Insights Daily Debates, Day – 193: National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is a Bad Idea

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 193 29 April 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is a Bad Idea “ 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 …

The Big Picture – Patidar agitation erupts again: Reconciling social strife & investment

The Big Picture – Patidar agitation erupts again: Reconciling social strife & investment Summary: The Patidar agitation for OBC status in Gujarat has witnessed a revival in the state following the impetus given by the Haryana government. The Haryana government recently gave into the Jats’ agitation and passed a draft bill granting them reservation. However, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 29 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 29 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Peer-to-peer lending to come under RBI purview The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released a consultation paper on peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and proposed to bring such platforms under its purview …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Secularism; Communalism 1) “Personal laws in India actually harm rather than preserve religious freedom.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express Topic: Role of women; Poverty and developmental issues 2) …

8) For past many years India has been experiencing jobless growth and in recent years it’s been reported that India has created very few jobs. How can you explain the jobless growth? Examine the impact of jobless growth on India’s demographic dividend and measures needed to halt this trend

Topic: Employment 8) For past many years India has been experiencing jobless growth and in recent years it’s been reported that India has created very few jobs. How can you explain the jobless growth? Examine the impact of jobless growth on India’s demographic dividend and measures needed to halt this trend. (200 Words) The Indian …

6) Experts argue that India now needs to move beyond the binary of economic cooperation and military engagement and evolve a comprehensive policy which involves all dimensions of power in Afghanistan. Discuss why.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations 6) Experts argue that India now needs to move beyond the binary of economic cooperation and military engagement and evolve a comprehensive policy which involves all dimensions of power in Afghanistan. Discuss why. (200 Words) Livemint

5) In the light of the fact that India not being member of either Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) where 60 percent of world’s trade is going to take place, what alternatives does it have to access more markets to offset discriminatory trade practices of developed economies? Analyse.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 5) In the light of the fact that India not being member of either Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) where 60 percent of world’s trade is going to take place, what alternatives does it have to access more …

4) What do you understand by the Triffin dilemma? It is said that with the US, the issuer of the world’s preeminent reserve currency, unwilling or unable to provide the liquidity needed, a new supplementary reserve currency should be instituted – one whose issuer does not have to confront the Triffin dilemma. What alternative does world have? Discuss

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 4) What do you understand by the Triffin dilemma? It is said that with the US, the issuer of the world’s preeminent reserve currency, unwilling or unable to provide the liquidity needed, a new supplementary reserve currency should be instituted – one whose …

3) The government is planning to set up an independent tribunal for faster resolution of disputes relating to private sector partnerships and public procurement. What is the procedure to set up such a tribunal? In this case, examine the significance of this tribunal.

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies  3) The government is planning to set up an independent tribunal for faster resolution of disputes relating to private sector partnerships and public procurement. What is the procedure to set up such a tribunal? In this case, examine the significance of this tribunal. (200 Words) Business Standard

2) Recent data from the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) shows, there is a lot of work to be done in improving women’s access to healthcare and more women are reporting being ill compared to men in India. Discuss the causes and remedial measures

Topic: Role of women; Poverty and developmental issues 2) Recent data from the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) shows, there is a lot of work to be done in improving women’s access to healthcare and more women are reporting being ill compared to men in India. Discuss the causes and remedial measures. (200 Words) Livemint