The Big Picture: India’s World – Energy Diplomacy and Sino-Indian Relations

  The Big Picture: India’s World – Energy Diplomacy and Sino-Indian Relations     Away from the arc lights that accompanies China’s OBOR project, India has been quietly working on creating connectivity grids in its neighbourhood and moving beyond physical connectivity to energy as a tool of connectivity. From Indonesia to Mauritius, India is working …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Shabarish P, Rank 617, CSE-2016, Insights Offline Student

  TOPPER’S STRATEGY Shabarish P, Rank 617, CSE-2016 Insights Offline Student   Hello friends, I am Dr. Shabarish .P, have secured 617 rank in CSE- 2016 and am here to share my journey of UPSC civil services exam and the lessons that I learnt through out. Before getting into that I would like to thank …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 July 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 July 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.   MERIT app   The government has launched the ‘MERIT app (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 July 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  06 July  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: 06 July 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 July 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic:  Poverty and developmental issues   1) What do you understand by development? It is said that recent resistances by social movements have changed World Bank’s understanding of development paradigm. …

6) What do you understand by economic austerity? Were austerity measures successful in Europe and the UK aftermath of 2008 global financial crisis? Also examine if it’s feasible for countries to still opt for austerity measures in the present global economic scenario.

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth 6) What do you understand by economic austerity? Were austerity measures successful in Europe and the UK aftermath of 2008 global financial crisis? Also examine if it’s feasible for countries to still opt for austerity measures in the present global economic scenario. (200 …

5) What laws and regulations exist to deal with drunk driving in India? Do you think these have been successful in dealing with drunk driving? Examine what is lacking and what should be done to plug loopholes

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 5) What laws and regulations exist to deal with drunk driving in India? Do you think these have been successful in dealing with drunk driving? Examine what is lacking and what should be done to plug loopholes. (200 Words) The Indian …

3) Recently India and Israel decided to elevate their relationship to a “strategic partnership”. What do you understand by strategic partnership? How will it benefit both India and Israel? Examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Recently India and Israel decided to elevate their relationship to a “strategic partnership”. What do you understand by strategic partnership? How will it benefit both India and Israel? Examine. (200 Words) The Indian Express