Current Affairs Questions for UPSC General Studies [Mains] – 29 December, 2017

  1. Discuss the provisions of Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963 in the light of recent events. [TOI | IE]

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  2. “Farm loan waiver is one of the most populist poll plank in India for political parties because they bring millions of votes to their kitty. However, the cost of such waivers is so huge that it forces the government to cut the social sector spending.” Elucidate. [Business Standard]

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  3. “Though India has shed its inhibitions in publicly engaging Israel, it has not abandoned its support for the Palestinian cause and the two-state solution.” Analyze. [The Diplomat]

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  4. How can Methanol Economy be helpful for India? What are major roadblocks in to use Methanol as an alternative fuel? Discuss the current government policy towards promoting extensive use of Methanol in cooking gas and transportation fuel in India. [ET]

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  5. Discuss the importance of security and connectivity towards a successful Act East Policy. Do you agree with the view the Government of India has made these two aspects as two key pillars of its Act East Policy? [Indian Express]

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