Ethics and Integrity: Insights Secure Questions

Topic:  determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions 10) A terrorist group kills hundred innocent villagers in cold blood murder. Next day, few men from the village kill the relatives of members belonging to the terrorist group. Also, the government forces hunt down these terrorists and kill many of them. Should violence be addressed by …

9) Addressing at the earliest the genuine aspirations of the Bodo people in terms of development and entitlements by the government might be a solution to the ethnic problem plaguing Assam. Examine the roots of this ethnic problem and suggest other measures to end this problem in Assam.

Topic – Linkages between development and spread of extremism.  9) Addressing at the earliest the genuine aspirations of the Bodo people in terms of development and entitlements by the government might be a solution to the ethnic problem plaguing Assam. Examine the roots of this ethnic problem and suggest other measures to end this problem in …

8) India with its fast growing economy is vulnerable to many types of cyber threats. Do you think existing laws and amendments made to them are effective to ensure a cyber threat free environment in the country? Critically examine.

Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security 8) India with its fast growing economy is vulnerable to many types of cyber threats. Do you think existing laws and amendments made to them are effective to ensure a cyber threat free …

7) While countries like China and Brazil have massively increased generation of power using solar source, India, though has lofty targets, lags far behind in this regard. Critically examine why.

Topic: Infrastructure – Energy (Also part of – Paper-1:  Distribution of key natural resources across the world -including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent) 7) While countries like China and Brazil have massively increased generation of power using solar source, India, though has lofty targets, lags far behind in this regard. Critically examine why. (150 Words) …

5) Some argue that illiteracy among elected members of Gram panchayats is one of the root causes of inefficiency of panchayat raj system in India. Recently Rajasthan government passed an ordinance stipulating a minimum education qualification for candidates contesting zila parishad or panchayat samiti polls. Do you think it’s a right move? Critically analyse issues arising out of this move.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation;  devolution of powers  up to local levels and challenges therein 5) Some argue that illiteracy among elected members of Gram panchayats is one of the root causes of inefficiency of panchayat raj system in …

4) Recently the central government approved 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in medical devices via the automatic route. Examine what effect this move will have on the health sector in India.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health (Also part of Paper – 3: Effects of liberalization on the economy) 4) Recently the central government  approved 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in medical devices via the automatic route. Examine what effect this move will have on the health sector in …

3) The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution started in 1965 by Mao Zedong began a period of turmoil, weakened the Party and severely disrupted the economy and educational system in China. Examine why.

Topic: NCERT Class XI – Themes in World History, Paths to Modernisation (Theme 11) 3) The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution started in 1965 by Mao Zedong began a period of turmoil, weakened the Party and severely disrupted the economy and educational system in China. Examine why. Theme 11

Mobilization of Resources 1 – Banking

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Ethic and Integrity – Insights Secure – 2015 Question

Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships 10) One of your friends is criticizing a move by a school which has asked its students to thank city traffic police for ensuring road safety. He says that it’s anyway the job of the police and …

9) Differentiate between cybercrime and cyberwarfare. It is said that cyberattackers have more advantages over agencies fighting cyberthreats. Examine these advantages

Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security 9) Differentiate between cybercrime and cyberwarfare. It is said that cyberattackers have more advantages over agencies fighting cyberthreats. Examine these advantages. (150 Words) The Hindu

8) A recent audit report by the CAG on implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects in national highways has revealed some disturbing facts about governance in such projects and putting at disadvantage the end consumers. Critically examine with examples the lacunae in implementation of PPP projects and policies related to it.

Topic: Investment models; Infrastructure: Roads 8) A recent audit report by the CAG on implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects in national highways has revealed some disturbing facts about governance in such projects and putting at disadvantage the end consumers. Critically examine with examples the lacunae in implementation of PPP projects and policies related to it. (200 Words) …

Many countries prefer regional trade agreements or bilateral preferential trade agreements (PTA) due to slow progress of WTO negotiations. Do you think PTAs touted as free trade agreements (FTA) are really free and fair? Critically analyse

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 6) Many countries prefer regional trade agreements or bilateral preferential trade agreements (PTA) due to slow progress of WTO negotiations. Do you think PTAs touted as free trade agreements (FTA) are really free and fair? Critically analyse. (150 Words) The Indian Express

5) India spends about one per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on public health, compared with three per cent in China and 8.3 per cent in the United States. In recent years the allocation for health care budget has been reduced owing to fiscal strain. Analyse the implications of this policy and also critically comment if it’s a prudent move to cut allocation to health sector to cut the fiscal deficit.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 5) India spends about one per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on public health, compared with three per cent in China and 8.3 per cent in the United States. In recent years the allocation for health care budget has been reduced …

“The overall impact of developmental projects on tribes has been often loss of livelihood, massive displacement and involuntary migration.” This is the conclusion drawn by the High-Level Committee on the Status of Tribals. In this light, critically examine how tribals are affected and what needs to be done to protect their interests.

Topic:  Issues relating to development; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 4) “The overall impact of developmental projects on tribes has been often loss of livelihood, massive displacement and involuntary migration.” This is the conclusion drawn by the High-Level Committee on the Status of Tribals. In this light, critically examine …