Insights into Editorial: Measuring Mudra’s success

Insights into Editorial: Measuring Mudra’s success 31 May 2016 Article Link Summary: Prime Minister Modi, in a recent interview, indicated that his focus was to create a third sector—the personal sector—other than farms and factories wherein a person turns into a job provider through entrepreneurship rather than a job-seeker in the other two sectors. This …

MOTIVATION: Alankrita Pandey, Came out of Depression to get Rank 85, UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015

Alankrita Pandey Rank 85, UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Hello Insights, Thank you for providing me this opportunity of sharing my experience of preparation. I have myself learnt a lot, have been inspired from previous year articles of toppers. If my forthcoming article is able to inspire and project even one mind towards the …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 31 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 31 May  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) General Studies – 1; Topic: History of the world 1) “It had become clear by the 1990s that the idea of humanitarian intervention had been reduced to a …

“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” Discuss the relevance of meaning of this quote for a public servant

Topic: Moral thinkers 9) “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” Discuss the relevance of meaning of this quote for a public servant. (200 Words) General

7) In the past few months, many large banks are moving towards using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhancing customer experience, security, and risk management. Examine how AI is used in banking sector.

Topic: Awareness in Robotics, Computer,  S&T 7) In the past few months, many large banks are moving towards using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhancing customer experience, security, and risk management. Examine how AI is used in banking sector. (200 Words) Livemint

6) It is said that the new geopolitical dynamism animating all corners of South Asia poses a number of important challenges for India. Examine the nature of new geopolitical dynamism and the challenges it’s posing to India in South Asia.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora 6) It is said that the new geopolitical dynamism animating all corners of South Asia poses a number of important challenges for India. Examine the nature of new geopolitical dynamism and the challenges it’s posing to India in South Asia. …

5) The World Health Report of 2016 recently released by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that despite being placed roughly in the middle of the South-East Asian Region (SEAR)—one of the worst performing regions in health after Africa—in terms of gross national income per capita, India figures in the bottom slots for most health-related parameters within the group. Discuss the reasons and how the situation could be improved.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 5) The World Health Report of 2016 recently released by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that despite being placed roughly in the middle of the South-East Asian Region (SEAR)—one of the worst performing regions in health after Africa—in terms of gross national income per capita, India …

4) Considering India is expected to be home to 300 million elderly people by 2050, examine the problems faced by elderly in India and measures needed to address problems faced by them.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 4) Considering India is expected to be home to 300 million elderly people by 2050, examine the problems faced by elderly in India and measures needed to address problems faced by them. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) How the performance of schemes like MGNREGA can be assessed to understand their performance across the states? Can an index be created for this purpose? Examine.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 3) How the performance of schemes like MGNREGA can be assessed to understand their performance across the states? Can an index be created for this purpose? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) In recent months, crimes against African students and citizens in India is on the rise. Critically discuss the underlying reasons and what measures should state and union governments take to create harmony between two citizens.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora (Reverse) 2) In recent months, crimes against African students and citizens in India is on the rise. Critically discuss the underlying reasons and what measures should state and union governments take to create harmony between two citizens. (200 Words) The …

1) “It had become clear by the 1990s that the idea of humanitarian intervention had been reduced to a fig leaf for Western interests.” Critically comment on the outcomes of West’s ‘humanitarian interventions’ in many countries since 1990s

Topic: History of the world 1) “It had become clear by the 1990s that the idea of humanitarian intervention had been reduced to a fig leaf for Western interests.” Critically comment on the outcomes of  West’s ‘humanitarian interventions’ in many countries since 1990s. (200 Words) The Hindu

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. India to ‘export’ #TwitterSeva Micro-blogging platform Twitter is now considering the roll-out of the Twitter Seva service in other countries such …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 213: America Should Not Apologize to Japan for Dropping Atom Bomb on Hiroshima

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 213 28 May 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “America Should Not Apologize to Japan for Dropping Atom Bomb on Hiroshima” NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic …

Insights REVISION PLAN for Prelims – 2016: Complete Timetable

Insights REVISION PLAN for Prelims – 2016: Complete Timetable First Update (Click Here) PDF (It’s PDF version of whole Article) Why this plan Works for You: Most important part of any exam preparation is Revision. It is more important in UPSC civil services exam preparation than in any other exam. The amount of information you study …

UPSC IAS RANK – 4 ARTIKA SHUKLA: Preparation Strategy – First Attempt, Self Study, Followed Insights from Prelims to Interview

It is a proud moment for Insights and Insightians. Artika Shukla, who has secured All India Rank – 4 in her first attempt, in her own words, followed Insights with ‘operatic regularity‘ since December 2014 to till the day she reached her goal. This gives hope to both us and our followers. Yes, we know …