Daily Archive: September 2, 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 30 AUGUST 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 30 AUGUST 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information.   Topic:  Salient features...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Implementation Guidelines of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana The government has released the...

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 29 AUGUST 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 29 AUGUST 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information.   Topic:  Role of...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 02 September 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2017. It...

Insights into Editorial: Is it time to review Section 377?

Insights into Editorial: Is it time to review Section 377? Context: In 2013, a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court upheld Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which discriminates against a section of individuals in society on the basis of their sexual orientation, and placed the onus of repealing it on the Parliament. Recently, a nine-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme...