Daily Archive: August 4, 2017

Policy Watch Episode: ONGC-HPCL Merger

  Policy Watch Episode:  ONGC-HPCL Merger     The Cabinet recently gave an in-principle nod to the merger of state owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited. A committee for the deal will soon be formed and the merger is likely to be completed within this financial year. HPCL will remain listed as a subsidiary of...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 August 2017

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  04 August  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 Aug 2017 Paper 2:   Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   NOTA option to stay in Rajya Sabha polls The Supreme Court has refused to stay an Election Commission circular issued in January 2014 that introduced NOTA in the Rajya Sabha elections. The court has, however, issued notice...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic:Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.   1) Critically comment on the views expressed by Deendayal Upadhyay, Dayanand Saraswati, Rajgopalachari on caste system and its role in society. (200 Words) The Indian Express...