[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Indian cities are facing the problem of effective management of sewage and septage. Discuss the magnitude of the problem and solutions to …

8) Differentiate between a teacher, leader and reformer. Give an example for each who’s a role model for you and discuss the human values that you have learned from each one of them.

Topic:Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 8) Differentiate between a teacher, leader and reformer. Give an example for each who’s a role model for you and discuss the human values that you have learned from each one of them. (150 Words) General

5) “It is undeniable that the Supreme Court’s role as the Constitution’s sheet anchor has been weakened in recent times.” Why has it happened? What are the solutions proposed to restore Supreme Court’s original responsibilities and what are their merits? Discuss.

Topic: Functioning of the judiciary 5) “It is undeniable that the Supreme Court’s role as the Constitution’s sheet anchor has been weakened in recent times.” Why has it happened? What are the solutions proposed to restore Supreme Court’s original responsibilities and what are their merits? Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) In late 2015, the Government of India banned foreigners from having children through surrogate mothers in India. The government expressed its reluctance to allow commercial surrogacy, while supporting altruistic surrogacy for married infertile Indian couples. Examine the the effects of this ban on the people involved in commercial surrogacy.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to health 4) In late 2015, the Government of India banned foreigners from having children through surrogate mothers in India. The government expressed its reluctance to allow commercial surrogacy, while supporting altruistic surrogacy for married infertile Indian couples. Examine the the effects of this ban on the …

3) Despite recent strengthening of relations between India and Japan, there is a delay in signing a civil nuclear cooperation agreement between them. Examine the concerns of Japan in signing this agreement and its importance for India.

Topic:  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 3) Despite recent strengthening of relations between India and Japan, there is a delay in signing a civil nuclear cooperation agreement between them. Examine the concerns of Japan in signing this agreement and its importance for India.  (200 Words) EPW