UPSC Civil Services Mains – 2015: General Studies – 4 Ethics Question Paper

UPSC Civil Services Mains – 2015: General Studies – 4 Ethics Question Paper Download: UPSC Mains GS – 4 Question Paper Section A  1 (a) What is meant by ‘environmental ethics’? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics. (150 words) (10) (b) Differentiate between the following …

Insights into Editorial: May the Police Force be with you

Insights into Editorial: May the Police Force be with you 21 December 2015 NOTE: Mindmaps will be posted separately henceforth The annual conference of the directors general and inspectors general of police (DG/IG conference) has begun in the Rann of Kutch. The conference, organised by the Intelligence Bureau on behalf of the Union home ministry, …

Test – 6: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 6: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 December 2015 Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question. 1) It is argued that India was inevitably drawn into the 1971 Bangladesh War. Critically analyse the causes. Also examine what were the gains for …

2) In 1975, India experienced its greatest political crisis since independence when Internal Emergency was declared on 26 June. How did the Emergency come about? Was there no other choice or was it the ultimate expression of an authoritarian tendency of the government at that time? Critically examine.

2) In 1975, India experienced its greatest political crisis since independence when Internal Emergency was declared on 26 June. How did the Emergency come about? Was there no other choice or was it the ultimate expression of an authoritarian tendency of the government at that time? Critically examine. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter …

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 December 2015 Archives Paper 1 Topic: communalism & secularism. MHA sends back anti-conversion Bills The Ministry of Home Affairs has sent the pending anti-conversion Bills of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh back to these States. The Home Ministry has asked the two States for further clarifications. Background: The Rajasthan Bill was passed …

Insights Daily Current Events, 19 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 19 December 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. UNSC adopts resolution to cut off funding to ISIS, Al-Qaeda UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to cut off all sources of funding to ISIS and Al-Qaeda with finance …

Insights into Editorial: Tackling the demographic challenge + MINDMAPS on Current Issues (19th December)

Insights into Editorial: Tackling the demographic challenge + MINDMAPS on Current Issues (19th December) Until recently, India’s large population was considered to be a huge barrier to prosperity and progress. Economists predicted that India was a “population bomb” waiting to explode. However, in the post-liberalisation era, with China showing the way and proving that a …