Insights into Editorial: Towards restorative criminal justice

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Towards restorative criminal justice 06 April 2016 Article Link Criminal Law of India is a replica of colonial times. It is hostile to the poor and the weaker sections of society. The law still serves and protects the needs of the haves …

Insights Daily Current Events, 06 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 06 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: space. ‘Fast radio burst ‘afterglow’ came from black hole’ Scientists have found that a radio emission believed to be an afterglow from a mysterious event called fast radio burst, actually originated from a supermassive black …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 06 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 06 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and related issues 1) What do you understand by human trafficking? Examine why trafficking is on the …

7) In India, in the past there have been instances of fake encounters by police targeting suspected terrorists and extremists. In your opinion, why a civil servant resorts to such crime? What values are compromised in such acts? How should they be trained to prevent such acts? Discuss

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; 7) In India, in the past there have been instances of fake encounters by police targeting suspected terrorists and extremists. In your opinion, why a civil servant resorts to such crime? What values are compromised …

6) Critically evaluate the nature of government’s fight against black money and suggest how it can be made more effective

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Prevention of money laundering 6) Critically evaluate the nature of  government’s fight against black money and suggest how it can be made more effective. (200 Words) Business Standard

5) Recently the Centre notified the revised the new solid waste management rules. Discuss the provisions.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Environmental pollution 5) Recently the Centre notified the revised the new solid waste management rules.  Discuss the provisions. (200 Words) Business Standard ET

4) Discuss the merits and demerits of conducting simultaneous elections for State Assemblies and Parliament

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 4) Discuss the merits and demerits of conducting simultaneous elections for State Assemblies and Parliament. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) “India needs a balanced West Asia policy. By skewing it towards the Saudis in pursuit of short-term goals, New Delhi runs the risk of antagonising Tehran.” Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  3) “India needs a balanced West Asia policy. By skewing it towards the Saudis in pursuit of short-term goals, New Delhi runs the risk of antagonising Tehran.” Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) In the light of GST and Fourteenth Finance Commission, it is said that India is seeing fiscal centralization and fiscal decentralization at the same time. Elaborate. Also examine the opportunities this situation has created.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 2) In the light of GST and Fourteenth Finance Commission, it is said that India is seeing fiscal centralization and fiscal decentralization at the same time. Elaborate. Also examine the opportunities this situation …

1) What do you understand by human trafficking? Examine why trafficking is on the rise in few Indian states and neighbouring countries, especially in Bangladesh.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and related issues 1) What do you understand by human trafficking? Examine why trafficking is on the rise in few Indian states and neighbouring countries, especially in Bangladesh. (200 Words) The Hindu