[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 2 January 2015

Archives – Secure 2014 Archives – Secure 2015 2 January 2015 Tomorrow’s Topic for GS-1: Themes in Indian History – III, Class XII – Theme 11 (i.e. chapter 11) General Studies – 1 Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues  1) Examine the factors that led …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 25 December 2014

Archives – Secure 2014 Archives – Secure 2015 25 December 2014   Click on the Questions to Post Your Answers. Thank You Tomorrow’s GS Topic is: First TWO Chapters from Themes in Indian History – I, Class XII General Studies – 1 Topic: population and associated issues 1) The implications of a sustained shrinkage in the fertility …

Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 20 December 2014

ARCHIVES 20 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) What do you understand by real effective exchange rate (REER)? Some economists say that the rupee is overvalued. What do understand by this and why, in their opinion, is rupee overvalued? Examine. Business Standard 2) Examine how the Russian economy has grown post …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 17 December 2014

ARCHIVES 17 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Examine why methane is considered as vital for presence of life on planets such as Mars? Explain in the light of recent findings by NASA’s Curiosity rover. The New York Times 2) Recently the Russian central bank raised interest rates steeply to prevent …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 08 December 2014

ARCHIVES 08 December 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Central banks in many countries around the world, including developed and developing, are resorting to quantitative easing to devalue their currency. Examine the reasons and its implications. Project Syndicate 2) Critically comment on some of important provisions of the proposed Road Transport and …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, December 5th and 6th, 2014

ARCHIVES 07 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “Untouchability in India is not just a rural phenomenon, it is also an urban phenomenon as found by recently the India Human Development Survey II.” In the light of the findings of this survey, critically  comment how and why untouchability persists even in …

[UPSC Mains 2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 04 December 2014

ARCHIVES 04 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine the reasons behind increasing cyber security threats around the world. Explain what needs to be done to mitigate these threats. The New York Times 2) It is said that Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in India have  completely failed – of …

Secure Compilation: November 2014 Fourth Week Questions and Answers

Again thanks to our Undercover Group and its members, below is the compilation of questions and answers posted during the FOURTH week of November 2014. Credit Goes To: 1).Urstruly kartheek 2).Devil Baba 3).Deepak Thurwal 4).Gargi Sagar 5).Eti Shree 6).Anand Vardhan 7) LuV Click the below link to download the document: DOWNLOAD

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 29 November 2014

ARCHIVES 29 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine the roadblocks that exists in the attainment of Palestinian sovereignty. Also examine India’s position on the issue. The New York Times 2) Write a critical note on the genetically modified crops and food production scenario in India with special focus on …

[UPSC Mains 2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 28 November 2014

ARCHIVES 28 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “The Indian government’s proposal to ban the sale of loose cigarettes  represents a simple and progressive means of delivering healthcare to the population without incurring vast costs.” Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Write a critical note on “Kathmandu Declaration” – recently signed by SAARC …

[UPSC Mains – 2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 27 November 2014

ARCHIVES 27 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) The American Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, is currently locked in a fierce debate about the concept of net neutrality with Internet Service Providers. Critically examine the issue with special reference to India. Business Standard 2) In recent months there have been reports …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 22 November 2014

ARCHIVES 22 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “The structure of the civil service, which is largely unchanged since Independence, might benefit from a greater focus on merit rather than seniority for promotions and incentives for good performance.” Critically comment. The Hindu The Hindu 2) Write a note on the …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 21 November 2014

ARCHIVES 21 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine the important recommendations made by the  T S R Subramanian committee, constituted recently to review laws related to environment and forest protection. Business Standard 2) Critically assess the objectives, design and implementation of rural housing schemes in India. Business Standard …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 20 November 2014

ARCHIVES 20 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine why the relaunch of Kisan Vikas Patras scheme has been criticised by some analysts. Business Standard Business Standard 2) In the light of recent deal between USA and China on climate change mitigations and the synthesis report released by IPCC, critically …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 19 November 2014

ARCHIVES 19 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine how the defence ties between India and Australia have evolved during last four decades. Business Standard The Hindu 2) Though India is regarded as a software giant, the big void has been its absence from the space of software products – …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 14 November 2014

ARCHIVES 14 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically comment on Jawaharlal Nehru’s contribution to post – Independent India. Business Standard The Indian Express 2) The problems faced by the sugar industry in India are interconnected and go much deeper. Examine the problems and suggest measures to overcome them. The Indian …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 13 November 2014

ARCHIVES 13 November 2014 Answer the following questions in about 200 words: 1) Write a note on the significance of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission. The New York Times 2) Critically comment on the significance of the recent agreement reached by China and USA to cut their nation’s carbon emissions. The New York Times The …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 11 November 2014

ARCHIVES 11 November 2014 Download Secure Compilations Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Do you think the Indian government, like Chinese, should support private Indian companies to invest in foreign countries through diplomacy? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Critically comment on India’s progress in various social indicators post liberalization years. Business Standard …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on current events, 08 November 2014

ARCHIVES 08 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Critically examine how the fall of the Berlin Wall affected the Germany. The New York Times 2) Examine why  Flanders Fields,  the area straddling the Belgian provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders is significant to India. Business Standard 3) “One of …