Insights Daily Current Events, February 11, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Deepa M & Lohith  ARCHIVES February 11, 2014 NATIONAL Andhra Pradesh reorganization bill 2013 features Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Bill, 2013 is a draft bill proclaiming the bifurcation of the Andhra Pradesh state into two states, Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh. There would be a common …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Growth; Development; Employment; Inclusive growth and issues associated with it; and Government Budgeting Question 1 In the light of ongoing speedy disinvestment in the PSUs, do you think selling a part of the properties of government companies is the best way to improve their efficiency …

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1 Discuss the Class struggle as conceived by Karl Marx(200 words/ IAS 2005) Question 2 Describe the process of emergence of the middle class in India. What role has the middle class  played in national development?(300 words/ IAS 2005)

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Multiple thinker’s & latest trends of UPSC Question “Decisions are not made by ‘organizations’, but by ‘human beings’ behaving as members of organizations”. How do Bernard and Simon conceptualize the relation between decisions of the individual employee and the organizational authority? [CSM 2013/ 250-300 Words] …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question Comment on productive forces and production relations.  (200 words)

PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic : Forms of Government Question Is a democratic government able to represent the interests of minority groups? (250 words/UPSC 2013) Next Topic: Forms of Government

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Mauryan Empire Question Short notes on Mauryan court art as an alien grafting. (200 words) Next topic:  Mauryan Empire

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Cultural Setting  Question Discuss the causes and consequences of sex-ratio variations in India. (200 words/ CSM 2006) Next Topic:  Cultural Setting 

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic : Indian Economy post-liberalisation Question  What are the problems and implications of the National Food security Act for India’s commitments under the WTO Agreement on Agriculture? (200 words) Next Topic: Indian Economy post-liberalisation

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 12, February 2014 1. Critically examine the growth of India’s intellectual property regime in the pharma sector since last few decades and highlight the issues related to the new patent regime. (200 Words) Business Standard (www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/amit-gupta-big-pharma-s-profiteering-protests-114021101470_1.html) 2. “Despite more cars and more roads, the issue …