Insights into Editorial: Jallikattu protests- What is the uproar in Tamil Nadu all about?

    Insights into Editorial: Jallikattu protests- What is the uproar in Tamil Nadu all about?    Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Tamil Nadu to demand removal of the ban imposed by the Supreme court in 2014 on the traditional bull taming sport of Jallikattu. The effects of the jallikattu protests in …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 21 January 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 21 January 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment; poverty and developmental issues 1) Inequality is rising across the world. Critically examine its causes and suggest solutions to eliminate inequality. (200 Words) The Indian Express General Studies – 2 …

6) Manufacturing output grew 7%–8% annually since 1991, with a marked improvement in the variety and quality of goods produced. Yet, its share in gross domestic product has practically stagnated, with a sharp rise in import intensity. Examine why.

Topic: Economic growth and development 6) Manufacturing output grew 7%–8% annually since 1991, with a marked improvement in the variety and quality of goods produced. Yet, its share in gross domestic product has practically stagnated, with a sharp rise in import intensity. Examine why. (200 Words) EPW

5) The “reforms” in 1991 laid out a new trajectory in which federalism was dichotomised into two parts—political and fiscal. Critically analyse the changing nature of fiscal federalism since 1991 reforms.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy,  5) The “reforms” in 1991 laid out a new trajectory in which federalism was dichotomised into two parts—political and fiscal. Critically analyse the changing nature of fiscal federalism since 1991 reforms. (200 Words) EPW

2) It is said that the Supreme Court’s judgment on sectarian appeals during election campaigns interprets the Representation of the People Act, 1951 correctly and to its intended effect. Do you agree? Justify.

Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 2) It is said that the Supreme Court’s judgment on sectarian appeals during election campaigns interprets the Representation of the People Act, 1951 correctly and to its intended effect. Do you agree? Justify. (200 Words) EPW

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 20 January 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  20 January  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 …