[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 December 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Distribution of key natural resources
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections.
4) According to a recent report, among all registered cases of serious crimes against women, the largest share was under “cruelty by husband and relatives”. WHy do you think, despite enactment of Domestic Violence Act, violence against women in households continue to rise? Suggest feasible solutions to end such crimes. (200 Words)
Topic: Fundamental rights
General Studies – 3
6) A growing body of research reveals that air pollution not only affects those with asthma or lung disease but also results in life threatening diseases among healthy population. What efforts have been made at global level to tackle air pollution and its effects? Examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Pollution; climate change
7) What do you understand by the concept of differentiated responsibilities in ongoing climate change negotiations? Why some argue that India must resist the attempt by developed countries to dilute this concept? Discuss. (200 Words)
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
General Studies – 4
Topic: Strengthening Ethical and moral values in governance