Daily Archive: December 19, 2016

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 December 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 December 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   J&K has no sovereignty: SC   Snubbing the Jammu and Kashmir High Court for asserting the state’s...

Insights into Editorial: Agriculture a fertile ground for digitization

    Insights into Editorial: Agriculture a fertile ground for digitization    Summary: While agriculture’s share in India’s economy has progressively declined to less than 15% due to high growth rates of industrial and services sector, the sector’s importance in India’s social and economic fabric goes well beyond this indicator. Why a strong agricultural sector is important for India’s growth?...

Insights into Editorial: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill – Rights Issue

    Insights into Editorial: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill – Rights Issue   Summary: By passing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, the Parliament has adopted a radically transformative piece of legislation that addresses the concerns of arguably the most marginalised section of Indian society.   Background: The World Bank estimates that 15% of the world’s...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 December 2016

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 December 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 1) Comment on the findings of ‘Household Survey on India’s Citizen Environment & Consumer Economy’ (ICE 360° survey) 2016. (200 Words) Livemint General Studies – 2 Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures...