India’s World- What Does Xi Jinping Becoming “Core” Leader Mean?

    India’s World- What Does Xi Jinping Becoming “Core” Leader Mean?   President Xi Jinping has been given the title of “core” leader by the Chinese Communist Party. This puts him on par with previous strong leaders like Mao, Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin. Since assuming office 4 years ago, Xi Jinping has been …

Insights into Editorial: Delhi pollution bonanza isn’t due to crackers alone

    Insights into Editorial: Delhi pollution bonanza isn’t due to crackers alone   Summary: The air in several places in the country becomes laden with toxic matter around Diwali, almost as a ritual associated with the festival. The toxic cocktail of particulate matter (PM) from car tailpipes and cracker burning casts a dirty haze …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Secularism 1) What do you understand by ‘positive’ secularism and  ‘negative’ secularism? Do you think it’s time for India to remove the word ‘secular’ from preamble to India’s constitution? Critically comment. (200 Words) The …

7) Should citizens have unfettered right to question government’s every decisions and actions? Do you think encouraging such a culture of questioning among the public would endanger public administration? Critically comment. (150 Words)

Topic: Accountability 7) Should citizens have unfettered right to question government’s every decisions and actions? Do you think encouraging such a culture of questioning among the public would endanger public administration? Critically comment. (150 Words) The Indian Express