The Big Picture – Vacancies in Key Posts: What is the impact?

  Summary: For some time now concerns are being expressed in several quarters about the vacancies in key posts in government institutions. Like Chief Information Commissioner, Central Vigilance Commissioner, Vigilance Commissioner, High Court judges and police department. The post of CIC has been vacant since 5 weeks. A question also had been raised in the …

Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 29

ARCHIVES 06 October 2014 1) Discuss the role of heuristics in reasoning. (150 words) 2) Discuss the concept of N-Ach and different methods which have been used to  measure it. (200 words) 3) What is REM sleep and how is it related to dreaming ?(150 words)

Sociology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 29

ARCHIVES 06 October 2014 1) . In social stratification a particular form of social inequality? Analyse the role of wealth,  power and status in the perpetuation of stratification systems in the society. (300 Words) 2)  Write short notes on ALL of the following (Each should not exceed 200 words):- (a) Pressure groups and economic development. (b) Industrialization and …

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 27

ARCHIVES 06 October 2014 Topic – Administrative law – meaning, scope and significance 1. Administrative law is a law related to administration. Comment. (250 Words)   2. In India, administrative law has developed through judicial activism and creativity without much help from the legislature. Do you agree? Why do you think this is so? (250 …

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 29

ARCHIVES 06 October 2014 Q1. “There is a growing concern of Alien Invasive Species in India”. Discuss how it is a threat for ecosystem and mention the steps required to curb this menace. http://www.fao.org/3/a-ag117e/AG117E15.htm http://www.cbd.int/invasive/done.shtml http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/invasive-plants-a-threat-to-wildlife/article6432731.ece   Q2. “The choice of developing a ‘Blue Water Navy’ for India is more strategic than scientific”. Comment http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/india-advances-naval-arms-race-china/ …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions On Current Events, 06 October 2014

ARCHIVES 06 October 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine the nature of relationship Gandhiji had with the British  ever since he returned to India from South Africa. Business Standard  2) “To boost infrastructure sector, PPP should perhaps be re-labelled and implimented as FPTP – First Public, Then Private model.” Discuss …