The Big Picture – CBI: Should it be within the ambit of RTI and Whistleblower laws?

Summary: As many the controversial cases the CBI has been investigating it seems to be involved in as many controversies itself. The CBI director is accused of meeting the persons who are friends or relatives of those accused under the cases being investigated. According to a former CBI director, it is not appropriate to receive …

INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 24 SEPTEMBER 2014

Kudumbashree planning mode taken to tribal hamlets Kudumbashree Mission’s Micro-Level Planning (MLP) programme, a planning process at the grassroots level, will be extended to Scheduled Tribes (ST) colonies across the state of Kerala. What is Kudumbashree? It is an innovative model for poverty eradication through women empowerment. It was conceived as a joint programme of …

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 19

ARCHIVES 24 September 2014 Q) Critically examine the Wiseman-Peacock hypothesis of public expenditure. How does public expenditure help in attaining economic stabilization and higher levels of production and growth ? Elucidate your answer. (250 Words) Q) “If individual A is made so much better by the change that he could compensate individual B for his …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

ARCHIVES 24 September 2014 World History 1) “The impact of the French Revolution (1789) was initially confined the Europe, but, that of the Russia Revolution (1917)  was global.” – Critically review. (200 Words) Reference – 1 Reference – 2 2) Explain how American imperialism in Philippines differed with European imperialism in Indonesia and Indo-China. (200 Words) …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, 24 September 2014

ARCHIVES 24 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) The restructuring of the Railways Board and challenge of resources mobilization are two crucial aspects of reform of the Indian Railways. In this regard, examine the major issues and recommendations made by various committees. Business Standard 2) The India-China-United States relationship is usually …