MOTIVATION: It’s difficult, I agree

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ………………………………………………………………………………………. It is natural to look at something hard and say that it is impossible. People told it about the 4 minute mile. Long ago, it was considered to be impossible to cover 4 miles within a minute, it was supposedly the barrier for people …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Answer Writing Challenge 05 July 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) POLITICAL SCIENCE – Answer Writing Challenge 05 July 2014 Questions – Topic – DEMOCRACY1. Examine the major debates in contemporary democratic theory. ( 250 words) 2. Explain how deliberative democracy tries to improve the functioning of liberal democracies. ( 250 words) 

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 05 July 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 05 July 2014 1) Account for the changes in employment pattern in India after liberalization. What are your suggestions for employment security in the “informal” sector of the economy? Discuss. (300 words) 2) “Speculators may do no harm as …

ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 05 July 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 05 July 2014 1.Do you agree with the view that values deteriorate as societies economically prosper and move towards materialism? Critically comment. (200 Words) 2. You are posted as Superintendent of Police to a District. The stenographer, a beautiful …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure 2014: Questions on Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 05 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Examine how poverty line is defined in the USA and Europe. Can India adopt their methodology? Comment. Business Standard 2.What is a drought? Write a note various types of droughts. The Hindu 3.Critically …

Banking System in India – Non Performing Assets

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Non-performing Assets (NPAs)   INTRODUCTION In the last article on “Understanding the banking system“, we had discussed the Basel norms. We learnt what Basel norms are and why they hold such importance for the Indian banking system. Then we understood the challenges the banks will …