ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 07 August 2014

ARCHIVES 07 August 2014 You are serving as Superintendent of Police (SP)  in a district notorious for kidnapping cases. In one such kidnapping case, ten school girls have been kidnapped and hidden in an unknown place. In previous cases, where one or two girls were kidnapped, they were sold to prostitution racquet in a foreign …

ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 06 August 2014

ARCHIVES 06 August 2014 You are working as Home Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs. During your tenure, you have acted toughly against anti-national elements including many banned terrorist organisations. While on a private trip, you have been abducted by terrorists belonging to a banned terrorist group. They have demanded the release of all the terrorists …

Insights Weekend Discussions, 03 August 2014

Welcome to the Fifteenth Edition of Insights Weekend Discussions. You can access details of previous discussions here. The Topic Should There Be Indefinite Moratorium On Genetically Modified Crops In India? Recently, under pressure, the government withdrew its approval for the field trial of GM crops. This is going on for past few years. There is both opposition and support …

Insights Weekend Discussions/Debates – Restarts Tomorrow

Few aspirants requested me to restart our popular Weekend Debate/Discussion initiative again.Hence starting it again from tomorrow. I promise that this initiative will continue as long as  meaningful and enthusiastic participation is ensured from your side. It’s our policy to discourage aspirants from indulging in useless debates and provide them an avenue to express their thoughts …

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 22

QUESTIONS: 09/11/2013  “The headquarters-field relationship is fraught with complexities. To arrive at a general principle, thus, is nearly impossible. Therefore, this should be more of a practitioner’s domain rather than of academician’s.” Comment. (250 words) Do you agree with the view that in the wake of increasing role of local bodies, the District Collector be …

Ethics Case Study 30

Read this article before you proceed A former employee who was fired due to poor quality work, absences, and lateness related to her drinking problem, informs you that she has applied for a position at another company and has already given your name as a reference. She desperately needs a job (she is a single …