QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,05 July 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 05 July 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 into Editorial: Focus on simplifying the GST structure

Insights into Editorial: Focus on simplifying the GST structure                Context: On midnight of 1st July 2018, the biggest indirect taxation reform in the history of India, GST turned 1-year-old. These long 12 months have been a journey of lots of ups and downs and one can argue that not everything is as bright and …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 05 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 05 JULY 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 – Indian Art and culture 1)Sant Kabir’s teachings …

6) The concept of ecological consciousness is a market departure from the approach adopted by environmental ethics. Comment.(250 words)

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; 6) The concept of ecological consciousness is a market departure from the approach adopted by environmental ethics. Comment.(250 words) Reference   Why this question The issue is related to GS-4 syllabus under the following heading – Ethics and …

5)Examine the relevance  of Suchitwa Sagaram, or ‘Clean Sea’ Campaign in tackling plastic wastes in India?(250 words)

Topic – Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 5)Examine the relevance  of Suchitwa Sagaram, or ‘Clean Sea’ Campaign in tackling plastic wastes in India?(250 words) Financial express   Why this question The article talks about a novel approach to tackling plastic waste which will serve as a lucrative (from …

4) Discuss how MEIS aims to incentivize exports from India, and increase the employment opportunities.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Government Budgeting 4) Discuss how MEIS aims to incentivize exports from India, and increase the employment opportunities.(250 words) Reference pib The hindu Why this question MEIS and SEIS are one of the key schemes under Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) of India. …

3) Discuss the impact of the recent SC ruling, on the Delhi-Centre relationship. (250 words)

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3) Discuss the impact of the recent SC ruling, on the Delhi-Centre relationship. (250 words) Timesofindia   Why this question After a protracted and ugly …

2) Ordinance making power is to be used as a last resort, however in reality it is not so. Discuss the safeguards that are designed to prevent misuse of ordinance making power?(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading “Ordinance making power” 2) Ordinance making power is to be used as a last resort, however in reality it is not so. Discuss the safeguards that are designed to prevent misuse of ordinance making power?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us …

1)Sant Kabir’s teachings are inspired by several religion reflecting the overall philosophy of Bhakti Movement. Examine. (250 words)

Topic – Indian Art and culture 1)Sant Kabir’s teachings are inspired by several religion reflecting the overall philosophy of Bhakti Movement. Examine. (250 words) The hindu Why this question The article rues the lack of commemoration of 500th death anniversary of Sant Kabir and examines the impact he has had on Indian society through Bhakti …