[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, 26 September 2014

ARCHIVES 26 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “Creation of quasi judicial bodies or tribunals is an encroachment upon the power of the judiciary and the principle of separation of powers.” Critically comment. Business Standard 2) The union government plans to increase the share of manufacturing sector in GDP from 15 percent …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions on Current Events — 22, September 2014

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically comment on the importance of speed and efficiency for a civil servant in decision making process in day to day administration. How these two traits are tested and inculcated in India for an aspiring bureaucrat? Examine. Business Standard 2) Do you think …

[UPSC MAINS-2015] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events – 18 September 2014

ARCHIVES 18 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Is there a need to revamp social sector schemes sponsored by the central government? Examine why with examples. Business Standard 2) “The Greater Mekong Subregion economic corridors initiative offers a model that could, and should, be duplicated in South Asia, another Asian sub-region …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 20 August 2014

ARCHIVES 20 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the underlying philosophy on which relationship between India and Pakistan is founded. Business Standard 2) Write a note on Maglev Technology The Hindu 3) Critically examine the various problems being faced by the Indian Army at present. The Hindu 4) …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, August 07

ARCHIVES 07 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) ” There is a limit to how much good corporate governance can be legislated.” In the Indian context, critically comment. Business Standard 2) “Car-centric planning has been directly responsible for the degeneration of urban mobility in most Asian cities.” Examine. Business Standard 3) In your …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 15 July 2014

ARCHIVES 15 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) How did apartheid start in South Africa and how was it ended. Critically comment. The Hindu 2) Do you agree with the view that Israel is using extreme violence against Palestine in self-defence? Critically comment. The Hindu The Hindu 3) Examine why a civil …

[UPSC MAINS 2014) Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, July 07, 2014

ARCHIVES 07 July 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the Economic Policy Uncertainty (EPU) index and its relevance to India. Business Standard 2) ‘ India’s growth model needs to change from being consumption-driven to investment-driven.’ In the light of fall in GDP growth during last few years, comment …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, July 1, 2014

ARCHIVES 1 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically examine water related disputes between India and its Eastern Neighbours including China. The Hindu The Hindu 2.Do you think Israel’s violent actions against Palestine and the subsequent reactions of the West are justified? Critically comment. The Hindu 3.Critically evaluate the nature and …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 27, 2014

ALL ARCHIVES 25 June 2014 26 June 2014 27 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.In the Indian context, what do you understand by Shadow Banking? Is it regulated by RBI? If not, examine why they are not regulated and why  they need to be regulated. Business Standard 2.Examine how the …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, June 25

ARCHIVES 25 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically comment on steps taken by the government to address problems of the sugar industry. Do you think these reforms are structural and systemic? Examine. Business Standard 2.Critically examine the causes of vegflation in India. Also examine what steps should government take to …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC MAINS Questions from Current Events June 20

ARCHIVES June 20, 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.In the light of recent controversy over import of cheap solar modules, critically examine the various issues involved and concerns raised by different parties. Business Standard 2.What do you understand by ‘forward guidance’ and ‘quantitative easing’? When and why do central banks resort …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events and General Studies

Note: Please type your answers first in a Word Document on your hard drive and then paste them in the comment box. Some work is going on on the website, hence you may notice some glitches. Hit Refresh button if problem persists. Things will be resolved soon. Thank you. ARCHIVES 05 June 2014 Answer ALL …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 03 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically evaluate the performance of aviation sector in the Indian economy. Business Standard 2.Examine the challenges that face the newly formed state of Telangana. Do you think formation of small states is panacea for development woes? Critically comment. Business Standard 3.Why did India …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 02 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically comment on the Constitutional provisions that enable the Parliament to create new states. The Hindu 2.Critically examine the obstacle to urban solid waste management in India. Explain the role of institutions and private sector in this regard. The Hindu 3.What do you understand …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 28 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. The subsidy bill in India has increased many folds in recent years. In your opinion, which subsidies need to to be curbed and why? Comment. Business Standard 2. Examine the problems faced by the e-commerce industry in India. What should government …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 23 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. In the light of recent controversy involving Credit Suisse Group and US regulators, examine the nature of Swiss banking system. How can India benefit from the positive outcome of the mentioned controversy? Comment. Business Standard 2. Examine the problems being faced …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 21 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. What are the criticisms against the first-past-the-post system of elections in India? Do you think India should adopt proportional representation system? Explain why. Business Standard 2. Critically examine how capitalism in last three decades has affected economic inequality around the world. Business …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 21 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to National Waqf Development Corporation Limited (NAWADCO), consider the following statements It is a public sector undertaking by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises It is being established for the development of Waqf properties for the community welfare particularly for Muslims in India. It is being established …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 20 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Why do public sector banks have higher share of non-performing assets? Examine. Business Standard 2. Examine how and why India and Russia came together to form a strategic and friendly partnership? The Hindu 3. Analyse the nature of important internal security threats being …