UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: November 25, 2017

  1. 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.
  1. Critically discuss India’s current approach towards global governance institutions and multilateralism. Is there any significant difference from the past approach? Discuss with suitable examples.
Live Mint
Category – GS-II- Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements
  1. Are there any rights guaranteed by Indian Constitution as absolute fundamental rights? Argue while emphasizing upon the Right to privacy.
Business Today | India Today
Category – GS-II- Constitutional Issues
  1. What are the key contributors for India’s double burden of malnutrition as well as over-nutrition at some places? Discuss the possible solution to the problems.
Indian Express
Category – GS-II: Issues relating to poverty and hunger
  1. Discuss the salient features of recently established “Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra”.
Time of India
Category – GS-I – Role Of Women And Women’s Organization
  1. How India’s rating upgrade by international agencies/organizations help the country foster through globalisation? Critically examine.
Economic Times
Category – GS-II- Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements
  1. Explain “Dispute Resolution”. What factors impede citizens from going to lawyers & police for their dispute resolution?  How it impacts on the Indian economy and global perception about the country?
Times of India
Category – GS-II: mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections
  1. What is an orphan drug? How the absence of regulations for Orphan Drugs in India acting as a gaping lacuna in the health-care services?
Times of India
Category – GS-II: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector or Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.