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Question number: 81

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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How does the Supreme Court Collegium’s recent decision end the impasse on Judicial appointment procedure?

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  • The Collegium System is one where Chief Justice Of India and four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court recommend appointments and transfers of Judge, though it has no place in the Indian Constitution.

  • Evolution

    • The first Judges case (the collegium system has its genesis in a series of judgments called as the judges cases) was that of S P GUPTA Vs

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Question number: 82

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Examine the main economic implications of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India.

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  • The main economic implications of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India

    • It reduces the tax burden on the Producers and Fosters growth: With the reduction in tax burden there will be more production from the Producers. The old tax structure restricted the Producers to an optimum level of Production.

    • Different Tax Barriers such as Toll Plaza, Check Pos

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Question number: 83

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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What were the salient features of the Government of India Act of 1935?

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The Government of India Act of 1935 was the longest act passed by British Parliament so far and was later split into two parts viz. Government of India Act 1935 and Government of Burma Act 1935.

  • The four keys of Government of India Act of 1935 were:

    • Report of the Simon Commission

    • Discussions at the Third Round Table Conference

    • The White Paper of 1933

    • Th

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Question number: 84

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Comment on the recent milestones and the proposed initiatives of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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The Indian Space Research Organisation is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bengaluru formed on 15th August 1969.

To harness space technology for national development is the main objective of ISRO.

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  • Milestones and proposed initiatives

    Aryabhata, the first satellite built by ISO was launched by the

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Question number: 85

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Given the odds and the opposition from princely states, their integration was a huge achievement. Whom do you consider the architect of Indian Integration after Independence? Discuss.

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‘Sardar Patel was the architect of national integration after Independence. He integrated 562 princely states with the Union of India and prevented the Balkanisation of the newly-independent country.

  • In 1947 the problem of partition, communal riots and a refugee crisis was prevalent. To prevent any possibility of anarchy Sardar Patel kept trying to

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Question number: 86

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Why do iron and steel industries tend to locate closer to the areas of mining of ores and other raw materials?

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The iron ore when extracted needs two elements for further processing like limestone and coking coal. The other factors are water for cooling and energy for heating.

  • Coal mines are usually located in the middle latitudes and that’s the reason iron and steel industries are located nearby mining belts.

  • Also the iron ore factories (needed Charcoal) and

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Question number: 87

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Examine how Demographic Dividend affected by the lack or investment in the Human Capital.

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According to The UN Population Division, report the global population is growing at 1.18 % annually compared to 1.24 % a decade ago.

  • In the next 15 years, an additional 1 billion people will be added to the current population of 7.3 billion, which is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion by 2050.

  • Take for an e. g. India and China (Dem

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