Insights into Editorial: The state of the Indian federation

Insights into Editorial: The state of the Indian federation 25 July 2016 The Indian nation is said to be a federation with a unitary bias. This explains the relationship between the centre and the states in India. Constitutional provisions on centre-state relations: Part XI of the Indian Constitution (Articles 245 through 263) deals with centre-state …

Insights Revision Plan for Prelims 2016: FULL LENGTH FREE ONLINE MOCK TEST – 1

 FREE IAS ONLINE MOCK TEST – 1 TIMETABLE 25 July 2016 Questions Based on This UPDATE This is a Full Length Mock Test (No 25) of Insights Test Series 2016. This online mock test is posted for free for your revision purpose. Please leave behind your critical feedback. Hope you like the test. Good Scores for this Test (After …

Insights into Editorial: Across the aisle: Defend the land, win over the people

Insights into Editorial: Across the aisle: Defend the land, win over the people 23 July 2016 With curfew continued in many parts of the Valley, life in Kashmir has come to standstill. Fresh incidents occur in the Valley every day. It is now widely acknowledged that Kashmir is more than land, it is people. With …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 July 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 July  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 Indian Society; Social empowerment 1) Critically analyse the cow protection movement that’s taking place in India and its impact …

4) The 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade talks have hit a hurdle, with India insisting on liberalized visa regime for movement of professionals across borders. Examine why India is insisting on this issue and why other members are opposing it

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  4) The 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade talks have hit a hurdle, with India insisting on liberalized visa regime for movement of professionals across borders. Examine why India is insisting on this issue and why other members are opposing it. …

2) Do you think progress in India’s foreign policy with Afghanistan is constrained by its strained relationship with Pakistan? How should India pursue its relations with Afghanistan? Critically comment.

Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations 2) Do you think progress in India’s foreign policy with Afghanistan is constrained by its strained relationship with Pakistan? How should India pursue its relations with Afghanistan? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu