QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 November 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 02 November, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 02 November, 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 …

AIR spotlight summary on “Festivity and Air Pollution”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Festivity and Air Pollution”       Introduction All the festivals we now celebrate we see bursting of crackers. There is a pollution spike during this period which is very unhealthy. The reasons for increased Air Pollution during festival season are: There will be increase in travelling due meeting …

India’s World- What Does Xi Jinping Becoming “Core” Leader Mean?

    India’s World- What Does Xi Jinping Becoming “Core” Leader Mean?   President Xi Jinping has been given the title of “core” leader by the Chinese Communist Party. This puts him on par with previous strong leaders like Mao, Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin. Since assuming office 4 years ago, Xi Jinping has been …

Insights into Editorial: Delhi pollution bonanza isn’t due to crackers alone

    Insights into Editorial: Delhi pollution bonanza isn’t due to crackers alone   Summary: The air in several places in the country becomes laden with toxic matter around Diwali, almost as a ritual associated with the festival. The toxic cocktail of particulate matter (PM) from car tailpipes and cracker burning casts a dirty haze …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Secularism 1) What do you understand by ‘positive’ secularism and  ‘negative’ secularism? Do you think it’s time for India to remove the word ‘secular’ from preamble to India’s constitution? Critically comment. (200 Words) The …

7) Should citizens have unfettered right to question government’s every decisions and actions? Do you think encouraging such a culture of questioning among the public would endanger public administration? Critically comment. (150 Words)

Topic: Accountability 7) Should citizens have unfettered right to question government’s every decisions and actions? Do you think encouraging such a culture of questioning among the public would endanger public administration? Critically comment. (150 Words) The Indian Express

7) Should citizens have unfettered right to question government’s every decisions and actions? Do you think encouraging such a culture of questioning among the public would endanger public administration? Critically comment. (150 Words)

Topic: Accountability 7) Should citizens have unfettered right to question government’s every decisions and actions? Do you think encouraging such a culture of questioning among the public would endanger public administration? Critically comment. (150 Words) The Indian Express