[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 January 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 January 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Art and culture; Role of women 1) Discuss the contribution of women to Indian classical music in the twentieth century, especially in patronizing music related organizations. (200 Words) The Hindu General Studies …

7) The world is witnessing alarming levels of violence across regions. Do you think education can help in bringing peace to the world? In this conflict-ridden world, what should be the ideal role of education? Examine.

Topic:  Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values 7) The world is witnessing alarming levels of violence across regions. Do you think education can help in bringing peace to the world? In this conflict-ridden world, what should be the ideal role of education? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Do you consider such on-the-spot actions or instant justice against criminals ethical and reformative steps? Justify.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 6) You are posted as Superintendent of Police to a city known for various crimes against women. In your interaction with police officers in the city you come to know that they are in favour of on-the-spot justice and practice it usually. For example, it …

5) Unless politics is cleaned, corruption can not be wiped out in India. In your opinion, what measures should the government consider if it wants to replicate the shock and awe of demonetisation when it comes to political finance? Discuss.

Topic:  Challenges of corruption 5) Unless politics is cleaned, corruption can not be wiped out in India. In your opinion, what measures should the government consider if it wants to replicate the shock and awe of demonetisation when it comes to political finance? Discuss. (200 Words) The Indian Express

4) The impact of fake news is far reaching. What needs to be done to prevent this phenomenon? What issues need to be addressed while stopping spread of fake news? Examine.

Topic:  Role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; 4) The impact of fake news is far reaching. What needs to be done to prevent this phenomenon? What issues need to be addressed while stopping spread of fake news? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 January 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 January 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Government issues notification of ‘Indian Skill Development Service’   The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued the notification of setting up of Indian …

Insights into Editorial: Best antidote to fake news and hate speech is more speech

    Insights into Editorial: Best antidote to fake news and hate speech is more speech   Summary: Some incidents in the past few years have shown that society and its conflicts manifest themselves in what has come to be known as “fake news” — and the internet does aid its rapid distribution. That is …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 05 January 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  05 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 civil …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 January 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  04 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 civil …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 January 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 January 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World geography; History of India 1) Critics argue that India and Bangladesh have wasted opportunities for shared advantages, especially when both countries are linked intricately together by geography. Do you agree? Analyse. (200 …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: If you were a police officer in-charge of providing security on this occasion, how you would have handled the situation?

Topic:  Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration 7) Recently, on the occasion of new year celebrations, thousands of revellers had gathered in and around Mahatma Gandhi Road and Brigade Road to ring in 2017, as is something of a tradition in the city. But, according to reports that subsequently emerged, a large number …