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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 March 2017

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STATIC Syllabus Timetable


General Studies – 1;


Topic:  Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society

1) Do you think the Arab Spring is a failure? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2


Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health

2) Discuss the important features and significance of the Mental Health Bill that was introduced in Rajya Sabha in 2013. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

The Hindu

Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

3) It is argued that the Indian democracy has strengthened communities at the cost of the rights of the individual. Do you agree? Critically comment. (200 Words)

Livemint

Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure

4) How does the Constitution of India define freedom of speech and expression? Why are films banned? What consequences would these bans have on our freedom of speech and expression and on the rule of law? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

5) In the light of Chinese opposition to India’s membership bid to Nuclear Suppliers Group, what should India do to woo China to get its support? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic:  Economic growth and development

6) Recent annual surveys suggest a sharp drop in agricultural employment: From 52.2 per cent of total workers in 2012 to 45.7 per cent in 2015. Examine the causes for this sharp drop, its policy implications and steps that government should take to address issues arising out of this sharp decline in agricultural employment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

Topic:  Employment

7) Critically discuss the adverse implications of Ola and Uber models, especially on drivers. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

8) Examine features of Jeremy Bentham’s moral philosophy and their utility today. (150 Words)

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