Current Affairs Questions for UPSC General Studies [Mains] – 3 January, 2018

  1. Discuss the economic and political reasons for the current government to strengthen the rural economy. Discuss certain steps taken in this regard over last few years. [Live Mint]

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  2. Examine the provisions of Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India), Order 2017. How it encourages manufacturing and ‘Make in India’? [ET]

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  3. What can be the reasons for widening fiscal deficit of a country? While throwing light upon reasons of recent “fiscal slippage”, discuss its possible consequences on economy. [The Hindu]

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  4. Discuss the objectives and major achievements of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) since its formation. [The Hindu]

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  5. What are the reasons for recent unrest in Iran? How these protests are different from those during “Green Movement”? Discuss. [Indian Express]

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