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

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

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues

1) Critically analyse Gandhiji’s views on caste, casteism and untouchability. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 2


 

 

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

2) Critically analyse convergences and divergences in the India-Russia relations over the past decade. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations

3) How will the Belt and Road Initiative impact Pakistan? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


Topic:  Indian economy; Inclusive growth

4) What do you understand by financial literacy? It is said that India needs to work on financial literacy now more than ever. Examine why. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic:  Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

5) Critically evaluate performance of the Start Up India initiative. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic:  Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices

6) Will a rise in the minimum support price (MSP) solve the problem of farm distress? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Utilization of public funds,

7) Why ensuring ethics in utilization of public funds is an important part of public administration? Examine. (150 Words)

General