MOTIVATION: YOU ARE YOUR WORD!

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Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 December 2016

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Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! [Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 December 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: A measure of Government control over voluntary social work is necessary. But it should not be exercised in a coercive a corrupt manner. What measures can you suggest to ensure that due control is exercised but well meaning, honest NGO efforts are not thwarted?

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Ethical dilemmas in public and private institutions 7) Saraswati was a successful IT professional in USA.  Moved by the patriotic sense of doing something for …

6) Critically comment on the National Water Commission. Also discuss major problem areas in India’s water management and suggest ways forward.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems 6) Critically comment on the National Water Commission. Also discuss major problem areas in India’s water management and …

5) Examine the historical evolution of irrigation in India, the nature of shifts that have occurred over the years, and the major challenges it faces now.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems 5) Examine the historical evolution of irrigation in India, the nature of shifts that have occurred over the …

4) The Reserve Bank of India’s biannual Financial Stability Report has once again expressed concern about high risks to the banking sector. What measures have been taken to address these risks? What new ideas have been mooted to address these risks? Discuss.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Indian economy – growth and development 4) The Reserve Bank of India’s biannual Financial Stability Report has once again expressed concern about high risks to …

3) The National Mental Health Survey of India, 2015–16, a 12-state survey conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, found that 1% of those surveyed had “high suicidal risk.” This figure could be around 76 lakh persons if extrapolated for India. Examine the causes of these suicides and how they can be reduced.

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2) There is a growing awareness that water endowments in India are severely under the threat of exhaustion and degradation. However, scant attention has been paid to maintaining the health of rivers, their catchments, and aquifer systems. In this regard, examine what needs to be done.

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1) “Dalit liberation is essential to the liberation of all the Indian people, and impossible without it.” In the light of recent events that have taken place against the interests and rights of dalits, critically comment.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Social empowerment 1) “Dalit liberation is essential to the liberation of all the Indian people, and impossible without it.” In the light of recent events …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 December 2016

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Insights into Editorial: Why more than note-ban, India needs a Big Bad Bank

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Insights into Editorial: Comment on the Proposed National Water Commission

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The Hindu News Analysis (VIDEO): 30 December 2016

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Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! [Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 December 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World history; …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Suppose you have been entrusted with the task of drafting a better compensation-cum-rehabilitation policy for such displaced persons, how would you approach the problem and what would be the main elements of your suggested policy?

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Ethical dilemmas in public and private institutions 7) Land needed for mining, dams and other large-scale projects is acquired mostly from Adivasis, hill dwellers and …

6) A recent survey in USA has revealed that nearly a fourth of Americans use cash for all or almost all of their purchases during a typical week and more than half tended to use a mix of both cash and cashless payment modes, in an economy that is overwhelmingly dominated by non-cash payment options, unlike India. In the light of this survey, critically comment on ongoing push towards cashless economy by the Indian government.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Indian economy  6) A recent survey in USA has revealed that nearly a fourth of Americans use cash for all or almost all of …

5) It is argued that leaving everything to the market can lead to social and political turmoil. It is also said that the evolution of vicious politics is due to steady march of technology. Discuss.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Economic growth; Employment; Developments in S&T 5) It is argued that leaving everything to the market can lead to social and political turmoil. It is also …

4) On 2 October 2014, Prime Minister announced the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), which targets eradicating open defecation in India by 2019. Halfway through its term in office, how close is the government to achieving this ambitious target? What needs to be done to make this mission successful? Examine.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Welfare schemes and their performance 4) On 2 October 2014, Prime Minister announced the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), which targets eradicating open …

3) Critically analyse the role of NGOs in empowering dalits and other oppressed communities. Also discuss the challenges these NGOs face.

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, 3) Critically analyse the role of NGOs in empowering dalits and other oppressed communities. …