Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 9

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-9 (29/07/2013) 1) “The so called ’empowerment’ of women in the local bodies has increased their numerical strength but the real reform lies in creating an enabling environment to unlock their potential as catalysts for socio-political change” Critically comment. 2)”In Britain, empire was justified as a benevolent ‘white man’s burden’. And in the …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 8

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-8 (27/07/2013) 1) In India, despite consistent economic planning and robust economic growth in recent years, there is a consistent increase in economic inequality. Explain why? 2) ”Global warming and a race for resources could spark a new ‘cold war’ in the Arctic”. Critically analyze. RESPONSES: Keerthi Narayan 1. In the the last …

2014 UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination Will Be Held On 24th August 2014

Now that is a huge departure both for UPSC and lakhs of IAS aspirants. In a ‘surprising’ move, UPSC, in the just released timetable of examinations published for the year 2014, has allotted 24th August 2014 as the Date for 2014 Civil Services Preliminary examination. Earlier, except in 2011, Preliminary exams were conducted in late …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-7 (26/07/2013) 1) ASER findings have exposed serious shortcomings in the quality of education provided to our children in spite of SSA and RTE implementation. What measures do you suggest to overcome these shortcomings? Discuss. 2) Why did India sign the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage and what were its consequences? Analyze …

Which Laptop Or Netbook Is Best For Study Purpose For UPSC Exams Aspirants?

These days, search for a piece of information often ends with googling it on Google. For a serious IAS aspirant, knowing more and better about latest developments happening around the world in various fields is a sine qua non if he/she has to score well in the exam. Internet is indispensable if an aspirant wants …