QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 August 2017

Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 August 2017     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 IAS civil services preliminary exam 2017. It is not a test of …

Insights into Editorial: Thinking outside the manufacturing box

Insights into Editorial: Thinking outside the manufacturing box Background:  ‘Champions of Change’ programme was organised by Niti aayog to achive the vision of ” Make in India”. The Prime Minister along with his Cabinet Ministers and Secretaries interacted with over 200 CEOs seeking their inputs for expediting growth and promoting job creation. The meeting focussed on reviewing …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues  1) Which events led to killing of Mahatma Gandhiji? Critically …

7) Delineate ethics of Mahatma Gandhiji.

70 Days ETHICS PLAN     Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7) Delineate ethics of Mahatma Gandhiji. (150 Words) Reference     Note: Day after tomorrow there will be questions on the topic Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; Topic: Public/Civil service values 

4) “Public health is not about running state run hospitals, it is what the state does to protect health by mitigating the social and environmental determinants of diseases.” Analyse.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 4) “Public health is not about running state run hospitals, it is what the state does to protect health by mitigating the social and environmental determinants of diseases.” Analyse. (200 Words) Livemint

3) In your opinion, what do violent reactions by the public aftermath of a court pronouncing Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape indicate about India’s political system and the authority of the state? Critically comment.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, 3) In your opinion, what do violent reactions by the public aftermath of a court pronouncing Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape indicate about India’s political system and the authority of the state? Critically comment. (200 Words) …