Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 69

QUESTIONS: DAY 69 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER IV, Topics: issues relating to intellectual property rights; environmental pollution and degradation – current events als0) To date, India has issued compulsory licenses or revoked patents for eight advanced pharmaceuticals. Do you think these measures will affect investors and undermine research into the innovative cures of tomorrow? Critically comment. (250 Words) IPCC’s …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 3

Questions from The Hindu, 02/10/2013 Front Page 1. Do you think recent judgement by the Supreme Court removing the immunity for convicted MPs and MLAs will help clean up politics and strengthen democracy in India? Comment. (250 Words) Link Opinion Page 1. “The best hope for better relations between India and Pakistan lies in the strengthening …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 63

QUESTIONS: DAY – 63 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-III, Topics: pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity;  Parliament – powers & privileges and issues arising out of these; Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes) “Although individuals within a representative democracy possess rights, allowing them …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 62

QUESTIONS: DAY – 61 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER III, Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests;  powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies – Questions from previous years) To what extent is India’s policy in regard to Afghanistan is dictated by a vision of  ‘Global South’ , rather than compulsion? (250 Words) “The …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 59

QUESTIONS: DAY – 59 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER II, Topics: Industrial Revolution; World Wars) “In western Europe, economic change produced massive social consequences during the first half of the 19th century. ” Elaborate. (250 Words) “The Holocaust also shows us how a combination of events and attitudes can erode a society’s democratic values.”  Examine the events …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day 57

QUESTIONS: DAY-57 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER II, Topics – political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society; World history – redrawal of national boundaries) “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” Comment on the main criticisms of capitalism. (250 Words) “The Vietnam …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day – 32

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY – 32 (21/09/2013) 1)How did the movement for the liberation of women receive a great stimulus from the rise and growth of the nationalist movement?  2)Form a critical assessment of the non-cooperation movement. 3) Meaning and aim of Social Forestry.(150 words) RESPONSES: RV August 21, 2013 at 1:09 pm 1 Vote …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 20

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-20 (08/08/2013) 1)Briefly explain how fast breeder reactors differ from regular nuclear power plants? Comment briefly on their significance for  India’s nuclear energy programme. 2)What are the areas of cooperation for India and China in the international arena? Discuss. RESPONSES:   itsmesagar August 8, 2013 at 10:32 am 3 Votes   1)Briefly …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day -12

QUESTIONS ASKED- DAY-12 (31/07/2013) 1) When it comes to MDG 5, India’s record is poor. What are the measures taken by the government and private sector, if any, to fulfill MDG 5. Do you think apart from economic reasons, are there also sociological aspects that are hindering India’s efforts? Discuss. 2)Explain the growth of communism in India. Has …