Insights Daily Debates, Day – 133: Judiciary in India is not as Clean as it is being Projected

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QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 27

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Insights MINDMAPS on Current Issues, 29 January 2016

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Insights into Editorial: Negotiating with the Taliban

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Insights Daily Current Events, 29 January 2016

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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 January 2016

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10) It is commonly perceived that when it comes to corruption cases, politicians somehow escape punishment compared to bureaucrats who are made scapegoats in many cases. Why do you think this happens? What mechanism would you suggest to punish corrupt politicians in equal measure? Discuss.

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9) Do you think cutting of policy rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) help firms and consumers? Critically examine.

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8) Pulses, India’s most consumed protein-rich food group, have continued to pressure food inflation upwards even as the prices of most other items have cooled off. Examine the reasons for their high prices, impact on poor and measures needed to be taken to cool off their prices.

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7) “The UDAY scheme is not only a bailout programme but a show of ‘collaborative federalism’.” Critically examine.

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6) Do you think China is better placed than any other power including India in a post-sanctions Iran? Analyse.

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5) Some argue that the international community and stakeholders including India should make peace with Taliban that is holding highly objectionable religious and political views. Do you support this? Shouldn’t efforts be aimed at ensuring that the Taliban are defeated, both militarily and ideologically? Critically comment

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4) Critically analyse the impact of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) on rural economy.

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3) Write a note on the Zika virus outbreak, its causes, consequences and the role of international agencies in dealing with this outbreak.

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2) It is said that there is some quantifiable evidence that caste-based discrimination still exists in India, especially in schools and jobs. Discuss the forms of these discriminations, their impact on the discriminated people and reasons why this still persists in India.

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1) Recently the union government announced the list of 20 cities that have qualified to build smart infrastructure under Smart City initiative. Examine how these cities will be developed to make them smart.

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The Big Picture – Religion and Women’s Rights

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