ECONOMY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 21

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 21, 2014 An underdeveloped money and capital market has been a major cause of slow economic growth in India.” In the light of this statement, give relative importance of financial sector vis-a-vis real sector in Indian Economy? (300 words)  Explain how the origin of Keynesian revolution can be …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 20

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 20, 2014 What are the components of Land Reform in India? Has it been completed? If not, then what are the obstacles? (150 words) What are the differences between Fisherian and Cambridge version of the quantity theory of money? (250 words)

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Mains Questions from Current Events, June 18

ARCHIVES 18 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.In the light of money spent by the government on huge subsidies in the energy sector, critically comment on the energy pricing policy in India. Business Standard 2.Do you think the recommendations of the P J Nayak committee  on the governance of Indian banks, if implemented, would …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Questions On Current Events and General Studies, June 16, 2014

ARCHIVES 16 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically examine the measures taken by the government to ensure safety for workers in industries. Business Standard 2.Do you agree with the view that centralisation of decision-making powers and concentration of more powers with the Prime Minister would eventually lead to an authoritarian …

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

ARCHIVES 13 June 2014 Answer ALL the following in about 200  words 1.Critically comment on the issue of Sir Creek between India and Pakistan. The Indian Express 2.What is a ‘city system’? Explain how and why reforming municipal bodies is crucial to reforming city systems. The Indian Express 3.Critically evaluate the strategic significance of the …

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

ARCHIVES 12 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.What changes have been proposed to Industrial Disputes Act and Factories Act to bring labour reforms in India? Critically examine. Business Standard 2.By giving examples from different parts of the world, discuss the benefits of high speed rail to India. Examine the impediments involved in expanding high …

UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2013-2014 Final Result – Be Open to Both Success and Failure

These days must be nerve-wracking for those who have given their UPSC civil services’ interview this year. Irrespective of your performance in both Mains and Interview, you will be hoping to see you name in the Final List of successful candidates. This is natural. After years of hard work, patience, perseverance and lots of sacrifices, it is natural for …

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

[adrotate banner=”7″] ARCHIVES 07 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Examine what measures were recommended by the Second Administrative Reforms Commission to bring speed and efficiency in governance. Business Standard The Hindu 2.Critically comment on the nature of foreign institutional investment in the Indian stock markets. Do you think their higher …

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

Note: Please type your answers first in a Word Document on your hard drive and then paste them in the comment box. Some work is going on on the website, hence you may notice some glitches. Hit Refresh button if problem persists. Things will be resolved soon. Thank you. ARCHIVES 05 June 2014 Answer ALL …

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

ARCHIVES 04 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically evaluate the objectives and design of  Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the reforms needed in Indian judiciary. Business Standard 3.Do you think it is necessary to raise the limits of FDI in India’s defence sector? Examine …

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