[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 August 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Role of women;
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology
Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
5) Discuss the measures taken by government of India to calm the situation in Kashmir after recent violent confrontation between Kashmiris and security forces. Do you think these measures are adequate to establish long-term peace in the Valley? Comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
Topic: e-technology in the aid of farmers
7) It has been found that centre’s promise of improving farm incomes by providing farmers with a wider network of buyers and better prices via an electronic trading platform is moving at a slow pace. Examine why. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Challenges of corruption; Ethics in governance