Insights into Editorial: Inflation targeting: A long way to go

Insights into Editorial: Inflation targeting: A long way to go Article Link 29 June 2016 With the government amending the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 through the Finance Bill, 2016, inflation targeting has become the primary objective of RBI. According to the monetary policy framework, agreed by RBI and the government last year, the …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 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: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) “The Smart Cities Mission not only prioritises parts of a city over the whole but also …

7) In the light of China’s massive drive against corruption, some critics have argued that bribes and favours have historically served as the grease in the wheels of China’s growth. Do you agree? Critically comment.

Topic:Challenges of corruption 7) In the light of China’s massive drive against corruption, some critics have argued that bribes and favours have historically served as the grease in the wheels of China’s growth. Do you agree? Critically comment. (150 Words) Livemint

6) What do you understand by inflation targeting (IT)? It is argued that bringing changes in monetary policy transmission, through financial market reforms will reform inflation targeting. Discuss why.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, 6) What do you understand by inflation targeting (IT)? It is argued that bringing changes in monetary policy transmission, through financial market reforms will reform inflation targeting. Discuss why. (200 Words) Livemint

5) The issue of poaching by Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan waters and certain actions taken by Sri Lankan authorities against Indian fishermen is yet to be resolved. Critically examine why this issue is unresolved and what necessary steps should be taken by both governments to address this issue.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations 5) The issue of poaching by Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan waters and certain actions taken by Sri Lankan authorities against Indian fishermen is yet to be resolved.  Critically examine why this issue is unresolved and what necessary steps should be taken by both governments to address this issue. …

4) “In democracies, the majority principle is workable, but it is morally unjustified because it violates the right of minorities to secure ‘voice’ in decision-making.” In the light of recent Brexit referendum, critically comment on the statement.

Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries  4) “In democracies, the majority principle is workable, but it is morally unjustified because it violates the right of minorities to secure ‘voice’ in decision-making.” In the light of recent Brexit referendum, critically comment on the statement. (200 Words) The Hindu