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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

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26, February 2014

1. The lack of resources is only a part of the challenge of urban development in India.  What are the  non-financial challenges to sustainable urbanization in India? How to overcome them? Critically analyze. (200 Words)

Business Standard

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/rajiv-lall-why-indian-urban-administrators-are-poor-service-providers-114022501235_1.html

2. Is the very nature of the arrangement between the RBI and the finance ministry  inherently against finding common ground on critical macroeconomic issues? In the light of recent differences between the two bodies on economic policies, comment on the statement. (200 Words)

Business Standard

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/different-strokes-114022501236_1.html

3. Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, despite their different paths of action, had the same goal of liberating India from the chains of British colonialism. Critically compare and contrast their ideology and actions in contributing towards India’s freedom struggle. (200 Words)

The Hindu

4. India accounts for an astounding 29 per cent of the global deaths of newborns on their very first day of birth. What measures has government taken to address this problem? Has it been successful? Examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

5. Data brokers as a far bigger threat to privacy than, say, Facebook.  Who are these ‘data brokers’ in the online world? Should they be regulated? Examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

6. “It is only when we have a highly efficient and time-bound justice delivery mechanism that we can proceed to judge the merits of death penalty.” Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu