TIMETABLE : Integrated Approach to UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015 – A Self Study Guide (July 8 to July 22)

TIMETABLE : Integrated Approach to UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015 – A Self Study Guide (July 8 to July 25) Previous Timetables Self Study Guide In this timetable we will be covering: NCERT Class XI Indian Economic Development NCERT Class XII Macroeconomics NCERT Class XI Fine Art (Introduction to Indian Art) NIOS – Indian …

DAY – 30: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 30: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 07 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions 1) Write a critical account on the history of stance taken by the Parliament and the Supreme Court on the amendability of Fundamental Rights. (200 Words) The Hindu Laxmikanth, …

2) It is argued that rationalizing the anti-defection law is essential to improve Parliament’s efficiency in India. Critically examine why.

DAY – 30: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 07 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 2) It is argued that rationalizing the anti-defection law is essential to improve Parliament’s efficiency in India. Critically examine why. (200 Words) Livemint Laxmikanth, Indian Polity – Chapter 58

1) Write a critical account on the history of stance taken by the Parliament and the Supreme Court on the amendability of Fundamental Rights.

DAY – 30: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 07 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions 1) Write a critical account on the history of stance taken by the Parliament and the Supreme Court on the amendability of Fundamental Rights. (200 Words) The Hindu Laxmikanth, …

Lok Sabha TV Insights: Prime Minister’s Visit to Central Asia

                                               Lok Sabha TV Insights – PM’s visit of Central Asia 07/07/2015 Archives Prime Minister yesterday left for Central Asian tour encompassing 6 countries i.e. Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) and Russia. During this tour India will touch upon wide array of issues such as culture, security, natural resources and connectivity. Along …

Raju Mishra – Rank-65, CSE-14: How He Overcame His Failure Last Year and Emerged Successful this Year

The Phoenix Shall Rise From The Ashes  Raju Mishra, AIR 65, CSE-2014 It was almost been a year and a half since I took up the broken pieces to begin afresh to follow the dream and passion I had en-kindled and kept ablaze for a long time: IAS. This article as a follow up to …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 July 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 July 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 07 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 …

9) Do you think emotional intelligence (EI) is must for public servants, especially politicians? Substantiate and also based on your personal experiences critically comment if public servants in India have adequate levels of EI.

Topic: Emotional Intelligence – concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.  9) Do you think emotional intelligence (EI) is must for public servants, especially politicians?  Substantiate and also based on your personal experiences critically comment if public servants in India have adequate levels of EI. (200 Words) Reference Reference Reference

7) What do you understand by equity-based crowdfunding? Critically examine the role of internet in crowdfunding and the various challenges it’s posing to regulators in developing countries like India.

Topic: Resource mobilization; Effects of liberalization on the economy 7) What do you understand by equity-based crowdfunding? Critically examine the role of internet in crowdfunding and the various challenges it’s posing to regulators in developing countries like India. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) The BRICS countries are planning to create a currency pool under the Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and officially launch their New Development Bank (NDB) in the upcoming Ufa summit in Russia. Critically examine the intentions behind such a currency pool and its likely consequences.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  6) The BRICS countries are planning to create a currency pool under the Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and officially launch their New Development Bank (NDB) in the upcoming Ufa summit in Russia. Critically examine the intentions behind such a currency pool and its likely consequences. …

4) India is planning to join the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Discuss rationale behind creating EEU and how India would be benefited if it is granted its membership.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  4) India is planning to join the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Discuss rationale behind creating EEU and how India would be benefited if it is granted its membership. (200 Words) The Hindu IDSA (Excellent Source)