The Big Picture – Census Religion data: What do the trends indicate?

The Big Picture – Census Religion data: What do the trends indicate? ARCHIVES Summary: The much delayed and also much awaited religion – wise census data has finally been released. The data shows that the population of Hindus has grown from 82.7 crores in 2001 to 96.63 crores in 2011, indicating 16.67% growth. Meanwhile, the …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 28: Should India Seek Third Party Mediation to Resolve the Kashmir Issue?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 28 02 September 2015 Archives Today’s Topic Should India Seek Third Party Mediation to Resolve the Kashmir Issue? IDSA Kashmir Observer ET Brookings IDSA Pakistan is fond of seeking the intervention of UN, China or USA, depending upon its mood, in resolving the Kashmir issue. India is firm in its …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 September 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. A.P. Assembly adopts unanimous resolution seeking Special Category Status The Andhra Pradesh Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution requesting the Government of India to accord Special …

TIMETABLE: 2015 Civil Services Mains – General Studies, Essay and Optional Integrated Strategy

2015 IAS Mains Preparation Self Study Guide Caution:Basically this is a Test Series for you to practice from home. The schedule which we are about to post in this article is NOT a ‘one size fits all’ solution to your UPSC Mains strategy. This timetable assumes that you have studied all NCERTs, Standard Books for …

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

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

6) Recently, expressing concern over distortion of the credit culture in agriculture, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has urged the government to give subsidy directly to farmers. Critically examine why.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices 6) Recently, expressing concern over distortion of the credit culture in agriculture, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has urged the government to give subsidy  directly to farmers. Critically examine why. (200 Words) Business Standard

4) Critically discuss the challenges faced by disabled persons in gaining employment in the India and the measures taken by the government to address this issue.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 4) Critically discuss the challenges faced by disabled persons in gaining employment in the India and the measures taken by the government to address this issue. (200 Words) The Hindu  

1) “As the first truly global war, the war undeniably left a legacy for modern India too, whether it is the institutional levers of control, the medical and military infrastructure, alternate ideas of society or the rampant corruption that flourishes today.” With reference to the impact of Second World War on India, critically analyse the statement.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues; World Wars 1) “As the first truly global war, the war undeniably left a legacy for modern India too, whether it is the institutional levers of control, the medical and military infrastructure, alternate ideas of society or the …