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 […]
Insights Daily Current Events, 29 June 2015 Archives Nadia gets U.N. pat for achieving total sanitation The district Magistrate of Nadia along with chief of Nadia Zilla Parishad in West Bengal was recently presented the United Nations Public Services Award 2015 for eliminating open defecation in the district. Some facts: Nadia district is located in […]
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 […]
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 […]
DAY – 24: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 29 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 1) Write a note on any four devices of Parliamentary proceedings in India and explain their importance. (200 Words) Laxmikanth, Indian Polity, Chapter – 22, Parliament
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Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 7) What do you understand by Mob Justice? Critically comment on the ethical aspect of this type of justice and explain as an administrator how will you deal with such incidences. (200 Words) The Indian Express Reference
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. […]
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
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) Critically analyse how the Belt and the Road project of China benefits India. (200 Words) The Hindu
Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs 3) Critically comment on the recent changes in the rules governing foreign funding of NGOs under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). (200 Words) The Hindu Business Standard
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 […]
Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times 1) Examine if the Sangam Literature can also be regarded as a source of history of kings and culture of the period during which it was created. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu Wikipedia Wikipedia
Insights The Hindu News Analysis: 26 June 2015 ARCHIVES Rest of the videos will be uploaded in coming days. Please excuse us – we are trying our best to be regular.
Insights The Hindu News Analysis: 27 June 2015 ARCHIVES Rest of the videos will be uploaded in coming days. Please excuse us – we are trying our best to be regular.