[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 December 2017
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General Studies – 1
Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment
General Studies – 2
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,
Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability
General Studies – 3
Topic: Environmental pollution
5) The India Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur report published in 2016 cites municipal solid waste burning and vehicular pollution as critical contributors of air pollution apart from crop residue burning. Examine how these and other factors contribute to pollution in cities and measures needed to address these factors. (250 Words)
Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism
6) India has off-late witnessed a surge in insurgency related incidents in the Kashmir Valley. The nature of local support for the Kashmir insurgency is changing and the lack of other approaches barring the military one ensure that insurgency as an enterprise is feasible and the recurring cost of violence is borne by India. In this regard, what should be India’s counter-insurgency strategy in Kashmir? Examine. (250 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions;