The Big Picture – Today’s India and Lessons from Emergency

The Big Picture – Today’s India and Lessons from Emergency Archives Summary: 40 years ago to the day, what is considered as the biggest blot on Indian democracy was imposed on the people. The internal emergency which was proclaimed by then congress government including suspension of fundamental rights is considered one of the most traumatic …

DAY – 24: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 24: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 29 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Chapters  Which are not Covered Today Will be Covered in Next Posts Descriptive Questions Please CLICK on the Questions to Answer Them 1) Write a note on any four devices of …

2) Examine the difference between money bill and ordinary bill introduced in the Houses of Indian Parliament. Compare and contrast the powers of Rajya Sabha vis a vis the US Senate when it comes to passing of bills of different nature.

DAY – 24: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 29 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 2) Examine the difference between money bill and ordinary bill introduced in the Houses of  Indian Parliament. Compare and contrast the powers of Rajya Sabha vis a vis the US Senate when …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 June 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 June 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 29 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 …

6) “There is a certain paradox in the fact that India, since the 1991 reforms, has been trying to attract foreign direct investment for its development when the outward flow of FDI by Indian corporate houses is rising. ” Elaborate the statement and examine the causes of this paradox.

Topic: Indian economy – resource mobilisation 6) “There is a certain paradox in the fact that India, since the 1991 reforms, has been trying to attract foreign direct investment for its development when the outward flow of FDI by Indian corporate houses is rising. ” Elaborate the statement and examine the causes of this paradox. …

5) “The Union government has ambitious renewable energy targets of 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power and 60GW of wind power by 2022. However, the government is also facing large deficits and competing budget priorities, and will need cost-effective ways to achieve these targets.” Elaborate and discuss these cost-effective ways.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy 5) “The Union government has ambitious renewable energy targets of 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power and 60GW of wind power by 2022. However, the government is also facing large deficits and competing budget priorities, and will need cost-effective ways to achieve these targets.” Elaborate and discuss these cost-effective ways. (200 Words) Livemint

2) The Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) corridor is an ambitious undertaking that hopes to connect Kolkata with Kunming, capital of the Yunnan province. However, this project is facing many traditional and nontraditional threats to become a reality. Critically analyse these threats.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 2) The Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) corridor is an ambitious undertaking that hopes to connect Kolkata with Kunming, capital of the Yunnan province. However, this project is facing many traditional and nontraditional threats to become a reality. Critically analyse …