Insights into Editorial: Bad loans: of desperate times and desperate measures

Insights into Editorial: Bad loans: of desperate times and desperate measures 10 June 2016 Article Link With over Rs.5.8 trillion worth bad loans lying with listed banks in India, it was felt that government’s intervention was much needed to solve the issue. In this regard, finance minister Arun Jaitley recently said that the government is …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 10 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 10 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: Population and associated issues 1) UN Habitat estimates that by 2030 India will have 14 major clusters of cities accounting for …

6) India will become a functional member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) from this year. Critically analyse SCO’s performance in regional economic and strategic matters, and how India’s new role in SCO would affect its interests.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  6) India will become a functional member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) from this year. Critically analyse SCO’s performance in regional economic and strategic matters, and how India’s new role in SCO would affect its interests. (200 Words) The Indian Express

5) Recently, the Prime Minister declared that the partnership between India and the United States has overcome the “hesitations of history”. Analyse the areas in which both countries have overcome their ‘hesitations’.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  5) Recently, the Prime Minister declared that the partnership between India and the United States has overcome the “hesitations of history”. Analyse the areas in which both countries have overcome their ‘hesitations’. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) It is said that artistic expression and creative freedom should not be curbed, and audiences should have the right to make informed viewing choices. Do you agree? In the light of recent controversy over film certification in India, critically comment

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 3) It is said that artistic expression and creative freedom should not be curbed, and audiences should have the right to make informed viewing choices. Do you agree? In the light of recent controversy over film …

1) UN Habitat estimates that by 2030 India will have 14 major clusters of cities accounting for 40 per cent of its GDP. Do you think Indian cities, which are going to become economic engines in future, are ready to withstand extreme weather events? What should be done in this regard? Critically discuss.

Topic: Population and associated issues 1) UN Habitat estimates that by 2030 India will have 14 major clusters of cities accounting for 40 per cent of its GDP. Do you think Indian cities, which are going to become economic engines in future, are ready to withstand extreme weather events? What should be done in this …