Monthly Archives: November 2016

It is widely expected that demonetization will bring long-term benefits. Will demonetization deliver benefits that outweigh the short-term costs? Critically examine.

The sudden decision of government to demonetize the 500 and 1000 rs notes came as a shock to everyone and the cash crunch still exists to date after one month. There is no doubt that it induced the pain on the … Continue reading

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It is said that without proper precautions and security policies, the highly reactive nature of cybersecurity leaves us vulnerable to cyberattacks. Is it safe to utilise new payment platforms? How government and companies should mitigate cyberattacks and minimise its damages arising out of this situation? Examine.

The recent demonetization made online transactions inevitable for now and businesses and people who faced the cash crunch are forced to go online. In this context, the online platforms are playing a significant role though some of them have serious … Continue reading

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What is biomethanation? Could it be a solution for better urban waste management? Examine

The process of degrading biological or organic matter into Biogas and manure is called Biomethanation . It can be a better solid waste management method since in our municipalities 50% of the waste is biodegradable. We can solve the half … Continue reading

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What hurdles exist in making India a cashless economy? Discuss benefits of becoming a cashless economy and suggest how government can speed of this transformation

India has one of the highest cash to GDP ratio in the world. It is known that cash operations cost RBI and commercial banks  almost 21 thousand crores annually.It is desirable for India to go cashless for variety of reasons. … Continue reading

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In 2015, a team led by Utpal Tatu, professor of biochemistry, IISc, completed the genotype sequencing of Candida auris. Why genome sequencing of this species is significant? Examine.

Determining the complete DNA sequence in an organ’s genome is called genome sequencing. The recent genome sequencing of Candida Auris Fungus is very significant and considered as reference genome across the globe. We can see more how significance this is … Continue reading

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How does recent demonetisation affect the direction of Centre-State relations? Critically discuss.

The demonetization announced by the Centre has touched every citizen of India in a manner in which no policy has did. It also shown its affects on the federal structure of India where some states responded positively and some negatively. … Continue reading

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Critically analyse ideology and legacy of Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro is a revolutionary leader who rules the small Island nation Cuba for almost 49 years. He came to power by revolutionary struggle , guerrilla warfare and with an astonishing courage to overthrown the US backed ruling dictator Batista. Castro … Continue reading

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