Category: IAS

QUICK UPDATE: Regarding Mains – 2015 Preparation

Hope you have done well in Prelims. Many of you must be waiting for us to start Mains initiative. Before we begin Mains 2015 oriented initiative, which will take few more days to launch, we request you to follow few things and be ready for the challenge: You know that scoring high marks in Optional subject is one of the...

Nitish K Rank – 8 CSE – 2014: My Preparation Strategy

My Preparation Strategy Nitish K, Rank – 8, CSE – 2014 I was a student of Insights Offline Class and knew Vinay bro (Whom I call as ‘Anna’ i.e. elder brother) from my school (JNV) days. I readily agreed to his suggestion to write an article for the benefit of aspirants. But owing to hectic training at National Audit &...

Mobilization of Resources 1 – Banking

Mobilization of Resources 1 – Banking  ARCHIVES                 Table of Content Introduction to resource mobilization Basic of Banking Evolution of Banking in India Banking and Agriculture Types of Banks Post offices as Financial Intermediary Role and functions of RBI Priority Sector Lending Some other related Institutions – DICGC, Bhartiya Mahila Bank etc.  ...

Secularism – Its Meaning, Models and Issues

  Introduction The discrimination of one community or its members by another community or its members on account of their religious identity are the instances of religious persecution and they reflect inter- religious domination. Secularism is the first and foremost doctrine that opposes all such forms of inter- religious domination. Separation, loss and sufferings are endemic to the human condition,...

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Terrorism and Strategic Issues: 1) What do you understand by Nuclear Terrorism? Critically discuss its possible origins and threats to India. (200 Words) Reference – IDSA (Introduction and Page 45) 2) It is said that USA is inching towards energy independence. Discuss it geopolitical implications, especially on India. (200 Words) Reference – IDSA (Page 80)  

General Studies – 2014 – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5

ARCHIVES 02 September 2014 SECURITY ISSUES 1) Write a critical note on the revised defence FDI policy and its significance. (200 Words) IDSA 2) “The issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh to India has been the most vexing issue in the bilateral relations of the two countries.” Critically analyse the issue and its effect on both the countries. (200 Words) IDSA...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions On Current Events, 28 August 2014

ARCHIVES 28 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) If India’s services and investment trade pact with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) becomes reality, who benefits and why? Examine. Business Standard 2) Name  India’s major ports. What do you understand by ‘last-mile connectivity’ in the case of ports? Explain its benefits. Business Standard 3) What do...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 22 August 2014

ARCHIVES 22 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) What are the objectives of civil service reforms in India? Critically examine the various steps taken by the government and judiciary in bringing civil service reforms in India. Business Standard 2) Examine the different issues which are impeding the effective utilisation of solar energy in India and...

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2014: How (And Why) To Face It Calmly

You might be telling to yourself: I am getting bored by reading the same books. I am exhausted — I feel like sleeping a lot. I am studying less than I used to study few day ago. I am tired of all the UPSC related news. I just want Preliminary exam to get over as soon as possible so that I...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 21 August 2014

ARCHIVES 21 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the environmental and geographical significance  of the Tibetan Plateau for India and the surrounding regions. The Hindu 2) Critically compare and contrast the success of Special Economic Zone model for boosting economic growth adopted in India and China. Business Standard 3) Critically assess the...

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