[UPSC MAINS – 2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 20 July 2014

ARCHIVES 20 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 Words 1) Do you agree with the analysis that Israel is facing existential threat and it is using disproportionate force to thwart this threat? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Why has RBI come out with ‘Payment Bank’ option? What are its objectives and allowed functions? Explain. …

[UPSC MAINS 2014} Insights Secure -2014: Questions on Current Events, 16 July 2014

ARCHIVES 16 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1)Critically comment on India’s policy on agricultural subsidies. Examine why is this an issue with some of WTO members. Business Standard 2) Why does India want to become member of APEC group? Analyse benefits of joining the group. Business Standard Reference 3) In …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 14 July 2014

ARCHIVES 14 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Comment on the strategy used by the Government and RBI to increase financial inclusion in the country. Business Standard 2) What do you understand by capital gains tax? Write a note on the capital gains account scheme. Business Standard The Hindu The Indian Express …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 12 July 2014

ARCHIVES 12 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on Foldcope. Explain its significance to science education. Business Standard 2) What do you understand by Replacement fertility? Do you think it’s desirable to have rates below-Replacement fertility? Comment. The Hindu Reference 3) Critically comment on the role of NGOs …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 11 July 2014

ARCHIVES 11 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Examine the role of banks in funding infrastructure projects in the country. Also explain what role does 2014-15 General Budget has envisaged for the banks in this regard. Business Standard 2) Write a note on the importance of increasing FDI in defence sector. …

[UPSC MAINS 2014] Insights Secure-2014- Questions on Current Events, July 08, 2014

ARCHIVES 08 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Examine on what pillars does India’s stand in the climate negotiations rest? Do you think India’s stand is justified? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Critically evaluate Pakistan military’s ‘strategic depth’ doctrine. Do you think it’s relevant in the light of recent developments in …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, June 30, 2014

ARCHIVES June 28, 2014 June 29, 2014 30 June 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1.Critically compare and contrast India’s economic relationship between China and Japan. Business Standard 2.Examine from what sources and how the government can to mobilize resources to fund its programs and to run the country in times of drought seasons …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Questions On Current Events and General Studies, June 16, 2014

ARCHIVES 16 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically examine the measures taken by the government to ensure safety for workers in industries. Business Standard 2.Do you agree with the view that centralisation of decision-making powers and concentration of more powers with the Prime Minister would eventually lead to an authoritarian …

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

ARCHIVES 13 June 2014 Answer ALL the following in about 200  words 1.Critically comment on the issue of Sir Creek between India and Pakistan. The Indian Express 2.What is a ‘city system’? Explain how and why reforming municipal bodies is crucial to reforming city systems. The Indian Express 3.Critically evaluate the strategic significance of the …

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

ARCHIVES 12 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.What changes have been proposed to Industrial Disputes Act and Factories Act to bring labour reforms in India? Critically examine. Business Standard 2.By giving examples from different parts of the world, discuss the benefits of high speed rail to India. Examine the impediments involved in expanding high …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies, June 09, 2014

ARCHIVES 09 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.In your opinion which urbanisation related issues need to be addressed immediately? and why? Comment. Business Standard The Hindu 2.Examine how a budget is formulated in India. Explain the processes involved. Business Standard Reference 3.What is plan and non-plan expenditure in the budget? …

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

[adrotate banner=”7″] ARCHIVES 07 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Examine what measures were recommended by the Second Administrative Reforms Commission to bring speed and efficiency in governance. Business Standard The Hindu 2.Critically comment on the nature of foreign institutional investment in the Indian stock markets. Do you think their higher …

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

ARCHIVES 04 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically evaluate the objectives and design of  Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the reforms needed in Indian judiciary. Business Standard 3.Do you think it is necessary to raise the limits of FDI in India’s defence sector? Examine …

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

ARCHIVES 24 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. Discuss how budgeting take place in India every year. Compare this with the Budget process of the United States Government. The Hindu 2. Examine the role played by the radio during freedom struggle. The Hindu 3. Critically discuss the major threats to …

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

ARCHIVES 12 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. Critically analyze the recommendations of Naresh Chandra committee which was set-up to review all all aspects of national security including higher defence management. Business Standard 2. With an example, explain how the recent verdict by the Supreme Court that prior sanction is not …

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

ARCHIVES 09 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on the rights issue involved in Supreme Court’s recent judgement upholding the constitutional validity of the provision in the Right to Education Act reserving 25 percent seats in private schools for economically disadvantaged students. Business Standard The Hindu 2. Compare and contrast the measures taken …

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

ARCHIVES 08 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on Supreme Court’s ruling that the Section 6A of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act as unconstitutional and examine the implications of this ruling. Business Standard The Hindu 2. Examine the status of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) of India with ASEAN countries and …

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

ARCHIVES 06 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh into Assam and the resultant problems in many reasons of Assam. Do you think grievances of native people of Assam who are against Bangladeshi migrants is justified? Explain why. The Hindu Business …

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

ARCHIVES 03 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Compare and contrast how Russian economy grew since the inception of communism and its subsequent fall later. Business Standard 2. Examine the role of media in addressing gender disparities. Do you think Indian media is addressing this issue adequately? Comment. The Hindu …