Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day 10

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-10 (29/07/2013) 1) In the light of WGEEP report and HLWG report on Western Ghats, discuss the major recommendations and their implications – if implemented – on the stakeholders of the region. 2)“In the Indian context, sustainable development and urbanization are antithetical to each other”. Comment. RESPONSES: cppcontrol July 29, 2013 at 12:40 …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 9

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-9 (29/07/2013) 1) “The so called ’empowerment’ of women in the local bodies has increased their numerical strength but the real reform lies in creating an enabling environment to unlock their potential as catalysts for socio-political change” Critically comment. 2)”In Britain, empire was justified as a benevolent ‘white man’s burden’. And in the …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 8

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-8 (27/07/2013) 1) In India, despite consistent economic planning and robust economic growth in recent years, there is a consistent increase in economic inequality. Explain why? 2) ”Global warming and a race for resources could spark a new ‘cold war’ in the Arctic”. Critically analyze. RESPONSES: Keerthi Narayan 1. In the the last …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-7 (26/07/2013) 1) ASER findings have exposed serious shortcomings in the quality of education provided to our children in spite of SSA and RTE implementation. What measures do you suggest to overcome these shortcomings? Discuss. 2) Why did India sign the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage and what were its consequences? Analyze …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day -4

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY -4 (23/07/2013) 8) “With the disintegration of USSR and an end to the cold war, the international diplomacy took a new turn”. Critically examine. 9) The latest census shows us declining sex-ratio in some of the states states – Discuss the socio-cultural factors contributing to this disturbing trend. RESPONSES: ANJALI MOTGHARE …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 3

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-3 (22/07/2013) 1) During the Indian national movement for freedom, constructive work played an important role in Gandhian strategy. Discuss its nature and outcome. 2) “She is a goddess to millions yet helpless on the streets. The solution is in the mindset not laws”. Discuss. RESPONSES: LAKSHMI PRASANNA 1. Gandhian constructive programme …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day- 2

QUESTIONS ASKED -DAY-2 ( 21/07/2013) 1) “The growth of the Indian economic class in the colonial period was substantial that too in spite of and in opposition to colonialism” Comment. 2) ” The changing bilateral equations between India and Japan reflects the increasing importance of India to the Asia-Pacific region”. Critically Analyze. RESPONSES: Keerti Narayan 1. …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day-1

Yesterday we initiated a daily answer writing challenge for the UPSC civil service aspirants. The response is very good considering how difficult it is to push oneself to writing. Four aspirants came up with very good answers. They are: Keerthi Narayan, Asha Goud, Mahendra Nath and Biman Ghosh. Thank you all. Questions Asked – Day-1 …