Daily Archive: December 5, 2016

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 December 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 December 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Mercosur suspends Venezuela   Venezuela has been suspended from the Mercosur trade group over its failure to comply with its commitments when it joined the group in 2012. In this regard,...

UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2016: General Studies Paper – 2 Question Paper

    UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2016: General Studies Paper – 2 Question Paper     Discuss the essentials of the 69th Constitutional Amendment Act and anomalies, if any, that have led to recent reported conflicts between the elected representatives and the institution of the Lieutenant Governor in the administration of Delhi. Do you think that this will give...

UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2016: General Studies Paper – 1 Question Paper

  UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2016: General Studies Paper – 1 Question Paper Early Buddhist Stupa-art, while depicting folk motifs and narratives, successfully expoundsBuddhist ideals. Elucidate. Krishnadeva Raya, the king of Vijayanagar, was not only an accomplished scholar himself but was a also a great patron of learning and literature. Discuss. Explain how the upraising of 1857 constitutes an important...

The Big Picture- Demonetization: Are the expectations of windfall gain for RBI still valid?

  The Big Picture- Demonetization: Are the expectations of windfall gain for RBI still valid?   As the Reserve Bank of India continues printing cash to replace demonetized notes, any unclaimed amount can theoretically be claimed as a windfall gain to the Government. In practice though deploying such gains immediately will cause disruptions in the financial system, RBI will have...