[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 December 2017

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[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 December 2017

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General Studies – 1


 

 

Topic:  Role of women

1) Examine the causes of skewed gender ratio at workplaces in India. What measures will ensure better gender ratio? Examine. (250 Words)

Livemint

 


General Studies – 2


 

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

2) Karnataka, with the sixth largest number of undergraduate engineering seats (1,00,565) in the country, is the state with the least vacancies among the top 10 states that together account for 80 per cent of the total seats. Examine why Karnataka fares better compared to other states. (250 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic:    Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to health. 

3) Instead of cancelling hospital licences, governments should bring in patient centric laws, institutional capacity to enforce them. Comment. (250 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic:  Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these

4) What are the objectives of the landmark anti-defection law of 1985? Examine on what grounds and how members of Rajya Sabha are disqualified. (250 Words)

The Hindu

 

 

General Studies – 3


 

Topic:  Investment models

5) The investment model used in the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project is hailed as worthy of emulation. Examine why. (150 Words)

The Hindu

 

 

Topic: Employment

6) India produces too few entrepreneurs for its stage of development. Why promoting entrepreneurship is important for India? What are the strategies it can adopt? Discuss. (250 Words)

Livemint

 


General Studies – 4


Topic:  Human Values