2) Article 35A is at the heart of Indian federation and any attempt to hold it otherwise will have negative consequences. Comment.(250 words)

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1) After getting independence from the colonial powers African countries suffered from several shared problems. Discuss.(250 words)

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,27 August 2018

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Insights into YOJANA August 2018- Summary

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Insights MINDMAPS: “Tackling Fake News on Social Media”.

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Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 August 2018

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SECURE SYNOPSIS: 27 AUGUST 2018

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7) Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest health challenges of 21st century. Examine why. Also discuss the threat posed in this regard by gut bacteria?(250 words)

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6) Explain Madden Julian oscillation? How do jet streams impact monsoons in India?(250 words)

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5) The absence of legislation for curbing the practice or paid news requires urgent attention. Analyze.(250 words)

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4) Analyze the reasons behind the differences in performance of some of  India’s large cities, with respect to transport related pollution.(250 words)

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3) Tariff liberalisation policies and the liberal FDI policy regime, enveloped within a passive industrial policy framework, have resulted in India’s increased electronics import dependence. Critically analyze.(250 words)

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2) Discuss the steps taken by the RBI in recent years to clean up the balance sheets of commercial banks. (250 words)

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1) Pricing of medicines in the face of rising healthcare costs, has been an persistent issue of concern for the Indian government. Critically examine. (250 words)

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MOTIVATION: Control your Day, Every Day

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Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2018 – Week 34: Mars Mission and Mob lynchings are two obverse faces of India

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SECURE SYNOPSIS: 25 AUGUST 2018

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