AIR spotlight summary on “Growth in Industry Sector and GDP Target”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Growth in Industry Sector and GDP Target”   Introduction The recent announcement of IIP by the government shows that in August IIP figures have contracted by 0.8% and we see a GDP growth of 7.6%. We see a mismatch where the industry is not able to perform well and …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women and social empowerment 1) A quarter century after the recommendations of the Mandal Commission and more than half a century after the Indian Constitution mandated reservations for SCs …

9) The recent tragic death of at least 22 people and injuries caused to dozens of others in the SUM Hospital fire in Bhubaneswar throws up many questions. In your opinion, who shall be held responsible and why? Justify. Also discuss what should be done to prevent such incidences in future.

Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 9) The recent tragic death of at least 22 people and injuries caused to dozens of others in the SUM Hospital fire in Bhubaneswar throws up many questions. In your opinion, who shall be held responsible and why? Justify. Also discuss what should be done to …

8) Recently, 197 countries reached a historic agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, to amend the Montreal Protocol and phase down hydrofluorocarbons. What role did India play in these negotiations? Do you think India will be a beneficiary of this agreement? Examine.

Topic: Conservation; Environmental pollution 8) Recently, 197 countries reached a historic agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, to amend the Montreal Protocol and phase down hydrofluorocarbons. What role did India play in these negotiations? Do you think India will be a beneficiary of this agreement? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

7) India is witnessing the rapid emergence of a militarised political environment in which political discourse is easily cast in a militarised language. Any questions on military actions are labelled as anti-national. Do you think this trend is in the interest of national interest and security? Critically comment.

Topic:Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 7) India is witnessing the rapid emergence of a militarised political environment in which political discourse is easily cast in a militarised language. Any questions on military actions are labelled as anti-national. Do you think this trend is in the interest of national interest and security? Critically comment. …