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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 October 2017

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General Studies – 1;



Topic:   Salient features of Indian society; Social empowerment

1) Traditional norms that affect social principles such as gender rights must be examined on priority. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2


Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies  

2) Organisations such as the Economic Advisory Council are as effective as the freedom of mandate assigned to them. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


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

3) Home based workers are the least included and most neglected when it comes to a dedicated policy coverage. Comment. (200 Words)

The Wire


General Studies – 3


Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices

4) Competitive market is a key ingredient for agriculture reforms. Comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 4


Topic:  Corporate governance

5) Corporate Governance is a balance between necessary State supervision and celebration of private will. Comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


Topic:  Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration:

 6) Integrity and Productivity can be supplementary and conflicting values at the same time. Comment. (150 Words)