Insights The Hindu News Analysis: 22 June 2015

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DAY – 20: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 20: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 23 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES We will cover remaining chapters from 11th Class NCERT textbook in coming days along with the chapters from Laxmikanth Descriptive Questions …

4) The parliamentary system of executive vests many powers in the legislature for controlling the executive. Why, do you think, is it so necessary to control the executive? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 20: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 23 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 4) The parliamentary system of executive vests many powers in the legislature for controlling the executive. Why, do you think, is …

3) Should India have an elected administration instead of an appointed administration? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 20: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 23 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 3) Should India have an elected administration instead of an appointed administration? Critically comment. (200 Words) NCERT – Class XI, Indian …

2) How has the system of parliamentary committee affected the overseeing and appraisal of legislation by the Parliament? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 20: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 23 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 2) How has the system of parliamentary committee affected the overseeing and appraisal of legislation by the Parliament? Examine. (200 Words) …

1) Rather than effective control of the executive, the Lok Sabha is a platform for the expression of popular sentiments and people’s expectations. Do you agree? Give reasons.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 20: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 23 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 1) Rather than effective control of the executive, the Lok Sabha is a platform for the expression of popular sentiments and …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 June 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 23 June 2015 ARCHIVES PM reviews progress of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan The Prime Minister of India recently reviewed the progress of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan at a high-level meeting. He also called for each school in the country to plan its …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 June 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 June 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 23 June  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the …

8) Critically comment on the methodology used by the Institute for Economics and Peace to prepare the annual Global Peace Index (GPI) report. In your opinion what does peace mean to you? Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Ethical issues in international relations;  8) Critically comment on the methodology used by the Institute for Economics and Peace to prepare the annual Global Peace Index (GPI) report. In your opinion what does peace mean to you? Comment. (200 Words) Livemint

7) Write a critical note on each of the following in about 100 words

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Science and Technology- developments; Environmental pollution 7) Write  a critical note on each of the following in about 100 words: a) Teraethyl Lead (TEL) b) Biopurification The Hindu

6) Do you think the Information Technology Act 2000 is well positioned to address the threats of cyberwarfare and other threats emanating from the cyberspace? Critically examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Basics of cyber security 6) Do you think the Information Technology Act 2000 is well positioned to address the threats of cyberwarfare and other threats emanating from the cyberspace? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) ‘Cyberspace desperately needs an international legal regime, and India is well poised to offer a “zero draft” — diplomatic jargon for the starting text of any negotiation — that acknowledges both its burgeoning digital economy and its constitutional commitment to free speech and expression.” In the light of the statement, critically comment on the existing laws that govern and address cyberspace issues, and examine what role can India play in cyberspace governance.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Basics of cyber security 5) ‘Cyberspace desperately needs an international legal regime, and India is well poised to offer a “zero draft” — diplomatic jargon for the starting text of any negotiation — that acknowledges both its burgeoning digital economy and its constitutional commitment …

4) It is argued that, in the light of recent publication of series of defence white papers by China, India should also publish its own white paper on its foreign policy. Critically examine why.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 4) It is argued that, in the light of recent publication of series of defence white papers by China, India should also publish its own white paper on its foreign policy. Critically examine why. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) What do you understand by ‘soft power’ – often referred to India? Critically examine the potential and limits of ‘soft power’ status.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 3) What do you understand by ‘soft power’ – often referred to India? Critically examine the potential and limits of ‘soft power’ status. (200 Words) The Indian Express

2) Since 2001, illicit hooch has killed over 700 people across India in 18 recorded incidents. Critically examine the causes of these deaths, repetition of these incidents and measures required to stop them. Do you think complete prohibition of sale and consumption of alcohol can be a solution? Substantiate.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Poverty and Developmental issues. 2) Since 2001, illicit hooch has killed over 700 people across India in 18 recorded incidents. Critically examine the causes of these deaths, repetition of these incidents and measures required to stop them. Do you think complete prohibition of sale and consumption …

1) Critically discuss the problem of childhood lead poisoning in Indian cities, its causes, consequences and remedies.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Critically discuss the problem of childhood lead poisoning in Indian cities, its causes, consequences and remedies. (200 Words) The Indian Express

Insights The Hindu News Analysis: 11 June 2015

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DAY – 19: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 19: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 22 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES Descriptive Questions Please CLICK on the Questions to Answer Them 1) Compare and contrast the First Past the Post system with …

4) Indian electoral system aims at ensuring representation of socially disadvantaged sections. However we are yet to have even 10 per cent women members in our legislatures. What measures would you suggest to improve the situation? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 19: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 22 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 4) Indian electoral system aims at ensuring representation of socially disadvantaged sections. However we are yet to have even 10 per …

2) How is the President of India elected? Do you think his/her election process is in consonance with his/her powers as enshrined in the constitution? Examine

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) DAY – 19: Insights Self Study Guide for Prelims + Mains – 2015 22 June 2015 Following Questions are Based on this TIMETABLE ARCHIVES 2) How is the President of India elected? Do you think his/her election process is in consonance with his/her powers as …