Insights into Editorial: Behind the opening of the Balochistan front

      Insights into Editorial: Behind the opening of the Balochistan front   Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Balochistan conflict in his recent Independence Day address. While this was appreciated and welcomed by the Baloch leaders, it was criticized by Pakistani leaders. Using the Balochistan card in the battle for Kashmir …

The Big Picture- Misleading Ads: Onus on Celebrity Endorsers Also

    The Big Picture- Misleading Ads: Onus on Celebrity Endorsers Also     Celebrities endorsing various brands or companies might have to face some trouble in the coming time if the amendments proposed to the Consumer Protection Act are carried out in the next session of Parliament. They will put onus on celebrities in …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 September 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 September  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  Secularism 1) Do you think the implementation of Uniform Civil Code will pave the way for national integration and strengthen secularism in the country? Critically examine. (200 Words) Livemint General Studies – 2 …

10) Many who work for the government, take their jobs for granted. Government job is considered to be a very secure and relaxing one. In your opinion, what should be the attitude of a government servant? How can such attitude be maintained throughout their service period? Discuss.

Topic: Attitude; Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service 10) Many who work for the government, take their jobs for granted. Government job is considered to be a very secure and relaxing one. In your opinion, what should be the attitude of a government servant? How can such attitude be maintained throughout their service period? Discuss. (150 …

8) Recently, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked for action against top State officials who had failed to respond to an application filed before the tribunal for effective implementation of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002. In the light of NGT’s order, discuss the importance of this Act and reasons why it’s being neglected.

Topic: Conservation; EIA 8) Recently, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked for action against top State officials who had failed to respond to an application filed before the tribunal for effective implementation of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002. In the light of NGT’s order, discuss the importance of this Act and reasons why it’s being neglected. (200 Words) The …

6) Recently, an address by religious monk marked the beginning of the monsoon session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Do you think such an act is appropriate in a secular country like India? Critically comment

Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 6) Recently, an address by religious monk marked the beginning of the monsoon session of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Do you think such an act is appropriate in a secular country like India?  Critically comment. (200 …

5) “..the most important benefit of the Balochistan strategy is that it gives India the option of responding forcefully to Pakistan’s own use of (terrorist) force against India without fearing nuclear escalation.” Elaborate

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations 5) “..the most important benefit of the Balochistan strategy is that it gives India the option of responding forcefully to Pakistan’s own use of (terrorist) force against India without fearing nuclear escalation.” Elaborate. (200 Words) Livemint