“One is not born a Woman, But Becomes One” – In the Indian Context

“One is not born a Woman, But Becomes One”. Analyze the Statement in the Indian Context. (Best essay written on this question as part of Weekly Essay Challenge) Amudhan (IAS aspirant) The statement in question was made by the female existentialist philosopher Simone De Beauvoir in her book called the ‘Second Sex’. It alludes to …

Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day – 36

QUESTIONS  (General Studies – Paper-II) 1) Discuss the problems that impeded the integration of the princely states into the Indian Union. How were these problems tackled? (250 words) 2) Discuss the  factors that lead to the formation of Israel. Why its formation is a controversial issue in the region? (250 words) 3) Enumerate salient features …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day – 35

QUESTIONS ASKED: DAY-35 (24/09/2013)  1)What are the main determinants of voting behaviour in India?  2)“The conditions of the urban poor are  more deplorable than that of their rural counterparts”. Give your views. 3) Mandate and structure of OPCW (150 words) RESPONSES: Sagar August 24, 2013 at 9:53 am 4 Votes 1)What are the main determinants of …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day – 34

QUESTIONS OF THE DAY: DAY 34 (23/09/2013) 1)Comment on the performance of India recently as a non-permanent member in the UNSC .  2)What do you understand by the term ‘Rule of Law’? How does the constitution of India seeks to establish it? (GS 1996) 3) Write a note on the Sino-ASEAN strategic relationship (150 words) RESPONSES: Sahil Garg …