INSIGHTS IAS REVISION TIMETABLE for UPSC IAS Civil Services Preliminary Examination – 2018

    . INSIGHTS IAS REVISION TIMETABLE  UPSC IAS Civil Services Preliminary Examination – 2018     Finally, the detailed revision timetable for UPSC civil services prelims – 2018 is here. Hope you had read our earlier post regarding importance of revision. We have carefully planned and included all important sources for revision.  Your success …

Insights Daily Debates: Issues that Matter – 24 (India should have Allowed Rohingya Refugees to take Refuge in India )

      . Insights Daily Debates Issues that Matter – 24 ARCHIVES What’s this Initiative? Click Here   India should have Allowed Rohingya Refugees to take Refuge in India Al Jazeera The Hindu Why didn’t India allow Rohingyas to take shelter in India? What happened to its stature as a welcoming land for oppressed? …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 March 2018

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 March 2018   Paper 1: Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) Context: The fifth edition of the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy has been released. About the survey: The objective of the survey …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 15 March 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 15 March 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: 15 March 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 March 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:  Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- …

6) Charity (zakat) is a bedrock of Islam. Compassion is the very core of Buddhism. In the light of issues faced in providing foreign aid to poor and least developed countries, comment on the statement.

Topic: Ethical issues in international relations and funding     6) Charity (zakat) is a bedrock of Islam. Compassion is the very core of Buddhism. In the light of issues faced in providing foreign aid to poor and least developed countries, comment on the statement. (150 Words) ETHICS  Why this question? It’s related to syllabus topic. …

5) What are the  objectives  of the National Action Plan for Dairy Development: Vision-2022? In the light of government’s sustained efforts towards conservation of native breeds through Rashtriya Gokul Mission and lobbying by certain groups against crossbred cows, examine critically if it’s feasible to achieve objectives of National Action Plan for Dairy Development: Vision-2022

Topic: Economics of animal-rearing 5) What are the  objectives  of the National Action Plan for Dairy Development: Vision-2022? In the light of government’s sustained efforts towards conservation of native breeds through Rashtriya Gokul Mission and lobbying by certain groups against crossbred cows, examine critically if it’s feasible to achieve objectives of National Action Plan for Dairy Development: …

4) It is often argued that brain drain is loss to the origin country. However, new research shows that  migration and resultant diaspora connections can be very important sources of brain gain. Examine how the Indian diaspora helps India in brain gain.

Topic:  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora  4) It is often argued that brain drain is loss to the origin country. However, new research shows that  migration and resultant diaspora connections can be very important sources of brain gain. Examine how the Indian diaspora helps India in brain …

3) Discuss critically features and shortcomings of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 3) Discuss critically features and shortcomings of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018. (250 Words) Livemint Business Line Why this question? It’s in news thanks to Nirav Modi issue. Though a draft bill, it’s an important issue to learn.  Key demand of the question: Direct question – Discuss features …

2) The primary role of police forces is to uphold and enforce laws, investigate crimes and ensure security for people in the country. Analyse key issues that affect functioning of police in India and reforms needed to address these issues.

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy 2) The primary role of police forces is to uphold and enforce laws, investigate crimes and ensure security for people in the country. Analyse key issues that affect functioning of police in India and reforms needed to address these issues. (250 Words) PRS   Why this question? Question is …

1) In the 1971 Bangladesh War, India’s intervention achieved strategic objectives while maintaining a humanitarian veneer. Analyse.

Topic:  Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues  1) In the 1971 Bangladesh War, India’s intervention achieved strategic objectives while maintaining a humanitarian veneer. Analyse. (250 Words) The Hindu   Why this question? This topic is related to modern Indian history.  Questions on India’s wars in its …