Monthly Archive: October 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 October 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 October 2017 Centre gets SC to freeze hearing on Article 35A   The Centre convinced the Supreme Court to defer hearing on petitions challenging the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir.   Context: The court is hearing a writ petition filed by NGO, We the Citizens, which challenges the validity of both Article 35A...

UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2017: General Studies Paper – 4 Question Paper

  UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2017: General Studies Paper – 4 Question Paper SECTION – A Q1. Conflict of interest in the public sector arises when (a) official duties, (b) public interest, and (c) personal interest are taking priority one above the other. How can this conflict in administration be resolved? Describe with an example. (150 Words, 10)  ...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 OCTOBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz -30 OCTOBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   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 2018. It is...

UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2017: General Studies Paper – 3 Question Paper

  UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2017: General Studies Paper – 3 Question Paper   Among several factors for India’s potential growth, savings rate is the most effective one. Do you agree? What are the other factors available for growth potential? (Answer in 150 words) Account for the failure of manufacturing sector in achieving the goal of labour-intensive exports rather...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 October 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:   Social empowerment,  1) The root of the problem of lack of sanitation in India lies in institutional discrimination against the scheduled castes. Comment in the light of objectives of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. (150...