The Big Picture- Proposed Surrogacy Law: Does It Address All Concerns?

    The Big Picture- Proposed Surrogacy Law: Does It Address All Concerns?     For some years now, surrogacy has become a widespread practice in India. In the last several years, with the spread of IVF technology for reproduction, surrogacy also has been noticed by the couples both native and foreign because of low …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 August 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 August  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women;  1) Does the new Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 goes against women empowerment? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu General Studies – 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and …

7) It has been found that centre’s promise of improving farm incomes by providing farmers with a wider network of buyers and better prices via an electronic trading platform is moving at a slow pace. Examine why.

Topic: e-technology in the aid of farmers  7) It has been found that centre’s promise of improving farm incomes by providing farmers with a wider network of buyers and better prices via an electronic trading platform is moving at a slow pace. Examine why. (200 Words) Livemint

5) Discuss the measures taken by government of India to calm the situation in Kashmir after recent violent confrontation between Kashmiris and security forces. Do you think these measures are adequate to establish long-term peace in the Valley? Comment.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 5) Discuss the measures taken by government of India to calm the situation in Kashmir after recent violent confrontation between Kashmiris and security forces. Do you think these measures are adequate to establish long-term peace in the Valley? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu …

Insights into Issues: Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill

    Insights into Issues: Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill     The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was introduced in Rajya Sabha on August 11, 2016 by the Minister for Labour and Employment, Mr. Bandaru Dattatreya.  The Bill amends the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. The Bill has been passed by Rajya Sabha.  The Act regulates …

AIR spotlight: Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)

  AIR spotlight: Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)      Introduction Prime minister laid the foundation stone for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh. The state where medical care is very poor. AIIMS will provide tertiary care for the people. Gorakhpur is a significant area, but always …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 27 August 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 27 August  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World geography;  1) “Pollution can cause fundamental changes in cloud behaviour and precipitation patterns.” Examine these changes and their effects. (200 Words) Down to Earth General Studies …