Insights Daily Debates, Day – 23: Is It Time for India to End Caste Based Reservations?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 23 26 August 2015 Archives Today’s Topic  Is It Time for India to End Caste Based Reservations?  The Indian Express Firstpost Financial Express The Hindu Have we finally arrived at a situation where we must end caste based reservation in jobs and education? Is the continuation of reservations justified?  Who are …

GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL SUBJECT STRATEGY: By Raju Mishra, Rank 65, CSE-2014

UPSC MAINS GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL SUBJECT STRATEGY: By Raju Mishra, Rank 65, CSE-2014 Disclaimer : This post is to provide other students an insight into my strategy for geography optional. I would like to reiterate that these strategies worked well for me but may not be suited to someone else . I for instance have not …

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 August 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 August 2015 Archives ………………… Paper 1 Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Muslim population growth slows Recently released Census data show that India’s Muslim population is growing slower than it had in the previous decades, and its growth rate has slowed more sharply than that of the …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 26 August 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 26 August  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 26 August  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) Critically discuss the components of environmental remediation of contaminated sites and rehabilitation of affected people, and the policy measures taken by the government and related agencies to address this issue in India.

Topic: Environmental pollution 7) Critically discuss the components of environmental remediation of contaminated sites and rehabilitation of affected people, and the policy measures taken by the government and related agencies to address this issue in India. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) It is argued that the plunging crude oil prices aren’t just a boon for corporate India and the consumer but are an invaluable opportunity for the government to push for faster reform of pricing and distribution distortions in the oil and gas sectors. Elaborate.

Topic: Effect of liberalization 6) It is argued that the plunging crude oil prices aren’t just a boon for corporate India and the consumer but are an invaluable opportunity for the government to push for faster reform of pricing and distribution distortions in the oil and gas sectors. Elaborate. (200 Words) Business Standard

2) “Given that economic benefits under the ‘Special Category’ status are minimal and have been diluted over the years, States would be better off seeking a special package.” Analyse.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 2) “Given that economic benefits under the ‘Special Category’ status are minimal and have been diluted over the years, States would be better off seeking …