Daily Archive: March 25, 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 March 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 March 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   CCI imposes ₹591 crore penalty on Coal India Fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of₹591.01 crore upon Coal India Limited (CIL) on finding that CIL and its subsidiaries violated the Competition Act by imposing unfair and...

Insights into Editorial: One India, two time zones

Insights into Editorial: One India, two time zones Summary: The Gauhati High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation seeking a direction from the Central government to notify a separate time zone for the Northeast. The court cites a high-level committee study, constituted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, that recognised the difficulties faced by a single time zone...

Insights into Editorial: Do we need a presidential system?

Insights into Editorial: Do we need a presidential system?  Summary: It is argued by some section of the society that the political system in India was created based entirely on British parliamentary democracy and their experience of what they themselves were deprived of. So, according to these people, the Westminster model of democracy is not suited to our reality. Traditionally,...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic : Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Discuss Bhagat Singh’s ideas on nationalism, reason, religion and politics. Are these ideas relevant today? (200...