[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women 1) “One of the singular features of India’s recent growth trajectory has been the limited participation of women in …

5) Recently, in US Congress, effort to make an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA-17) that encouraged the President to treat India as a major ally and to loosen export controls on military technology was failed. Will it have negative impact on India – US relations? Examine.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 5)  Recently, in US Congress, effort to make an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA-17) that encouraged the President to treat India as a major ally and to loosen export controls on military technology was failed. Will it have negative …

2) “Direct votes on issues like trade rules or immigration policy will gut Europe’s representative democracy, just as direct votes on membership threaten to gut the EU itself.” Do you think referendum which are taking place in Europe are a dangerous trend? Critically examine.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 2) “Direct votes on issues like trade rules or immigration policy will gut Europe’s representative democracy, just as …

Insights into Editorial: Britain casts a dark shadow over Europe

Insights into Editorial: Britain casts a dark shadow over Europe Article Link 25 June 2016 The United Kingdom has opted for a momentous change of course by voting to leave the European Union in a closely-fought referendum held recently. 52% people voted in favor of leaving the EU. The referendum saw a turnout of 72%, …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic:Salient features of Indian society; Social empowerment 1) Do you think today’s India is still haunted by communal seeds sown by the …

7) It is found that there has been increasing importance of landowning households that do not cultivate and a significant presence of urban households owning rural land in the agrarian economy. Examine how they are impacting agrarian economy

Topic: Land reforms; Employment 7) It is found that there has been increasing importance of landowning households that do not cultivate and a significant presence of urban households owning rural land in the agrarian economy. Examine how they are impacting agrarian economy. (200 Words) EPW

5) Does recent Brexit portend a more global anger against the governing structures of our time? Does it embolden the world to experiment with risky alternatives? Critically examine.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 5) Does recent Brexit portend a more global anger against the governing structures of our time? Does it embolden the world to experiment with risky alternatives? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Indian Express The Hindu The Indian Express