MISSION-2018: Roadmap for CSE 2018 + Insights UPSC IAS Prelims Test Series 2018

    MISSION-2018: Roadmap for CSE 2018 + Insights UPSC IAS Prelims Test Series  2018 UPSC civil services preliminary exam 2017 was proof that both aspirants and institutions should stay ahead and be ready to face challenging (and evolving) nature of UPSC civil services exam. You or us can not take things for granted. Only …

Insights into Editorial: Is it time to block and chain the EVMs?

  Insights into Editorial: Is it time to block and chain the EVMs?     Summary: Blaming the electronic voting machine (EVM) for their electoral defeat has been common for political parties in India. Every time a party has a rough time in an election, the easiest way out for its representatives to console themselves …

The Big Picture: Asia-Africa growth corridor – Can it be a game changer?

  The Big Picture: Asia-Africa growth corridor – Can it be a game changer?   Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi recently pushed for an Asia-Africa Growth Corridor supported by Japan and India coming up days after China launched its ambitious OBOR initiative taking off. An annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) was held …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 June 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  26 June  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 June 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 June 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Costa launch unique Start-up portal   Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Costa recently launched a unique startup Portal – the India-Portugal International …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 June 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 June 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, 1) Why is the practice of child marriage still exist in India? Discuss how it can …

4) Recently Karnataka Legislative Assembly passed a resolution to impose a one-year prison sentence and Rs. 10,000 fine on the editors of two tabloids. Do you think this move is justified? Critically comment on the issues involved.

Topic:Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 4) Recently Karnataka Legislative Assembly passed a resolution to impose a one-year prison sentence and Rs. 10,000 fine on the editors of two tabloids. Do you think this move is justified? Critically comment on the issues involved. …

3) The Supreme Court’s move to appoint a committee of administrators (CoA) in January this year to govern and reform cricket was expected to rescue cricket from many negative issues. Do you think CoA has been successful in reforming cricket governance in India? Critically comment.

Topic:   Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 3) The Supreme Court’s move to appoint a committee of administrators (CoA) in January this year to govern and reform cricket was expected to rescue cricket from many negative issues. Do you think CoA has been successful in reforming cricket governance in India? Critically comment. (200 Words) …

2) Why is dissent important in democracy? Considering ongoing events in India, examine the means adopted by governments to curb dissent in India. Also examine implications of curbing dissent on people and polity.

Topic:  Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, 2) Why is dissent important in democracy? Considering ongoing events in India, examine the means adopted by governments to curb dissent in India. Also examine implications of curbing dissent on people and polity. (200 Words) The Hindu