[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 December 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country
General Studies – 2
Topic: Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
2) The proposition that populism harms democracy has been amply borne out by our history. Do you think the subordination of political parties to populist leaders is good for democracy? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions
3) Do you think measures like demonetization which have bearing on all the citizens, should have been implemented through legislative support? If the Supreme Court intervenes in the validity of demonetization move, will it amount to judicial overreach? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate
6) Recently, Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone devastated its society and economy. How did it impact various sections of Sierra Leone’s society? Also examine role of various international agencies in situations like this. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology
General Studies – 4
Topic: role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.