevention of money laundering
7) It is said that some of the import restriction methods by India are leading to the flow of black money into the country. Critically examine and suggest what government can do in this regard. (150 Words)
Topic: Disaster management
Topic: Environmental pollution
9) It is argued that even with growth in renewable energy generation, coal will remain indispensable. But, to address adverse environmental impact of coal plants in India, what measures need to be taken? Do you think completely doing away with coal plants is a viable solution? Critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic:Human Values; Ethics in private and public relationships