2) Is the introduction of pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the principal display area on both sides of all tobacco products ineffectual in India? Critically comment.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 2) Is the introduction of pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the principal display area on both sides of all tobacco products ineffectual in India? Critically  comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 165: Banking Sector in India is Needs Stricter Regulation

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 165 17 March 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Banking Sector in India is Needs Stricter Regulation” NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic and you may start …

Insights into Editorial: Making India GI brand conscious

Insights into Editorial: Making India GI brand conscious 17 March 2016 Article Link Geographical indications (GIs) right is often described as “sleeping beauty”. Also, of all the Intellectual Rights, it is the least discussed right. What is GI status? GI status is an indication that identifies goods as produced from a particular area, which has …

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 March 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Lok Sabha clears Aadhaar Bill Lok Sabha has finally cleared the Aadhaar Bill. Previously, the opposition in Rajya Sabha had recommended five amendments to the Bill. …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women; The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country 1) Discuss the contribution made by women in drafting …

8) “Both the houses of Indian Parliament now have a permanent standing committee on ethics. While their job is to oversee moral & ethical conduct of the members, these committees have fallen short of global standards both in scope & work.” Discuss.

Topic:Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration 8) “Both the houses of Indian Parliament now have a permanent standing committee on ethics. While their job is to oversee moral & ethical conduct of the members, these committees have fallen short of global standards both in scope & work.” Discuss. (200 Words) Reference Business Standard

7) What do you understand by geographical indications’ (GIs)? One of the objectives of the “Make in India” programme is to improve and protect the Indian intellectual property (IP) regime. How can GI aid the programme? Discuss its potential and measures needed to strengthen GI regime.

Topic: issues relating to intellectual property rights. 7) What do you understand by geographical indications’ (GIs)? One of the objectives of the “Make in India” programme is to improve and protect the Indian intellectual property (IP) regime. How can GI aid the programme? Discuss its potential and measures needed to strengthen GI regime. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) Recently Myanmar witnessed establishment of new government that is most democratic administration since 1962 when the military seized power. What are the opportunities and challenges that the new government faces? How can India lend its hand to the new government? Examine.

Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations 4) Recently Myanmar witnessed establishment of new government that is most democratic administration since 1962 when the military seized power. What are the opportunities and challenges that the new government faces? How can India lend its hand to the new government? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) India’s potential for medical tourism is well known, yet certain policies of the government and other factors are not allowing the sector to realize its full potential. Examine the constraints and measures needed to address them.

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to health 3) India’s potential for medical tourism is well known, yet certain policies of the government and other factors are not allowing the sector to realize its full potential. Examine the constraints and  measures needed to address them. (200 Words) The Indian Express

2) In many parts of India, in the name of caste daylight murders are taking place. Why such atrocities take place despite having laws and institutions to prevent them? What solutions do you suggest to stop such incidents? Critically comment.

Topic: Salient features of indian society; Social empowerment 2) In many parts of India, in the name of caste daylight murders are taking place. Why such atrocities take place despite having laws and institutions to prevent them? What solutions do you suggest to stop such incidents? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 164: Setting up of National Court of Appeal (NCA) is a Welcome Step

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 163 16 March 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Setting up of National Court of Appeal (NCA) is a Welcome Step” The Hindu  NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention …