[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 January 2018
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General Studies – 1
Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
3) The World Bank intends to revise the methodology it uses to calculate the ease of doing business index. Discuss the significance of this move and other issues associated with the ease of doing business index. (250 Words)
Topic: Structure and Functioning of judiciary
4) The ideal of judicial primacy need not be equivalent to the demand of judicial exclusivity, which refers to the exclusive right of judges to be involved in the selection process. Comment. (150 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment
6) Examine the components of reforms and recapitalisation plan that the union government has unveiled for public sector banks (PSBs). Do you think recapitalisation will revive banking sector? Critically comment. (250 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions