[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 12 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 12 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women 1) The declining female labour force participation in India alongside high economic growth is puzzling. Critically analyse the causes. (200 Words) EPW Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment 2) It …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 11 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 11 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Globalization and  its impact on society 1) Economic integration with the world has led to a domestic fragmentation of societies within nations. Critically discuss varying impact of globalization on societies and polities …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Poverty and developmental issues 1) Agriculture is blamed for pollution in Delhi. What agricultural solutions shoul state and union governments explore and implement to address this issue? Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 09 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 09 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Poverty and developmental issues 1) It is often said that poverty and declining economic conditions lead to frustration among the poor and revolt against the political elites. Is it true today? …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 and 07 November 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 06 & 07 November, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 06 & 07 November, 2016 Archives 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Why is it said that the recent Delhi smog is a call to address India’s farm crisis? Examine. (200 Words) Livemint General Studies – 2 Topic: Important aspects …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Why planting more trees in cities is said to be simple yet very effective measure to prevent health crisis in Indian cities? Examine. (200 Words) Livemint …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Air pollution in Delhi is a result of a complex mix of anthropogenic and natural sources. Identify these sources responsible for pollution and related agencies responsible …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  Salient features of Indian society; Modern history 1) How did national leaders, especially Bal Gangadhar Tilak react to the Age of Consent Bill 1891? Should the government have anything to do with regulating …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Secularism; Communalism; Salient features of Indian society 1) In recent years, Indian society is experiencing polarisation and expression of anger against minorities and lower caste people is taking bold shapes.  Critically examine the …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Secularism 1) What do you understand by ‘positive’ secularism and  ‘negative’ secularism? Do you think it’s time for India to remove the word ‘secular’ from preamble to India’s constitution? Critically comment. (200 Words) The …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1) Every year, Delhi faces worst pollution during winter months. What needs to be done to reduce pollution in Delhi permanently? Examine. (200 Words) The Indian …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and associated issues 1) According to the United Nations Population Division, India will host 48 million seniors over the age of 80 and 324 million citizens above 60 in 2050. Discuss …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1) Rainfall in the Western Ghats has been steadily declining, triggering …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Salient features of Indian Society; Population 1) Should the Supreme Court delegitimise and completely ban polygyny in India for not being in consonance with the Koranic procedure? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 27 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 27 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) Discuss in what ways and with what consequences climate change is …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Resources; Poverty and developmental issues 1) Discuss how renewable energies such as solar energy can address poverty and other developmental problems. (200 Words) NYT General Studies – 2 Topic:Bilateral, regional and global …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies 1) The UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (referred as “Habitat III”) held in Quito, Ecuador, has come up with a “New Urban Agenda”. …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies 1) In your opinion, what measures should be taken by the government to make cities inclusive? Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu Topic: Social empowerment 2) Does …