Insights Daily Debates, Day – 108: Effect of Globalisation on Women in India

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 108 24 December 2015 Archives Today’s Topic “Effect of Globalisation on Women in India – the Good and Bad” NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic …

India’s World – Renewed attempts to stabilise Afghanistan

India’s World – Renewed attempts to stabilise Afghanistan Archives Summary: Renewed attempts are being made for peace and stability in Afghanistan. Representatives of over two dozen countries met in Islamabad earlier this month as part of the Heart of Asia conference. This process was launched in 2011 to promote Afghan peace efforts. The conference ended …

Insights Daily Current Events, 24 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 24 December 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. ‘Seychelles committed to Indian naval base’ Seychelles government has provided India a plot of land in its Assumption Island to build its first naval base in the Indian Ocean region. This …

Insights into Editorial: Why no Corporate Bond Market?

Insights into Editorial: Why no Corporate Bond Market? 24 December 2015 Article Link Despite several recommendations being implemented, Corporate Bond Market in India remains to be underdeveloped. There is still anaemic activity in existing corporate bonds, and anaemic issuance of new corporate bonds in relative terms. Added to this is the steadily falling debt to …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 24 December 2015

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 24 December  2015 Archives – Secure 2015   Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Resources; Location of industries 1) Discuss the locational factors, recent shifts in its production bases and problems of sugar industry in India. (200 Words) Business Standard General Studies …

7) Recently the financial stability report warned of a currency war amid competing central bank policies, and harped on the need for India to carry out crucial reforms amid the uncertainties. What do you understand by currency wars and what reforms India should take in this regard? Examine.

Topic: Indian economy – growth and development 7) Recently the financial stability report warned of a currency war amid competing central bank policies, and harped on the need for India to carry out crucial reforms amid the uncertainties. What do you understand by currency wars and what reforms India should take in this regard? Examine. (200 …

5) “India is probably the only large democracy without a robust military-industrial complex and India accounted for 15 per cent of the volume of global arms imports in the previous five years.” Critically examine why India is failing to indegenise defence production and the role of Make in India initiative in this regard.

Topic: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology 5) “India is probably the only large democracy without a robust military-industrial complex and India accounted for 15 per cent of the volume of global arms imports in the previous five years.” Critically examine why India is failing to indegenise defence production and the role of Make …

4) “The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2015 ignores the reality of juvenile crime and disempowers the most vulnerable section of our society.” Critically comment.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections 4) “The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2015 ignores the reality of juvenile crime and disempowers the most vulnerable section of our society.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu