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Insights Daily Debates, Day – 26: Should AFSPA Be Repealed?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 26 31 August 2015 Archives Today’s Topic  Should AFSPA Be Repealed? The Hindu The Hindu The Indian Express Livemint Business Standard Why is there a demand for repeal of AFSPA? Why was it imposed in the first place? Is it unconstitutional? If it is unconstitutional why is it still in existence? What are the arguments made in favour...

Insights Daily Current Events, 18 July 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 18 July 2015 Archives State to tap financial markets for infra projects The Kerala state government has mooted a new idea to give a fillip to infrastructure development. The government has decided to appoint a financial advisor-cum-consultant (FAC). Why? to help the government access financial markets for raising funds for a slew of infrastructure projects, some...

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 July 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 July 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 13 July  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  INTEGRATED APPROACH TO PRELIMS+MAINS...

DAY – 27: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 27: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 02 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions We will cover Centre – State Relations, Inter-State Relations and DPSP in detail by Posting both MCQs and Mains Questions Tomorrow 1) Do you think Directive Principles of State Policy should be given same...

DAY – 21: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 21: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 24 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions Please CLICK on the Questions to Answer Them What are the demands raised by States in their quest for greater autonomy? Critically discuss some of the measures taken by the union government in recent...

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 19 June 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 19 June 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 19 June  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  INTEGRATED APPROACH TO PRELIMS+MAINS...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 04, April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Write a note on Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarisation 2 (BICEP2) experiment conducted at the South Pole recently. Explain its significance. Business Standard 2.  Critically comment on Sri Lanka’s policies towards its Tamil population post – 2009 victory over LTTE. The Indian Express 3. In the light...

Religion – A Perspective

~Saurabh Goyal Jaipur Our Collective Collusion Religion is essentially the values one commits himself to. And over time with a consistent practice and relentless observance it becomes central theme running through that person. As there is no universal constant set of life-conditions, our responses to life too must differ over space and time. One’s faith is such a personal thing...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 17, February 2014 1. What are the challenges of corruption? How does it impact  society? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu 2. In the light of recent events highlight the importance of choosing quality regulators in both tradeable and  non-tradeable sectors in India. (200 Words) Business Standard (www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/devesh-kapur-what-regulation-when-man-is-vile-114021600700_1.html) 3. “The CPI-WPI gap underscores the dilemma faced by monetary policy.” Examine...

The Big Picture – Manufacturing sector: Why are we lagging behind?

Guests: Mohan Guruswamy (Economist and Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation) ; Jagdish Khattar (Former Managing Director of Maruti Udyog Ltd) ; Dr. Praveen Jha (Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU) ; Priya Ranjan Dash (Managing Editor, Financial Chronicle) Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

From now onward, we will try to cover some basics too. Looking at the GS paper of this year’s Mains it appears that there is lot of focus on Basics.  Good to know that few questions from Secure-2014 figured in the question paper! ARCHIVES 02, December 2013 1. What was the impact of Bhopal Gas Tragedy on the environment and...

How To Choose An Optional Subject For UPSC Civil Services Mains – Practical Tips

Choosing a right Optional subject is a crucial step in your preparation for the UPSC civil services exam. A wrong decision not only costs you a rank but also leaves in you a sense of regret for the rest of your life. In the new pattern for Mains, you can opt for only one Optional subject (in old pattern it was...

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 75!!!

QUESTIONS: DAY – 75 [Topics:  the development industry; Parliament –functioning;  challenges of corruption(Paper-V)] What are the preconditions for the growth of Civil Society? Is Indian democracy conducive to it? (250 Words) Identify the major obstacles in the smooth functioning of Parliamentary democracy in India.(250 Words) Suggest concrete measures for the eradication of wide spread corruption in public life in India.(250 Words) RULES...

Ethics Case Study – 3 – Ethics In Public and Personal Relationships

Ethics Case Study – 3: Keshav recently got a job of First Division Assistant in Tehsil (Taluk) office. He is smart and hardworking. Because of which Tehsildar has become fond of him and though he is Keshav’s superior, he has made Keshav his good friend. Keshav is married to Ramya who is  educated and recently got posted as Panchayat Secretary,...

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