[UPSC MAINS – 2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 20 July 2014

ARCHIVES 20 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 Words 1) Do you agree with the analysis that Israel is facing existential threat and it is using disproportionate force to thwart this threat? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Why has RBI come out with ‘Payment Bank’ option? What are its objectives and allowed functions? Explain. …

[UPSC PRELIMS – 2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 07 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 18 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 18 July 2014 1) During the British rule, commercialization of agriculture was forced on the farmers, while now it is the need of the hour. Discuss (150 words)  2) “Pareto criterion does not give us sufficient basis of ordering states. The Kaldor-Hicks-Scitovsky criteria do not carry us much further.” …

Beware of Distractions – They Not Only Kill Your Time, They Will Ruin Your Chances

As soon as you come out of the examination hall after giving your Prelims exam, log into internet, you can see people already discussing about expected cut-off and their own expected marks. They will be frantically searching for answer keys to evaluate their marks and to see if they stand any chance to clear Prelims. This is …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 18 July 2014

ARCHIVES 18 July 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the APMC Act and examine why its reform is necessary for the Indian economy. Business Standard 2) Critically analyse the important features of Indo-US nuclear deal. Business Standard 3) Do you think the doctrine of South – South cooperation …

Motivation: It’s better to walk alone than follow a wrong crowd!

………………………………  I bet you are at a stage now where you have come a long way, made variations to your plans, worked them in various ways. With an exam so competitive, I am sure that each of your plans would be very different indeed and sometimes very different from the rest of the crowd. And …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims, July 06, 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – 2014: Questions on Current Events, 17 July 2014

ARCHIVES 17 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically evaluate the idea of BRICS Bank and its significance to India. Business Standard 2) Explain the factors that determine the growth of exports in India. Business Standard 3) Critically comment on the changing role of women in Indian families and society …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 05 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 16 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 16 July 2014 1) Macroeconomics is usually approached via the outcomes of economic interaction in the following four markets -commodities, money, bond and labour markets. The classical economist focused on which three of the four markets? In which market does the loanable fund theory of interest rate determination of …

[UPSC MAINS 2014} Insights Secure -2014: Questions on Current Events, 16 July 2014

ARCHIVES 16 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1)Critically comment on India’s policy on agricultural subsidies. Examine why is this an issue with some of WTO members. Business Standard 2) Why does India want to become member of APEC group? Analyse benefits of joining the group. Business Standard Reference 3) In …

[UPSC Prelims 2014] Insights Secure Prelims 2014, 04 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 03 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …