India’s World – Charity and Geo-Politics in Nepal quake relief

India’s World – Charity and Geo-Politics in Nepal quake relief ARCHIVES 12 May 2015 Summary: Indian relief and rescue opertaions in Nepal began within four hours of series of devastating earthquakes hitting that country. There has been a remarkable mobilisation of Indian Army, Indian Air Force and NDRF to provide rescue and relief in Nepal. …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 May 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 May 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 12 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 …

7) The previous version of public-private partnership (PPP) has been hailed both as huge success and failure. In order to revive this investment model and make it successful again, what needs to be done? Discuss.

Topic: Investment Models 7) The previous version of public-private partnership (PPP) has been hailed both as huge success and failure. In order to revive this investment model and make it successful again, what needs to be done? Discuss. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) Do you think India’s minimum support price policy (MSP) is a sound policy vis a vis increasing efficiency in agriculture? Critically analyse the merits and demerits of present MSP policy.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices;  6) Do you think India’s minimum support price policy (MSP) is a sound policy vis a vis increasing efficiency in agriculture? Critically analyse the merits and demerits of present MSP policy. (200 Words) Business Standard

5) Recently there was controversy regarding the proposal to establish the Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) by the government. Many economists argue that it is prudent to leave debt management to the RBI alone. Analyse the issue.

Topic:  Indian Economy – planning, growth 5) Recently there was controversy regarding the proposal to establish the Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) by the government. Many economists argue that it is prudent to leave debt management to the RBI alone. Analyse the issue. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) In the opinion of many health activists, providing universal healthcare to all its citizens should be India’s priority. In this regard, where can the money for universal healthcare be found, how should it be spent and what role should the govt play? Critically examine.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 3) In the opinion of many health activists, providing universal healthcare to all its citizens should be India’s priority. In this regard, where can the money for universal healthcare be found, how should it be spent and what role should the govt …

2) Compare and contrast the election process to their respective parliaments in India and the United Kingdom. Considering recent elections in UK and India, do you think the first-past-the-post system of election should be replaced with proportional representation system? Examine.

Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries 2) Compare and contrast the election process to their respective parliaments in India and the United Kingdom. Considering recent elections in UK and India, do you think the first-past-the-post system of election should be replaced with proportional representation system? Examine. (200 Words) The Indian Express

1) In recent years, scientists are posed with several problems such as increase in ice while reaching to Antarctic research stations to supply essentials to their respective stations. What could be the possible reasons for such anomalies? Explain.

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) In recent years, scientists are posed with several problems such as increase in ice while reaching to Antarctic research stations to supply essentials to their respective stations. What could be the possible reasons …