Insights Daily Debates, Day – 70: Police Reforms – Why We Need them and Why We Don’t have them yet?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 70 30 October 2015 Archives Today’s Topic        Police Reforms – Why We Need them and Why We Don’t have them yet? DNA The Hindu DC Why do we need a reformed police system? How should an idea police behave like? Why even innocent are scared of police in …

Insights into Editorial: NJAC – An Anti-Constitutional Judgment?

Insights into Editorial: NJAC – An anti-Constitutional Judgment? 30 October 2015 By striking down the 99th constitutional amendment, the Supreme Court of India has clearly indicated that NJAC (National Judicial Appointments Commission) is not a credible alternative to the Supreme Court’s ‘collegium.’ However, some experts are not satisfied with the Court’s judgment. Why? They are …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 October 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 October  2015 Archives – Secure 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 mode‘.  Click on …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Will you accept your husband’s suggestion and act accordingly? Also comment on the issue of child abuse and solutions needed to prevent such abuses at home.

Topic: Ethical issues in private relations  10) You are a victim of child abuse by one of your family friends. You have grown up seeing that person getting closer to your parents. Recently you married your childhood friend. For the first time, for anyone,  you reveal him the horrors you have been through. He strongly suggests you to confront …

9) Highways passing through forests in India kill thousands of wild animals that are already on the brink of extinction. What governments can do to address this issue so as to not to harm either wildlife or connectivity? Discuss.

Topic: Conservation; Infrastructure 9) Highways passing through forests in India kill thousands of wild animals that are already on the brink of extinction. What governments can do to address this issue so as to not to harm either wildlife or connectivity?  Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu

7) Recently World Health Organization (WHO) said that processed meats are group 1 carcinogens, the deadliest kind, the equivalent of smoking cigarettes. Examine why such foods are considered dangerous to health. Could this finding be used as basis for banning beef meat in India? Comment.

Topic:  Food processing; S&T 7) Recently World Health Organization (WHO) said that processed meats are group 1 carcinogens, the deadliest kind, the equivalent of smoking cigarettes. Examine why such foods are considered dangerous to health. Could this finding be used as basis for banning beef meat in India? Comment. (200 Words) Livemint

6) In recent years India has become a major destination for what has been referred to as “reproductive tourism” for foreign couples. How will India’s new surrogacy law affect this tourism? Critically comment.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections.  6) In recent years India has become a major destination for what has been referred to as “reproductive tourism” for foreign couples. How will India’s new surrogacy law affect this tourism? Critically comment. (150 Words) The Indian Express

5) It is said that India possesses certain major advantages in dealing with African nations. What are these advantages? How can India capitalize on them? Examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  5) It is said that India possesses certain major advantages in dealing with African nations. What are these advantages? How can India capitalize on them? Examine. (200 Words) Business Standard

4) Recently China ended its one child policy. What impact this policy had on Chinese society and economy? Do you think its new policy to allow parents to bear two children will help it address demographic issues it’s facing today? Analyse.

Topic:  India and its neighborhood- relations.  4) Recently China ended its one child policy. What impact this policy had on Chinese society and economy? Do you think its new policy to allow parents to bear two children will help it address demographic issues it’s facing today? Analyse. (200 Words) Business Standard

3) Critically evaluate India’s role in UN peacekeeping missions. Do you think India’s role in these or in future missions would help it to become global superpower? Comment.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.  3) Critically evaluate India’s role in UN peacekeeping missions. Do you think India’s role in these  or in future missions would help it to become global superpower? Comment. (200 Words) Livemint

2) The Supreme Court has recently stated that even after 68 years of Independence, the reservations system has not achieved what it hoped to and that it was time that the government considered scrapping quotas in higher education and consider only merit as basis for admission. Do you support this view? Critically comment.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.  2) The Supreme Court has recently stated that even after 68 years of Independence, the reservations system has not achieved what it hoped to and that it was time that the government considered scrapping quotas in higher education and consider …