[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, 29 September 2014

ARCHIVES 29 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) It is said that number of hungry people across the world has not decreased much. In the light of recent UN figures on hunger, critically comment. The New York Times 2) In India, in the education space, the ability to exploit the advantages …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – Questions On Current Events, 11 September 2014

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on important citizen-centric e-governance initiatives of the Union government. Also suggest how latest internet technologies can be used to make it easy for citizens to access government services. Business Standard 2) Examine the implications of large trade blocks such …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events – 08 September 2014

ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) In India, which and why some government posts are barred from seeking appointments to new posts post-retirement? In your opinion what other posts should be brought under this rule and why? Explain. Business Standard 2) According to a recent report, NRI deposits …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 21 August 2014

ARCHIVES 21 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the environmental and geographical significance  of the Tibetan Plateau for India and the surrounding regions. The Hindu 2) Critically compare and contrast the success of Special Economic Zone model for boosting economic growth adopted in India and China. Business …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 09 August 2014

ARCHIVES 09 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the evolution of ‘revolutionary terrorism’ and contribution of its adherents during the national movement. The Hindu 2) Examine the nature of bilateral relationship between India and Singapore. Explain India’s contribution in Singapore’s growth. The Indian Express 3) Critically examine …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure- Questions On Current Events, 08 August 2014

ARCHIVES 08 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically examine the challenges that Afghanistan faces in its efforts towards achieving domestic stability. Business Standard 2) Examine which factors influence the inflow of FDI into a country. In the Indian context examine how FDI can boost innovation in different sectors. Business …

[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 Questions, 04 August 2014

ARCHIVES 04 August 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Write a critical note on the importance and methods of evaluating government schemes that are funded by the taxpayers’ money. Business Standard 2) Write a note on ‘3P India’, announced in the 2014 General Budget. Business Standard 3) Examine the World …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 02 August 2014

ARCHIVES 02 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the composition and mandate of Central Industrial Security Force. The Hindu 2) “In India, the rationale for promoting PPPs does not stand on strong foundations.” Critically examine. The Indian Express 3) With examples examine the major threats to the …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – 2014: Questions on Current Events, 17 July 2014

ARCHIVES 17 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically evaluate the idea of BRICS Bank and its significance to India. Business Standard 2) Explain the factors that determine the growth of exports in India. Business Standard 3) Critically comment on the changing role of women in Indian families and society …

[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, 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

ARCHIVES 05 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Examine how poverty line is defined in the USA and Europe. Can India adopt their methodology? Comment. Business Standard 2.What is a drought? Write a note various types of droughts. The Hindu 3.Critically examine the relation between money laundering and national security. The …

[UPSC Mains -2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 21

ARCHIVES June 21, 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Write a note on the intention behind setting up of Ultra Mega Power Projects in India. Do you think the policy on UMPP’s has succeeded? Critically examine. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the problems being faced by power sector in India. Business Standard …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events and General Studies for UPSC Mains, June 17, 2014

ARCHIVES 17 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Comment on the recommendations of Parthasarathi Shome panel on reforms in tax administration. Business Standard The Hindu 2.Examine the major recommendations of the National Transport Development Policy Committee headed by Rakesh Mohan. Business Standard 3.Recent reports suggest that India is moving towards adopting ‘supply …

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

ARCHIVES 14 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Give an account of various causes of pollution of rivers in India. With an example, critically comment on government’s action plan to clean rivers. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the recommendations of Saumitra Chaudhuri panel on emission norms. Business Standard 3.Critically examine the importance …

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

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 …