PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Synopsis of 2016 Mains Writing Challenges

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Synopsis of 2016 Mains Writing Challenges DOWNLAOD 17th August 2016 Syllabus – “Public Choice Theory” 1.Discuss how the Public Choice Theory promotes the concept of ‘Steering’ and undermines the concept of ‘Rowing’ in visualising efficient and effective administration. (250 words). Public choice theory believes in competition and envisages governance based on choice, Client …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 06 October, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 06 October, 2016 Archives Clarifications:   Q1, 5th October Quiz (Click Here): Regarding statement 2 – Please read the statement in its entirety and not just the first half. Copy-pasting the full statement here – “Neither the Supreme Court nor any other court is to have jurisdiction in …

AIR spotlight summary on “India Sanitation Conference”

  AIR spotlight summary on “India Sanitation Conference”     Introduction Sanitation campaign is now a high profile campaign and getting more attention at the official level than before. Ambitious targets are set and these are time based targets. There are well recognised brand ambassadors. Adequate budgetary support is required to achieve the ambitious targets. …

Insights into Editorial: Ever more draconian – Prohibition Law

    Insights into Editorial: Ever more draconian   Summary: Recently, the Patna High Court struck down as unconstitutional Bihar’s amendments to its 1915 Excise Act that prohibited the sale or possession of alcohol. The judgment argued that even laws that sought justification in the Directive Principles of State Policy in the Constitution had to …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 1) Critically comment on the role of Mahila Panchayats in acting as an alternative fora to formal justice system in addressing various issues faced by women in India. (200 Words) Livemint …

6) A new research by IMF has shown that global debt was currently 225% of global GDP, with the private sector responsible for two-thirds of the total. Is it a cause for worry? What governments, including India, should do to address the issue of mounting global debt? Examine.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate 6) A new research by IMF has shown that global debt was currently 225% of global GDP, with the private sector responsible for two-thirds of the total. Is it a cause for worry? What governments, including India, should do to address the issue of mounting global debt? Examine. …

4) Do you think the right to drink and eat what citizens want is adequately safeguarded in India? What’s the position of courts on this issue? Critically examine.

Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4) Do you think the right to drink and eat what citizens want is adequately safeguarded in India? What’s the position of courts on this issue? Critically examine. (200 Words) Livemint