UPSC IAS Prelims Strategy & Motivation : Gazal Bharadwaj, Rank – 40 CSE – 2015

UPSC IAS Prelims Strategy: Gazal Bharadwaj, Rank – 40 CSE – 2015 There had been a number of queries regarding my prelims strategy, books referred to and number of questions to be attempted. So, I thought rather than answering individually, I would come up with a detailed article. The strategy may differ from person to …

Insights into Editorial: Women in the workplace: Not yet a better balance

Insights into Editorial: Women in the workplace: Not yet a better balance 21 June 2016 Article Link The position of women has steadily improved in India over the last 25 years. Employment gender gap, especially, has improved over the last 25 years. Conducive environment for women to balance work along with household responsibilities is being …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 21 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 21 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: Role of women 1) The World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2015 ranked India at 139 out of 145 countries …

6) From its erstwhile status as provider of stable and secured employment, government institutions and public sector firms have slipped to a situation where the terms of work are increasingly dismal and comparable to those prevailing in the “informal sector”. Critically examine why this trend is increasing and with what implications.

Topic: Employment 6) From its erstwhile status as provider of stable and secured employment, government institutions and public sector firms have slipped to a situation where the terms of work are increasingly dismal and comparable to those prevailing in the “informal sector”. Critically examine why this trend is increasing and with what implications. (200 Words) The …

5) Recently, the union government raised Foreign investment (FDI) caps in seven key sectors, including aviation, defence, pharma, food products. Analyse implications of this move to their respective sectors

Topic:  Resource mobilization; Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   5) Recently, the union government raised Foreign investment (FDI) caps in seven key sectors, including aviation, defence, pharma, food products. Analyse implications of this move to their respective sectors. (200 Words) Livemint The Hindu

3) Do you think The Delhi Assembly’s Bill to protect the appointment of 21 parliamentary secretaries from disqualification under the ‘office of profit’ claus is legitimate? Critically comment.

Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these 3) Do you think The Delhi Assembly’s Bill to protect the appointment of 21 parliamentary secretaries from disqualification under the ‘office of profit’ claus is legitimate? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu The Indian Express

1) The World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2015 ranked India at 139 out of 145 countries on the economic participation and opportunity gap. Analyse the present status of women economic participation and opportunity gap in India.

Topic: Role of women 1) The World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2015 ranked India at 139 out of 145 countries on the economic participation and opportunity gap. Analyse the present status of women economic participation and opportunity gap in India. (200 Words) Livemint