MOTIVATION: FOCUS

    Motivation: Focus Shreya Kabir   Unwavering focus Focus literally means setting your attention on a particular thing, such that your entire energy and awareness is directed on it, without spilling anywhere else. Focus is the underlying formula beneath all the time management skills, productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. When one is focused, there is …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 January 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 January 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   CMs Committee on Digital Payments presents interim report to the Prime Minister   The CMs Committee on …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 January 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 January 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1)  Subhash Chandra Bose continues to be popular among Indian masses and is fondly …

6) More than half of India’s labour force is still connected directly or indirectly to agriculture for its livelihood. Policymakers face the the dual challenge is of increasing income share of labour force, and increasing the rate of employment absorption into industry and services. Examine how these two challenges can be addressed.

Topic: Land reforms; Agriculture issues 6) More than half of India’s labour force is still connected directly or indirectly to agriculture for its livelihood. Policymakers face the the dual challenge is of increasing income share of labour force, and increasing the rate of employment absorption into industry and services. Examine how these two challenges can be addressed. …

5) “There are two aspects of demonetisation on which clarity is required. One is the status of political funds, and the other the status of donations/offerings made to temples and religious institutions, through the so-called temple hundis.” Discuss critically.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability,  5) “There are two aspects of demonetisation on which clarity is required. One is the status of political funds, and the other the status of donations/offerings made to temples and religious institutions, through the so-called temple hundis.” Discuss critically. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) “India is well positioned to emerge as a credible security and economic partner of the UAE and the larger Gulf region at a time when the West is looking inwards and China’s rise is getting hobbled by its aggressive rhetoric on territorial issues.” Elaborate

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) “India is well positioned to emerge as a credible security and economic partner of the UAE and the larger Gulf region at a time when the West is looking inwards and China’s rise is getting hobbled by its aggressive rhetoric …

2) What began as an admirably peaceful protest against restrictions on jallikattu, the Tamil tradition of bull taming, these protests have mutated into violent hooliganism, police crackdowns and expression of Tamil chauvinism. Examine arguments made for and against jallikattu, and critically comment on implications of these protests turning out to be identity based movement.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times 2) What began as an admirably peaceful protest against restrictions on jallikattu, the Tamil tradition of bull taming, these protests have mutated into violent hooliganism, police crackdowns and expression of Tamil chauvinism. Examine arguments made for …

1) Subhash Chandra Bose continues to be popular among Indian masses and is fondly remembered when compared to other national leaders. How did Bose’s vision differ other national leaders, especially from Nehru’s vision? Critically examine. Also examine what makes him more popular.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1)  Subhash Chandra Bose continues to be popular among Indian masses and is fondly remembered when compared to other national leaders. How did Bose’s vision differ other national leaders, especially from Nehru’s vision? Critically examine. Also examine …