Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 July 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Special Category Status for states Context: The Central government has filed a counter affidavit in the Supreme Court expressing its inability to give Special Category …

Insights into Editorial: India needs both price and income support for farmers

Insights into Editorial: India needs both price and income support for farmers                                     Introduction: Since the Union Budget 2018-19, there has been a great deal of discussion in the public domain regarding the health of the rural sector. There is a need to believe that the rural sector needs some policy intervention, be …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 06 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 06 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 –  Part of static series under the heading …

6) What do you understand by ethical hacking. Discuss the issues underlying ethical hacking.(250 words)

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. 6) What do you understand by ethical hacking. Discuss the issues underlying ethical hacking.(250 words) Reference   Why this question The question aims to test the ability of the student to analyze …

5)What is biopiracy? Discuss the merits of proposed changes to Nagoya Protocol in tackling biopiracy?(250 words)

Topic – Conservation 5)What is biopiracy? Discuss the merits of proposed changes to Nagoya Protocol in tackling biopiracy?(250 words) Financial express Why this question Nagoya Protocol is the landmark agreement which seeks to protect the biological diversity of the nation. The reforms being discussed here are significant, particularly for India which merits a detailed analysis. …

4)The National Policy on Biofuels 2018 repeats the pattern of promising the moon and delivering little. Comment.(250 words)

Topic – Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 4)The National Policy on Biofuels 2018 repeats the pattern of promising the moon and delivering little. Comment.(250 words) The hindu   Why this question Use of fossil fuels not only imposes higher tax liabilities on the masses but is also responsible for the environmental pollution …

3) The latest employment estimates of CSO are not credible enough given the paradoxes it creates. Examine.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 3) The latest employment estimates of CSO are not credible enough given the paradoxes it creates. Examine.(250 words) The hindu Why this question Employment is a critical issue in Indian economy. The recent CSO estimates suggesting a huge growth in …

2)If India is to achieve its status as a great power, it is absolutely essential that police is restructured and modernised. In this context, discuss the status of police reforms in the country?(250 words)

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive 2)If India is to achieve its status as a great power, it is absolutely essential that police is restructured and modernised. In this context, discuss the status of police reforms in the country?(250 words) Indian express   Why this question The article rues the lack of police …

1)Explain the clemency powers of the president under article 72? Discuss the clarifications given by Supreme Court regarding the clemency powers of the president?(250 words)

Topic –  Part of static series under the heading “Clemency powers” 1)Explain the clemency powers of the president under article 72? Discuss the clarifications given by Supreme Court regarding the clemency powers of the president?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to first explain the content of Article 72. Thereafter …