QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 05 August 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  05 August  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 …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 August 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 August 2017   Paper 2: Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   High Level Committee on Making India Hub of Arbitration Submits Report   The government had constituted a ten Member, High Level …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 05 August 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   SECURE SYNOPSIS: 05 August 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 August 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic: Role of women 1) Critically comment on the recent Supreme Court judgement in Rajesh Sharma & Ors vs State of U.P. …

8) Define ‘weaker sections’ in the Indian context? In your opinion, what do weaker sections need most from the public servants? Justify.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 70 Days ETHICS PLAN   Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service; integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity   8) Define ‘weaker sections’ in the Indian context? In your opinion, what do weaker sections need most from the public servants? Justify. (150 Words) Note: Day after …

7) Critically discuss the features of NITI Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy (DNEP)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Energy 7) Critically discuss the features of NITI Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy (DNEP). (200 Words) EPW

6) “Given the extent of the devastation caused by a natural disaster that is exacerbated by human interventions, it is time we accept that the focus must shift from flood protection to flood governance.” In the light of the losses caused by recent floods in India, discuss the statement.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Disasters and disaster management 6) “Given the extent of the devastation caused by a natural disaster that is exacerbated by human interventions, it is time we accept that the focus must shift from flood protection to flood governance.” In the light of the losses …

5) Critically examine India’s achievement in creation of jobs and elimination of corruption during last three years.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian economy – growth, employment 5) Critically examine India’s achievement in creation of jobs and elimination of corruption during last three years. (200 Words) The Indian Express  

4) Many want India’s China strategy to take a cue from Pakistan’s “asymmetric strategy” that advocates the use of proxy war and terrorism to counter India’s superiority. Do you agree with such strategy? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 4) Many want India’s China strategy to take a cue from Pakistan’s “asymmetric strategy” that advocates the use of proxy war and terrorism to counter India’s superiority. Do you agree with such strategy? Critically comment. (200 Words) EPW

3) Write a note on the Hague Convention and examine why India has been reluctant to ratify it despite repeated recommendations from courts and Law Commission.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 3) Write a note on the Hague Convention and examine why India has been reluctant to ratify it despite repeated recommendations from courts and Law Commission. (200 Words) The …

2) What is the objective behind idea of paying a salary to legislators in India? Discuss various issues surrounding payment of salaries to legislators in India.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States; legislature; executive 2) What is the objective behind idea of paying a salary to legislators in India? Discuss various issues surrounding payment of salaries to legislators in India. (200 Words) The Hindu

1) Critically comment on the recent Supreme Court judgement in Rajesh Sharma & Ors vs State of U.P. & Aanr case. Also comment on changing nature of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Role of women 1) Critically comment on the recent Supreme Court judgement in Rajesh Sharma & Ors vs State of U.P. & Aanr case. Also comment on changing nature of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code. (200 Words) The Hindu

Insights into Editorial : Behind India’s unease with a global child abduction law

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Insights into Editorial : Behind India’s unease with a global child abduction law     Summary: Months after the Ministry of Women and Child Development called for a consultation on whether it should sign the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child …