Political Science – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 5

QUESTIONS: 25/10/2013 (PAPER I TOPIC 9. Indian Political Thought)  Analyze M.N. Roy’s ideational journey from Marxism to Radical Humanism. (300 Words)  ” The true source of right is duty. If we all discharge our duties, rights will not be far to seek.” ( M. K. Gandhi ) Comment (300 Words) Critically analyse Sri. Aurobindo’s views …

Management – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 3

QUESTIONS: 25/10/2013 (Topics: 1.2. Evolution of Management Thought.) 1. Do you think the general principles of management given by Fayol are still relevant in the modern organisations? (200 words) 2. How is Taylor’s research relevant to modern manufacturing industries? (200 words)  ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Fayol#Principles_of_management Question 2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Winslow_Taylor#Management_theory

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 9

QUESTIONS: 15/10/2013 (Paper I and II – Techniques of Administrative Improvement)  The available techniques of administrative improvements(CPM, PERT) are too ‘mechanical’ and ‘simplistic’ to be applied in the real world of governance. Comment. (150 words)  Examine the role of MGNREGA in improving lower-tier governance in India? (150 words) ARCHIVES

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day 5

QUESTIONS:25/10/2013 Discuss the critical aspects of National Telecom Policy-2012?(250 words) Critically evaluate the nuclear programme of India?(250 words) Comment on the significance of LHC experiments.(100 words) “Gene Therapy offers wide range of prospects for humans”. Comment.(100 words) By – Tauseef Ahmad ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Question 2 Link Link 2 Question 3 Link Question …

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 88

QUESTIONS: 25/10/2013 “The relationship between India and the Central Asian countries despite close historical & cultural contacts has not progressed to the desired extent.” Analyze. (250 Words) Identify the major electoral reforms which are necessary in the Indian political system. Evaluate the measures taken so far by the government in this regard. (250 Words) What …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu 24/10/2013 1. “The border is asymmetrical, that what is on their side is different from our side. Each side will approach its security in its own way.” Compare and contrast how China has approached its security along Indo-China border with that of India’s approach. (200 Words) Link Link 2. Briefly …

History – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 5

QUESTIONS: 24/10/2013 “The announcement of the creation of People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949 by Mao Zedong ended the Civil War between the Chinese Communist Party and the Nationalist Party (KMT).” Elaborate (300 Words/2012) “The Arab nationalism had a peculiar character. It stood for national independence of separate Arab states as well as …

Philosophy – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 2

 QUESTIONS: 24/10/2013 (Topic: Indian Philosophy, Chapter:The Carvaka Philosophy)   Dehatmavada of Charvakas  ? (2004/300 Words) Charvaka’s refutation of anumana is itself a process of anumana.Discuss ? (2003/300 Words)  Reference: An Introduction to Indian Philosophy By S.Chatterjee &  D.Dutta

Geography – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day –

QUESTIONS: 24/10/2013 (Paper-I – Regional Planning/Environmental Geography; Political Geography) Discus the relevance of watershed as an ecosystem for the purpose of sustainable development. (300 Words) Distinguish between boundaries and frontiers. Identify different types of boundaries. (300 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCE Question 1 Link  

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 8

QUESTIONS: 24/10/2013 (Paper-II – Topic: Significant issues in Indian Administration, Administrative reforms since Independence) Looking at the state of criminal justice administration, we do not need a Human Rights Commission, but a human rights court. Comment.(200 words) Broadly in which direction have administrative reforms moved since Independence? Has it changed the situation on ground? (150 words) By-Aditya Jha …

Management – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 2

QUESTIONS: 24/10/2013(Topic 1.3.. Decision making) Explain the concept of fit and stretch in decision making ? (150 words) Do you think social exploration as a tool can help managers in decision making (100 words) by Ashish Bhakuni ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1  http://bizshifts-trends.com/2012/06/21/strategic-thinking-fit-alignment-intent-stretch-matching-organizations-strategic-imperatives-strategy-structure/ Question 2  http://hbr.org/2013/11/beyond-the-echo-chamber/ar/1

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 87

QUESTIONS: 23/10/2013 (Topics: Executive; Ethics; international relations; urbanization) Critically analyze the question of death sentence and Presidential clemency. (250 Words) Is there still a role for the concept of balance of power in contemporary international politics? Discuss (2011/200 Words) What do you understand by the term ‘counter-urbanization’ in the Indian context? (100 Words) GUIDELINES ARCHIVES

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 4

QUESTIONS: 24/10/2013 (Topics – Biotechnology, Health, India – technology) Discuss the issues related to clinical trials in India? What are the implications of Supreme Court’s latest ruling in this regard. (250 Words) “India has become a surrogacy haven”. Comment on the recent issues and controversies related to surrogacy in India. Do you think ART, Bill, …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events Day-

DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu 23/10/2013 1. What is the root cause of border dispute between India and China? Discuss the important measures taken by both countries so far to maintain peace at the border. (200 Words) Link 2. Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Project and Udangudi thermal power project (50 Words) Link 3. Briefly explain the …

Insights Daily Current Events October 23, 2013

DOWNLOAD PDF NATIONAL Southern grid gets first flow from Kudankulam The first 1,000-MWe unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was synchronised with the southern regional grid. The first reactor generated 75MWe and gradually notched up 160 MWe. Subsequently, it was successfully transmitted to the southern grid. The power will be further raised to …

Geography – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 4

QUESTIONS: 23/10/2013  How do slums develop? Give concrete suggestion for their development. (300 Words) Discus the geographical control of rural settlement patterns in India. (300 Words) Bring out the trends in the development of fertilizer industry in India. (300 Words) ARCHIVES

S&T, Environment- Daily Answer Writing Challenge

QUESTIONS:23/10/2013 (Topics – Space; Biotechnology) “The dark energy and dark matter has proved to be elusive for physicist around the world”. Comment. (200 Words) Highlight the issues associated with the increased patenting in the biological domain especially in the light of recent controversies and verdicts? Do you think patenting biological forms is desirable? Substantiate.  (250 …

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 86

QUESTIONS: 23/10/2013 (Topics – Freedom Struggle; Vulnerable sections; Parliament; Poverty and Hunger) Do you think Mahatma Gandhi’s support to Khilafat Movement had diluted his secular credentials? Give your argument based on the assessment of events. (200 Words) What are the implications of gender disparities in India? (200 Words) On what grounds can a member be …