3) Recently the Union government notified the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) law. Critically analyse objectives and functions of NJAC and their effect on structure of Indian judiciary.

Topic: Judiciary, its structure and functions 3) Recently the Union government notified the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) law. Critically analyse objectives  and functions of NJAC and their effect on structure of Indian judiciary. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Recently the re-promulgation of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015, created controversy regarding misuse of ‘ordinance’ power by the government. Critically examine the issue and comment if, in your opinion, such re – promulgations goes against democratic principles.

Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 2) Recently the re-promulgation of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015, created controversy regarding misuse of ‘ordinance’ power by the government. Critically examine the issue and comment …

1) “Ambedkar was one of modern India’s first great economic thinkers, its constitutional draftsman and its first law minister who ensured the codification of Hindu law.” Elaborate.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) “Ambedkar was one of modern India’s first great economic thinkers, its constitutional draftsman and its first law minister who ensured the codification of Hindu law.” Elaborate. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 April 2015

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7) Differentiate between Virtues, Values and Ethics. In your opinion, what is ‘success’ and what ‘virtues’ should an individual strive to achieve and practice in her life to become successful? Critically comment.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; 7) Differentiate between Virtues, Values and Ethics. In your opinion, what is ‘success’ and what ‘virtues’ should an individual strive to achieve and practice in her life to become successful? Critically comment. (200 Words) The New York Times Reference

6) Critically analyse Pakistan’s policy towards terrorists operating from its soil and the effect of this policy on India’s internal security and also on its relationship with India.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 6) Critically analyse  Pakistan’s policy towards terrorists operating from its soil and the effect of this policy on India’s internal security and also on its relationship with India. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) It is said that the United States of America’s foreign policy towards Latin American countries is undergoing paradigm shift in recent years. Analyse this shift and Examine how changing attitude of America towards Latin American countries could affect India’s interest in the region.

Topic: Regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) It is said that the United States of America’s foreign policy towards Latin American countries is undergoing paradigm shift in recent years.  Analyse this shift and Examine how changing attitude of America towards Latin American countries could affect India’s interest in …

1) “Belief, especially religious beliefs, are protean, while ideology is procrustean (enforcing uniformity).” Do you think religious belief system in India reflects secular outlook of the society? In the light of the statement, critically comment how changing religious belief and ideology are affecting secular fabric of India.

General Studies – 1; Topic:  Secularism; Salient feature of Indian Society 1) “Belief, especially religious beliefs, are protean, while ideology is procrustean (enforcing uniformity).” Do you think religious belief system in India reflects secular outlook of the society? In the light of the statement, critically comment how changing religious belief and ideology are affecting secular fabric …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 11 April 2015

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8) A new study has found that the dispersant used as a remedial measure to clean the ocean basin after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is more toxic to corals than the spilled oil. Examine why and what are its adverse effects?

Topic: Environmental pollution 8) A new study has found that the dispersant used as a remedial measure to clean the ocean basin after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is more toxic to corals than the spilled oil. Examine why and what are its adverse effects? (200 Words) Down to Earth