Official: UPSC Announces the Final Result of Civil Services Exam – 2014

Official: UPSC Announces the Final Result of Civil Services Exam – 2014 Today UPSC has announced the final result of UPSC civil services exam – 2014. Following is the List of Successful Candidates. We wish them all the best and request those who could not make into the List to not to dishearten and start …

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

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 July 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 04 July  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) In your opinion, what are the challenges of fighting corruption an honest officer is likely to face when the state machinery is itself involved in corrupt activities and saving the corrupt public servants? Critically comment.

Topic: Challenges of corruption 7) In your opinion, what are the challenges of fighting corruption an honest officer is likely to face when the state machinery is itself involved in corrupt activities and saving the corrupt public servants? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

ETHICS CASE STUDY: The police man who took money to pay for the treatment of his wife requests you to not to take any action against him. You know that what he is saying is true. Will you treat him leniently? Justify.

Topic: ethical concerns and dilemmas in government institutions 6) You are serving as Superintendent of Police of a district. You were incharge of conducting violence-free general elections in your jurisdiction and also you were responsible to stop distribution of illegal money, liquor and other freebies during campaigning by the candidates. During one night two police personnel …

5) Do you think India’s economic progress and its inclusive growth strategy has reduced poverty and inequality in the country? Critically analyse, especially with reference to the plight of tribal population.

Topic: Economic growth and Development; Inclusive growth 5) Do you think India’s economic progress and its inclusive growth strategy has reduced poverty and inequality in the country? Critically analyse, especially with reference to the plight of tribal population. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) Is it the liquor or excise policy that kills the people in India? In the light of recent illicit liquor consumption related deaths, critically comment on the statement.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4) Is it the liquor or excise policy that kills the people in India? In the light of recent illicit liquor consumption related deaths, critically comment on the statement. (200 Words) EPW

3) In recent years India has become a haven for commercial surrogacy, a controversial assisted reproductive technology. Critically examine why this is popular in India, the various concerns raised against this practice and the efficacy of legislation in regulating this practice.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 3) In recent years India has become a haven for commercial surrogacy, a controversial assisted reproductive technology. Critically examine why this is popular in India, the various concerns raised against this practice and the efficacy of legislation in regulating this …

2) “Fashioning urban centres is not just about delivering services with technical precision. Cities are about human beings, communities, migrants, classes, men and women, not to mention the various other species of flora and fauna which will live there.” With reference to the new Smart City initiative launched by the Government of India, critically discuss the statement.

Topic: Women empowerment; Indian art; Salient features of Indian society 2) “Fashioning urban centres is not just about delivering services with technical precision. Cities are about human beings, communities, migrants, classes, men and women, not to mention the various other species of flora and fauna which will live there.” With reference to the new Smart …

1) Critically analyse the important findings of the first socio-economic and caste census in India since 1934, the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC), with reference to education, health, land, water and electricity accessibility.

Topic: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1) Critically analyse the important findings of the first socio-economic and caste census in India since 1934, the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC), with reference to education, health, land, water and electricity accessibility. (200 Words) The Hindu The …