Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 Aug 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Startling figures of inequality in India offer an incomplete picture   Inequality is no longer a first-world phenomenon. It is very much …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 09 August 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  09 August  2017   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 services preliminary exam 2017. It is …

The Big Picture: Eradication of poverty: What steps need to be taken to achieve this goal?

The Big Picture: Eradication of poverty: What steps need to be taken to achieve this goal? In a recent speech, Prime Minister of India set a target to alleviate poverty from the nation in coming 5 years. India, even after seven decades of independence, and being one of the major world economies, has about a …

Insights into Editorial : Let’s talk about a supplemental income

  Insights into Editorial : Let’s talk about a supplemental income     Summary: A lot has been discussed about the Universal Basic Income (UBI) and its applicability to India. The primary objective is to enable every citizen to have a certain minimum income. The term ‘universal’ is meant to connote that the minimum or …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 09 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 09 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Discuss the significance of 1942 Quit India Movement. Also write a …

8) How does technology, especially social media, impact emotional intelligence of children? Examine.

70 Days ETHICS PLAN   Topic:  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance 8) How does technology, especially social media, impact emotional intelligence of children? Examine. (150 Words) Reference Note: Day after tomorrow there will questions on the topic Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance

7)  Several State governments have not met key requirements in the Food Security legislation which empower the common person in securing subsidised food. Examine the reasons and discuss why all the provisions of food security legislations should be implemented by all states

Topic:  Issues of buffer stocks and food security 7)  Several State governments have not met key requirements in the Food Security legislation which empower the common person in securing subsidised food. Examine the reasons and discuss why all the provisions of food security legislations should be implemented by all states. ( The Hindu

5) The authors of India’s Constitution took the extraordinarily bold step of giving all adult citizens the right to vote, making India the world’s first large democracy to adopt universal adult suffrage from its very inception. Discuss critically the consequences of ‘instant universal adult suffrage’ for India.

Topic:  Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.  5) The authors of India’s Constitution took the extraordinarily bold step of giving all adult citizens the right to vote, making India the world’s first large democracy to adopt universal adult suffrage from its very inception. Discuss critically the consequences of ‘instant universal …

3) In the light of government’s decision to scrap no-detention policy, critically analyse success and failures of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or the Right to Education Act (RTE)

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources. 3) In the light of government’s decision to scrap no-detention policy, critically analyse success and failures of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or the Right to Education Act (RTE). (200 Words) Livemint