Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 34

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 1) Which values do you think should constitute moral norms and values of governance? Explain them. (200 Words) Reference (Page No. 7) 2) A multi-storey building which was illegally constructed collapses and kills fifty innocent workers – including women and children. These workers were poor migrants from far away villages. The …

General Studies Paper – 4 (Ethics) – Important Terms (Jargon) and Their Meaning

 By: User of Insightsonindia.com Illegal Gratification: It is defined as taking gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official act.  Gratification is not limited to pecuniary gratifications or to gratifications estimable in money. It also includes favouring or disfavouring one person over the other. Ex: The 2G spectrum scam involved politicians and government officials in …

General Studies – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 World History (From History Optional) Critically examine the following statements in about 150 words each “Six hundred thousand men had died. The Union was preserved, the slaves freed. A nation ‘conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal’ had survived its most terrible ordeal.” “Colonialism …

History – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 1

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 What role did the economics play in the early phase of the British rule in shaping of land tenure policy? [30 marks , 2010] “Absentee landlordism was a consequential feature of Bengal’s Permanent Settlement”[20 marks , 2003]