Insights into Editorial: Seven failures of economic liberalization

Insights into Editorial: Seven failures of economic liberalization 12 July 2016 2016 marks 25 years since the so-called “economic reforms” were launched in India in July 1991. By now, intentions behind policies and practices that characterized such reforms are well known, viz. radical deregulation, marketization and privatization of the industrial, technological and financial sectors, and …

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 July 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 July 2016   Paper 3 Topic: conservation. Kendrapada sheep gets rare status   ‘kuji mendha‘, a threatened breed of sheep found only in coastal Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts of Odisha has been conferred ‘rare and singular species‘ tag by the central government. The National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 July 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 July  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:Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present– significant events, personalities, issues 1) Critically analyse the …

7) In many tribal regions some NGOs are mobilizing tribes to adopt millet-based biodiverse agriculture, especially in jhum regions. Examine the significance and advantages of millet based biodiverse agriculture.

Topic: Conservation;Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country 7) In many tribal regions some NGOs are mobilizing tribes to adopt millet-based biodiverse agriculture, especially in jhum regions. Examine the significance and advantages of millet based biodiverse agriculture. (200 Words) Livemint

6) It is argued that India should do away with separate ministry and minister for housing and urban poverty alleviation and for urban development, and combine both. Examine why.

Topic:Structure, organization and functioning of the Ministries and Departments of the Government. 6) It is argued that India should do away with separate ministry and minister for housing and urban poverty alleviation and for urban development, and combine both. Examine why. (200 Words) Livemint

4) It is said that the Supreme Court has shone much-needed light on the dark underbelly of the operation of the AFSPA and the effects it has had on governance and civil liberties. Discuss Supreme Court’s observations and their significance.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate 4) It is said that the Supreme Court has shone much-needed light on the dark underbelly of the operation of the AFSPA and the effects it has had on governance and civil liberties. Discuss Supreme Court’s observations and their significance. (200 Words) The Indian Express

1) Critically analyse the nature of ongoing separatist movement in Kashmir valley. Do you think India is to blame for the ongoing unrest in the Valley? Critically comment.

Topic:Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present– significant events, personalities, issues 1) Critically analyse the nature of ongoing separatist movement in Kashmir valley. Do you think India is to blame for the ongoing unrest in the Valley? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express The Hindu