Insights Daily Current Events, 30 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. India to ‘export’ #TwitterSeva Micro-blogging platform Twitter is now considering the roll-out of the Twitter Seva service in other countries such …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 213: America Should Not Apologize to Japan for Dropping Atom Bomb on Hiroshima

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 213 28 May 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “America Should Not Apologize to Japan for Dropping Atom Bomb on Hiroshima” 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 …

Insights REVISION PLAN for Prelims – 2016: Complete Timetable

Insights REVISION PLAN for Prelims – 2016: Complete Timetable First Update (Click Here) PDF (It’s PDF version of whole Article) [jetpack_subscription_form title=”Get Free Updates from Insights” subscribe_text=”Please Enter Your Email ID and Hit the Subscribe Button Below to Receive Updates about New Posts” subscribe_button=”Subscribe to Insights Updates” ] Why this plan Works for You: Most important …

UPSC IAS RANK – 4 ARTIKA SHUKLA: Preparation Strategy – First Attempt, Self Study, Followed Insights from Prelims to Interview

It is a proud moment for Insights and Insightians. Artika Shukla, who has secured All India Rank – 4 in her first attempt, in her own words, followed Insights with ‘operatic regularity‘ since December 2014 to till the day she reached her goal. This gives hope to both us and our followers. Yes, we know …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 May  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM (CLICK HERE) General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) It is …

7) North Kashmir, which had remained quiescent for quite some time has, of late, become the main locus of violent activity. Critically comment on the causes of, and challenges faced by both state and union governments in dealing with rise in violence and anti -India sentiment.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas 7) North Kashmir, which had remained quiescent for quite some time has, of late, become the main locus of violent activity. Critically comment on the causes of, and challenges faced by both state and union governments in dealing with rise in violence and anti -India sentiment. (200 …

5) “Each section of the act defines the duty and accountability of the taxpayer. However, there is not a single provision under the Income Tax Act, which holds a tax officer accountable for misuse of tax provisions or passing unfair orders against a taxpayer.” What issues does the lack of provision in IT act vis a vis tax officer give rise to? Critically discuss.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 5) “Each section of the act defines the duty and accountability of the taxpayer. However, there is not a single provision under the Income Tax Act, which holds a tax officer accountable for misuse of tax provisions or passing unfair orders against a taxpayer.” What issues does …

3) India require of its banking system stability, efficient service delivery, inclusion and monetary policy transmission. But in recent months there has been concern in all these areas. What urgent reforms are needed in banking sector? Examine

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 3) India require of its banking system stability, efficient service delivery,  inclusion and monetary policy transmission. But in recent months there has been concern in all these areas. What urgent reforms are needed in banking sector? …

2) Between the potential catastrophes of big out-of-pocket costs for healthcare and the current weaknesses of the public healthcare system, the private insurance markets offer what looks like a way out. Critically comment on the role of private insurance companies in India’s healthcare sector.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 2) Between the potential catastrophes of big out-of-pocket costs for healthcare and the current weaknesses of the public healthcare system, the private insurance markets offer what looks like a way out. Critically comment on the role of private insurance companies in India’s healthcare …

1) It is said that, in the face of rising climate and disaster risk, investments in nature-based solutions can protect lives and safeguard prosperity in a cost-effective manner. Examine what these nature based solutions are and their significance.

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) It is said that, in the face of rising climate and disaster risk, investments in nature-based solutions can protect lives and safeguard prosperity in a cost-effective manner. Examine what these nature based solutions …