[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 March 2018

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[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 March 2018

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How to Follow Secure Initiative?

How to Self-evaluate your answer? 

LIST of TOPICS (Static)

REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018 

Revision Tests

 

Henceforth, we will cover MORE issues in Secure, and provide explanations/directions/hints to 4-5 most important questions.  

MeanwhilePlease Give us 3-4 days to come back to New Secure –  Trying to cope up with many  things at a Time. 


General Studies – 1


 

 

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India; Role of women

1) How can the obsession for male children can be diluted in India, or in South Asia? Are there any lessons to be learnt from progressive Asian countries? Examine. (250 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 

2) The Revolt of 1857 was a pure historical tragedy. Comment. (250 Words)

Bipan Chandra, India’s Struggle for Independence, Chapter – 1


General Studies – 2


 

 

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability

3) What are the lessons to be learnt from the Facebook data compromise? What is India doing in this regard? Examine. (250 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic:Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability; functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 

4) In the light of the fact where social media such as Facebook influencing electoral outcomes, what challenges does this issue pose to the Election Commission and other institutions that have the responsibility to conduct free and fair elections? Discuss. (250 Words)

IDSA

 

Topic:   Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

5) Discuss the relevance of Havana Charter for addressing the imbalances and inequities of the 21st century global economy. (250 Words)

Livemint

 


General Studies – 3


 

 

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth

6) How Air India privatisation will impact the Indian aviation industry? Examine. (250 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic: Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

7) Examine the challenges posed by driverless cars to various stakeholders such as regulators, governments, manufacturers and customers. (250 Words)

Livemint

 

 

Topic:  Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

8) India’s policy support for the solar sector is increasingly focussed on domestic manufacturing. Discuss the issues arising out of shifting policy focus on green manufacturing. (250 Words)

The Hindu

 


General Studies – 4


Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics
 

 


 Other IMPORTANT issues that are NOT covered Today in Secure/Covered Previously:

  1. SC-ST Judgement by the Supreme Court – implications – The Hindu
  2. Does India have a policy to promote electric vehicles? – The Hindu
  3. The gender pay gap debate – The Hindu
  4. The bond rout – The Hindu
  5. Aadhaar’s benefits for financial inclusion – Livemint
NOTE: 
We are giving hints for each question. Please use your creativity and originality to come up with answers that are unique to you. But do so without deviating from core demand of each question. Ultimately you should use your reason and judgement to write your own answer. 

Please Give us 3-4 days to come back to New Secure –  Trying to cope up with many  things at a Time. 

 

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