The Big Picture – Al Qaeda Vs IS: Can it pose a threat to India?

For years the Al-qaeda has operated in many parts of the world with its biggest strike in America among others in the last decade. Meanwhile the breakaway group of Al-qaeda -the Islamic state- has been indulging in deadly activities in Iraq and Syria. It has challenged its parent organization. The recently released video by al-qaeda …

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 27

ARCHIVES 03 October 2014 Q1) Bring out the broad changes in the level of composition and direction of Indian exports and imports since liberalization in India? (200 Words) Q2) How do the Keynesians, monetarist and rational expectations advocate differ in their views with regard to trade-off between inflation and unemployment ? (200 Words)

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30

ARCHIVES 03 October 2014 World History 1) Critically analysis the cause and the results of the Chinese revolution of 1949 and analyse its significance. (200 Words) Reference 2) ‘The Russian Revolution (1917) was an economic explosion hastened by the stupidities of the autocratic Government’. Comment. (200 Words) Reference

Sociology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 27

ARCHIVES 03 October 2014 61)Compare and contrast the stratification systems and ideological patterns among the  major religious categories in India. Evaluate the problem of religious conversion against  this background. (250 Words) 2) In what sense was the traditional Indian village a ‘community’? Bring out the impact of  the Community Development Programme upon that ‘community’. (250 …

Public Administration-2015: Answer Writing Challenge – 25

ARCHIVES 03 October 2014 Topic – Citizen administration interface; Citizen Charters  1. Though citizens’ charters have been formulated by many public service delivery organisations, there is no corresponding improvement in the level of citizens’ satisfaction and quality of services being provided. Analyse. (250 Words)   Next Topic – Grievance redressal mechanism, Social Audit

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28

ARCHIVES 03 October 2014 Q1. “China and India have huge responsibilities on climate change issues”. In the light of the statement compare and contrast their efforts at national and international level?     Q2. “There is a need for a new international agreement to secure ocean health and the …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions On Current Events, 03 October 2014

ARCHIVES 03 October 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “It has been affirmed that India will enjoy the status of America’s closest allies, like the UK and Australia, but without being categorised as an ally.” Critically analyse what factors have hindered India from becoming America’s ally as in case of UK …