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Question number: 68

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Does recent budget (2017) aim to Transform, Energise and Clean (TEC) Indian Economy to ensure empowering common man in India? Discuss

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  • Before coming to a conclusion regarding 2017 budget meeting and ensuring the aspirations of common man. Let’s analyze the following points.

    • According to The Hindu Newspaper Headline (SMALL WONDER) the 2017 Budget Arun Jaitley maintains the fiscal discipline while handling out more to those at the bottom of the Pyramid (includes Farmers, wea

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Question number: 69

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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What are the functions mandated to be performed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?

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The UPSC is a central agency having a great responsibility of conducting examinations pertaining to Civil Services, Engineering Services, Defence Services, and Medical Services.

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  • It also conducts Economic Service, Statistical Service, and Police Forces

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Question number: 70

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Write a note on the history of census operations in pre-independent India.

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  • India is probably one of those few countries in the world with a proud history of conducting Census after every 10 years.

    • The planning and execution of Indian Census has always been challenging and fascinating.

    • James Princep conducted methodology census in Allahabad town in 1824 and in the city of Benras in 1827 - 28.

    • According to t

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Question number: 71

» Current Events of National and International Importance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Why have the following been in the news recently?

(a) William ‘Bill’ Muggeridge

(b) Raghuram Rajan

(c) Lance Armstrong

(d) Bo Xilai

(e) Michelle Catherina

(f) Hugo Chavez

(g) Michael Phelps

(h) Agnello Dias and Santosh Padhi

(i) Girish Kulkarni

(j) Jeet Thayil

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William ‘Bill’ Muggeridge

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  • British designer, author and educator (25 June 1943 – 8 September 2012).

  • He studied industrial design from 1962 to 1965 at the Central School of Art and Design, London.

  • Muggeridge is a central figure in Gary Hustwit’s 2009 documentary on de

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Question number: 72

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Examine the ideas and ideology of Jyotiba Phule. Can he be termed as a radical?

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  • Jyotirao ‘Jyotiba’ Govindrao Phule (Born on 18th April 1827) was a prominent social reformer and thinker of the nineteenth century India.

    • He led the movement against the prevailing caste-restrictions in India. He revolted against the domination of the Brahmins and struggled for the rights of peasants and other low-caste people.

    • Mahatma J

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Question number: 73

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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How can global climate change affect food security of India?

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The global climate change affects food security in complex ways. It impacts crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture. In addition, it may lead to grave social and economic consequences in the form of reduced incomes, trade disruption, eroded livelihoods and adverse health impacts.

  • According to the Food and Agriculture organizatio

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Question number: 74

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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“The rights must be reconciled with the duties”. Examine in the light of this statement how fundamental duties in one citizen imply fundamental rights in other citizens.

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  • The Fundamental Duties and Fundamental Rights are the two sides of the same coin.

    • If the state gives the right to life to a citizen, it also imposes an obligation on him not to expose his life to dangers as well as to respect the life of others. If I have the right to work and earn, it is also my duty to recognize the same right of others.

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