Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 06 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Explain the commercial and military possibilities of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). Business Standard 2.  Explain the different types of deficits that an economy faces. Which deficit is a better indicator of the health of government finances? And why? Business Standard 3. What …

Weekly Essay Challenge – 2014 – Starts Tomorrow

We will restart weekly essay challenge program. Every Sunday a topic will be posted on the site for you to practice essay writing. Topics will be diverse and thought provoking. This program would continue till November last week (2014). You can see details here.    

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

ARCHIVES 04 April 2014 Topic: India and Its Neighbours Question India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) held between the counterpart planning commissions of the two countries – the Planning Commission of India and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China –  is gradually becoming a mechanism of import. Explain its functioning, important decisions and significance. …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments Question  What are the functions of the executive agencies (or attached offices) and subordinate offices in the organizational setup of government of India? Should the distance between the Secretariat and the executive organization continue? Justify. (400 words)  

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 01 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically assess the nature of Indian  diplomacy with its neighboring countries in South Asia since Independence. Business Standard 2. Discuss the importance of creating a strong manufacturing-based middle class in India. Why do you think India has failed in creating a strong skilled …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments Question The tendency of pressure group to resort to coercion to secure the solution of a socio-political problem in streets could be regarded as a serious threat to democratic set up. Comment (400 words) Next Topic Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 30 March 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically examine various problems involved in successfully implementing MGNREGA scheme. What measures has government taken to address these problems? Explain. The Hindu 2. Write a critical note on the impact of globalization on the rural industries of India, especially after 1990. The …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments Question Explain the organizational structure of a ministry in Government of India. What are the challenges faced by the ministry? Give suggestions for enhancing the capacity of this organization to meet these challenges. (400 words) Next Topic Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Polity – Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments Question In the era of liberalization, privatization and globalization critically examine the role of regulatory bodies. How effective have they been in providing a level-playing field for both the public and private players? Illustrate. (400 words) Next Topic Polity – Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments

The Election Commission and Its Challenges

Saurabh Goyal A Democracy thrives on the integrity, competency and neutrality of its public institutions. Election commission (EC) is arguably single most important institution in a democracy. It is so critical for a democracy that quality of this institution is a baseline to evaluate the overall veracity of representative institutions.EC is constitutionally entrusted to work …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Polity – Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments Question “The Secretariat system of work has lent balance, consistency and continuity to the administration and serves as a nucleus for the total machinery of a ministry.” Comment (200 words) Next Topic Polity – Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current EVents

26 March 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. “Political changes in India and at the international level have “orphaned” the Palestinians. ” Do you agree? Substantiate. Business Standard 2.  By some estimates, India will become water scarce in just about five years, and be a massive 50 per cent short on water in …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Polity – Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments Question What do you understand by ‘tenure system’? Examine the importance of the tenure system in increasing the administration efficiency. (200 words) Next Topic  Polity – Regulatory Bodies, Pressure groups, Ministries & departments