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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

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10, February 2014

1. What are the main hurdles India is facing when it comes to military modernization? Comment. (200 Words)

Business Standard

(http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/out-of-cash-114020900783_1.html)

2. “The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 has established that indoor air pollution from cook stoves is a primary cause of disease and death in South Asia. ” Elaborate. (200 Words)

Business Standard

(http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/sunita-narain-the-politics-of-particles-114020900788_1.html)

3. What are the highlights of the draft Grievance Redressal Bill (the Right of Citizens to Time-bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of their Grievances Bill) and the Whistleblowers Protection Bill ? Why is there a demand for their early enactment? Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

4. Critically comment on the plight of women in Afghanistan and possible threats they might face once US withdraws its troops from there. (200 Words)

The Hindu

5. “The  governance has been re-emerging as a major factor behind success or failure of economies in many emerging nations.” Comment in the context of recent crises around the world involving emerging economies. (200 Words)

The Hindu

6. Why is anti-immigration a hot political issue in many EU and non-EU countries in Europe? Explain. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu

7. What are the political and economic reasons behind the persistence of gender inequality in Indian society? Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

8. “While labour law reform is often equated with the ability of employers to freely hire and fire their employees, India will benefit more from fixing the current regressive benefits regime.” Comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express