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

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 15 February 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.  MOTIVATION for CSE 2018 (Click Here) Coming Soon – New Secure (Click Here) General Studies – 1   Topic:  Urbanisation – problems and remedies 1) Rent control policies are counterproductive – they are politically unviable and potentially too …

6) In the light of the repeated success of terrorists in infiltrating high-security military complexes within India’s borders, discuss critically why has India failed to prevent such infiltrations and what needs to be done to prevent such future attacks.

Topic:   Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism  6) In the light of the repeated success of terrorists in infiltrating high-security military complexes within India’s borders, discuss critically why has India failed to prevent such infiltrations and what needs to be done to prevent such future attacks. (250 Words) …

5) It is said that the country’s first election was an ingeniously indigenous an inventive exercise, with unique challenges and the way bureaucracy rose to the task holds lessons for today. Examine.

Topic:  Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act;Role of civil services in a democracy. 5) It is said that the country’s first election was an ingeniously indigenous an inventive exercise, with unique challenges and the way bureaucracy rose to the task holds lessons for today. Examine. (250 Words) The Indian Express

4) It is recommended that welfare and other such schemes should either be weeded out or merged for convergence with larger sectoral schemes or be transferred to states, which can then continue with these schemes based on their requirements. Discuss critically the rationale behind this recommendation.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes 4) It is recommended that welfare and other such schemes should either be weeded out or merged for convergence with larger sectoral schemes or be transferred to states, which can then continue with these schemes based …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Medical Council of India (MCI) Context: Medical Council of India (MCI) proposal to amend the Screening Test Regulations 2002 has been approved by Health Ministry. It is now mandatory to qualify NEET to pursue foreign medical course. …

AIR spotlight summary on “India-Palestine Bilateral Relations”.

AIR spotlight summary on “India-Palestine Bilateral Relations”.   Introduction Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited three west Asian countries. The most significant part was his visit to Ramallah, which serves as the de factoadministrative capital of the Palestin Modi was accorded the highest honour given to a foreign dignitary, the ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’. This …

Insights Daily Debates: Issues that Matter – 3 (If India Wants to Beat China – Economically and Strategically – India’s Democracy must be Sacrificed

      . Insights Daily Debates Issues that Matter – 2 ARCHIVES What’s this Initiative? Click Here   If India Wants to Beat China – Economically and Strategically – India should Dilute its Democratic Credentials   Some argue that democracy is an impediment to India’s global aspirations. However, some strongly disagree – if the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Sahitya Akademi Context: Kannada litterateur Chandrashekar Kambar has been elected as president of the Sahitya Akademi. Kambar, who has been recipient of various awards including …

UPDATE (Exciting News): Coming Soon – Revamped Secure Initiative

      UPDATE (Exciting News): Coming Soon – Revamped Secure Initiative   Insights Secure initiative was started on 30th September 2013. It was a first of its kind initiative online for any competitive exam. This idea changed the way aspirants prepared for UPSC CSE where answer writing practice became routine and serious affair. During …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 February 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 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] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 February 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 February 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.  MOTIVATION for CSE 2018 (Click Here) Happy Valentine’s Day to All Insightians General Studies – 1   Topic:  History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars 1) Along with …