Insights Daily Debates, Day – 109: Land Reforms in India – an Unfinished Agenda

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 109 25 December 2015 Archives Today’s Topic “Land Reforms in India – an Unfinished Agenda” 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 and you may start …

Insights into Editorial: Liveable Cities Mission is what we need

Insights into Editorial: Liveable Cities Mission is what we need 25 December 2015 Article Link India’s 100 smart cities project and a new urban renewal mission are important steps toward dealing with an old problem that has only got progressively worse over the years: urban liveability. With an estimated investment of $15 billion, Smart Cities …

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 December 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Pollution. Women, bikers out of Delhi’s odd-even formula Delhi government has released the blueprint for its odd-even vehicle formula, which comes into force from January 1 for a 15-day trial. This is India’s first attempt at controlling air pollution by disallowing vehicles with odd …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 December 2015

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 December  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Regionalism, communalism 1) Give a brief account of conflict and human rights issues that India faced in 2015 and likely to face in 2016. (200 Words) Livemint   Topic: …

6) “The essential hope of the early 2000s – that fiscal responsibility could be assured through legislation – remains unfulfilled.” Examine the challenges that India is facing is fiscal consolidation.

Topic: Resource mobilization 6) “The essential hope of the early 2000s – that fiscal responsibility could be assured through legislation – remains unfulfilled.” Examine the challenges that India is facing is fiscal consolidation. (200 Words) Business Standard

4) It was said that the three pacts between India and USA – the Logistics Support Agreement (LSA), the Communication and Information Security Memorandum Agreement (CISMOA) and the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) would ensure that inter-operability between the Indian and US militaries was smooth. However, many objections have been raised against these pacts in India. Do you think these objections are valid? Critically examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) It was said that the three pacts between India and USA – the Logistics Support Agreement (LSA), the Communication and Information Security Memorandum Agreement (CISMOA) and the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA)  would ensure that inter-operability between the Indian and …

3) “Urgent steps are needed to restore Parliament’s role as a deliberative body rather than as one prone to disruptions.” What these urgent steps could be and how they can be implemented? Critically comment.

Topic: Functioning of legislature 3) “Urgent steps are needed to restore Parliament’s role as a deliberative body rather than as one prone to disruptions.” What these urgent steps could be and how they can be implemented? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu