UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: October 4, 2017

  1. The international corridors are increasingly being seen as drivers of economic development in recent times. Elucidate the significance of International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) for India while drawing its comparisons with One Belt One Road of China.
ET

Category – GS-II- India and its Neighborhood Relations

  1. Can the economic growth due to credit based consumption without the increase in investment be sustainable? Discuss keeping India in focus.
Live Mint

Category – GS-III: Indian Economy & Development

  1. Critically analyze the success and failures of MGNREGA while keeping in foci various aspects of rural development.
Deccan Herald

Category – GS-II: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their design and implementation

  1. While elucidating the Seven Directives by Supreme Court (2006), critically examine why these directives have not been complied with in letter and spirit by any state in the country?
The Hindu | The Hans India

Category – GS-II: Governance & Public Administration

  1. What is section 124A of Indian Penal Code? Do you think the provisions are still relevant in present era of free speech? Discuss.
TOI | GKToday

Category – GS-II: mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections

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