The Big Picture – Journalists Wage Board: When will see light?

The Big Picture – Journalists Wage Board: When will see light? Summary: One section of society, which fights for everyone’s cause, has always found itself helpless when it comes to its own cause and those are the journalists. The Indian print media, which is dependent on the periodic recommendations of the wage boards for increase in …

Insights Daily Current Events, 31 March 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 31 March 2015 Bharat Ratna conferred on Malviya Freedom fighter and founder of Banaras Hindu University, Madan Mohan Malviya, was recently posthumously conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President also bestowed the highest Padma award, the Padma …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 31 March 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 31 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 Check This Article for Latest Update and New Initiative and …

10) What do you understand by Political Attitude? How is it different from Political Ideology? Also examine the role and importance of political attitude and ideology in determining ethics in politics.

Topic:  Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; 10) What do you understand by Political Attitude? How is it different from Political Ideology? Also examine the role and importance of political attitude and ideology in determining ethics in politics. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu

9) Keeping in mind rural sociology and farmers’ interest in mind, if you are asked to come up with humane and imaginative approach to land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement, what would that be? Comment.

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society; poverty and developmental issues 9) Keeping in mind rural sociology and farmers’ interest in mind, if you are asked to come up with humane and imaginative approach to land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement, what would that be? Comment. (200 Words) Business Standard

8) It is argued that insurance is a poor model for healthcare and a new approach called ‘medical savings accounts’ is proposed as an attractive and unique alternative for financing healthcare in India. Analyse.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 8) It is argued that insurance is a poor model for healthcare and a new approach called ‘medical savings accounts’ is proposed as an attractive and unique alternative for financing healthcare in India. Analyse. (200 Words) Livemint

7) Food safety is critical for public health as food-borne diseases affect people’s health and well-being. Examine the challenges to food safety and measures needed to make food safe in India.

Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries 7) Food safety is critical for public health as food-borne diseases affect people’s health and well-being. Examine the challenges to food safety and measures needed to make food safe in India. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) Write a note on the distinguishing features of Buddhist Viharas, Stupas and Chaityas. Also explain the significance of each of these architectural features.

Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 4) Write a note on the distinguishing features of Buddhist Viharas, Stupas and Chaityas.  Also explain the significance of each of these architectural features. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XI, Introduction to Indian Art, Chapter 3

2) Examine the salient features of mesolithic and chalcolithic cave paintings of India. Also examine, what could have been the reasons for depicting more animal figures than human figures in cave paintings?

Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2) Examine the salient features of mesolithic and chalcolithic cave paintings of India. Also examine, what could have been the reasons for depicting more animal figures than human figures in cave paintings? (200 Words) NCERT, Class XI, …

1) China has more than 26,000 large dams, more than the rest of the world combined. Recently concerns have been expressed about the ecological cost of these dams, especially in the Tibet region. Critically examine the issue.

Topic: changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) China has more than 26,000 large dams, more than the rest of the world combined.  Recently concerns have been expressed about the ecological cost of these dams, especially in the Tibet region. Critically examine …