Insights into Editorial: Make in India and renewable energy

Insights into Editorial: Make in India and renewable energy 20 February 2016 Article Link Among all the discussions held during the recently concluded Make in India Week, the renewable energy seminar occupied the centre stage. Make in India debates served as a platform to discuss and reiterate several initiatives, both domestic and international, that the …

Insights Mains 2015 Offline Test Series Result: 30+ Students Clear Mains

Last year, because of huge demand, instead of taking 30, we took 40 students in core batch. After criticism, we gave chances to freshers and less experienced in this batch. We also allowed many students to write exams in our classroom as non-core students for whom regular feedback was not given on their answers. After …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 20 February 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 20 February  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Indian geography; Critical changes to geographical features 1) A drought in India is assessed on five parameters. What are these? In 2015, the union government …

4) In the light of recent controversy over the status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) as a minority institution, do you agree with the argument that setting up minority institution in a secular state is wrong? Critically comment.

Topic:Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4) In the light of recent controversy over the status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) as a minority institution, do you agree with the argument that setting up minority institution in a secular state is wrong? Critically comment. (200 Words) Frontline

3) The fascinating Badami-Chalukya temples belonged to the three principal religious faiths, Brahmanical, Jaina and Buddhist. Examine how these religions are represented in Chalukyan architecture.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.  3) The fascinating Badami-Chalukya temples belonged to the three principal religious faiths, Brahmanical, Jaina and Buddhist. Examine how these religions are represented in Chalukyan architecture. (200 Words) Frontline

2) A recent study has found that the Indian Ocean has been warming at an alarming rate, much faster than the other oceans. Examine why. Also increased warming of the Indian Ocean must translate into increased monsoon rains over South Asia. Why is this not happening? Examine

Topic: Indian geography; Critical changes to geographical features 2) A recent study has found that the Indian Ocean has been warming at an alarming rate, much faster than the other oceans. Examine why. Also increased warming of the Indian Ocean must translate into increased monsoon rains over South Asia. Why is this not happening? Examine. (200 Words) Frontline

1) A drought in India is assessed on five parameters. What are these? In 2015, the union government released a comprehensive drought crisis management plan. Critically examine its components and their implementation.

Topic: Indian geography; Critical changes to geographical features 1) A drought in India is assessed on five parameters. What are these? In 2015, the union government released a comprehensive drought crisis management plan. Critically examine its components and their implementation. (200 Words) Frontline

The Big Picture – Net Neutrality: Has TRAI said the final word?

The Big Picture – Net Neutrality: Has TRAI said the final word? Summary: In a major support to Net Neutrality, TRAI recently ruled against differential pricing for data services. The TRAI ruling can be seen as a blow to Facebook’s Free Basics, Airtel Zero and other similar data services which offered access to some websites …