Insights Daily Current Events, 18 March 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 18 March 2015 Opposition wants village adoption scheme scrapped Five months after it was launched, the Prime Minister’s much-touted scheme, the Saansad Gram Adarsh Yojana, under which MPs have to adopt a village for development, is meeting resistance from the Opposition. …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 March 2015

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11) In India, many pilgrimage sites are located at ecologically sensitive regions and it is said that allowing tourism or pilgrimage in these regions poses threat to ecology there. Do you think governments should ban religious and tourism activities in these regions? Critically comment. If you are asked for a solution, what would be your suggestions? Justify.

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10) Analyse the merits and demerits of banning cow slaughter.

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9) There has been much concern over the validity, character and competence of several of the tribunals in India. Examine the views of the courts and legislatures on this issue and critically comment with your own opinion.

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8) Critically comment on the objectives, design and implementation of the Saansad Gram Adarsh Yojana.

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7) Our village culture and values are intrinsically linked to a control of land and agriculture. It is said that the new Land Ordinance Bill would positively unsettle our village economy and culture. In this regard, critically analyse what type of modernity is needed to uproot economic and social inequality in Indian villages.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic; Salient features of Indian Society 7) Our village culture and values are intrinsically linked to a control of land and agriculture. It is said that the new Land Ordinance Bill would  positively unsettle our village economy and culture. In this regard, critically analyse what type …

6) Apart from regional inequality at national level, many states in India have intra-state regional inequality that has hampered their overall growth and development. Critically analyse such intra-state regional inequality by taking examples of any two states

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5) India has a gender participation gap that is higher than all Group of Twenty (G-20) nations other than Saudi Arabia. Critically examine its reasons and implications.

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4) During the national movement two separate strands of revolutionary terrorism developed — one in Punjab, U.P. and Bihar and the other in Bengal. Critically examine the similarities and differences between these two strands of revolutionary terrorism.

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3) The years 1922-27 were a period of contradictory developments during which Gandhiji wrote : ‘My only hope therefore lies in prayer and answer to prayer.’ Examine these contradictory developments and the effect they had on the national movement.

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2) Many nationalists began to apply the newly discovered technique of non-violent Satyagraha and mobilization of public opinion to issues which affected the internal structure of Indian society. Evaluate the nature and success of such movements.

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1) Write a critical account of the role and contribution of the working class to the national movement for Independence

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