[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 July 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 July 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 02 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 …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Identify the elements of ethical concerns and dilemma in the above case and substantiate how you would have responded to each of such concerns and dilemma if you were Rekha.

Topic: ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 8) Rekha cleared UPSC civil services exam and became an IAS officer. She was intelligent, bold and beautiful. After her probationary training, she was posted as CEO of Zilla Panchayat in a very backward district in a far away state from her home. There, violence …

7) Recently the union cabinet gave its nod to set up the National Agriculture Market. Critically discuss the need for such a market and its impact on APMCs and farmers.

Topic: Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; 7) Recently the union cabinet gave its nod to set up the National Agriculture Market. Critically discuss the need for such a market and its impact on APMCs and farmers. (200 Words) The Hindu Reference Business Standard

6) Examine the short – term urgencies and long – term objectives of India’s space program. Do you think India is in need of a ‘Space Law’ ? If yes, explain why.

Topic:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Awareness in the field of  Space 6) Examine the short – term urgencies and long – term objectives of India’s space program. Do you think India is in need of a ‘Space Law’ ?  If yes, explain why. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu Reference Reference

5) It is said that a major factor preventing the return of normalcy in Kashmir is the opposition to the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1990 (AFSPA). In the light of allegations of human rights violations, critically comment of the implications of AFSPA and recommend changes to the Act to address the concerns raised against it.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas 5) It is said that a major factor preventing the return of normalcy in Kashmir is the opposition to the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1990 (AFSPA). In the light of allegations of human rights violations, critically comment of the implications of AFSPA and recommend changes to …

4) It is found that a little over two-thirds of the total number of jailed people in the country’s jails are undertrials. Critically examine who are these undertrials? Why do they languish in jails? How their rights are infringed upon? And suggest what government and concerned authorities should do to address this issue.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 4) It is found that a little over two-thirds of the total number of jailed people in the country’s jails are undertrials. Critically examine who are these undertrials? Why do they languish in jails? How their rights are infringed upon? And suggest …

3) Do you think both Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and ‘Belt and Road’ projects of China are complimentary? Substantiate and examine the implications for the Asian region of both these projects.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Do you think both Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and ‘Belt and Road’ projects of China are complimentary?  Substantiate and examine the implications for the Asian region of both these projects. (200 Words) The Hindu Reference

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 July 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 July 2015 Archives CAG slams Delhi for poor fund allocation The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in it’s recently released annual report, has said that the Delhi Government’s allocation of funds was less productive and its social welfare schemes showed serious discrepancies in implementation. What else the report says? There …

Lok Sabha TV Insights – Monsoon Impact on Economy

Lok Sabha TV Insights  – Monsoon Impact on Economy Archives 1 July 2015 Proving apprehensions of deficit rainfall false, monsoon in June showered 16% surplus rainfalls in well distributed manner. Only few areas (north east, Bihar, Kerala and T.N.) received deficit rainfalls. About 20% of total showers expected during the season, are received in June. …

DAY – 26: Insights Self Study Guide for UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015

DAY – 26: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 01 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions Please CLICK on the Questions to Answer Them 1) Discuss the issue of “tribunalisation” of courts in India. Do you think it is a good development? Critically examine. (200 …

2) Looking at the way the polity works, do you think true cooperative federalism is possible in Indi? Critically examine the major obstacles and means to solve them.

  DAY – 26: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 01 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 2)  Looking at the way the polity works, do you think true cooperative federalism is possible in Indi? Critically examine the major obstacles and means to solve them. (200 Words) …

1) Discuss the issue of “tribunalisation” of courts in India. Do you think it is a good development? Critically examine.

DAY – 26: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 01 July 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 1) Discuss the issue of “tribunalisation” of courts in India. Do you think it is a good development? Critically examine. (200 Words) Laxmikanth, Indian Polity, Chapter – 54 Tribunals The Hindu Business …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 July 2015

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6) Critically analyse the provisions of the Indian Institutes of Management Bill and comment if objections raised against certain provisions of this Bill have any merit.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources. 6) Critically analyse the provisions of the Indian Institutes of Management Bill and comment if objections raised against certain provisions of this Bill have any merit. (200 Words) The Hindu