Daily Archive: June 26, 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   ‘Women in Prisons’ report Context: The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has come up with its report titled ‘Women in Prisons’ which aims to build an understanding of the various entitlements of women in prisons, the various issues faced by them and possible...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,26 June 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 June 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz     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 2018. It...

Insights into Editorial: Cost of the missing women in Indian politics

Insights into Editorial: Cost of the missing women in Indian politics   Introduction: B.R. Ambedkar once said that “political power is the key to all social progress”. What, then, to make of the fact that India—a country where women suffer substantially greater socio-economic disadvantages than Western democracies like Spain—has a cabinet that is only 22% female and a Lok Sabha...

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth Powers of Governor & Lt Governor

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth Powers of Governor & Lt Governor On 20 June 2018 the state of Jammu and Kashmir was placed under Governor’s rule after the BJP withdrew support to its alliance partner PDP, forcing Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to resign. This is the eighth spell of a Governor ruling the state of J&K, and the fourth such...