Insights into Editorial: Sort out the tax maze

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Sort out the tax maze 09 April 2016 Article Link Recent Panama leaks have exposed various loopholes in India’s tax regime. It is widely being assumed that tax havens are used only for illegal activities. However, tax havens are more likely to …

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 09 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States. Give plan for welfare of elderly: Supreme Court to government The Supreme Court has expressed concern for the over 10 crore senior …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Indian cities are facing the problem of effective management of sewage and …

8) Differentiate between a teacher, leader and reformer. Give an example for each who’s a role model for you and discuss the human values that you have learned from each one of them.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 8) Differentiate between a teacher, leader and reformer. Give an example for each who’s a role model for you and discuss the human values that you have learned from each one …

7) What do you understand by biomethanation? Examine its importance in urban waste management.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Environmental pollution; Conservation 7) What do you understand by biomethanation? Examine its importance in urban waste management. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) Agriculture is said to be a major driver of climate change. Examine why. Also examine how reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Conservation; Agri issues 6) Agriculture is said to be a major driver of climate change. Examine why. Also examine how reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change. (200 Words) Down to Earth Reference

5) “It is undeniable that the Supreme Court’s role as the Constitution’s sheet anchor has been weakened in recent times.” Why has it happened? What are the solutions proposed to restore Supreme Court’s original responsibilities and what are their merits? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Functioning of the judiciary 5) “It is undeniable that the Supreme Court’s role as the Constitution’s sheet anchor has been weakened in recent times.” Why has it happened? What are the solutions proposed to restore Supreme Court’s original responsibilities and what are their merits? …

4) In late 2015, the Government of India banned foreigners from having children through surrogate mothers in India. The government expressed its reluctance to allow commercial surrogacy, while supporting altruistic surrogacy for married infertile Indian couples. Examine the the effects of this ban on the people involved in commercial surrogacy.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to health 4) In late 2015, the Government of India banned foreigners from having children through surrogate mothers in India. The government expressed its reluctance to allow commercial surrogacy, while supporting altruistic surrogacy for married infertile …

3) Despite recent strengthening of relations between India and Japan, there is a delay in signing a civil nuclear cooperation agreement between them. Examine the concerns of Japan in signing this agreement and its importance for India.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 3) Despite recent strengthening of relations between India and Japan, there is a delay in signing a civil nuclear cooperation agreement between them. Examine the concerns of Japan in signing …

2) Briefly analyse the findings of NFHS-4 in the areas of maternal healthcare, fertility and family planning and child health

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education and Human Resources 2) Briefly analyse the findings of NFHS-4 in the areas of maternal healthcare, fertility and family planning and child health. (200 Words) EPW

1) Indian cities are facing the problem of effective management of sewage and septage. Discuss the magnitude of the problem and solutions to tackle this problem.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Indian cities are facing the problem of effective management of sewage and septage. Discuss the magnitude of the problem and solutions to tackle this problem. (200 Words) Down to Earth Down to Earth