Insights Revision Plan for Prelims 2016: Test – 1

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Revision Plan for Prelims 2016: Test – 1 TIMETABLE 02 June 2016 Please Read before you Proceed to Take Today’s Test: Hope you have completed yesterday’s targets and now ready to give this test. Please note that you should not worry about scores in …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 216: Brexit will not have any impact on Global Economy

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 216 02 June 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Brexit will not have any impact on Global Economy” Reference NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & …

Insights into Editorial: NHRC a toothless tiger: Panel chief

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: NHRC a toothless tiger: Panel chief 02 June 2016 Article Link National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman Justice H L Dattu recently said the rights watchdog needed some teeth to enforce its orders on remedial measures in cases relating to violations. He …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 June 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 02 June 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Government firm on its rules for judges’ selection   The government has decided to confront the higher judiciary by sticking to its …

Quick Update: Time and Place of Posting of Tests under Insights Revision Plan

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Many are asking where Day 1 syllabus based questions are posted. As per timetable, they will be posted tonight at 9.30 pm. Questions on today’s topics will be posted tomorrow at 9.30 pm.  So, every day questions will be posted at 9.30 pm (fixed time). …

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A May 28, 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A May 28, 2016 Archives This is a new feature. As feedback from our side on your answers is missing, we thought of providing detailed synopsis of important Secure questions on daily basis so that you could revise our synopsis and compare it …

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A May 27, 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A May 27, 2016 Archives This is a new feature. As feedback from our side on your answers is missing, we thought of providing detailed synopsis of important Secure questions on daily basis so that you could revise our synopsis and compare it …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 June 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) General Studies – 1; Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in …

8) “Freedom of speech is not only the freedom to say things others like, but also to say things that might offend others.” Do you agree? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics 8) “Freedom of speech is not only the freedom to say things others like, but also to say things that might offend others.” Do you agree? Critically comment. (150 Words) Livemint

7) In recent years, the Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe as the world’s largest milk producer, with India alone producing one in every five glasses of milk. How can India make it a viable business? Also examine why increasing milk production should be government’s priority

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Economics of animal rearing 7) In recent years, the Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe as the world’s largest milk producer, with India alone producing one in every five glasses of milk. How can India make it a viable business? Also examine why increasing milk production should be …

6) Critically comment on Germany’s refugee integration process and its impact on EU. Also examine how it will affect Indians.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora  6) Critically comment on Germany’s refugee integration process and its impact on EU. Also examine how it will affect Indians.  (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu Carnegie

5) India and USA are negotiating signing of bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between them for many years. Compare the features of their model BIT provisions and examine the issues that are stalling signing of BIT between them.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 5) India and USA are negotiating signing of bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between them for many years. Compare the features of their model BIT provisions and examine the issues that are stalling signing …

4) Do you think the recent nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will encourage Arab nations to pursue nuclear ambitions? Should India be worried? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) Do you think the recent nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will encourage Arab nations to pursue nuclear ambitions? Should India be worried? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) It is said that the best democracies minimize oligarchic tendencies. Has India minimized it? What are the causes of increasing oligarchy in politics in countries like India? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity 3) It is said that the best democracies minimize oligarchic tendencies. Has India minimized it? What are the causes of increasing oligarchy in politics in countries like India? Discuss. (200 Words) Livemint

2) Recently, a new Maldivian multi-party opposition platform was launched in London to fight for the restoration of democracy in Maldives. Should India support this platform? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: India and its neighbours 2) Recently, a new Maldivian multi-party opposition platform was launched in London to fight for the restoration of democracy in Maldives. Should India support this platform? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

1) Once impoverished city of Guiyang, the provincial capital of the southwestern Guizhou province — well known in history for its role during Mao Zedong’s Long March — is now fast emerging as one of the most prominent landmarks in China’s cyberspace. What are the reasons. Does its growth benefit India? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India) 1) Once impoverished city of Guiyang, the provincial capital of the southwestern Guizhou province — well known in history for its role during Mao …