Rajya Sabha TV In Depth: CBI – Central Bureau of Investigation

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth: CBI – Central Bureau of Investigation (Topics covered: General Studies II – Governance, Polity) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is India’s premier investigating agency that handles all high-profile cases. Its job is to ensure a fair and an impartial probe. But, recently in October 2018, two of the top officials …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Experiencing North East festival   What to study? For Prelims: NEC, its functions and composition, about Experiencing North East festival. For Mains: Significance of North Eastern region of the country and efforts by government for the development …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 October 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,27 October 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 preliminary exam …

Insights into Editorial: Think small: Decentralised sludge management systems

Insights into Editorial: Think small: Decentralised sludge management systems   Introduction: The nationwide sanitation movement of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been successful in not just eradicating open defecation from numerous towns and villages across India, but is also creating a national consciousness in terms of sanitation and cleanliness. But the mere task of building toilets …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 OCTOBER 2018

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7) Decentralised sludge management systems are vital to achieve clean water goals of India. Examine.(250 words)

Topic –  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation 7) Decentralised sludge management systems are vital to achieve clean water goals of India. Examine.(250 words) The hindu Reference Why this question The article discusses the situation of wastewater treatment in India and the dire need to ameliorate the situation by stressing upon decentralised sludge management systems in …

6) NBFCs play a huge role in Indian economy. Discuss. Also comment on whether India needs to implement the idea of wholesale banks in the situation NBFCs find themselves today.(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy – Issues 6) NBFCs play a huge role in Indian economy. Discuss. Also comment on whether India needs to implement the idea of wholesale banks in the situation NBFCs find themselves today.(250 words) Livemint Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key …

5) The policy suggestions in National Digital communications Policy are important for the telecommunications sector and for Digital India. Examine.(250 words)

Topic – Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 5) The policy suggestions in National Digital communications Policy are important for the telecommunications sector and for Digital India. Examine.(250 words) Financial express Why this question The article discusses the changes suggested by National Digital …

4) In the present digital societies, the public servants handle a lot of personal information of the citizens and it is important to handle that information ethically. Discuss how it can be done.(250 words)

Topic– Role of civil services in a democracy. 4) In the present digital societies, the public servants handle a lot of personal information of the citizens and it is important to handle that information ethically. Discuss how it can be done.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to …

3) Critically examine India’s population policy of 1976 and explain the issues arising out of it?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Population and associated issues” 3) Critically examine India’s population policy of 1976 and explain the issues arising out of it?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the key features of India’s population policy and discuss the pros and cons …

2) Despite the importance of the sexual violence issue, women’s activism in India has not exclusively focused on this concern. Analyze.(250 words)

Topic – part of static series under the heading – “role of women and women’s organization” 2) Despite the importance of the sexual violence issue, women’s activism in India has not exclusively focused on this concern. Analyze.(250 words) Reference Why this question Women activism in India has seen a sharp rise in the past few …

1) Discuss how the role of women in Indian society has evolved over the ages?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Role of women and women’s organization” 1) Discuss how the role of women in Indian society has evolved over the ages?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to discuss how the role played by women in Indian society has evolved over the …