Daily Archive: August 22, 2015

PRELIMS – 2015: Wish You All The Best!

Wish You All the Best for Tomorrow’s Exam. Hope you have read our previous article (in case you needed last minute motivation). Tomorrow is just another day in your life. Just another Sunday. Please go with a smile and come back with a smile no matter how you perform. We are very sure that you will do well. Once again, wish you all...

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 August 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 21 August  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 21 August  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  Click on EACH question to...

8) “While abolition of the death penalty for crimes other than terrorist acts or treason may be justified, its retention in the case of punishment for having carried out terrorist acts or treason seems equally justifiable.” Do you agree with this view? Critically comment.

Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 8) “While abolition of the death penalty for crimes other than terrorist acts or treason may be justified, its retention in the case of punishment for having carried out terrorist acts or treason seems equally justifiable.” Do you agree with this view? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

7) Farmers’ unions and political parties have been demanding the implementation of the Swaminathan minimum support price (cost plus 50%) to address agrarian crisis and farmers’ distress. Do you think implementation of this recommendation alone would address the agrarian crisis issue? Critically examine.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; 7) Farmers’ unions and political parties have been demanding the implementation of the Swaminathan minimum support price (cost plus 50%) to address agrarian crisis and farmers’ distress. Do you think implementation of this recommendation alone would address the agrarian crisis issue? Critically examine. (200 Words) EPW