ESSAY STRATEGY By Anudeep Durishetty, UPSC Civil Services Exam Topper, All India Rank – 1 CSE-2017 – How to write a good Essay in UPSC Mains, Explained 

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INSIGHTS PRELIMS TEST SERIES 2019: Registrations Open Now!

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,08 June 2018

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Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian History- significant events.   Pietermaritzburg Context: External Affairs Minister recently undertook a train journey from Pentrich to Pietermaritzburg.   Significance of the place: It is a railway station in South Africa where a young Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a “Whites-only” …

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[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 08 JUNE 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 08 JUNE 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:Modern Indian history from about the middle of the …

7) “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”  Comment. (250 words)

Topic:Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections. 7) “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”  Comment. (250 words) Reference Reference Why this question The question is related to …

6) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Ordinance, 2018 will cause faster turnaround of MSME sector during insolvency, protect interests of home buyers and streamline various provisions to improve recovery from NPAs. Examine.(250 words)

Topic – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 6) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Ordinance, 2018 will cause faster turnaround of MSME sector during insolvency, protect interests of home buyers and streamline various provisions to improve recovery from NPAs. Examine.(250 words) Economic times Indian express Why …

5) What do you understand by blockchain technology. Discuss its potential applications in  the economic and political spheres of our life.(250 words)

Topic –Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.  Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 5) What do you understand by blockchain technology. Discuss its potential applications in  the economic and political spheres of our life.(250 words) Reference Reference Economic …

4) What are some of the important challenges faced by Indian democracy today. Also, suggest what should be done in this matter.(250 words) 

Topic: Separation of powers between various organs; disputes redressal mechanisms and institutions. Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, the conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 4) What are some of the important challenges faced by Indian democracy today. Also, suggest what should be done in this matter.(250 words)  Indian …

3) India has been steadily progressing towards building an end to end holistic scientific ecosystem. Critically examine. (250 words) 

TOPIC:Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 3) India has been steadily progressing towards building an end to end holistic scientific ecosystem. Critically examine. (250 words)  pib Why this question There have been several measures undertaken in the previous years which have focussed on …

2) With India calibrating its relations with other powers, the India-U.S. equation is not quite balancing out. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic: India and its bilateral relations 2) With India calibrating its relations with other powers, the India-U.S. equation is not quite balancing out. Critically analyze.(250 words) The hindu Reference Why this question The current geopolitical environment is one which requires a fine balancing of relations, with both bilateral and plurilateral issues impacting a nation’s equation …

1) Comparison of the fascist regime in Italy with the National Socialist regime of Germany is almost inevitable. The similarities are obvious, but there are various differences as well which is worth mentioning. Discuss.(250 words) 

TOPIC:Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 1) Comparison of the fascist regime in Italy with the National Socialist regime of Germany is almost inevitable. The similarities are obvious, but there are various differences as well which is worth mentioning. Discuss.(250 words)  Reference   …