Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 July 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)   Context: Taking cognizance of the recent cases of illegal adoptions, Ministry of Women and Child Development directs state governments to ensure registration of all child care institutions and linking to CARA …

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,17 July 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 17 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 services …

Insights into Editorial: Role of Big Data In Disaster Management

Insights into Editorial: Role of Big Data In Disaster Management       Context: India and South Korea recently signed agreements covering a broad range of areas, including cooperation in development of big data technologies for their diverse applications, like in disaster management. Big data can play a significant role in enhancing our capabilities to …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 17 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 17 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)   General Studies – 1 Topic-Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1) In recent …

7) One of the partners from an accounting firm, goes to one of the computer technicians, and recommends him to go to one of their clients from the firm and installs a computer program with one of the licenses from the firm. The technician tells the partner that he cannot install the program, because it is illegal to install programs in other computers without the right licensing. The technician also recommended that it would be better for the client to buy the license and that he would install the program for his company. His boss answered that he is one of the most important clients in the office and that the client wasn’t interested in buying the program. Nevertheless, he promised that they would install the program, and that he shouldn’t worry because he would make himself responsible. What are the possible solutions available to the technician and what should he do?(250 words)

Topic– Case studies on ethics. 7) One of the partners from an accounting firm, goes to one of the computer technicians, and recommends him to go to one of their clients from the firm and installs a computer program with one of the licenses from the firm. The technician tells the partner that he cannot install …

6) In order to double the farmers income, India should encourage smallholding farmers to boost investment in their farms. Discuss.(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 to double the farmers income, India should encourage smallholding farmers to boost investment in their farms. Discuss.(250 words) Economictimes Reference Why this question Doubling the farmers’ income in India by 2022 …

5) Examine the various ways in which parliament exercises control over the executive?(250 words)

Topic: part of static series under the heading – “Various instruments to exercise parliamentary control over executive” 5) Examine the various ways in which parliament exercises control over the executive?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to describe the various areas in which parliament exercises control, and the mechanism of …

4) Discuss what do you mean by “constitutional renaissance” and how is it relevant in the present political discourse?(250 words)

Topic– Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4) Discuss what do you mean by “constitutional renaissance” and how is it relevant in the present political discourse?(250 words) Indian express The hindu Why this question In recent several debates have raged over several provisions of the constitution such as Article …

3) The curative petition being heard in SC in Naz Foundation 2013 case should be concerned not only with the legality of section 377 of IPC but also with rights of LGBTQ community. Analyze. (250 words)

Topic-Indian Polity – Issues 3) The curative petition being heard in SC in Naz Foundation 2013 case should be concerned not only with the legality of section 377 of IPC but also with rights of LGBTQ community. Analyze. (250 words) indian express Why this question Section 377 is again in the news courtesy the curative …

2) Sharia courts as an alternative dispute redressal mechanism, respond to the decline of the civil justice system, and address the needs of the poor. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic: Separation of powers between various organs; dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. 2) Sharia courts as an alternative dispute redressal mechanism, respond to the decline of the civil justice system, and address the needs of the poor. Critically analyze.(250 words) Indian express Why this question AIMPLB has recently received applications to open several Darul Qazas (Sharia …

1) In recent years, Indian political narrative  has witnessed a marked shift in its stance towards the values of secularism, regionalism and federalism. Comment.(250 words)

Topic-Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1) In recent years, Indian political narrative  has witnessed a marked shift in its stance towards the values of secularism, regionalism and federalism. Comment.(250 words) Why this question Although the article is highly subjective (and you are completely free to take whatever …