Insights into Editorial: Supreme Court judgement: Dilution the SC/ST act

Insights into Editorial: Supreme Court judgement: Dilution the SC/ST act Background:- Recently several states were affected by violence and clashes following Bandh call given by several SC/ST organisations protesting the Supreme court’s recent judgement on SC/ST act in Subhash Kashinath Mahajan v. State of Maharashtra. The earlier amendments which tried to make the act stringent did not serve …

PRELIMS BOOSTER – 2018: Himalayan monal (Impeyan monal, Impeyan pheasant) and Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC)

PRELIMS BOOSTER – 2018 Himalayan monal (Impeyan monal, Impeyan pheasant) and Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Himalayan monal (Impeyan monal, Impeyan pheasant) Least Concern (LC) — IUCN. state bird of Uttarakhand Local name – danphe, monal National bird of Nepal, where it is known as the, Traditionally classified as monophyletic Himalayan monal have a shrill whistle, sometimes …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 April 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 April 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 April 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 April 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) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests   General Studies – 1     Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity …

6)In order for business to truly serve the society, it is necessary to consider social costs associated with their decision-making. Examine.(250 words)

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 6)In order for business to truly serve the society, it is necessary to consider social costs associated with their decision-making. Examine.(250 words) The Hindu   Why this question In recent times, companies like facebook, …

5)Although the historic meet between North Korea and South Korea is full of optimism, nuclear disarmament in the present geopolitical scenario remains a distant dream. Critically analyse.(250 words)

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 5)Although the historic meet between North Korea and South Korea is full of optimism, nuclear disarmament in the present geopolitical scenario remains a distant dream. Critically analyse.(250 words) The Hindu Why this question After over a decade, North and South Korea …

4)Examine Indian response to the appointment of Simon commission. Also, discuss the impacts of Simon Commission.(250 words)

TOPIC: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 4)Examine Indian response to the appointment of Simon commission. Also, discuss the impacts of Simon Commission.(250 words) Key demand of the question In the first part of the question, we have to examine indian response of various political factions to appointment …

3)The new Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee has recommended lowering India’s public debt to 60% of GDP by FY25 (from about 70% now); this can only be achieved if India’s states also keep their deficits in check. Examine.(250 words)

TOPIC: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure 3)The new Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee has recommended lowering India’s public debt to 60% of GDP by FY25 (from about 70% now); this can only be achieved if India’s states also keep their deficits …

2)Section 69A of IT Act requires reforms to protect freedom of expression. Discuss.(250 words)

  Topic – Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2)Section 69A of IT Act requires reforms to protect freedom of expression. Discuss.(250 words) Indian express   Why this question Off late internet regulations have been under much discussion due to issues generated by privacy, govt blocking USP etc. This …

1)Riots in India  disturb the very essence of its democracy and politics.  Critically comment, in the light of major causes of riots in our country.(250 words)

  Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Effects of globalization on Indian society Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1)Riots in India  disturb the very essence of its democracy and politics.  Critically comment, …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 36(Geography)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 36(Geography)   Consider the following statements Karaikal, a district of Puducherry is an enclave of Kerala. Telangana does not share boundary with Odisha. Which of the following statements is/are correct. a) 1 Only b) 2 Only c) Both 1 and 2 d) None of the …