Insights Daily Current Events, 08 January 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 08 January 2015 Restriction on production of Neem coated Urea removed The Government has taken steps to encourage production and availability of fortified and coated urea in the country. In this regard, the cap / restrictions to produce Neem coated urea has been removed. Impacts: Using neem coated urea will not …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 8 January 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 8 January 2015 Tomorrow’s Topic for GS-1: India Physical Environment, Class XI – Units One and Two Please CLICK on the QUESTIONS to post your answers. They open in a new window/tab. General Studies – 1 Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, …

Ethics and Integrity – Insights Secure-2015: 08 January 2015

Topic: challenges of corruption.  12) You are elected as Chief Minister with absolute majority.  You are the absolute leader in your party. Your state is infamous for corruption. The previous government was corrupt and was mired in controversies regarding corruption scandals. You have come to power on the promise of rooting out corruption and giving clean governance. …

10) “In its bid to mobilize resources by auctioning scarce resources such as spectrum at steep prices the government might be hurting the common man.” In the light of spectrum auctions held in last five years and government’s plan to conduct another auction in near future, critically comment on the statement. Also examine other criticisms made against spectrum auction.

Topic:  mobilization of resources 10) “In its bid to mobilize resources by auctioning scarce resources such as spectrum at steep prices the government might be hurting the common man.” In the light of spectrum auctions held in last five years and government’s plan to conduct another auction in near future, critically comment on the statement. Also …

8) “The key problems confronting higher education in India are quality, equity, access and financing.” In the light of many problems being faced by India’s premier educational and research institutions, critically analyse the statement

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education 8) “The key problems confronting higher education in India are quality, equity, access and financing.” In the light of many problems being faced by India’s premier educational and research institutions, critically analyse the statement. (200 Words) The Hindu

7) With suitable examples analyse how the presence of large Indian diaspora and shared colonial past have been instrumental in forging good relationship between India and few countries spread across the world.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.  7) With suitable examples analyse how the presence of large Indian diaspora and shared colonial past have been instrumental in forging  good relationship between India and few countries spread across the world. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) “India must have a system that introduces accountability and allows the public to evaluate the claims of good governance on the basis of evidence and not mere rhetoric.” Examine the possibility, need and challenges in introducing an index similar to human development index (HDI) to measure governance in India.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 5) “India must have a system that introduces accountability and allows the public to evaluate the claims of good governance on the basis of evidence and not mere rhetoric.” Examine the possibility, need and challenges in introducing an index similar to human development index (HDI) to measure governance …