Q7. Compare the election process in Israel with India’s Lok Sabha elections and examine if India can adopt Israel’s model.

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Q5. How does the Preamble to Indian Constitution describe equality and how does the Constitutions seek to achieve it? Discuss.

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Q4. The South African Constitution says that its “Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa”. Compare these Rights with Indian Constitution’s Fundamental Rights.

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Q3. In your opinion, which factors make the Indian Constitution effective and credible? Critically examine.

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Q2. “Our Constitution is not merely a maze of rules and procedures, but a moral commitment to establish a government that will fulfill the many promises that the nationalist movement held before the people.” Discuss.

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Q1. One of the functions of a constitution is to limit the powers of government. Examine how does the Indian Constitution seek to achieve this.

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Q6. “Both Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles act as complementary to each other.” Critically comment.

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Insights Daily Current Events, 16 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 September 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Pentagon cell to push India trade ties The Pentagon has established a first-ever country special cell to speed up its defence ties with India and accelerate the process of co-development and co-production of hi-tech military …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 September 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 September  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 16 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 …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: What advice will you give and why? Justify.

Topic: Ethics in private relationship; Attitude; Emotional intelligence 8) Your close friend could not clear UPSC civil services Mains exam despite working extremely hard. Since result, she is scared about the future. She expected interview call and was also hopeful of getting a rank. She is now skeptical about the whole exam process. She wants …

6) The government has decided to open degraded forest land to commercial lumber, paper pulp and other wood based industries provided they have a sustainable development model. Do you think this is a right step considering India’s reducing forest cover? Critically comment.

Topic: Conservation, EIA 6) The government has decided to open degraded forest land to commercial lumber, paper pulp and other wood based industries provided they have a sustainable development model. Do you think this is a right step considering India’s reducing forest cover? Critically comment. (200 Words) Business Standard

5) Fuel pump dealers want the ministry of petroleum and natural gas to shift to a maximum retail price (MRP) regime in diesel and petrol pricing. Why? Examine how this measure will impact consumers.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy 5) Fuel pump dealers want the ministry of petroleum and natural gas to shift to a maximum retail price (MRP) regime in diesel and petrol pricing. Why? Examine how this measure will impact consumers. (150 Words) Business Standard

3) In recent months India has tried to upgrade its relations with North Korea. Comment on their present relationship and examine how will India benefit from better relations with North Korea.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  3) In recent months India has tried to upgrade its relations with North Korea. Comment on their present relationship and examine how will India benefit from better relations with North Korea. (150 Words) The Hindu

2) The recent release of summary findings from the Rapid Survey on Children (RSOC), in the absence of latest NFHS report, has revealed interesting data related to child health in India. Critically comment on the findings of this report.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 2) The recent release of summary findings from the Rapid Survey on Children (RSOC), in the absence of latest NFHS report,  has revealed interesting data related to child health in India. Critically comment on the findings of this report. (200 …