Daily Archive: April 26, 2016

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 190: It’s time for the World to Break Free from Fossil Fuels

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 190 26 April 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” It’s time for the World to Break Free from Fossil Fuels” NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic and you may start discussing...

The Big Picture – Water Crisis: Why has it reached such proportions?

The Big Picture – Water Crisis: Why has it reached such proportions? Summary: As the summer sets in, many parts of the country are said to face one of the worst water crisis in the history. Reservoir levels in many states have come down alarmingly. Also, drinking water situation in states like Maharashtra is equally alarming. Ganga, which was to...

The Big Picture – Uttarakhand: The way forward

The Big Picture – Uttarakhand: The way forward Summary: The Union government suffered a major setback with Uttarakhand High Court quashing President’s rule in the hill state and directing ousted CM Harish Rawat to prove his majority on April 29th. The HC had also upheld the disqualification of 9 rebel MLAs observing that they have to pay the price for...

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 98

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 98 26 April 2016 Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2016. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you...

Insights into Editorial: Sensitise States, don’t intimidate them

Insights into Editorial: Sensitise States, don’t intimidate them 26 April 2016 Article Link The finance ministry is preparing a model Centre-State Investment Agreement (CSIA), for effective implementation of the Bilateral Investment Treaty it is set to sign with other countries. The draft will shortly be presented to the Cabinet for approval. What are BITs? BITs protect investments made by an...