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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 September 2017

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General Studies – 1;



Topic:  Salient features of Indian society; Secularism

1) What do you understand by Islamic modernity? Discuss its nature and necessity. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 2



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

2) Universities must teach quality education and respond to apt aspirations of emerging India’s ever changing society. Comment. (200 Words)

The Wire


Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.; Governance

3) Examine the effect of the Right to Privacy on the Right to Information with special reference to promotion of larger public interest. (200 Words)




General Studies – 3


Topic: Indian economy; Agriculture; S&T

4) Impeccable meteorology leads to impeccable agriculture. Analyse. (200 Words)

The Wire


Topic: Environment pollution; Energy

5) Free essential services like LPG to the BPL families through schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme can transform accessibility and affordability of cleaner fuel consumption. Comment. (200 Words)

Down to Earth


Topic: S&T;  Infrastructure – Transport

6) India should plan for e-mobility, not e-vehicles. Comment. (200 Words)

Down to Earth

General Studies – 4



Topic:  Attitude

7) Behaviour and attitudinal changes are necessary for the success of government initiatives. Illustrate. (150 Words)

The Indian Express



Topic: Attitude; Human values

8) Bias is natural to human behaviour. What do you understand by impartiality? How can we ensure impartiality in professional and personal life? (150 Words)