[UPSC Mains – 2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 27 November 2014

ARCHIVES 27 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) The American Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, is currently locked in a fierce debate about the concept of net neutrality with Internet Service Providers. Critically examine the issue with special reference to India. Business Standard 2) In recent months there have been reports …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 26 November 2014

ARCHIVES 26 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “The Article 259C of Pakistan Penal Code is the root cause of many of Pakistan’s recent sectarian crises.” Critically comment. The Indian Express 2) “The new and improved Model Police Bill, put forward by the Soli Sorabjee Committee, set up by the …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 25 November 2014

ARCHIVES 25 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a critical note on the findings of the 2014 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons released by the United Nations. The New York Times 2) “The government has started applying exclusion principles to its inclusion scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY).” …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 24 November 2014

ARCHIVES 24 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Write a short note microfragmenting technique. The New York Times 2) Critically examine the main issues that the Western countries want to sort out with Iran regarding its nuclear program. The New York Times 3) Discuss the suggestions of the judge Sodhi committee and …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 22 November 2014

ARCHIVES 22 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “The structure of the civil service, which is largely unchanged since Independence, might benefit from a greater focus on merit rather than seniority for promotions and incentives for good performance.” Critically comment. The Hindu The Hindu 2) Write a note on the …

Compilation: General Studies Paper – 2: Q & A from October 2013 to August 2014

Our team has created two documents related to UPSC Mains General Studies Paper-2 topics which contain questions and answers from our Secure – 2014 initiative (from October 2013 to August 2014) Two documents are extremely useful for this year’s Mains. They cover every topic in the syllabus comprehensively. You can expect many questions to get repeated …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 21 November 2014

ARCHIVES 21 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine the important recommendations made by the  T S R Subramanian committee, constituted recently to review laws related to environment and forest protection. Business Standard 2) Critically assess the objectives, design and implementation of rural housing schemes in India. Business Standard …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 20 November 2014

ARCHIVES 20 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine why the relaunch of Kisan Vikas Patras scheme has been criticised by some analysts. Business Standard Business Standard 2) In the light of recent deal between USA and China on climate change mitigations and the synthesis report released by IPCC, critically …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 19 November 2014

ARCHIVES 19 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine how the defence ties between India and Australia have evolved during last four decades. Business Standard The Hindu 2) Though India is regarded as a software giant, the big void has been its absence from the space of software products – …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 18 November 2014

ARCHIVES 18 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) It is argued that India needs to either increase or convert existing diesel-based power plants into LNG-based ones. Examine why. Business Standard 2) An experts’ panel, headed by Vijay C Kelkar recently made recommendations on petroleum reforms. Write a note on important recommendations of the …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 17 November 2014

ARCHIVES 17 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) What do you understand by Share round-tripping? An issue related to share round-tripping was recently in news. Examine what was it about. Business Standard 2) Write a note on the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) Business Standard 3) Critically examine the role that …

[UPSC Mains 2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 15 November 2014

ARCHIVES 15 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Write a critical note on future missions of ISRO and the challenges it’s facing to accomplish them successfully. Business Standard 2) Write a short note on ‘brain to brain communication’. The Hindu Reference 3) Examine the recommendations made by the Kiran Aggarwal Committee …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 14 November 2014

ARCHIVES 14 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically comment on Jawaharlal Nehru’s contribution to post – Independent India. Business Standard The Indian Express 2) The problems faced by the sugar industry in India are interconnected and go much deeper. Examine the problems and suggest measures to overcome them. The Indian …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 13 November 2014

ARCHIVES 13 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Write a note on the significance of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission. The New York Times 2) Critically comment on the significance of the recent agreement reached by China and USA to cut their nation’s carbon emissions. The New York Times The …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 12 November 2014

Insights Secure Questions on Current Events ARCHIVES 12 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) ” Taliban is a necessary evil in Afghanistan.” Critically comment. The New York Times 2) “Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the biggest surprise is how badly most of the post-communist nations have …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 11 November 2014

ARCHIVES 11 November 2014 Download Secure Compilations Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Do you think the Indian government, like Chinese, should support private Indian companies to invest in foreign countries through diplomacy? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Critically comment on India’s progress in various social indicators post liberalization years. Business Standard …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 10 November 2014

ARCHIVES 10 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) In 2013 SEBI released new draft policy on insider trading norms after two decades. Examine why there is a need for new policy on insider trading. Business Standard 2) “Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease, has been estimated to be a billion-dollar burden …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on current events, 08 November 2014

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine how the fall of the Berlin Wall affected the Germany. The New York Times 2) Examine why  Flanders Fields,  the area straddling the Belgian provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders is significant to India. Business Standard 3) “One of …

Secure Q&A Compilation – October 2014

The following document (compilation of Q&A – October 2014)  has been prepared by “The Undercover Group”. The document has around 200 Questions and carefully written answers to each of them. It is organized GS paper wise too. For this year’s Mains, this is extremely useful. You can also download September month’s documents from here. They have …