[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 May 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
3) In the light of protests by powerful communities demanding reservation in jobs, do you think reservation is the only solution to address the concerns of angry protesters? What issues does providing reservation to upper castes give rise to? Critically examine. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Prevention of money laundering; Indigenization of technology
4) Since independence, many governments have been accused of following corrupt practices in defence procurement. Why corruption in defence procurement still persists? How can it be addressed? Examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Resource mobilization
5) What do you understand by divestment? What has been the objective and nature of divestment policy in India? Considering present economic situation, what should be the objectives of divestment policy? Discuss. (200 Words)
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology
General Studies – 4
Topic: Probity in governance