QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – August 25, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz August 25, 2016 Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2016. It is not a …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 August 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 August 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Cabinet approves introduction of the “Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016”   The Union Cabinet has given its approval for introduction of the “Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016”. Once …

Insights into Editorial: UPI: India’s biggest and boldest payments interface bet yet

    Insights into Editorial: UPI: India’s biggest and boldest payments interface bet yet Summary: The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) will take the power of smartphones to its next level in India, making instant money transfers an every-minute possibility. Developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) under the guidelines of the Reserve bank …

The Big Picture- Lodha Panel Recommendations: Can They Apply To All Sports Bodies?

    The Big Picture- Lodha Panel Recommendations: Can They Apply To All Sports Bodies?   After India finishing 67th in the medal tally at Rio Olympics, it has been proved that there is a severe lack of “Sporting Culture” in our country though our sportspersons gave the best of their efforts. A sport is …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 August 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 August  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  Social empowerment;  1) Discuss India’s record of championing human rights across the world since independence. Do you think India has lost moral right to express concern over …

5) Recently, the government introduced a Bill to amend certain provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955. What are the objectives of this Bill? Critics of the Bill are arguing that it is not inclusive enough. Examine why

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 5) Recently, the government introduced a Bill to amend certain provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955. What are the objectives of this Bill? Critics of the Bill are arguing that it is not inclusive enough. Examine why. (200 Words) The …

9) Why is a ‘Good Samaritan’ legal protection is vital in India? Do you think helping a victim only under legal protection shows lack of morality and ethics in a person who offers such help? Critically comment.

Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; 9) Why is a ‘Good Samaritan’ legal protection is vital in India? Do you think helping a victim only under legal protection shows lack of morality and ethics in a person who offers such help? Critically comment. (150 Words) The Hindu

8) Does downloading a movie from a torrent website amount to copyrights violation? In the light of recent warning messages displayed on torrent websites stating that viewing or downloading content from these sites violates India’s copyright law, critically analyse.

Topic: Issues relating to intellectual property rights 8) Does downloading a movie from a torrent website amount to copyrights violation? In the light of recent warning messages displayed on torrent websites stating that viewing or downloading content from these sites violates India’s copyright law, critically analyse. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) Recently, the government introduced a Bill to amend certain provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955. What are the objectives of this Bill? Critics of the Bill are arguing that it is not inclusive enough. Examine why.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 5) Recently, the government introduced a Bill to amend certain provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955. What are the objectives of this Bill? Critics of the Bill are arguing that it is not inclusive enough. Examine why. (200 Words) The …

3) Recently the union government approved a Bill that bans commercial surrogacy, and bars married couples who have biological or adopted children, single people, live-in partners and homosexuals from opting for surrogacy. Examine the justifications given to bar certain people from opting for surrogacy. Also examine implications of this Bill on various stakeholders.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Human Resources. 3) Recently the union government approved a Bill that bans commercial surrogacy, and bars married couples who have biological or adopted children, single people, live-in partners and homosexuals from opting for surrogacy. Examine the justifications given to bar certain people from …

1) Discuss India’s record of championing human rights across the world since independence. Do you think India has lost moral right to express concern over human rights violations in other parts of the world? Comment

Topic:  Social empowerment;  1) Discuss India’s record of championing human rights across the world since independence. Do you think India has lost moral right to express concern over human rights violations in other parts of the world? Comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Daily Answer Writing Challenge- 2016 Day 7

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Daily Answer Writing Challenge- 2016  Day 7 24 August 2017 Archives Syllabus -Miscellaneous “Legislative action is not subject to the rules of natural justice.” Explain the exceptions to the rule of natural justice. (200 words) Syllabus -So called hidden syllabus “Lenin’s concept of Socialist management refers to directing the organisational development of Socialist …