[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 November 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society; World history
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Functioning of judiciary; Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act
General Studies – 3
Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it
4) The societal reach of India’s economic growth in recent decades still remains unquantified and a common measure to quantify the social progress of Indian States that can pinpoint the achievements and the challenges is still missing. Discuss the efforts made in this regard and suggest ideas to quantify societal reach of India’s economic growth. (250 Words)
Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
6) “Contrary to belief, demonetisation was not a case of a ‘good idea, bad execution’. It was a fundamentally flawed idea borne out of overriding of institutions and circumventing consensus.” Critically comment. (250 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration:
Topic: Emotional intelligence