Current Affairs Questions for UPSC General Studies [Mains] – 30 December, 2017

  1. What are the current provisions to rule out conflict of interest in senior bureaucrats assuming corporate roles post-resignation or retirement? Discuss suggesting what further reforms should be done to avoid post-retirement or post-resignation conflict of interest. [The Hindu | TOI]

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  2. How the unorganised, unscientific fishing such as (gill net fishing) pose danger to aquatic fauna? Discuss taking example of Gangetic dolphins. [India Today]

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  3. Critically discus the December, 2017 Supreme Court directives to government to weed out large numbers of irrational, unscientific and hazardous fixed dose combination drugs. [Scroll]

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  4. “Increasing regional attitude is a direct threat to the unity and integrity of India.” Discuss.

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  5. Coal will continue to be India’s chief source of power beyond 2047 because of the high “social costs of renewable”. Explain the so called “Carbon Imperialism” in the light of this statement. [The Wire]

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