[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic: Population and associated issues 1) Examine the patterns in Inter-state and intra-state migration from rural to urban areas in recent years and their underlying causes and benefits. (200 Words) …

CASE STUDY: How will you change this attitude? Discuss your options, their merits and demerits.

70 Days ETHICS PLAN   Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service; integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity   7) You are posted as Tahsildar of a very backward taluk (tehsil). You have received complaints that many of your subordinates do not treat the public well. Especially, those belonging to lower castes and women are made …

3) Critically comment on the decision of the Union Cabinet to scrap the no-detention policy at the elementary level, and introduce detention of students who fail a designated test in Class 5 or 6.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources 3) Critically comment on the decision of the Union Cabinet to scrap the no-detention policy at the elementary level, and introduce detention of students who fail a designated test in Class 5 or 6. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Why is India unwilling to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers? Comment whether India should ratify this Convention or not.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 2) Why is India unwilling to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers? Comment whether India should ratify this Convention or not. (200 Words) The Hindu

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 05 August 2017

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  05 August  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives   The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 August 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 August 2017   Paper 2: Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   High Level Committee on Making India Hub of Arbitration Submits Report   The government had constituted a ten Member, High Level Committee under the Chairmanship of Justice B.N.Srikrishna, Retired Judge, Supreme …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic: Role of women 1) Critically comment on the recent Supreme Court judgement in Rajesh Sharma & Ors vs State of U.P. & Aanr case. Also comment on changing nature of Section 498A …

8) Define ‘weaker sections’ in the Indian context? In your opinion, what do weaker sections need most from the public servants? Justify.

70 Days ETHICS PLAN   Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service; integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity   8) Define ‘weaker sections’ in the Indian context? In your opinion, what do weaker sections need most from the public servants? Justify. (150 Words) Note: Day after tomorrow there will a case study on the topic Aptitude …

6) “Given the extent of the devastation caused by a natural disaster that is exacerbated by human interventions, it is time we accept that the focus must shift from flood protection to flood governance.” In the light of the losses caused by recent floods in India, discuss the statement.

Topic:  Disasters and disaster management 6) “Given the extent of the devastation caused by a natural disaster that is exacerbated by human interventions, it is time we accept that the focus must shift from flood protection to flood governance.” In the light of the losses caused by recent floods in India, discuss the statement. (200 …

4) Many want India’s China strategy to take a cue from Pakistan’s “asymmetric strategy” that advocates the use of proxy war and terrorism to counter India’s superiority. Do you agree with such strategy? Critically comment.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 4) Many want India’s China strategy to take a cue from Pakistan’s “asymmetric strategy” that advocates the use of proxy war and terrorism to counter India’s superiority. Do you agree with such strategy? Critically comment. (200 Words) EPW