[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 06 April 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Population and related issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein
2) In the light of GST and Fourteenth Finance Commission, it is said that India is seeing fiscal centralization and fiscal decentralization at the same time. Elaborate. Also examine the opportunities this situation has created. (200 Words)
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Environmental pollution
Topic: Prevention of money laundering
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions;
7) In India, in the past there have been instances of fake encounters by police targeting suspected terrorists and extremists. In your opinion, why a civil servant resorts to such crime? What values are compromised in such acts? How should they be trained to prevent such acts? Discuss (200 Words)