Insights into Editorial: Should Supreme Court proceedings be live-streamed?

Insights into Editorial: Should Supreme Court proceedings be live-streamed? Context: Senior Advocate has filed a petition in the Supreme Court that seeks to live stream the Supreme Court hearings of cases/proceedings of matters of constitutional and national importance that impact the public at large. This petition, filed under Article 32 of the Constitution aims to further the principle of …

Insights Daily Debates: Issues that Matter – 10 (De-criminalisation of Politics is Impossible without the Active Participation of Civil Society)

      . Insights Daily Debates Issues that Matter – 10 ARCHIVES What’s this Initiative? Click Here   De-criminalisation of Politics is Impossible without the Active Participation of Civil Society Reference Don’t you think India’s criminal justice system is weak due to politicisation of police? Don’t you think discourse on police reforms focuses too …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 February 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 February 2018 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 and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 February 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 February 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) General Studies – 1   Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the …

7) Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. What do you understand by the statement? Illustrate with real life example.

Topic:  Attitude; Human Values; Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values   7) Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. What do you understand by the statement? Illustrate with real life example. (150 Words) Quote Based Question Why this question? There will be …

6) Discuss the objectives, features and significance of the recently announced GOBAR-Dhan initiative.

Topic:  Agriculture 6) Discuss the objectives, features and significance of the recently announced GOBAR-Dhan initiative. (250 Words) The Indian Express Why this question? It’s a new scheme. It’s an important question for Mains.    Key demand of the question: Direct question – write about objectives, features and significance.      Directive Word: Discuss: You should …

5) Examine the salient features and significance of the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 

Topic:   Economic growth; Liberalisation 5) Examine the salient features and significance of the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018  (250 Words) The Hindu Why this question? It’s an important issue for Mains – 2018. UPSC is focusing on new laws and policies these days.      Key demand of the question: It’s a direct question where you …

4) In a recent study by the UNICEF, India’s still has one of the highest newborn-mortality rate – nearly 640,000 babies were lost in 2016, more than any other country. What are the solutions to prevent newborn-mortality? Also comment why India is not able to reduce newborn-mortality rate.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 4) In a recent study by the UNICEF, India’s still has one of the highest newborn-mortality rate – nearly 640,000 babies were lost in 2016, more than any other country. What are the solutions to prevent newborn-mortality? Also comment why India is not able …

3) China is planning the launch of a yuan-denominated oil futures exchange. What is oil futures exchange? How will this move by China affect global energy markets? Examine.

Topic:    Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora 3) China is planning the launch of a yuan-denominated oil futures exchange. What is oil futures exchange? How will this move by China affect global energy markets? Examine. (250 Words)  IDSA Why this question? Petroyuan on the lines of petrodollar will …

2) Why is Jainism known a transtheistic religion? Examine its transtheistic nature is reflected in its art and architecture.

Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2) Why is Jainism known a transtheistic religion? Examine its transtheistic nature is reflected in its art and architecture. (250 Words) Reference Reference Reference Why this question? This topic is in our Topic List.  Moreover, a question on …

1) The assessment that the RIN mutiny as a momentous event and as having hastened the end of British rule in India is an  exaggeration. Comment.

Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country 1) The assessment that the RIN mutiny as a momentous event and as having hastened the end of British rule in India is an  exaggeration. Comment. (250 Words) The Indian Express Why this question? This topic is in …