The Big Picture – Is Afghanistan Slipping Back into Chaos?

The Big Picture – Is Afghanistan Slipping Back into Chaos? Archives Summary: The attack on Afghanistan parliament recently, by the Taliban, has made the world once again sit up and take note of whats happening in this war-torn country. Ever since the Nato forces withrew in december last year taliban seems to have gotten back …

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 June 2015 ARCHIVES Australia to join China-led infra bank Australia, recently, announced that it would join the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member, contributing about $930 million to the financial institution of which India will be the second largest shareholder. About AIIB: The Asian Infrastructure …

DAY – 22: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 22: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 25 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions Please CLICK on the Questions to Answer Them 1) What are the provisions for the reservations for the socially disadvantaged groups as per the 73rd amendment? Explain how these …

5) One of the limitations of the Constitution of India is that it does not adequately attend to gender justice. What evidence can you give to substantiate this charge? If you were writing the Constitution today, what provisions would you recommend for remedying this limitation?

DAY – 22: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 25 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 5) One of the limitations of the Constitution of India is that it does not adequately attend to gender justice. What evidence can you give to substantiate this charge? If you …

3) Many amendments to the Constitution of India have been made due to different interpretations upheld by the Judiciary and the Parliament. Explain with examples.

DAY – 22: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 25 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 3) Many amendments to the Constitution of India have been made due to different interpretations upheld by the Judiciary and the Parliament. Explain with examples.(200 Words) NCERT – Class XI, Indian …

1) What are the provisions for the reservations for the socially disadvantaged groups as per the 73rd amendment? Explain how these provisions have changed the profile of the leadership at the village level.

DAY – 22: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 25 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 1) What are the provisions for the reservations for the socially disadvantaged groups as per the 73rd amendment? Explain how these provisions have changed the profile of the leadership at the …

India’s World – Nepal Grapples with Constitution Drafting

India’s World – Nepal Grapples with Constitution Drafting ARCHIVES Summary: Just when they had thought that they had broken a gridlock on drafting the constitution, Nepal’s political parties have been thrown into tizzy because of a supreme court order. The parties had decided that the Nepal would be a federation of 8 provinces demarcated by …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 June 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 June 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 25 June  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 …

3) “If IFS has to perform effectively, its elitism should be preserved, its attractiveness enhanced, and it should be brought to the centre of international relations as it was originally intended to be.” Do you agree with this view? Critically comment.

Topic: Role of civil services in democracy 3) “If IFS has to perform effectively, its elitism should be preserved, its attractiveness enhanced, and it should be brought to the centre of international relations as it was originally intended to be.” Do you agree with this view? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Recently the Law Commission informed the Supreme Court that the punishment for filing false affidavit by poll candidates be enhanced to a two-year prison-term and the person disqualified from contesting elections. Critically examine the issue and comment why such candidates be punished harshly

Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 2) Recently the Law Commission informed the Supreme Court that the punishment for filing false affidavit by poll candidates be enhanced to a two-year prison-term and the person disqualified from contesting elections.  Critically examine the issue and comment why such candidates be punished harshly. (200 Words) The …