Insights Daily Debates, Day – 112: Facebook’s Free Basics – Who Benefits More and Why?

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Insights MINDMAPS on Current Issues, 30 December 2015

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Insights Daily Current Events, 30 December 2015

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The Big Picture – Developments in Arunachal Pradesh: Row over Governor’s role

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Insights into Editorial: Nothing Free or Basic About it

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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 December 2015

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11) Public servants are likely to confront with the issues of “Conflict of Interest”. What do you understand by the term “Conflict of Interest” and how does it manifest in the decision making by public servants? If faced with the conflict of interest situation how would you resolve it? Explain with the help of examples.

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10) Write a note on the objectives of and sources of funds for National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.

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9) As India is becoming a major destination for start-ups, sectors like e-commerce or mobile payments are attracting strong interest among entrepreneurs and investors whereas health, clean-tech, agriculture and education sectors are neglected. Examine why and also suggest what type of start-ups can contribute in these sectors.

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8) In India, electricity and telecom sectors provide a contrasting picture when it comes to profitability and debt management. Examine why telecom sector has done well in India and what electricity sector can learn from telecom’s experience

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7) Discuss the merits of government’s decision to bar taxpayers earning more than Rs 10 lakh per annum from availing of subsidy on LPG cylinder sales.

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6) Critically analyse the merits and demerits of Facebook’s “Free Basics” service offer in India.

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5) Criticas argue that there are many different ways by which internet can be made available to vast majority of unconnected people in developing countries rather than opting for Facebook’s Free Basics offer. Discuss.

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4) As the RTI starts its second decade, it is argued that India’s government should ensure that information provision has a more impersonal face and this requires the government to invest in a data infrastructure that will allow it to go from passive to active transparency. What do you understand by active transparency? Why automation is needed in RTI? Discuss.

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3) The Union government has decided to amend the law in order to guarantee women working in the private sector 26 weeks’ maternity leave, up from the 12 weeks they are now entitled to. Discuss the merits of this amendment and also examine if India should also consider amending the act to provide similar leave to fathers.

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2) Do you think Computer-based testing (CBT) should be introduced in our education system on a larger scale? Examine the merits and demerits.

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1) Critically comment on the Ayodhya dispute and its implications on national unity.

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