[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 22 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 22 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and associated issues, 1) “The social consequences of China’s one child policy  have been severe, repercussions of which will reverberate for generations to come. This is a lesson for India that …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 21 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 21 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment 1) Are judicial pronouncements on the issue of triple talaq in India liberal and favourable to women compared to practice of triple talaq in Islamic countries? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Hindu …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Resources; Critical changes to geographical features 1) India started its Antarctic expeditions in early 1980s. What compelled India to start these expeditions? Analyse the role played by India in protecting its and …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women and social empowerment 1) A quarter century after the recommendations of the Mandal Commission and more than half a century after the Indian Constitution mandated reservations for SCs …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women and social empowerment 1) Should the Supreme Court pronounce on an issue of personal law and uniform civil code? Also critically comment how personal laws are affecting gender justice and …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 17 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 17 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 1) Critically analyse the interrelationship between rise of nationalism and economic growth. (200 Words) Livemint NYT The …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: History of the world 1) It is said that the USA and Russia have returned to Cold War tensions. Analyse the causes. Do you think Russia is powerful enough to face …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Poverty and developmental issues; Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) How would climate change affect urban poor? What needs to be done to save urban poor from wrath of climate change? Discuss. …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Critically discuss ideology of Hindu Revivalism, Purification and idea of Varna System …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 12 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Poverty and developmental issues 1) According to the latest Global Hunger Index, India has a ‘serious’ hunger problem with 15.2% of its citizens undernourished and 38.7% of under-five children stunted. Critically examine causes …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 11 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Indian culture 1) Do you think courses in yoga and Indian culture should mandatorily be introduced in all schools, colleges and universities across India? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express General …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 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) The entire stretch of the Ganga’s tributary Bhagirathi from its …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.  1) In the light of India’s surgical strikes along the Line of Control, will dropping the policy of strategic restraint work towards taking a step …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.  1) In the context changing definition of nationalism, federalism and growth of regionalism, examine what role can civil society play in understanding and addressing the Kashmir …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 1) Critically comment on the role of Mahila Panchayats in acting as an alternative fora to formal justice system in addressing various issues faced by women in India. (200 Words) Livemint …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies 1) Indian cities are plagued by a plethora of communicable diseases of late. What should be done to prevent these diseases in our cities? Discuss. (200 …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Effect of globalisation on Indian society 1) Analyse how globalisation, liberalisation and increasing penetration of internet is transforming lives and structures of middle class families in the Indian society.  (200 Words) Livemint …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment 1) Is it time for India to scrap the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989? Critically evaluate record of this Act in empowering the SC …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment; Poverty and developmental issues 1) Critically analyse social, political and economic causes of recent agitations by people belonging to powerful castes in Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra. (200 Words) EPW Topic: Modern Indian …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 September 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 September  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment; Poverty and developmental issues 1) Critically analyse the causes and significance of recent Maratha protest marches across Maharashtra. (200 Words) The Hindu General Studies – 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency …