[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 09 August 2014

ARCHIVES 09 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the evolution of ‘revolutionary terrorism’ and contribution of its adherents during the national movement. The Hindu 2) Examine the nature of bilateral relationship between India and Singapore. Explain India’s contribution in Singapore’s growth. The Indian Express 3) Critically examine …

[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 …

[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 …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure 2014: Questions on Current Events

ARCHIVES 05 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Examine how poverty line is defined in the USA and Europe. Can India adopt their methodology? Comment. Business Standard 2.What is a drought? Write a note various types of droughts. The Hindu 3.Critically examine the relation between money laundering and national security. The …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 03 July 2014

ARCHIVES 03 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically evaluate the intention behind and  success of setting up of more Special Economic Zones in India. Business Standard 2.Examine the Developed Countries’ policy towards use of Genetically Modified Organisms vis a vis WTO norms. Business Standard Reference 3.Write a note on the objectives of the …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, July 1, 2014

ARCHIVES 1 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically examine water related disputes between India and its Eastern Neighbours including China. The Hindu The Hindu 2.Do you think Israel’s violent actions against Palestine and the subsequent reactions of the West are justified? Critically comment. The Hindu 3.Critically evaluate the nature and …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, June 30, 2014

ARCHIVES June 28, 2014 June 29, 2014 30 June 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1.Critically compare and contrast India’s economic relationship between China and Japan. Business Standard 2.Examine from what sources and how the government can to mobilize resources to fund its programs and to run the country in times of drought seasons …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 28, 2014

ARCHIVES  June 26, 2014  June 27, 2014 28 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Do you think recent changes introduced by UPSC in Civil Services Examination pattern were necessary? Critically comment. The Hindu 2.What is shrimp farming? Critically examine its impact on ecology and livelihood of coastal people especially in the context of India. …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 24, 2014

ARCHIVES June 24, 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Discuss how  and in what ways private sector can play an important role in rural development. Business Standard 2.What are P-Notes? Critically examine why the government and regulatory bodies are keen to regulate them. Business Standard 3.Do you think  the Carter Doctrine is still relevant? …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure-2014 – Questions on Current Events, June 23

ARCHIVES 23 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Do you think a separate Railway Budget is needed every year? Critically comment and substantiate your answer. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on various policy measures and steps taken by the government to allocate natural resources to private  players in last ten years. Business Standard …

[UPSC Mains -2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 21

ARCHIVES June 21, 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Write a note on the intention behind setting up of Ultra Mega Power Projects in India. Do you think the policy on UMPP’s has succeeded? Critically examine. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the problems being faced by power sector in India. Business Standard …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 19 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Discuss the long term measures which should be taken by the government to contain food inflation in the country. Business Standard Business Standard 2.Examine what flexibilities are allowed under TRIPS agreements for developing countries to continue with their development agenda and domestic imperatives? Do …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 14 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Give an account of various causes of pollution of rivers in India. With an example, critically comment on government’s action plan to clean rivers. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the recommendations of Saumitra Chaudhuri panel on emission norms. Business Standard 3.Critically examine the importance …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Questions On Current Events and General Studies, June 10, 2014

ARCHIVES 10 June 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1.Will increasing Foreign Direct Investment in defence sector boost indigenisation? Critically comment. Business Standard 2.Examine the importance of millets in ensuring food and nutrition security in the country. Write a note on their cropping pattern in India. Business Standard 3.Critically examine what actions has …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 03 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically evaluate the performance of aviation sector in the Indian economy. Business Standard 2.Examine the challenges that face the newly formed state of Telangana. Do you think formation of small states is panacea for development woes? Critically comment. Business Standard 3.Why did India …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 26 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. Write a note on the role and importance of National Security Advisor. Do you think there is a need of separate ministry to look after Internal Security in the country? Comment. The Hindu 2. Examine how recent economic crises have impacted …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 20 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Why do public sector banks have higher share of non-performing assets? Examine. Business Standard 2. Examine how and why India and Russia came together to form a strategic and friendly partnership? The Hindu 3. Analyse the nature of important internal security threats being …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 15 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words In the light of the  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) —appointed committee on governance requirement at banks headed by P.J.Nayak, which submitted its report recently, examine the problems faced by public sector banks and what should be done to make them more competitive. Business …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 10 May 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1. How do chit funds work? Critically examine the reasons behind chit fund scams in recent times. Also explain what measures has RBI taken to regulate them. Business Standard 2. Some economists argue that India is de-industrializing. What do you understand by …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 05 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Comment on the provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. Do you think this act needs amendments? Explain why. Business Standard 2. Do you consider Tippu Sultan as a freedom fighter? Substantiate …