Daily Archive: April 13, 2017

Insights into Editorial: Govt urges Supreme Court to review AFSPA decision restraining army

  Insights into Editorial: Govt urges Supreme Court to review AFSPA decision restraining army     The government wants the Supreme Court to reconsider a landmark decision that restrained the army from using “excessive or retaliatory force” in India’s conflict regions and ordered investigations into hundreds of alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur between 1979 and 2012. The Centre has filed...

The Big Picture: Farm Loan Waivers

    The Big Picture: Farm Loan Waivers   Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has sounded the alarm on state governments waiving farm loans and has called for a consensus to do away with them to avoid damaging the national balance sheet. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently announced a 36,000 crore rupees farm loan waiver which...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 April 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  13 April  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarifications: Q3, 12th April 2017 (Click HERE): Regarding Part IVA – the answer is correct. For further clarity, here is one of the Fundamental Duties – “to promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   New Taxi Policy Guidelines   The safety measures, recommended by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, concerning safety of women commuters availing of cab services have been included...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 April 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 April 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic:  Poverty and developmental issues 1) Critically analyse the extent of inequality and poverty in the world. Do you think inequality should be left to markets and local communities to be solved? Comment. (200...