Insights Daily Current Events, 30 March 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 30 March 2015 PSLV-C27 Successfully Launches India’s Fourth Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1D ISRO`s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C27, recently successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1D, the fourth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). This is the twenty eighth consecutively …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Archives – Secure 2015 30 March  2015   If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  Please …

ETHICS CASE STUDY- Will you alight from your vehicle and try to save the girl from beatings? Justify.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; 11) You are rushing in a car to attend UPSC civil services interview. You should be there near the UPSC gate within 30 minutes so as to be allowed inside. Near a traffic signal a small …

10) Critically analyse merits and demerits of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014. In your personal opinion, what constitutes ‘Fair Compensation’ to the farmer? Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy; land reforms etc 10) Critically analyse merits and demerits of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014. In your personal opinion, what constitutes ‘Fair Compensation’ to the farmer? Comment. (200 …

9) It is said that the Integrated Child Development Services – the world’s biggest social programme – needs restructuring and expansion. Examine why.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger; Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 9) It is said that the Integrated Child Development Services – the world’s biggest social programme – needs restructuring and expansion. Examine …

8) Examine the implications of ongoing internal war in Yemen on regional security in the Middle East.

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7) Examine the salient features of India’s National Policy on Education (NPE 1986, modified in 1992). Do you think introducing a religious text in school curriculum violates Constitution and National Education Policy? Critically examine.

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6) Discuss the factors that helped Singapore to transform itself from a Third world country to a First world nation.

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5) In the light of setting up of new multilateral banks by emerging economies, critically examine if existence of Bretton Woods institutions is still relevant today. Justify.

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4) The South African Constitution says that its “Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa”. Critically discuss similarities and differences between Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Indian Constitution and the Bill of Rights of the South African constitution.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries 4) The South African Constitution says that its “Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa”. Critically discuss similarities and differences between Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Indian Constitution and the …

3) The Japanese Constitution was made when the US occupation army was still in control of Japan after its defeat in the Second World War. The Japanese constitution could not have had any provision that the US government did not like. Do you see any problem in this way of making the constitution? In which way was the Indian experience different from this? Examine.

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2) Why is it necessary for a country to have a clear demarcation of powers and responsibilities in the constitution? What would happen in the absence of such a demarcation? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features,  2) Why is it necessary for a country to have a clear demarcation of powers and responsibilities in the constitution? What would happen in the absence of such a demarcation? Examine. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XI : Indian Constitution …

1) How did European Painting influence Indian Painting in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 1) How did European Painting influence Indian Painting in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Examine. (150 Words) The Hindu Reference