Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 December 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 December 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   India Signs Grant Agreement with the IBRD   An agreement for Global Environment Facility Grant of USD 5.19 Million for “Additional Financing for Financing Energy Efficiency at MSMEs …

The Big Picture – Should Indian startups be given protection against foreign firms?

    The Big Picture – Should Indian startups be given protection against foreign firms?     India’s most successful internet entrepreneurs of Flipkart and Ola have raised the banner of nationalism in their fight against foreign origin rivals urging the Government to design policies which will favour home grown companies. The coordinated push amongst …

Insights into Editorial: Revamping the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal

    Insights into Editorial: Revamping the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal    Summary: The recent demonetisation move of the central government has increased the workload of income tax officials in the country. Demonetisation was aimed at reducing the extent of black money—money on which tax should be paid, but is not. Demonetisation is the first …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 December 2016

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 December 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Examine the factors that led to India’s victory in the 1971 War against Pakistan. …

3) What do you understand by bilateral investment treaty (BIT)? Recently India terminated its BIT with Netherlands and has also issued notices to around 50 countries to terminate BITs. How will this impact India? Examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) What do you understand by bilateral investment treaty (BIT)? Recently India terminated its BIT with Netherlands and has also issued notices to around 50 countries to terminate BITs. How will this impact India? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu