Lok Sabha TV Insights: Obama in India: Symbolism and Substance

LS Insights: Obama in India: Symbolism and Substance 27/01/2015 US precedent Barak Obama recently concluded his 3 day visit to India, which saw unprecedented engagement between two countries. It was first time that an Incumbent president visited India twice, first time chief guest for republic day, also for the first time US president visited India, …

The Big Picture – Liberalising labour laws: Will it improve the industrial climate?

Summary: One of the long felt demands of the Industry and corporates in this country has been to bring about changes in the labour laws. The liberalisation of these laws, it has been argued for years, is the key to increase investments in manufacturing and allied sector and also more importantly generation of new jobs …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 27 January 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 27 January 2015      Tomorrow’s Topic of GS-1: Indian Society, Class 12 Sociology, Chapter 5  General Studies – 1 Topic: Salient features of the Indian Society; 1) With the rising literacy rates and urbanisation is it true to say that the caste system is dying? Discuss in the context of political, social …

10) Changing attitudes of people lie at the heart of empowerment and development. What attitudinal changes have to be brought among citizens to improve functioning of democracy? Give innovative solutions to bring about the above changes suggested.

Topic: Human Values-Lessons from the lives of great leaders, reformers & Administrators 10) Changing attitudes of people lie at the heart of empowerment and development. What attitudinal changes have to be brought among citizens to improve functioning of democracy? Give innovative solutions to bring about the above changes suggested. (200 Words) General

Ethics and Integrity: Insights Secure – 2015: January 27, 2015

  9) You are working as Sub Inspector and the place where you work is also the constituency of powerful politician who is now a very influential minister in the state government. Recently a woman social activist was tied to tree and was badly beaten and molested by few political activists belonging to the ruling …

7) Nanotechnology can be used to develop simple, effective, low-cost and environment friendly techniques of pest control. Discuss.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 7) Nanotechnology can be used to develop simple, effective, low-cost and environment friendly techniques of pest control. Discuss. (200 Words) http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/surinder-sud-game-changer-for-pest-control-115012600790_1.html

6) The recent election in Greece is a verdict against the austerity which ruined the country. Critically analyse in the light of recent developments in Greece and its impact on EU.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy; 6) The recent election in Greece is a verdict against the austerity which ruined the country. Critically analyse in the light of recent developments in Greece and its impact on EU. (200 Words) http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/momentous-vote-in-greece/article6824736.ece http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/stick-to-austerity-brussels-warns-athens/article6824744.ece http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/radical-left-triumphs-in-greece/article6825246.ece

5) India’s relationship with US should not be solely seen from Chinese angle. Instead we should move towards developing a prosperity triangle between the future world’s three largest economies. Critically analyse.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 5) India’s relationship with US should not be solely seen from Chinese angle. Instead we should move towards developing a prosperity triangle between the future world’s three largest economies. Critically analyse. (200 Words) http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/in-rday-message-china-tells-india-dont-fall-into-trap-laid-by-us/article6823793.ece?homepage=true

4) The report on the annual status of higher educational universities and colleges in India pointed out that, states that lay more emphasis on the quality and depth of their higher education are economically better placed than those that do not. Analyse the reasons behind this linkage ? What initiatives must the states take to improve higher education in the country ?

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation; 4) The report on the annual status of higher educational universities and colleges in India pointed out that, states that lay more emphasis on the quality and depth of their higher education are economically better placed than those …

2) “The early school of anthropologists tended to emphasise the cultural aspects of tribal absorption into the mainstream, while the later writers have concentrated on the exploitative and political nature of the incorporation.” Which of the views did the government of India and its visionary leaders adopt for tribal development in post independence era and why?

Topic: Salient features of the Indian Society; 2) “The early school of anthropologists tended to emphasise the cultural aspects of tribal absorption into the mainstream, while the later writers have concentrated on the exploitative and political nature of the incorporation.” Which of the views did the government of India and its visionary leaders adopt for …