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[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 19 JUNE 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 19 JUNE 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests General Studies – 1   Topic – Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1) Secularism in...

7)Discuss why ethical standards are important in the delivery of public services.(250 words)

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; 7)Discuss why ethical standards are important in the delivery of public services.(250 words) Reference Why this question The question is related to GS 4 syllabus under the...

6) Kashmir has proven to be an intractable challenge for the Indian state and requires a fresh strategy. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic –Internal Security 6) Kashmir has proven to be an intractable challenge for the Indian state and requires a fresh strategy. Critically analyze.(250 words) Reference Why this question The recent spate of killings in the valley has again demonstrated how fragile peace in the valley is. Considering that the situation has shown no signs of improvement, critical analysis of the...

5)“The edifice of our constitution is based upon the basic element in the Preamble. If any of these elements are removed the structure will not survive and it will not be the same constitution and will not be able to maintain its identity”. Analyze.(250 words) 

Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 5)“The edifice of our constitution is based upon the basic element in the Preamble. If any of these elements are removed the structure will not survive and it will not be the same constitution and will not be able to maintain its identity”. Analyze.(250 words)  Key...

4) Indian ocean has a great political and economic significance. Comment.(250 words)

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 4) Indian ocean has a great political and economic significance. Comment.(250 words) Reference Why this question The question is related to GS 1 syllabus under the following heading- Salient features of world’s physical geography. Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); The question is also...