Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 19, January 2014 K9 LEADER Do you think self-serving political system is to blame for the separatist movements in India? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu A1,A2 “Our simple masses did not understand how the British manipulated the Indian upper class to retain British culture as the supreme culture. ” Do you agree with this view? …

MOTIVATION – Criticism

                                               Rishave Verma          I am not a victim of the world I see.                                                                         (A Course in Miracles) There is a popular story, usually suggested to be Mahatma Gandhi’s way of facing criticism. As the story goes, he suggests that if someone hits one side of your face, you offer him another to side …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 “The actions of public administrators have the forces of law and coercive power of government behind them”. Do you think administrators could claim similar authority in a globalized world? (200 Words) Question 2 Examine the implications of globalization for administrative ethics and development ethics. (200 Words) Tomorrow’s Topics Good Governance: concept and application; …

Understanding Environment Impact Assessment (EIA)

Rishave Verma ENVIRONMENT Understanding Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Recently the Ministry of Environment and Forest granted environmental clearance to POSCO’s Steel plant, while rejected the proposal of Vedanta’s Bauxite mining projects. What was the procedure and why one was granted clearance while the other was not? What is their relation with the Environmental Impact Assessment? …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 16, January 2014 E9,E10 Write a critical note on the barriers to trade. How does WTO address to remove such barriers? (200 Words) The Hindu F1,F2 Critically examine the factors that led to Operation Bluestar in 1984. What were its consequences? (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu F3,F4 What are the possible ecological, social …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 15, 2014

ARCHIVES January 15, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Forest STs to get additional 50 days wage employment under MGNREGA . The Union Ministry of Rural Development decided to provide an additional wage employment of 50 days beyond the stipulated 100 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, MGNREGA for Scheduled Tribe (ST) households …

MOTIVATION- The Air of Success

                                    Rishave Verma Thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.                                                                         (Arab Proverb) A young man went to Socrates and asked him what he would need to get success. Socrates took him to a lake …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Today The Hindu is not Published, hence few questions are framed from The Indian Express ARCHIVES 15, January 2014 E1,E2 Critically comment on the nature of relationship between the public and private sectors post-liberalization period in India. (200 Words) The Indian Express E3,E4 “The systems and strategies put in place to reach every child in …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 14, 2014

ARCHIVES January 14, 2014 POLITY & GOVERNMENT BILLS The constitution (120th amendment) bill, 2013, and the judicial appointments commission bill, 2013 APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES TO THE SUPREME COURT– PRESENT SYSTEM Constitutional provision: Article 124(2): Clause (2) of Article 124 inter alia says that: “every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant …

MOTIVATION- What is Focus?

                                         Rishave Verma                       Live as if your life depends on it.                                                                         (Werner Erhard) Tom was once invited to attend a Hawaiian party. While entering the party venue, he noticed a long line of shoes and loafers at the entrance. At the party, Tom met a Tai Chi master. He asked the master, “Why do these people …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 13, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 13, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES DISABILITIES According to Census 2011, the number of disabled in India amount to 2.21 percent of population that is 26.8 million. Disability activists opine the count is grossly underestimated as no. of disabled in a country on an average roughly amount to 5-6 …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 12, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 12, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Government notified new natural Gas Pricing Formula The Government of India  notified the new natural gas pricing formulae, which will be in effect from 1 April 2014. As per the newly issued notification, the rate of all domestically produced fuel will be almost …

General Studies Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Starts Tomorrow

For those who were eagerly waiting for the restart of General Studies Daily Writing Challenge, here is a good news – it will restart tomorrow (Monday, January 13, 2014) This time it will be different and will have a new approach and theme. We will post questions from Monday to Thursday from each GS paper. …

MOTIVATION – One More New Attempt

                   Rishave Verma When you do something right and fail, assume that you were wrong!!.                                                               (Lily Tomlin)   January 6, 2014 at 9:31 am gud morning to all of you…i have some questions in my mind please help me…you all guys are doing suberb job..actually i started my preperation in 2010 but still after 3 attempts …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 11, January 2014 I-9, I-10 Is development becoming the victim in the fight for environment protection in India? In the light of recent controversies against mining in forest and tribal areas, critically analyze the question. (200 Words) The Hindu J1,J2 LEADERS What are neutrinos? Why is there a keen interest on them? Explain. (200 …