Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 13, January 2014 A9, A10 What is  Index of Industrial Production (IIP)? Explain its significance. (200 Words) The Hindu B1,B2 What are the highlights of  the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection in India) (PNDT), Act 2003? Evaluate its performance. (200 Words) The Hindu B3,B4 (LEADERS) Compare and contrast India’s relationship with South …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 12, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 12, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Government notified new natural Gas Pricing Formula The Government of India  notified the new natural gas pricing formulae, which will be in effect from 1 April 2014. As per the newly issued notification, the rate of all domestically produced fuel will be almost …

General Studies Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Starts Tomorrow

For those who were eagerly waiting for the restart of General Studies Daily Writing Challenge, here is a good news – it will restart tomorrow (Monday, January 13, 2014) This time it will be different and will have a new approach and theme. We will post questions from Monday to Thursday from each GS paper. …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 10, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 10, 2014 POLITY & GOVERNMENT BILLS Supreme court orders states to probe all acquittals Far reaching implications for law enforcement and the criminal justice system Every criminal case with accused being acquitted will have to be examined by state govts to ascertain whether there were any lapses by police …

Insights On India Mock Test – 1 Discussion Page

If you would like to give feedback, suggestion or discuss about the first test (which would be sent to you shortly), please do so on this post below in the comment box. In case you don’t find test (PDF link) in your inbox, please check Spam and Trash folder once. Thank you.

Insights Daily Current Events, January 09, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 09, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Status Quo in the Definition Of Handloom Under Handloom Reservation Act The apprehension of a change in definition of ‘handloom’ has triggered speculation and insecurity amongst a section of weavers and handloom activities. It has given a mistaken impression on handloom activists that …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 08, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 08, 2013 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Year End Review of Ministry of Women and Child Development  CHILD WELFARE: LEGISLATIVE AND PROGRAMMATIC MEASURES  A. Legislative Measures: 1.  Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Model Guidelines under the POSCO Act, 2012 were issued by the Ministry on 18th September, 2013 under Section …

VIDEO – State of the Economy- with Gita Gopinath

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnpIlXBmvTQ&w=560&h=315] SUMMARY : The current video discusses the current global economy scenario and its effects on Indian Economy. The guest i.e. Ms Gita Gopinath is a professor of economics at Harvard, US. The discussion is more about the loopholes in Indian economy and talks about the causes and remedies of current economic dip in Indian …

Insights Daily Current Events January 07, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 07, 2014   NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES The Food Security Act- an initiative to avert malnutrition Food security refers to household’s physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that fulfills the dietary needs and food preferences of that household for living an active and healthy life. …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

1.       Introduction: Meaning, scope and significance of Public Administration Question 1  Comment on the importance of sense of Public interest as a wider ethical commitment in public administration. (200 Words)   Question 2 “Public administration is not just implementation of laws; it is also a means of social justice and social change”. Comment. …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 07, January 2014 A1,A2 What is social audit? How effective is social audit in effective implementation of many government schemes? Explain with examples. (200 Words) The Hindu A3,A4 LEADERS What measures has government of India taken to protect wildlife from illegal trade and poaching. Give examples. (200 Words) The Hindu A5,A6 Do you support abolition …

Optional Subjects Writing Challenges – Starts Tomorrow

From tomrrow we will start posting questions from Optional Subjects, namely History, Public Administration and Anthropology (two questions per day) Why only these subjects? Because we have received questions for only these subjects from contributors. Certain requirements to restart and continue this initiative are: Experienced candidates should help us by sending original questions (in a …

Insights Secure-2014 – Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 05, January 2013 H5, H6 LEADERS Compare and contrast India’s and China’s achievements in space exploration and technology. Are they complimentary? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu H7, H8 What do you understand by electoral reforms? What were the recommendations of the Election Commission on electoral reforms? Analyze. (200 Words) The Hindu H9, H10 Some …

On Elections In India

(This article is part of our new initiative on current events and Magazine. We have received a very good response from more than 35 serious aspirants who have come forward to contribute daily/weekly on different topics from different newspapers and sources. We will soon group them and assign them different topics based on their interest. …