The Big Picture – Real Estate Bill: How will it protect home buyers?

The Big Picture – Real Estate Bill: How will it protect home buyers? ARCHIVES Summary: One of the most unregulated sectors, despite it being most in demand in the country, has been the real estate sector. For years, home buyers have been the most exploited lot with flats and houses never delivered on time and …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 May 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 May 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 04 May  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 …

10) Now and then we keep reading in media about suicides committed by students not able to cope up with pressure of studies and competition. Do you think our education system is putting undue pressure on students and affecting their creativity? Critically comment and also examine the role of family and society in helping students manage pressures.

Topic: role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values 10) Now and then we keep reading in media about suicides committed by students not able to cope up with pressure of studies and competition. Do you think our education system is putting undue pressure on students and affecting their creativity? Critically comment and …

6) Compare and contrast budget making process of state governments’ with that of union government’s. Examine the major objectives of state budgets and their impact on their economies. Also comment why state budgets do not evoke same interest as it is evoked for the union budget.

Topic: Government Budgeting;  6) Compare and contrast budget making process of state governments’ with that of union government’s. Examine the major objectives of state budgets and their impact on their economies. Also comment why state budgets do not evoke same interest as it is evoked for the union budget. (200 Words) Livemint

5) Since the beginning of 2015, more than 20 central banks around the world have eased monetary policy leading to what economists say ‘currency wars’. It is said that even the US has entered this war. Examine the factors causing currency wars and their impact on world economy. Also examine India’s role in it.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, 5) Since the beginning of 2015, more than 20 central banks around the world have eased monetary policy leading to what economists say ‘currency wars’. It is said that even the US has entered this war. Examine the factors causing currency …

4) It is found that smokers have a higher death rate than non-smokers. Critically examine the facts that support this finding and critically comment on India’s policy towards discouraging smoking habit.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4) It is found that smokers have a higher death rate than non-smokers. Critically examine the facts that support this finding and critically comment on India’s policy towards discouraging smoking  habit. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) “It should be a policy objective to monsoon-proof the economy, not so much because of the share of agriculture in gross domestic product (GDP), which is below 15 per cent, but because of the high proportion of people who are potentially vulnerable to monsoon failure.” Critically examine the policy implications of linkages between rainfall and economic outcomes for India.

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena and their effects 3) “It should be a policy objective to monsoon-proof the economy, not so much because of the share of agriculture in gross domestic product (GDP), which is below 15 per cent, but because of the high proportion of people who are potentially vulnerable to monsoon failure.” Critically examine the …

2) Do you think linguistic reorganisation of Indian states post-independence was a sound policy? What arguments were put forth to support or oppose this policy? Critically comment.

Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 2) Do you think linguistic reorganisation of Indian states post-independence was a sound policy? What arguments were put forth to support or oppose this policy? Critically comment. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 8

1) What approaches were tried and tested to address various issues related to tribes of India soon after independence? In your opinion, were these approaches successful in addressing tribal issues effectively? Critically discuss.

Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 1) What approaches were tried and tested to address various issues related to tribes of India soon after independence?  In your opinion, were these approaches successful in addressing tribal issues effectively? Critically discuss. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 9