[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 31 October 2014

ARCHIVES 31 October 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) In the light of India’s poor performance in latest Global Gender Gap Index , critically examine how gender inequality affects the economy and what should India do to bridge the gender gap. Business Standard 2) How far, do you think, Gram Sabhas …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, 27 September 2014

ARCHIVES 27 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Illustrate with examples the role of philanthropy in development with special reference to India. Business Standard 2) In 2010, micro-enterprises accounted for 79 per cent of non-farm employment in India, suggesting small-scale enterprises would continue to provide the majority of employment in the …

General Studies -Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17

ARCHIVES 16 September 2014 regionalism & secularism 1) What do you understand by regionalism and nationalism? What are their differences and similarities? Explain with examples. (200 Words) Reference Reference -2 (For Concepts only) 2) Critically examine the nature of secularism practised in India. (200 Words) Reference

Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 34

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 1) Which values do you think should constitute moral norms and values of governance? Explain them. (200 Words) Reference (Page No. 7) 2) A multi-storey building which was illegally constructed collapses and kills fifty innocent workers – including women and children. These workers were poor migrants from far away villages. The …

Economics – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 3

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 1) A number of production lines were reserved for the small scale sector in the pre-liberalization period. Did such reservation achieve its objectives? Explain in detail (300 words)  2) Distinguish between Currency Board Arrangement and dollarization. Why would a nation adopt one or the other? (150 words) 3) What is prisoner’s …