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[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 17 November 2014

ARCHIVES 17 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) What do you understand by Share round-tripping? An issue related to share round-tripping was recently in news. Examine what was it about. Business Standard 2) Write a note on the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) Business Standard 3) Critically examine the role that could be played by the...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, – 10 September 2014

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the functioning of the National Disaster Management Authority and post-calamity relief and rehabilitation mechanism existing in India.  Business Standard 2) In your opinion, why does India lag behind in research and development in science and technology sector? Critically examine.  Business Standard 3) “In India, the vast...

[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-2014: Questions on Current Events, July 09

ARCHIVES 09 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) What are the objectives and  uses of estimation of poverty line? Do you think these estimations have helped to meet those objectives effectively? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Critically analyse the reasons behind crises in the power sector in India. Business Standard 3) ‘India’s economic future and...

[UPSC MAINS – 2014] Insights Secure -2014: Questions on Current Events, July 2

ARCHIVES 1 July 2014 02 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.What do you understand by ‘water security’? Examine what steps are necessary to be taken to ensure water security in the country. Business Standard 2.Examine the problems faced by insurance sector in India. In your opinion, what reforms should government introduce to boost the sector?...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

[adrotate banner=”7″] ARCHIVES 06 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Do you think Food Corporation of India needs revamping and restructuring? If you agree, examine how it can be done and why it should be done. Business Standard 2.”Government must realise a strong defence is structured, not bought.” Critically comment. Business Standard 3.Critically examine the various...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 02 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically comment on the Constitutional provisions that enable the Parliament to create new states. The Hindu 2.Critically examine the obstacle to urban solid waste management in India. Explain the role of institutions and private sector in this regard. The Hindu 3.What do you understand by resource mobilization? How does...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 31 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words “When it comes to economic matters, the government is an enabler and facilitator. Its primary job is to develop and maintain a system in which people – the rich and the poor – can take steps by themselves to better their lives. ” In the light of the statement, critically examine...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 25, January 2014 1. Critically comment on the role of family in the Indian society in producing socially responsible individuals. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Discuss the various threats faced by wildlife in India.  Do you think conservation efforts are defeated by the vested interests in and around the wildlife habitats? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. Write a...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 18 January 2014 J1,J2 Explain the role of technology in boosting agricultural income for the farmers. Write a note on TN-IAMWARM (Irrigated Agricultural Management and Water Resources Management) project. (200 Words) The Hindu J3,J4 What measures has government of India taken to meet the increasing demand for LPG in the country? Analyze. (200 Words) The Hindu J5,J6 “To achieve modernisation,...

Insights Secure-2014- Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 14, January 2014 C3,C4 “Aadhaar is the biggest anti-corruption platform.” Do you agree with this view? Substantiate. (200 Words) The Hindu C5,C6  What are the advantages and disadvantages of allowing FDI in retail sector in India? Do you think arguments made against it are justified? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu C7,C8 LEADERS Discuss the causes of river pollution in...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 07, January 2014 A1,A2 What is social audit? How effective is social audit in effective implementation of many government schemes? Explain with examples. (200 Words) The Hindu A3,A4 LEADERS What measures has government of India taken to protect wildlife from illegal trade and poaching. Give examples. (200 Words) The Hindu A5,A6 Do you support abolition of the capital punishment? Explain...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 28, December 2013 1. Differentiate between economic growth and development. Why do you think India lags behind in development despite good economic growth? Comment (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Explain the importance of ports to the Indian economy and throw light on the problems being faced by them. The Hindu 3. In your opinion why is it important to...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 11, December 2013 1. What are the highlights of strategic partnership agreement between India and Afghanistan? Do you think it is prudent for India to have a deep military ties with Afghanistan? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Do you think the Women’s Reservation Bill which is pending in the Parliament would benefit poor and rural women from non political backgrounds?...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 06, December 2013 1. The Tropical Butterfly Park, Srirangam (50 Words) The Hindu 2. Write a note on India’s nano Mission (100 Words) The Hindu Business Standard 3. Write a critical note on the causes and consequences of the Suez Crisis of  1956. (200 Words) The Hindu Reference 4. Comment on the nature of trade relations between India and Pakistan...