Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 24 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. Discuss how budgeting take place in India every year. Compare this with the Budget process of the United States Government. The Hindu 2. Examine the role played by the radio during freedom struggle. The Hindu 3. Critically discuss the major threats to …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 16 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. In the light of recent reports on Indian Navy’s capabilities, critically comment on Indian Navy’s war preparedness. Business Standard Business Standard 2. “Unhindered capitalism necessarily results in extreme inequality and it is up to governments to institute measures to balance it.” Comment. …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 12 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. Critically analyze the recommendations of Naresh Chandra committee which was set-up to review all all aspects of national security including higher defence management. Business Standard 2. With an example, explain how the recent verdict by the Supreme Court that prior sanction is not …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 09 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on the rights issue involved in Supreme Court’s recent judgement upholding the constitutional validity of the provision in the Right to Education Act reserving 25 percent seats in private schools for economically disadvantaged students. Business Standard The Hindu 2. Compare and contrast the measures taken …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 08 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on Supreme Court’s ruling that the Section 6A of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act as unconstitutional and examine the implications of this ruling. Business Standard The Hindu 2. Examine the status of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) of India with ASEAN countries and …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 07 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. In your opinion why do railway accidents keep occurring? What are the problems being faced by the Indian Railways when it comes to ensuring safety? Critically examine measures taken so far in this regard. Business Standard 2. Critically comment on Supreme Court’s …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 06 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh into Assam and the resultant problems in many reasons of Assam. Do you think grievances of native people of Assam who are against Bangladeshi migrants is justified? Explain why. The Hindu Business …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 05 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Comment on the provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. Do you think this act needs amendments? Explain why. Business Standard 2. Do you consider Tippu Sultan as a freedom fighter? Substantiate …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 2 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to the Rakhigarhi, a harappan Site, consider the following statements It is the site of the largest known city of the Indus Valley civilization,  larger than ancient Harappa and Mohenjodaro sites Hakra Ware, which is found in mature Harappan sites, is conspicuously absent in Rakhigarhi Which of the statements given above …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 02 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. With an example, critically examine the flaws associated with urban planning in India. What suggestions would you give to overcome these flaws? Explain. Business Standard 2. Write a note on  the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) ‘Special 301’ report. Explain why was it …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events And General Studies

ARCHIVES 30 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words CURRENT EVENTS 1. What do you understand by purchasing power parity (PPP)? explain with examples. Do you think GDP per capita is good indicator to know the standard of living in an economy? Explain why. Business Standard 2. The  biggest problem that India’s judicial system …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 26 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Write a note on human pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). How these cells are different from  human embryonic stem cells (hESC)? Examine. The Hindu 2. Explain the differences between estuary and delta. Give examples with reference to India and explain why certain rivers form estuary …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 25 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on various problems faced by women at workplaces and social constraints that hinder their career growth. Business Standard 2. What were the underlying reasons for colonialism? Do you think policies of developed countries vis-a-vis developing and poor countries reflect those …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

ARCHIVES 24 April 2014 Topic: World History – World Wars Question: It has been said that the Soviet Union became the first totalitarian state in the twentieth century. Do you agree with this statement? If so, when and how did it develop its totalitarian institutions? (200 Words) Reference Norman Lowe – Modern World History Reference BBC Topic: …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

From today, Secure Prelims 2014 begins. Click here for more information ARCHIVES 24 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Write a short note on EU Blue Card. Business Standard 2. Immigration issue, especially in the case of highly skilled professionals, is a thorny issue between India and the European Union. What …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

ARCHIVES 22 April 2014 Topic: World History – World Wars Question: According to the Sykes Picot Agreement, the Husein-McMahon letters, and the Balfour Declaration, how did the powers plan to dispose of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East? What did they promise the Arabs and the Jews? (200 Words) Reference Norman Lowe – Modern World History …