[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 May 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
2) “There is an undeniable need to build a coherent policy framework to deal with geospatial data as indeed there is with all forms of online data flows. These must however be premised on an understanding of popular sovereignty over individual and collective data. These must also be premised on a technologically competent understanding of the nature of the data form and the way it is made use of.” In the light of recently released draft geospatial bill, discuss the statement. (200 Words)
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections
3) Recently, the Maharashtra state legislative assembly passed the Maharashtra Protection of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2016. Examine the objectives, constitutional validity of this Act and challenges in its implementation. (200 Words)
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Topic: Functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations
General Studies – 3
Topic: Issues relating to intellectual property rights.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Moral thinkers
8) “If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each person’s life, sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” Comment on relevance of meaning of this quote to present times. (150 Words)