Insights into Editorial: Panama Papers explained

Insights into Editorial: Panama Papers explained 05 April 2016 Article Link Governments across the world have begun investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful after a recent leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialized in setting up offshore companies. What are “Panama Papers”? The “Panama Papers” reveal …

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Government backs verdict denying AMU minority status The government has backed out of challenging an Allahabad High Court order denying the historic Aligarh Muslim University the minority …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 05 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 05 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Features of Indian society 1) A spate of murders and dishonourable crimes in the name of ‘honour’ whether of a family or caste or community have been reported …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: If you were the final authority to decide if the tiger would stay in zoo or released into forest, what would be your decision? Justify.

Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; 7) A captured man-eater tiger was captured and kept in a zoo. The tiger which was famous among visitors, was shown exemplary sympathy and based on court order, was re-released to the wild. The tiger had eaten three humans in the past. Wildlife experts opine …

5) In recent years, India is trying to overcome its defensive foreign policy stance and position itself as future global power. In your opinion, what challenges – especially at foreign policy level – should India overcome to become global superpower? Discuss.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  5) In recent years, India is trying to overcome its defensive foreign policy stance and position itself as future global power. In your opinion, what challenges – especially at foreign policy level – should India overcome to become global superpower? Discuss. …

4) It is said that Panchayat and municipal corporation elections are not as free and fair as those conducted by the Election Commission of India. Examine why and suggest how these elections can be made free and fair.

Topic: Powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 4) It is said that Panchayat and municipal corporation elections are not as free and fair as those conducted by the Election Commission of India. Examine why and suggest how these elections can be made free and fair. (200 Words) Livemint

2) It is argued that Indian criminal justice system needs urgent reforms owing to its ineffectiveness and inefficiency. Briefly discuss how this system compares with justice system in other countries such as USA, UK and Australia, and examine what measures are mooted to reform criminal justice system in India.

Topic: Functioning of judiciary 2) It is argued that Indian criminal justice system needs urgent reforms owing to its ineffectiveness and inefficiency. Briefly discuss how this system compares with justice system in other countries such as USA, UK and Australia, and examine what measures are mooted to reform criminal justice system in India. (200 Words) The …

1) A spate of murders and dishonourable crimes in the name of ‘honour’ whether of a family or caste or community have been reported in the recent past and are continuing to be reported (NCW). Why this practice persists? What laws exist to prevent such incidences and punish individuals involved in such crimes? Examine.

Topic: Features of Indian society 1) A spate of murders and dishonourable crimes in the name of ‘honour’ whether of a family or caste or community have been reported in the recent past and are continuing to be reported (NCW).  Why this practice persists? What laws exist to prevent such incidences and punish individuals involved in …