[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 July 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.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
3) The Central government is poised to introduce an amendment to the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, in Parliament, which would remove the security net that exists around our nationally protected monuments. Critically comment on the implications of this proposed amendment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
Topic: Awareness in biotechnology
5) What are the myths and realities associated with GM food? Do you think India should maintain its still-rich genetic diversity for the future of our agriculture instead of going for GM crops? Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Indian economy – growth, planning
General Studies – 4
Topic: Moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion