Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 November 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 November 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.   NITI Aayog leads initiative to convert 100% Government – Citizen Transactions to the digital platform   The …

Insights into Editorial: A change called NeHA

    Insights into Editorial: A change called NeHA   Summary: The Government of India is now scheduled to launch the National e-Health Authority (NeHA). A regulatory body, tasked with overseeing the digitisation of health information, NeHA holds great promise. Background: Currently, the Indian healthcare system services a diverse population of approximately 1.24 billion across …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 November 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 26 November, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 26 November, 2016 Archives   The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Salient features of Indian society; Social empowerment 1) Dalits in Gujarat are demanding five acres of land for landless households among them. Is it possible for state to redistribute land? Should it …

6) In the light of recent agitations by ‘middle castes’ demanding reservations, do you think there are reasons to rethink the 50% limit on reservations in India? Critically examine.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.  6) In the light of recent agitations by ‘middle castes’ demanding reservations, do you think  there are reasons to rethink the 50% limit on reservations in India?  Critically examine. (200 Words) EPW

5) It is expected that the proposed subregional connectivity projects under India’s Act East Policy would contribute to economic development of the Northeastern region and address its problems of underdevelopment. Critically examine hindrances to realization of these objectives.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations; 5) It is expected that the proposed subregional connectivity projects under India’s Act East Policy would contribute to economic development of the Northeastern region and address its problems of underdevelopment. Critically examine hindrances to realization of these objectives. (200 Words) EPW

4) Examine why appointment of a Lokpal is getting delayed. Do you think steps such as demonetization without support and existence of institutions like Lokpal would fail to curb corruption in public life? Critically comment

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies . 4) Examine why appointment of a Lokpal is getting delayed. Do you think steps such as demonetization without support and existence of institutions like Lokpal would fail to curb corruption in public life? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu