Insights Daily Debates, Day – 110: What Constitutes Higher Education Reforms in India?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 110 28 December 2015 Archives Today’s Topic “What Constitutes Higher Education Reforms in India?” 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 discussing …

The Big Picture – Challenges for ‘Make in India’

  The Big Picture – Challenges for ‘Make in India’ Archives Summary: The government launched “Make In India” initiative which aims at promoting India as an investment destination and to establish India as a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation. The initiative aims to provide favorable environment to the business community so that they …

Insights into Editorial: Neuroscience and the Juvenile Legislation

Insights into Editorial: Neuroscience and the Juvenile Legislation 28 December 2015 Article Link   The Rajya Sabha, last week, cleared the Juvenile Justice (Amendment) Bill that allows juveniles between ages 16 and 18 years who are charged with heinous offences to be tried as adults. The popular outcry to reduce the age of criminal responsibility …

Insights Daily Current Events, 28 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 28 December 2015 Archives Topic: Social issues (Prelims) Alathur to become first organic block panchayat Alathur is all set to become the first block panchayat in Kerala to achieve self-sufficiency in production and consumption of organically grown vegetables. Details: The block panchayat has begun a novel initiative in this regard with the …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 December 2015

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 December  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Critically analyse if the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill of 2015 addresses the major concerns of flat/home buyers. (200 Words) Business Standard General …

9) Differentiate between the following

Topic: Dimensions of ethics;  9) Differentiate between the following (200 Words) (i) Law and ethics (ii) Ethical management and management of ethics (iii) Discrimination and preferential treatment (iv) Personal Ethics and Professional Ethics General

8) Like in the West, is there a possibility for interest groups to form a political party advocating environmental rights and conservation in India? If yes, what should be its nature and objectives? Analyse.

Topic: Conservation; Paper – 2 Pressure groups 8) Like in the West, is there a possibility for interest groups to form a political party advocating environmental rights and conservation in India? If yes, what should be its nature and objectives? Analyse. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) Recently Google announced multiple India-specific projects – “Project Loon”, “Tap to translate”, “Offline mapping” and “Asus Chromebit”. Will these projects have a transformational and disruptive influence on India? Critically discuss.

Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Computers 6) Recently Google announced multiple India-specific projects –  “Project Loon”, “Tap to translate”, “Offline mapping” and “Asus Chromebit”. Will these projects have a transformational and disruptive influence on India? Critically discuss. (200 Words) Business Standard

4) It is said that IT sector in India is vulnerable to some of US policies vis a vis this sector. Examine why. Also discuss what measures can India take in this regard.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora 4) It is said that IT sector in India is vulnerable to some of US policies vis a vis this sector.  Examine why. Also discuss what measures can India take in this regard. (200 Words) The Hindu