[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – 2014, July 28

ARCHIVES 28 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) “India should press for a comprehensive bilateral – or possibly trilateral, involving Bangladesh – treaty with China on water sharing that is open to international scrutiny and adjudication.” Comment why. Business Standard 2) Critically comment on India’s stance on all WTO related issues. …

ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 25 July 2014

ARCHIVES 25 July 2014 You are posted as Superintendent of Police (SP) to a district which has history of communal clashes. You are married to a lady belonging to a particular minority community which has a significant presence in the district. You are cordial with everyone irrespective of their religion and caste.  Unfairly you have …

ETHICS and APTITUDE: Answer Writing Challenge, 23 July 2014

ARCHIVES 23 July 2014 As a senior officer in the Ministry of Public Works Department you have access to important policy decisions and upcoming big announcements such as road construction projects before they are notified in the public.  Your son is a land dealer and realtor.The Ministry is about to announce a mega road project. …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, July 22, 2014

ARCHIVES 22 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the applications of Nanotechnology in the agriculture field with special reference to India’s initiatives. Business Standard 2) What is ‘bilateral advance-pricing agreement (APA) ‘? Why and between who this agreement is signed? Explain. Business Standard 3) “The Indian …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 21 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 21 July 2014 1) What do you mean by Hindu rate of growth? Why has it been argued that poverty cannot be eradicated under Hindu rate of Growth? (200 words)  2) Examine Kalecki’s model of distribution. Do you consider it a correct explanation of distribution? (300 words)

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 21 July 2014

ARCHIVES 21 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) In the light of recent events in some parts  of the world, critically analyse the role played by ‘non-state actors’ in deciding the outcome of conflicts between states and within states. Business Standard 2) ” Land markets are arguably the most distorted factor …

Motivation: It’s always my fault isnt it?

……………………………… This probably might be one of my favourite questions to answer. Few days ago someone told me that they were constantly being disturbed by their roommate who was asking them questions unnecessarily, esp when they were studying. Someone else told me that the football match between Argentina and Germany was too good. Someone once …