The Big Picture – China ends one child policy: Time to dump Malthusian theory?

The Big Picture – China ends one child policy: Time to dump Malthusian theory? Archives Summary: China recently ended its one child policy. Now, couples in China can have two children. One child policy was adopted by China in 1979 out of the Malthusian fears that unchecked population growth would lead to economic and environmental …

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4 Ethics)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

If you are given chance to teach ethics to political leaders, what values would you teach and emphasize on? Discuss why. (150 Words, 10M)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Will you accept this offer? Justify giving suitable reasons. (200 Words, 10M)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: What kind of dilemmas these two young journalists have put you into and how will you face them each? Comment. (150 Words)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Will you tell the truth and lose the trust of the tribe? What options do you have here? Discuss. (250 Words, 20M)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

Are wealthy people less ethical? Critically comment. (150 Words, 10M)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

Some people believe that animals don’t have rights or that even if they do, those rights should count for less than human wishes. Do you agree with this belief? Comment. (200 Words, 10M)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

What arguments can be made in favour of euthanasia? Don’t you think humans have right to die when and how they want to? Discuss. (200 Words, 10M)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 19 (GS-4) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 GENERAL STUDIES …

Suppose a pregnant woman comes to know that the child to be born would either die by the age of five due an unknown medical condition or would be severely disabled for life unable to see, talk or walk forever, and if this woman resorts to abortion of this unborn child, would you call it unethical? Justify giving reasons.

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Insights Daily Debates, Day – 72: Should India Produce More Nuclear Bombs?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 72 03 November 2015 Archives Today’s Topic  Should India Produce More Nuclear Bombs? (Please try to Choose one side and try to defend it) Business Standard NTI FAS Should India worry about Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and produce more of its own weapons?  What purpose will more nuclear warheads serve for …

Insigts into Editorial: Fast Forwarding to Thorium

Insights into Editorial: Fast Forwarding to Thorium 03 November 2015 The critical shortage of fissile material has prevented the large-scale deployment of thorium-fuelled reactors in India. Due to this, the construction of the advanced heavy-water reactor (AHWR) has also been put off several times since it was first announced in 2004. India has very modest …

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. SC takes serious view of job scheme arrears The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition, alleging haphazard implementation …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 November 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 November  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 …

7) You are posted as CEO of Zilla Panchayat. Your district has only 50% adult literacy rate. It is well below national average and is considered extremely backward. You are asked by Chief Minister to personally take interest in this regard and help the district improve its literacy rate. What measures will you take? Suggest innovative ideas.

Topic: Dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.  7) You are posted as CEO of Zilla Panchayat. Your district has only 50% adult literacy rate. It is well below national average and is considered extremely backward. You are asked by Chief Minister to personally take interest in this regard and help …

6) It is said that the critical shortage of fissile material is the single greatest factor that is preventing the large-scale deployment of thorium-fuelled reactors in India. Discuss advantages of thorium based reactors, why they need fissile material, challenges that India faces in procuring this material and measures needed to overcome these challenges.

Topic: Energy; S&T 6) It is said that the critical shortage of fissile material is the single greatest factor that is preventing the large-scale deployment of thorium-fuelled reactors in India. Discuss advantages of thorium based reactors, why they need fissile material, challenges that India faces in procuring this material and measures needed to overcome these challenges. (250 …

5) It is argued that Social entrepreneurs are a key stakeholder segment to engage in delivering basic services and opportunities efficiently and effectively to the underserved in India and help in inclusive growth. Examine why such an argument is made.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.   5) It is argued that Social entrepreneurs are a key stakeholder segment to engage in delivering basic services and opportunities efficiently and effectively to the underserved in India and help in inclusive growth. Examine why such an argument is made. (200 Words) Livemint