GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  “British conquered India in a fit of absent mindedness” –  critically examine the statement (200 words). Question 2 “Battle of plassey was not a great battle but a great betrayal”.  comment (200 words). Question 3 Examine the essential features of subsidiary alliance system, how far did it contribute in making British company  a sovereign political authority …

PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Social & Political Ideals Question 1 What is meant by justice as fairness’? Explain the basic tenets of Rawls’ theory of justice. (250 words/UPSC-2013) Question 2 How is Amartya Sen’s approach to justice different from that of Rawls? (250 words/UPSC-2013) Next Topic: Social & Political Ideals

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  “..public service must be representative if the state is to liberate rather than to enslave” -Donald J Kingsley. Comment [200 Words] Question 2 What are the practical issues in establishing a representative bureaucracy in a third world country like India? [200 Words] Next topic: Post Weberian developments

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic:Regional Planning Question 1 Discuss the objectives of ‘Vision 2020’ in creation of viable village complex in India for inclusive Rural Development programme. (200 words) Question 2 City regions as territorial unit for regional planning and development. Elaborate (200 words). Next Topic: Settlement  

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Give short notes on a)A.K Sen’s Poverty Alleviation Strategy(100 words). b) A.K Sen’s Capability approach(100 words). Also elaborate the relationship between the two(100 words). Question 2 Examine the importance of ‘Cost of Service approach’ in Taxation in India.(200 words)

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 04, February 2014 1. Does a strong army pose threat to India’s democracy? Critically comment on the nature of relationship between the army and the political-bureaucratic class in India. (200 Words) Business Standard ( 2. Write a critical note on the need for a national mission on wind energy. (200 Words) Business Standard ( …