Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 30 January 2015 Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question. 1) India has had an official population policy for more than a half century. Are the goals of this population policy achieved? Critically examine. (200 …

10) In what ways was the Buddhist theory of a social contract different from the Brahmanical view of society derived from the Purusha sukta? Examine. (200 Words)

Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 30 January 2015 10) In what ways was the Buddhist theory of a social contract different from the Brahmanical view of society derived from the Purusha sukta? Examine. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XII, Themes in World History – 1, Theme 3

9) Would you agree that the drainage system in Harappan cities indicates town planning? Give reasons for your answer. Also examine if today’s town planning has any features of Harappan cities. (200 Words)

Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 30 January 2015 9) Would you agree that the drainage system in Harappan cities indicates town planning? Give reasons for your answer. Also examine if today’s town planning has any features of Harappan cities. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XII, Themes in World History …

8) What are the different senses in which ‘secularism’ has been understood in India? Do you think it is rather misunderstood than understood in various senses? Critically comment. (200 Words)

Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 30 January 2015 8) What are the different senses in which ‘secularism’ has been understood in India? Do you think it is rather misunderstood than understood in various senses? Critically comment. (200 Words) NCERT Class XII, Indian Society – Chapter 6

6) What are the major issues taken up by the women’s movement over its history? Discuss the role of some of the women organizations in empowering women in India. (200 Words)

Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 30 January 2015 6) What are the major issues taken up by the women’s movement over its history? Discuss the role of some of the women organizations  in empowering women in India. (200 Words) NCERT Class XII, Indian Society – Chapter 5

5) The Indian state has had special programmes for the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes since even before Independence. Have they been successful in addressing discrimination against SC and ST communities in India? Critically evaluate. (200 Words)

Test – 10: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 30 January 2015 5) The Indian state has had special programmes for the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes since even before Independence. Have they been successful in addressing discrimination against SC and ST communities in India? Critically evaluate. (200 Words) NCERT Class XII, …

Insights into Editorial: The Basics for Free Speech

Insights into Editorial: The Basics for Free Speech 30 January 2016 Article Link Summary: It is generally understood that the contempt of court jurisdiction in India is exercised not to protect the dignity of an individual judge but to protect the administration of justice from being maligned. However, the recent notice issued by the Bomaby …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 January 2016 Archives   Paper 2 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Zika virus (update) Sensing the urgency, the government of India recently constituted a special, technical group to monitor the spread of the Zika virus in other countries. The …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Information technology is taking on an increasingly important role in Indian urban governance, both in high-level policy announcements …

6) Describe the joint forest management (JFM), the National Afforestation Programme (NAP) and the forest landscape restoration (FLR) approaches of forest conservation and management. Examine the challenges facing forestry in India.

Topic: Conservation 6) Describe the joint forest management (JFM), the National Afforestation Programme (NAP) and the forest landscape restoration (FLR) approaches of forest conservation and management. Examine the challenges facing forestry in India. (200 Words) EPW Reference