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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 August 2017

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General Studies – 1;


 

 

Topic:  History of the world 

1) Examine the roots of racism in the United States and reasons why it still persists today. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2


 

 

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections

2) Critically analyse the arguments made by each judge in the recent  triple talaq case where it invalidated the practice of triple talaq. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections

3) Compare recent Supreme Court verdict in Shayara Banu case with Shamim Ara (2002) case. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

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Topic:  India and its neighborhood- relations.

4) Does China stand to gain advantage from Doklam crisis? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 


General Studies – 3


 

Topic: Conservation

5) Discuss the role of technology in conservation and associated issues. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

 


General Studies – 4


70 Days ETHICS PLAN

 

Topic:  Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

6) Define following with suitable examples:

a) Aesthetics

b) Etiquette

c) Ethical Egoism

d) Descriptive ethics

e) Harmony

f) Tradition Vs Religion

 

Note: Day after tomorrow there will be questions on the topic Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

Topic: Indian thinkers and philosophers – Shankara, Madhwacharya