The Big Picture – India’s message to Pakistan at the UN

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) The Big Picture – India’s message to Pakistan at the UN Archives Summary: Delivering his address at the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed a four-point agenda to diffuse tensions between Pakistan and India with regard …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 50: Can Taliban Be Classified As Good and Bad?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 50 02 October 2015 Archives Today’s Topic    Can Taliban Be Classified As Good and Bad? Al Jazeera The Hindu Huffington Post The Diplomat  

QUIZ: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 27

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 27 02 October 2015 Archives From today onwards, we will be starting current events quiz. The quiz will have 5-10 MCQs every day. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu news articles. Hope you enjoy this quiz. If you …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 October 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 02 October 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes. Mid-day meals rules lay stress on quality, regularity The Centre has notified the mid-day meals …

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

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 October  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 01 October 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 …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Will you stop the woman from beating her husband? Justify and also comment on the ethical issues involved in the above case

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Role of family in inculcating values; Ethics in human actions. 10) While coming back from office you witness a strange incident. A wife is beating her drunk husband on the street. If she is not stopped, it appears that she might kill him as …

9) Examine how can ISRO’s technologies can aid in socio-economic development of India.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Economic development; Indians’ achievement in S&T 9) Examine how can ISRO’s technologies can aid in socio-economic development of India. (200 Words) Business Standard

8) The union government launched The Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank or MUDRA Bank in April 2015. What were its objectives? Also examine its performance so far and its significance in the light of setting up of small finance banks.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Resource mobilisation; Indian economy – planning 8) The union government launched The Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank or MUDRA Bank in April 2015. What were its objectives? Also examine its performance so far and its significance in the light of setting up of …

7) It is argued that it is imperative for India to safeguard its development space even while contributing positively towards global climate action based on the principle of common but differentiated obligations. How does India seek to do this? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Conservation; Economic development; Environmental pollution 7) It is argued that it is imperative for India to safeguard its development space even while contributing positively towards global climate action based on the principle of common but differentiated obligations. How does India seek to do this? …

6) Some scientists are making strong case for government intervention to limit consumption of soft drinks. Discuss why.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 6) Some scientists are making strong case for government intervention to limit consumption of soft drinks. Discuss why. (200 Words) Livemint

5) Can you call Germany as India’s natural ally? Justify and also critically examine why strong relationship between two countries is said to be important in bringing stability to their respective regions.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 5) Can you call Germany as India’s natural ally? Justify and also critically examine why strong relationship between two countries is said to be important in bringing stability to their respective …

4) Now it is being argued that good economic policies and growth win elections in India. Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4) Now it is being argued that good economic policies and growth win elections in India. Examine. (150 Words) Livemint

3) It is argued that there are lots of similarities between the philosophies of Swaraj by Gandhiji and Integral Humanism by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya. Critically examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 3) It is argued that there are lots of similarities between the philosophies of Swaraj by Gandhiji and Integral Humanism by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya. Critically examine. (200 …

2) Critically comment on the performance of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Salient features of India society; Urbanisation – problems and remedies 2) Critically comment on the performance of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM). (200 Words) Livemint

1) “SDGs have been criticized for being too many in number but the more serious problem is that they are far too vague in order to mandate results on the ground.” Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Poverty and Developmental issues 1) “SDGs have been criticized for being too many in number but the more serious problem is that they are far too vague in order to mandate results on the ground.” Comment. (200 Words) Livemint

The Big Picture – Raghuram Rajan’s booster dose for Indian economy

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) The Big Picture – Raghuram Rajan’s booster dose for Indian economy Archives Summary: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut its policy interest rate to a 4 year low of 6.75%. This is bigger-than-expected move. This move, with inflation running at record lows, could …