[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Salient features of Indian Society; Poverty and developmental issues 1) In 2015, the highest number of farmer suicides were recorded in what is known as ‘suicide belt’ in …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 11 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 11 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and associated issues 1) India stands next only to China in the prevalence of diabetes, and contributes nearly one-sixth to the global disease burden of 422 million. …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Indian cities are facing the problem of effective management of sewage and septage. Discuss the magnitude of the problem and solutions to …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 08 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 08 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); 1) Indian mineral federation says that only about 13% of India’s 575,000 square …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 06 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 06 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and related issues 1) What do you understand by human trafficking? Examine why trafficking is on the rise in few Indian states and neighbouring countries, especially in …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 05 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 05 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Features of Indian society 1) A spate of murders and dishonourable crimes in the name of ‘honour’ whether of a family or caste or community have been reported …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) It is found that most Indian cities are disabled friendly. Examine why and suggest how they can be made disabled friendly. (200 …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 31 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 31 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World history 1) Why did holocaust take place? Examine the difference between anti-Zionism and anti – semitism. (200 Words) The Hindu Reference General Studies – 2 Topic:Parliament …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World geography; Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna, and on society 1) A recent United Nations report by Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna, and on society 1) In India it is scientifically proven that groundwater is overexploited and …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna 1) How do scientists attribute if an event, such as floods or cyclones,  is induced …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 26 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 26 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:- Salient features of Indian society 1) Health and social activists have pointed out that the social ostracism and stigma is even more virulent than the virus when it …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 24 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 24 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:- Communalism; Secularism;  1) Differentiate between nation and state. In your opinion, what constitutes Hinduism? Should India be called the ‘Hindu Nation’? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 March  2016 Archives – Secure 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) “Every Congress session used to be memorable but the …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:- Role of women; Social empowerment 1) It is argued that the practice of Talaq and Halala in India is unconstitutional and violates human rights of women. Do you …

Insights into Editorial: The Uday plug-in

Insights into Editorial: The Uday plug-in 21 March 2016 Article Link The Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (Uday) has been the subject of much debate in the recent past. Uday was launched to turn around power distribution companies (discoms), which are generally inefficient state government monopolies that are struggling financially. Seventeen states, adding up to 77% …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 19 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 19 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Globalisation 1) In recent months, criticism against globalization is increasing from many quarters. Analyse these criticisms. (200 Words) The Indian Express Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment 2) …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Art and culture 1) What are the basic attributes of Sufism? Discuss its influence on Islam and other cultures in India. (200 Words) The Hindu General Studies – …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women; The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country 1) Discuss the contribution made by women in drafting …