QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 03 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   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 Daily Current Affairs, 04 November 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 November 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Hindi writer Krishna Sobti chosen for Jnanpith Award   Noted writer of Hindi literature Krishna Sobti will be conferred with the country’s highest literary …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 02 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   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 …

AIR spotlight summary: Setting up of special courts for the trial of politicians

AIR spotlight summary: Setting up of special courts for the trial of politicians Context: SC is setting up a plan to exclusively try pending criminal cases against politicians and law makers by constituting special courts on the lines of Fast track courts. Significance: This is an important development given the fact that we are faced …

All India Radio News Summary: 03 NOVEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 03 NOVEMBER 2017 Prime Minister inaugurates World Food India and launches ‘Nivesh Bandhu portal’ on investment opportunities in the country’s food processing sector. Prime Minister inaugurated World Food India 2017 in New Delhi. This is the first time that India is hosting such an event for the Food processing sector. …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 November 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 November 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. Secure Synopsis will be posted on regular basis from next week. General Studies – 1;     Topic:   Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.   1) “The naxal …

4) Despite being an improvement on the ad hoc and restrictive Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management framework, the N K Singh Committee report suffers from some shortcomings. Discuss.

Topic: Indian economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.  4) Despite being an improvement on the ad hoc and restrictive Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management framework, the N K Singh Committee report suffers from some shortcomings. Discuss. (250 Words) EPW

3) India has stepped up trade and investment in hydrocarbons in Africa, with nearly 17% of its total crude oil imports coming from Africa by 2016. Should India step up these petroleum-related foreign direct investment and trade relations with Africa? Discuss merits and demerits.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  3) India has stepped up trade and investment in hydrocarbons in Africa, with nearly 17% of its total crude oil imports coming from Africa by 2016. Should India step up these petroleum-related foreign direct investment and trade relations with Africa? Discuss merits …

2) In the light of new challenges posed by computerisation of government transactions and creation of new regulatory bodies, CAG needs more professionalism in its working, wider power delegation, and fundamental reforms in its structural organisation. Analyse.

Topic: Powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   2) In the light of new challenges posed by computerisation of government transactions and creation of new regulatory bodies, CAG needs more professionalism in its working, wider power delegation, and fundamental reforms in its structural organisation. Analyse. (250 Words) EPW

1) “The naxal movement has remained relevant and active mainly due to the deepening and widening socio-economic disparities, deprivation and exclusion of tribal people who have always been seen as a dispensable population.” Critically comment.

Topic:   Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.   1) “The naxal movement has remained relevant and active mainly due to the deepening and widening socio-economic disparities, deprivation and exclusion of tribal people who have always been seen as a dispensable population.” Critically comment. (250 Words) EPW