AIR spotlight summary on “Persons of Indian Origin Parliamentary Conference”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Persons of Indian Origin Parliamentary Conference”.   Introduction The Persons of Indian Origin – Parliamentarian Conference is the first such conference to be hosted by India and it highlights the importance India places on the people of Indian origin. This highlights India’s policy which is seen as encouraging Indians who are …

Insights into Editorial: The much-neglected pollutant

Insights into Editorial: The much-neglected pollutant Context: As a blanket of pollutants descends on large parts of north India, it is important to remember that killer pollutants go beyond particulate matter. A much-neglected pollutant in discussions about pollution is surface ozone (O3). A recent study shows that O3 levels will continue to rise drastically, particularly …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 January 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 January 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1   Topic:  Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society; Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1) What is secular nationalism? Why is it under threat …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: a) Will you ignore her and sleep for the rest of the journey? Justify.

Topic:  Ethics in human actions 8) You are traveling in a government bus to your native place from Bangalore. It’s a night journey. The bus is full. You notice that there is only one female in the bus, about 20 years old. She is visibly uncomfortable and seems nervous. She is standing despite there being …

6) Cryptocurrency transactions have led to concerns regarding consumer protection, money laundering, and financing of criminal activities. Discuss the challenges that exist in regulating cryptocurrencies.

Topic:  Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life  6) Cryptocurrency transactions have led to concerns regarding consumer protection, money laundering, and financing of criminal activities. Discuss the challenges that exist in regulating cryptocurrencies. (250 Words) Livemint

5) Progressive centralisation of power within the office of the chief justice of India has not been accompanied by a parallel strengthening of the accountability of this office. Critically analyse.

Topic:  Structure, organization and functioning of the Judiciary  5) Progressive centralisation of power within the office of the chief justice of India has not been accompanied by a parallel strengthening of the accountability of this office. Critically analyse. (250 Words) The Indian Express

1) What is secular nationalism? Why is it under threat lately? Is threat to secular nationalism a global phenomenon or unique to India? Examine.

Topic:  Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society; Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1) What is secular nationalism? Why is it under threat lately? Is threat to secular nationalism a global phenomenon or unique to India? Examine. (250 Words) The Hindu