Daily Archive: October 30, 2017

Insights into Editorial: Devaluing high courts

Insights into Editorial: Devaluing high courts Context: Critics say that the jurisdiction of our 24 High Courts has been subject to relentless attack from Parliament, and, even the Supreme Court. Introduction For the framers of our Constitution, high courts, occupied a central position. They were conceived as a forum for adjudicating disputes under the Constitution, Central and State statutes before...

UPSC Civil Services Mains 2017: Last Minute Tips for General Studies Papers 3 and 4

  UPSC Civil Services Mains 2017: Last Minute Tips for General Studies Papers 3 and 4   General Studies Paper – 3 Revise our Mains test series – 2017 question papers and answers. In paper -2 many questions have repeated from our Mains tests. We expect many to get repeated in paper-3 as well.  Attempt 15 Marks questions first and...

Insights Current Affairs, 30 October, 2017

  Insights Current Affairs, 30 October, 2017   GS3 Topic: Indian Economy India emerging as a leader among milk producing nations   Context: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister said India is emerging as a leader among milk producing nations at Pashu Arogya Mela in Semwapur, Motihari. India produces 163.7 million tonne milk in 2016-17 worth over Rs.4 lakh crore....

UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2017: General Studies Paper – 2 Question Paper

  UPSC CIVIL SERVICES MAINS EXAM 2017: General Studies Paper – 2 Question Paper   “The local self government system in India has not proved to be effective instrument of governance”. Critically examine the statement and give your views to improve the situation.  (150 words) Critically examine the Supreme Court’s judgement on ‘National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014’ with reference...