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Monday, March 9, 2015 Dances of India • Classical Dances      – Bharatnatyam Dances      – Kathakali Dances      – Kathak Dances      – Manipuri Dances      – Odissi Dances      – Kuchipudi Dances      – Sattriya Dances Tuesday, March 10, 2015  NCERT Class 8th, Geography – Resource and Development Please read complete Book. It has 75 pages only. You can complete …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 March 2015

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10) The United States with cooperation from other Western countries is increasingly depending on eliminating top leadership of terrorist organisations as counter-strategy to fight terrorism and weaken those organisations. Do you think this is a sound strategy? Critically analyse.

Topic: Security issues 10) The United States with cooperation from other Western countries is increasingly depending on eliminating top leadership of terrorist organisations as counter-strategy to fight terrorism and weaken those organisations. Do you think this is a sound strategy? Critically analyse. (200 Words) The Hindu

9) The recent investigation into the corporate espionage case has amply demonstrated the extent of penetration of corporate malpractices in institutions of governance. Critically examine its nature and implications for the country.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability; transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 9) The recent  investigation into the corporate espionage case has amply demonstrated the extent of penetration of corporate malpractices in institutions of governance. Critically examine its nature and implications for the country. (200 Words) Frontline

8) Considering poor socio-economic status of certain minority religious communities, do you think governments should make special provisions such as reservations in jobs and educational institutions? Critically discuss the issue and substantiate your argument.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation; Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 8) Considering poor socio-economic status of certain minority religious communities, do you think governments should make special provisions such …

6) Vector-borne disease research in India has remained stagnant for decades owing to administrative apathy and lack of proper policies. In the light of the statements, examine why reviving research in vector-borne diseases is of important for country like India.

 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.  6) Vector-borne disease research in India has remained stagnant for decades owing to administrative apathy and lack of proper policies. In the light of the statements, examine why reviving research in vector-borne diseases is of important for country like India. …

5) “The State of the elderly in India: 2014 report serves to highlight the dichotomy between an apparently happy picture of increased longevity and the reality of long years of hopelessness without family, society or state support, which the elderly in India face today.” Critically analyse.

Topic: Effects of globalization on Indian society 5) “The State of the elderly in India: 2014  report serves to highlight the dichotomy between an apparently happy picture of increased longevity and the reality of long years of hopelessness without family, society or state support, which the elderly in India face today.” Critically analyse. (200 Words) Frontline

4) An important aspect of the Swadeshi Movement was the great emphasis given to self-reliance or ‘Atmasakti’ as a necessary part of the struggle against the Government. What was the nature of ‘Atmasakti’ and how successful was it in its objective during the movement? Examine.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 4) An important aspect of the Swadeshi Movement was the great emphasis given to self-reliance or ‘Atmasakti’ as a necessary part of the struggle against the Government. What was the nature of ‘Atmasakti’ and how successful was it …

3) “Legislative Councils in India had no real official power till 1920. Yet, work done in them by the nationalists helped the growth of the national movement.” Examine.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 3) “Legislative Councils in India had no real official power till 1920. Yet, work done in them by the nationalists helped the growth of the national movement.” Examine. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra – Struggle for India’s Independence, Chapter …

2) Critically examine how did the Press started by prominent Indians both in English and vernacular languages influence the freedom struggle. Also examine how the British reacted to this medium of national awakening.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 2) Critically examine how did the Press started by prominent Indians both in English and vernacular languages influence the freedom struggle. Also examine how the British reacted to this medium of national awakening. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra – …

1) Which names stand out among the large number of Indians who initiated and carried out the economic analysis of British rule during the years 1870-1905? Analyse how they interpreted colonialism and what impact their analyses had on India’s national movement.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1) Which names stand out among the large number of Indians who initiated and carried out the economic analysis of British rule during the years 1870-1905? Analyse how they interpreted colonialism and what impact their analyses had on India’s …