Insights Daily Debates, Day – 189: Sustainable Development Goals are Unsustainable

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 189 25 April 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Sustainable Development Goals are Unsustainable” 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 Daily Current Events, 25 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. Legal system too expensive for most: Study According to the nationwide “Access to Justice” survey, legal system in …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment; Salient features of Indian society 1) Recently, the Maharashtra State Assembly enacted the Maharashtra Protection of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of …

7) It is argued that an important solution to India’s challenges of education, employment and employability lies in state governments adopting apprenticeships on a large scale. Examine its importance and how it can be done.

Topic: Employment; Industrial policy 7) It is argued that an important solution to India’s challenges of education, employment and employability lies in state governments adopting apprenticeships on a large scale. Examine its importance and how it can be done. (200 Words) Business Standard

5) Few foreign nuclear vendors and governments are still worried about India’s nuclear liability law. Examine why and comment if India should amend the law to suit demands of these vendors and governments.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 5) Few foreign nuclear vendors and governments are still worried about India’s nuclear liability law. Examine why and comment if India should amend the law to suit demands of these vendors and governments. (200 Words) Business Standard

4) Some Indian strategists warn against closer military cooperation with the US on the grounds that this might tie India into an informal military alliance with Washington and force New Delhi to accord basing rights at the very least or, worse, draw India into a US-led conflict with any third party. Is this argument unfounded? Critically comment.

Topic:Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) Some Indian strategists warn against closer military cooperation with the US on the grounds that this might tie India into an informal military alliance with Washington and force New Delhi to accord basing rights at the very least or, worse, draw …

3) During last few years, the number of private universities has increased manifold. What are the challenges these universities have posed to higher education in India? Should they be strictly regulated? Critically comment.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources 3) During last few years, the number of private universities has increased manifold. What are the challenges these universities have posed to higher education in India? Should they be strictly regulated? Critically comment. (200 Words) Livemint

2) “The fact is that the severity and intensity of drought is not about lack of rainfall, it is about the lack of planning, foresight and criminal neglect. Drought is man-made.” What needs to be done to address drought problem that’s man-made? Discuss

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.  2) “The fact is that the severity and intensity of drought is not about lack of rainfall, it is about the lack of planning, foresight and criminal neglect. Drought is man-made.” What needs to …

1) Recently, the Maharashtra State Assembly enacted the Maharashtra Protection of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2016. Discuss the significance of this law.

Topic: Social empowerment; Salient features of Indian society 1) Recently, the Maharashtra State Assembly enacted the Maharashtra Protection of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2016. Discuss the significance of this law. (200 Words) The Hindu