It is argued that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) is necessary if the security forces are to resolutely contain the internal unrest and insurgencies that threaten the nation’s cohesion and integrity. Do you agree? Critically comment. (200 Words)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 23 (GS-3) 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 …

“Nanotechnology is an area of science and technology that holds highly promising prospects for military applications, considering its wide applicability in defensive as well as offensive operations.” Examine. (200 Words)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 23 (GS-3) 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 …

Critics say we don’t need a Pay Commission every ten years because salaries in government are indexed to inflation. Do you agree? Discuss. (150 Words)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 23 (GS-3) 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 …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 November 2015

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Insights into Editorial: Moving Back to a Regressive Tax System + MINDMAPS on Issues

Insights into Editorial: Moving Back to a Regressive Tax System + MINDMAPS on Issues Archives 23 November 2015 The union government has decided to impose a 0.5% Swacchh bharat cess on all services. The proceeds from swachh Barat cess will be used for Swachh Bharat initiatives. A provision for levying a Swachh Bharat cess on …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 November 2015

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4) Critics argue that none of the economic reforms introduced in recent months are either transformative nor structural. What do you understand by transformative and structural reforms? why they are needed? Also examine if critics are correct.

Topic:  Indian economy – growth and development 4) Critics argue that none of the economic reforms introduced in recent months are either transformative nor structural. What do you understand by transformative and structural reforms? why they are needed? Also examine if critics are correct. (200 Words) Business Standard

2) In your opinion, what entails women empowerment? Recently the government has proposed to merge Mahila Samakhya (MS) programme with NRLM. Do you think this proposal, if implemented, would help more women empowerment? Critically examine.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 2) In your opinion, what entails women empowerment? Recently the government has proposed to merge Mahila Samakhya (MS) programme with NRLM. Do you think this proposal, if implemented, would help more women empowerment? Critically examine. (200 Words) …