Insights Daily Debates, Day – 171: Spying on Another Country is Unethical

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 171 26 March 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Spying on Another Country is Unethical” 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 start discussing the …

Insights into Editorial: Governor’s call

Insights into Editorial: Governor’s call 25 March 2016 Article Link Summary: Reiterating the deepening challenges facing the global economy, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan recently argued for a new international agreement, along the lines of the Bretton Woods conference in 1944 that yielded the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Why …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 26 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 26 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:- Salient features of Indian society 1) Health and social activists have pointed out that the social ostracism and stigma is even more virulent than the virus when it …

7) India established several independent regulators in sectors like electricity, telecommunications and insurance after economic liberalisation. In the light of complaints against certain regulators in recent days, discuss how these regulators can be effectively scrutinised and oversight by legislative bodies strengthened.

Topic:Effects of liberalization on the economy; 7) India established several independent regulators in sectors like electricity, telecommunications and insurance after economic liberalisation. In the light of complaints against certain regulators in recent days, discuss how these regulators can be effectively scrutinised and oversight by legislative bodies strengthened. (200 Words) EPW

5) In recent months, there is an increased emphasis on connectivity in South Asia in Indian foreign policy. Why is there an emphasis? It is said that there so much potential for connectivity in South Asia, yet it’s not been realized. Discuss why.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood relations 5) In recent months, there is an increased emphasis on connectivity in South Asia in Indian foreign policy. Why is there an emphasis? It is said that there so much potential for connectivity in South Asia, yet it’s not been realized. Discuss why. (200 Words) EPW

4) Why was the International Criminal Court (ICC) established? What are its objectives? Recently it held the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) guilty of using rape as a weapon of war and is the first time the ICC has convicted someone for sexual crimes. Comment on the significance of this conviction

Topic:Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4) Why was the International Criminal Court (ICC) established? What are its objectives? Recently it held the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) guilty of using rape as a weapon of war and is the first time the ICC has convicted someone for …

3) In less than two decades, new viruses that were thought to have been controlled have re-emerged worldwide. Socially disadvantaged individuals and urban health inequities may help spread such diseases. Discuss how urbanization has contributed to outbreak of these diseases.

Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 3) In less than two decades, new viruses that were thought to have been controlled have re-emerged worldwide. Socially disadvantaged individuals and urban health inequities may help spread such diseases. Discuss how urbanization has contributed to outbreak of these diseases. (200 Words) EPW

2) A large number of the poor, the Dalits and people from the minority communities are languishing in jail as undertrials because of a property-based bail system and a poor legal aid mechanism. How can speedy dispensation of justice be ensured to these undertrials? Comment

Topic: Social empowerment; Poverty and developmental issues 2) A large number of the poor, the Dalits and people from the minority communities are languishing in jail as undertrials because of a property-based bail system and a poor legal aid mechanism. How can speedy dispensation of justice be ensured to these undertrials? Comment. (200 Words) EPW

1) Health and social activists have pointed out that the social ostracism and stigma is even more virulent than the virus when it comes to prejudice and the stigma for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Why does this happen? How can it be addressed? Examine.

Topic:- Salient features of Indian society 1) Health and social activists have pointed out that the social ostracism and stigma is even more virulent than the virus when it comes to prejudice and the stigma for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Why does this happen? How can it be addressed? Examine. (200 Words) EPW