Public Forum : Economic Survey (2016-2017)

    Public Forum : Economic Survey (2016-2017) https://youtu.be/6hic78zmT3U The Economic Survey 2016-17 has been recently released which says that the economic growth will return to normal as new currency notes in required quantity have come into circulation and follow-up action on demonetization has been taken. It also says that the Rupee performed better than …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 February 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 February 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Consultation to discuss issues related to India’s accession to Hague Convention   The Ministry of Women and Child Development recently held a National Consultation to discuss issues related to …

INTERVIEW Preparation Tips – Abdaal M Akhtar, IAS (CSE-14, Rank 35)

    INTERVIEW Preparation Tips Abdaal M Akhtar, IAS   The UPSC Personality Test is among the most unpredictable elements of this exam. The aspirant is befuddled by the sheer volume of gyaan that well meaning advisers, old hands and self proclaimed experts dish out on this topic. It may be disheartening to a few, …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 February 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 February 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) With Indian cities and towns already struggling, the management of rapid urban expansion will remain one of the most important challenges over the next decade. What’s …

4) It is argued that geopolitics rather than geoeconomics predominates India’s thinking on possibilities offered by the revival of the old Silk Road by the Chinese. Do you agree? Critically comment.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) It is argued that geopolitics rather than geoeconomics predominates India’s thinking on possibilities offered by the revival of the old Silk Road by the Chinese. Do you agree? Critically comment. (200 Words) EPW

2) Recently protests erupted in Nagaland after its government refused to revoke the decision to reserve 33 per cent seats for women in upcoming civic body polls. Examine why there is opposition to women’s reservation and also critically comment on this issue

Topic: Role of women; Salient features of Indian society; Social empowerment 2) Recently protests erupted in Nagaland after its government refused to revoke the decision to reserve 33 per cent seats for women in upcoming civic body polls. Examine why there is opposition to women’s reservation and also critically comment on this issue. (200 Words) Down …

1) With Indian cities and towns already struggling, the management of rapid urban expansion will remain one of the most important challenges over the next decade. What’s the solution to meet these challenges? Discuss

Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) With Indian cities and towns already struggling, the management of rapid urban expansion will remain one of the most important challenges over the next decade. What’s the solution to meet these challenges? Discuss. (200 Words) Livemint