[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 22 June 2017

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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 22 June 2017

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Resources

1) What is commons? It is said that from land to creative spaces, our commons are being fenced by encroachers and even the state. Do you agree? Discuss critically. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

2) Critically comment on the role played by Sabarmati Ashram in India’s struggle for Independence and its significance today. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 2


 

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

3) Examine the role of Chinese and Pakistan factors in shaping the relations between India and the US. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

 

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

4) Critically analyse how does the National Health Policy (NHP), 2017, seeks to address issues of the rapid rise in the share of the old — i.e. 60 years or more — and associated morbidities, especially sharply rising non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and disabilities. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

TopicIssues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health

5) A a special provision in the recent Mental Health Act wants public institutions such as universities to treat mental health as a valuable public good in its own right. Elaborate and discuss this provision. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic: Resource mobilization

6) What is the objective of GST’s ‘anti-profiteering’ clause? Does it make economic sense? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 


General Studies – 4


Topic:  Probity; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions

7) It is argued that Justice Karnan’s imprisonment should have been avoided to keep the judiciary’s dignity. Do you agree? Critically comment. (150 Words)

The Hindu