Insights Daily Current Events, 18 March 2015

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. Why the opposition want it scrapped? Opposition parties want it …

[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.

Topic:  ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; 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 …

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.

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies 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. (200 Words) The Hindu

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.

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 of modernity is needed  to uproot economic and social inequality …

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

Topic: poverty and developmental issues 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. (200 Words) Livemint-1 Livemint-2

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.

Topic: ; Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues; Social empowerment: (Paper – 3 – Employment) 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. (200 Words) Livemint

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.

Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  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. (200 …

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.

Topic:   The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  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. …

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.

Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  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. (200 Words) Bipan …