[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 December 2016

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 December 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World geography 1) Examine the causes of cyclone sin the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. It is found that severity of cyclones is increasing in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. …

8) It is argued that government should ensure that all tobacco products, including bidis and smokeless tobacco, are taxed at the highest rate of the Goods and Services Tax. Discuss the rationale behind this argument.

Topic: Resource mobilization 8) It is argued that government should ensure that all tobacco products, including bidis and smokeless tobacco, are taxed at the highest rate of the Goods and Services Tax. Discuss the rationale behind this argument. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) The Companies Act 2013 requires large (above a specified threshold level) firms to spend 2% of their net profits on corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. Do you think this law has been effective in ensuring CSR activities? Critically analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 6) The Companies Act 2013 requires large (above a specified threshold level) firms to spend 2% of their net profits on corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. Do you think this law has been effective in ensuring …