Insights into Editorial: Post-legislative scrutiny to improve quality of laws

Insights into Editorial: Post-legislative scrutiny to improve quality of laws 07 June 2016 Article Link With over 2,500 Acts just at the central level, India has one of the highest numbers of laws on its statute books. However, when it comes to implementation India has been consistently poor. Reasons for poor performance: Design issues. Capacity …

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 June 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 June 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. PAC slams DoT, FinMin units on revenue loss to Govt   The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has slammed telecom and …

MOTIVATION: Strategy for UPSC Mains and Tips for Answer Writing – Kumar Ashirwad, Rank 35 CSE – 2015

MOTIVATION: Strategy for UPSC Mains and Tips for Answer Writing  Kumar Ashirwad Rank 35, CSE – 2015 Hello friends, This is my third article (First Article & Second Article) regarding strategy for Civil services preparation. As mentioned earlier(perhaps an annoying number of times), this is a broad framework. Feel free to tweak as you deem …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography  1) Briefly discuss the causes of origin of the south west monsoon. (200 Words) Business …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Analyse the merits and demerits of each of the above options and suggest any other best course of action (justify giving reasons)

Topic:Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; 8) You are working as Deputy Superintendent of Police in a sub-division where powerful politicians are controlling various illegal activities such as illegal alcohol distribution, sand mining etc. Being a strict and honest officer, you have tried your best to curb illegal activities. However, …

4) Do you think it’s time for India to seriously act on the conception of Indo – Pacific idea? Examine India’s geopolitical interests in Indo-Pacific region and the significance of Indo-Pacific idea for India.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests . 4) Do you think it’s time for India to seriously act on the conception of Indo – Pacific idea? Examine India’s geopolitical interests in Indo-Pacific region and the significance of Indo-Pacific idea for India. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) Recently Swiss voters rejected the proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone living in the country, irrespective of employment status or social contribution. Should such basic income be introduced in India? Comment

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable section 3) Recently Swiss voters rejected the proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone living in the country, irrespective of employment status or social contribution. Should such basic income be introduced in India? Comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

2) It is said that one of the reasons for the poor performance of India’s numerous laws, aside from design issues, capacity constraints and corruption, is the near-complete absence of post legislative scrutiny or review of the laws. Examine why instituting a culture of post-legislative reviews is good for India and how it can be done.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 2) It is said that one of the reasons for the poor performance of India’s numerous laws, aside from design issues, capacity constraints and corruption, is the near-complete absence of post legislative scrutiny or review of the laws. Examine why instituting a culture of post-legislative reviews is good …