Insights Daily Debates, Day – 115: Is Urban Poverty the Result of Rural Poverty?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 115 04 January 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ”  Is Urban Poverty the Result of Rural Poverty? “ 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Art and culture  1) “Allowing jallikattu to remain a sport because it represents Tamil tradition would legitimise cruelty against animals and have serious implications …

9) The idea of a unified farm market has been floating around since the early 2000s. It was included in the National Policy for Farmers brought out in 2007. How will creation of such market help agriculture? Examine

Topic: Agriculture – marketing 9) The idea of a unified farm market has been floating around since the early 2000s. It was included in the National Policy for Farmers brought out in 2007. How will creation of such market help agriculture? Examine. (200 Words) Business Standard

8) A study by the Centre for Science and Environment earlier last year found that India’s coal-powered plants were some of the most inefficient in the world. Discuss the environmental and health cost of their inefficiency. Do you think, to control pollution, such coal plants should be closed permanently? Comment.

Topic: Energy; Pollution 8) A study by the Centre for Science and Environment earlier last year found that India’s coal-powered plants were some of the most inefficient in the world. Discuss the environmental and health cost of their inefficiency. Do you think, to control pollution, such coal plants should be closed permanently? Comment. (200 Words) …

2) It is said that increased representation in the three-tier panchayat structure has empowered women in rural areas. How do panchayats empower rural women and what is the result of this empowerment? Analyse.

Topic: Social empowerment; Role of women 2) It is said that increased representation in the three-tier panchayat structure has empowered women in rural areas. How do panchayats empower  rural women and what is the result of this empowerment? Analyse. (200 Words) Business Standard

1) “Allowing jallikattu to remain a sport because it represents Tamil tradition would legitimise cruelty against animals and have serious implications for the right to life.” Do you agree with this view? Is jallikattu more cruel than customs where animals are mass executed in the name of gods in thousands of villages in India? Critically comment

Topic: Art and culture  1) “Allowing jallikattu to remain a sport because it represents Tamil tradition would legitimise cruelty against animals and have serious implications for the right to life.” Do you agree with this view? Is jallikattu more cruel than customs where animals are mass executed in the name of gods in thousands of villages …