UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions for Writing Practice

UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017

Explain how party symbols are allotted to political parties in India. Discuss in the light of recent examples, how election commission decides on party symbol disputes? Indian Express Category – GS-II: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. Critically discuss India’s current approach towards global governance institutions...

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions – 20-11-2017- Food Processing Industry and Land Reforms in India

November 20, 2017

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions for November 20, 2017 for General Studies Topics: Food Processing Industry & Land Reforms in India.  GS-3 The Food Processing Industry in India suffers from long and fragmented supply chain. Can contract farming provide plausible solution to this problem? Discuss. {150 words} Category...

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions – 19-11-2017- Indian Economy & Development

November 19, 2017

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions for November 19, 2017 for General Studies Topic: Indian Economy & Development GS-3 Discuss the socio-economic and environmental consequences of wheat-paddy cycle becoming the dominant cropping pattern on states in northern India. Category – GS-III: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of...

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions – 17-11-2017- International Institutions, Agencies and Fora

November 17, 2017

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions for November 17, 2017 for General Studies Topic: GS-II- International Institutions, Agencies and Fora  Elucidate the main functions of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), particularly focussing on its three pillars of activities. (Answer in 150 words) Click Here...

UPSC Mains Writing Practice Questions – November 16, 2017: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings

November 16, 2017

Topic: GS-II: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate While establishing “access to food” as a crucial link between food security and climate change, provide contours of India’s stand on food security in WTO. {Answer in 250 words} What India stands to gain from Quad?...

UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017

To what extent do you agree with the view that the flaws in judicial appointments procedure are key reason behind the credibility crisis in higher judiciary? Discuss. Indian Express Category – GS-II: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Analyze the political, strategic and economic...

UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017

Critically discuss the relevance and merit in the Microsoft proposed “Digital Geneva Convention” to prevent cyberwarfare. Indian Express Category – GS-III: basics of cyber security With suitable examples, elucidate the role being played by and future potential of Collaborative bots (Cobots) in various sectors. The Hindu Category – GS-III:...

UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017

Do you agree with the view that the cash transfers to farmers who sell their produce in the market at below MSP levels can be a better alternative to the procurement under Minimum Support Price scheme? Discuss taking example of the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana (price deficit finance...

UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017

Can the new technologies such as blockchain be used for giving land titles to the poor? Discuss the potential of Blockchain towards better land governance and land reforms in India. Live Mint | Live Mint Category – GS-III- Land reforms & Land Related Issues Answer: A blockchain...

UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017

Can the new technologies such as blockchain be used for giving land titles to the poor? Discuss the potential of Blockchain towards better land governance and land reforms in India. Live Mint | Live Mint Category – GS-III- Land reforms & Land Related Issues Answer: A blockchain...

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