[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 July 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Geography of India
Topic: Effects of globalization on Indian society
General Studies – 2
Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy.
Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure,
4) It is said that Australia and India share converging interests and similar outlooks on the strategic changes taking place in the Indo-Pacific region and globally. Discuss these converging interests and similar outlooks and their significance for bilateral relations. (200 Words)
Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability
5) Despite the most stringent penal provisions in the law against manual scavenging, it continues in parts of India. Do you think this reflects failure of governance in the country? What measures are needed to end this practice? Critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in personal and professional relations
Note: Tomorrow there will questions on the topic “Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators” – Mahatma Gandhi will be covered.