Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 4

Questions From The Hindu – 03/10/2013 Opinion Page 1. Does terror have a religion? Explain it in the Indian context. (200 Words) Link 2. “For the establishment of full diplomatic relationship between USA and Iran, apart from their mutual mistrust, there are other external forces within the region which are acting as roadblock.”  Comment. (200 …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 69

QUESTIONS: DAY 69 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER IV, Topics: issues relating to intellectual property rights; environmental pollution and degradation – current events als0) To date, India has issued compulsory licenses or revoked patents for eight advanced pharmaceuticals. Do you think these measures will affect investors and undermine research into the innovative cures of tomorrow? Critically comment. (250 Words) IPCC’s …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 3

Questions from The Hindu, 02/10/2013 Front Page 1. Do you think recent judgement by the Supreme Court removing the immunity for convicted MPs and MLAs will help clean up politics and strengthen democracy in India? Comment. (250 Words) Link Opinion Page 1. “The best hope for better relations between India and Pakistan lies in the strengthening …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 68

QUESTIONS: DAY – 68 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-IV, Topics: issues of buffer stocks and food security; Indian Economy and issues relating to growth) “Food security bill is a populist, but much-needed legislation, enacted without laying the foreign policy foundations for its continued existence.” Examine. (200 Words) “while economic growth is an important boon for enhancing living conditions, its …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 2

Questions from The Hindu, 01/10/2013 Front Page 1. “Crass politicization of institutions of national importance is going on in India undermining their integrity and independence, thereby threatening the smooth functioning of democracy.” Critically analyze the statement in the light of recent events. (250 Words) Link Link (yesterday’s link) The Edge 1. Suggest some measures to tackle the …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 67

QUESTIONS: DAY – 67 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER II, Topics: Capitalism – its forms and effect on the society;  salient aspects of Indian architecture) Do you agree with the assessment that the state capitalism, a form of capitalism practiced by emerging market economies, in recent years  has gained the upper hand over the liberal capitalism of the west? …