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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 June 2017

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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 June 2017

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India

1) Differentiate between the middle class and he new middle class in India. Discuss the growth and structure of the new middle class in India. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 2


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

2) “Regional cooperation in South Asia is difficult not only because of the geographical, historical and cultural complexity of the region, but more so because of the lack of stable leadership emanating from the bigger states like India.” Critically comment. (200 Words)

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Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability

3) Critically analyse what has worked Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, what has not and what can be improved. (200 Words)

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

4) If medicines are already being sold online, should they be stopped, or is it better to regulate them? If we accept the latter, then will the e-platform proposed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) help, or will it throw up a new set of problems? Critically examine. (200 Words)

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

5) Discuss the significance of the recent revision of antibiotics classes by the World Health Organisation in its list of essential medicines. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic:  Agriculture issues

6) Is it political, or is there a socio-economic explanation for the farmer unrest (and riots) in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 


General Studies – 4


Topic: Ethics in human actions

7) Differentiate between justice and revenge. Do you think the popular obsession for the death penalty in India is rooted in justice? Critically comment. (150 Words)

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