General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 1) Critically comment on the Geo-strategic Implications of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. (200 Words) Reference 2) Critically examine the problems and prospects of involving the North East region in Bangladesh, India, China and Myanmar-Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC) (200 Words) Reference

Secularism – Its Meaning, Models and Issues

  Introduction The discrimination of one community or its members by another community or its members on account of their religious identity are the instances of religious persecution and they reflect inter- religious domination. Secularism is the first and foremost doctrine that opposes all such forms of inter- religious domination. Separation, loss and sufferings are …

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 49

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 Topic: Philosophical and Constitutional framework of government: BUREAUCRACY and DEVELOPMENT 1. Analyze the following two statements, “The more developmental an administrative system becomes, the greater the likelihood that it would have more developmental effects” “The thrust of development administration failed to energise the Indian bureaucracy.” In the light of above statements analyze …

Sociology – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 54

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 1) Write notes on ALL of the following in not more than 200 words each: (a) Education for development: the sociological implications of the new education policy. (b) Communal tensions: their economic and social background. (c) Urban emerging pattern of rural leadership. (d) Urban decay: the culture of overcrowded neighbourhoods and slums …

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 22

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 Distinguish between Religion, Magic and Science. 350 words Critically examine the historical particularistic approach of Franz Boas to study of culture. 350 words Define “culture area”. How did it help the American diffusionists to understand diffusion of culture. 250 words Write a note in 200 words on following witchcraft and sorcery. …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on current events, 08 November 2014

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine how the fall of the Berlin Wall affected the Germany. The New York Times 2) Examine why  Flanders Fields,  the area straddling the Belgian provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders is significant to India. Business Standard 3) “One of …