Insights MINDMAPS: “Bonn Conference – CoP 23” and “Rules-based Regional Security Architecture”.

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 NOVEMBER 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 …

The Big Picture – Moody’s upgrades India’s Rating

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) The Big Picture – Moody’s upgrades India’s Rating Global credit rating agency Moody’s investor services has increased for the first time since 2004 India’s sovereign rating, overlooking a haze of economic uncertainties to bet on the nation’s prospects from a set of policy changes by …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 November 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 November 2017     Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization.   ‘Safe city’ plan for women   Context: The Central government recently began a process of formulating a comprehensive safe city plans for women in eight …

Insights into Editorial: Do we need an anti-superstition law?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Do we need an anti-superstition law? Context: Recently, the Maharashtra State Legislature passed the much publicized Anti- Superstition Bill. Maharashtra became the first state in the country to pass a bill to combat practices like black magic. The act criminalises practices related …

All India Radio News Summary: 23 NOVEMBER 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) All India Radio News Summary: 23 NOVEMBER 2017 Fifth Global Conference on ‘Cyber Space’ begins in New Delhi  Digital technology has emerged as a great enabler and is helping business and economies grow. Technology breaks barriers and has given a level playing field to the …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 24 NOVEMBER 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SECURE SYNOPSIS: 24 NOVEMBER 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 same …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 November 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 November 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:   Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India 1) Does India need an anti-superstition law?  Considering India’s social and …

8) “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. they are father, the mother and the teacher.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 8) “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a …

7) Robust industry-academia relationship is crucial to India’s global competitiveness and its place in the global knowledge economy. Examine how digitisation and disruptive technologies are crucial to meaningful industry-academia relationship.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 7) Robust industry-academia relationship is crucial to India’s global competitiveness and its place in the global knowledge economy. Examine how digitisation and disruptive technologies are crucial to meaningful industry-academia relationship. (250 Words) …

6) Examine how Karnataka’s Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act, 2007 can pave way for universalisation of healthcare in the state and also act as model to other states.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.  6) Examine how Karnataka’s Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act, 2007 can pave way for universalisation of healthcare in the state and also act as model to other states. (250 Words) …

5) In the light of the ongoing events, discuss the significance of the Supreme Court judgment in S. Rangarajan v. P. Jagjivan Ram.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:   Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure  5) In the light of the ongoing events, discuss the significance of the Supreme Court judgment in S. Rangarajan v. P. Jagjivan Ram. (150 Words) The Hindu

4) Examine the economic and strategic benefits of the India-Australia-Japan-US quadrilateral (or Quad) dialogue to India.

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) Examine the economic and strategic benefits of the India-Australia-Japan-US quadrilateral (or Quad) dialogue to India. (250 Words) The Indian Express The Hindu The Hindu

3) “Global Hunger Index offers a needed reality check for India’s big power aspirations.” Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Poverty and Hunger 3) “Global Hunger Index offers a needed reality check for India’s big power aspirations.” Comment. (150 Words) The Indian Express

2) The proposal for simultaneous elections goes against basic principles of the parliamentary system and the Indian Constitution. Analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:   Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure  2) The proposal for simultaneous elections goes against basic principles of the parliamentary system and the Indian Constitution. Analyse. (250 Words) The Indian Express

1) Does India need an anti-superstition law?  Considering India’s social and cultural diversity, do you think such a law would achieve its objectives? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:   Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India 1) Does India need an anti-superstition law?  Considering India’s social and cultural diversity, do you think such a law would achieve its objectives? Critically comment. (250 Words) The Hindu