UPDATE: Insights MAINS Test Series – 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)         On coming Wednesday (10th August), we will post a Detailed Timetable of Insights Mains Test Series – 2016 program.  A big surprise awaits from Insights for all those who are  hoping to write Mains this year. 🙂    

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 258: GST will Curb Black Money and Corruption

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 258 08 August 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “GST will Curb Black Money and Corruption “ The Hindustan Times

The Big Picture- GST Constitutional Amendment Cleared: What’s The Road Ahead?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) The Big Picture- GST Constitutional Amendment Cleared: What’s The Road Ahead? The first major milestone has successfully been crossed with the passing of a unified Goods and Services Tax Bill almost unanimously in the Upper House. This is just the beginning of a big task …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 August 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 August  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country 1) Do you think, post Kashmir’s accession to India in 1947, …

9) “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Comment in the context of public service.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Moral thinkers 9) “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act …

8) What is the Territorial Army (TA) What is its mandate? Does India need TA? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 8) What is the Territorial Army (TA) What is its mandate? Does India need TA? Examine. (200 Words) The Indian Express

7) India leads the world in road crash deaths and injuries. In your opinion, who is to be blamed for this? What measures should be taken by concerned authorities to prevent deaths due to road accidents? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Infrastructure 7) India leads the world in road crash deaths and injuries. In your opinion, who is to be blamed for this? What measures should be taken by concerned authorities to prevent deaths due to road accidents? Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) What do you understand by ‘state capacity’? Why are many experts arguing that India should now focus more on building ‘state capacity’? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 6) What do you understand by ‘state capacity’? Why are many experts arguing that India should now focus more on building ‘state capacity’? Discuss. (200 Words) Livemint

5) Political parties are disrupting Parliament demanding fulfilment of the promise of Special Category State status to Andhra Pradesh following the creation of Telangana. Why is Andhra Pradesh demanding Special Category status? What benefits does Special Category status provide? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 5) Political parties are disrupting Parliament demanding fulfilment of the promise of Special Category State status to Andhra Pradesh following the creation of Telangana. Why …

4) It is argued that the procedures of India’s parliament need to be reformed, updated and modernised. Discuss why.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these 4) It is argued that the procedures of India’s parliament need to be reformed, updated and modernised. Discuss why. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) Examine the objectives and issues arising out of the provision for the GST Council to set up a dispute resolution mechanism

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 3) Examine the objectives and issues arising out of the provision for the GST Council to set up a dispute resolution mechanism. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) “The next secretary-general of UN should be both a woman and a feminist, with the determination and leadership to promote women’s rights and gender equality.” Comment

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Role of women 2) “The next secretary-general of UN should be both a woman and a feminist, with the determination and leadership to promote women’s rights and gender equality.” Comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

1) Do you think, post Kashmir’s accession to India in 1947, was it India’s policies that have consistently alienated Kashmiris from India? Critically discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country 1) Do you think, post Kashmir’s accession to India in 1947,  was it India’s policies that have consistently alienated Kashmiris from India? Critically discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu

MISSION – 2017: How to Secure a Rank? – Insights IAS Test Series 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)       MISSION – 2017: How to Secure a Rank in 2017 – A Roadmap Insights IAS Test Series for Prelims 2017   Before we start, It’s a lengthy post, but Please read each and every line. It will really help you.  In case …