Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 July 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Green Tribunal Context: Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel has been appointed the chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).   About the National Green Tribunal (NGT): What is it? NGT has been established under the National Green …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 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) Discuss the difference between professional and personal ethics. How can one resolve the dichotomy between the two.(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) Discuss the difference between professional and personal ethics. How can one resolve the dichotomy between the two.(250 words) Reference   Why this question The issue is related to GS- 4 syllabus under …

5) Critically examine the impact of recently announced MSP which is in line with the long standing Swaminathan Committee recommendations?(250 words)

Topic– Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices 5) Critically examine the impact of recently announced MSP which is in line with the long standing Swaminathan Committee recommendations?(250 words) Financial express Indian express Why this question The article discusses the impact of increased MSP on farmers welfare and inflation. This …

4) Critically analyze the performance of National Leprosy Eradication Programme of India.(250 words)

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 4) Critically analyze the performance of National Leprosy Eradication Programme of India.(250 words) Reference Why this question India accounts for …

3) Critically examine whether gambling in sports should be allowed?(250 words)

Topic– Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3) Critically examine whether gambling in sports should be allowed?(250 words) The hindu Why this question The recommendations of Law Commission have set the way for several pathbreaking legislations and this might be another one of …

2) The move to close down the present higher education regulator, the University Grants Commission (UGC), and usher in the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) is a progressive move but fraught with challenges. Analyze. (250 words)

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social sector services relating to Education 2) The move to close down the present higher education regulator, the University Grants Commission (UGC), and usher in the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) is a progressive move but fraught with challenges. Analyze. (250 words) Financial express Timesofindia Why …

1) Discuss whether the governor enjoys more discretionary powers than the president?(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading “ Discretionary powers” 1) Discuss whether the governor enjoys more discretionary powers than the president?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to highlight the Discretionary powers of the president and the governor and examine the extent of both, whether they can …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,07 July 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 07 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: India’s Double-digit GDP growth is doable

Insights into Editorial: India’s Double-digit GDP growth is doable                              Introduction: India’s $2.2 trillion economy makes it the seventh largest in the world in terms of nominal GDP (and the third largest in PPP terms), but the country’s per capita income is less significant. With a per capita income of $1,700, India ranks well …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,06 July 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 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 …