QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 22 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,22 November 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: A crippling shortage: on vacancies in courts

Insights into Editorial: A crippling shortage: on vacancies in courts Introduction: Indian Judiciary has come a long way from being a colonial institution to one that serves as the guardian of the Constitution of a sovereign India. The journey hasn’t been easy and it’s only imperative for us to judge one of the pillars of …

PIB+BACKGROUND: Institution’s Innovation Council.

PIB+BACKGROUND: Institution’s Innovation Council. Union HRD Minister launches ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)’ Program of MHRD’s Innovation Cell through video conferencing. (Ministry of Human Resource Development) Union HRD Minister launched the ‘Institution’s Innovation Council’ (IIC) program under Innovation cell of MHRD. Ministry of Human Resource Development has established an “Innovation Cell” at AICTE, to systematically foster …

PIB+BACKGROUND: National Mission for Clean Ganga

PIB+BACKGROUND: National Mission for Clean Ganga NMCG approves composite Sewerage Projects in Agra to help save Taj and reduce pollution in Yamuna (Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation) The Executive Committee (EC) of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) approved ten projects worth Rs. 1573.28 crore. In a meeting, it was …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 22 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 22 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and …

8) One of the underlying assumptions about the link between attitudes and behavior is that of consistency. Comment.(250 words)

Topic-    Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 8) One of the underlying assumptions about the link between attitudes and behavior is that of consistency. Comment.(250 words) Reference Directive word Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of …

7) What do you understand by empathy? How does it differ from forgiveness? Analyze whether cultivating empathy would rid the world of acrimony?(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. 7) What do you understand by empathy? How does it differ from forgiveness? Analyze whether cultivating empathy would rid the world of acrimony?(250 words) Indian express Why this question The article discusses the …

6) Explain the advantages of additive manufacturing? Discuss what advantages it would bring to indian manufacturing sector?(250 words)

Topic– indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 6) Explain the advantages of additive manufacturing? Discuss what advantages it would bring to indian manufacturing sector?(250 words) The hindu Why this question The article explains in a very Lucie manner what advantages are offered by 3d printing for manufacturing process and how it can benefit economies. …

5) Discuss the problems faced by small towns in India. Do you think they have gained enough attention from various urban development programmes. Comment.(250 words)

Topic – Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5) Discuss the problems faced by small towns in India. Do you think they have gained enough attention from various urban development programmes. Comment.(250 words) Indian express Why this question While various urban development programmes have been launched across the country, Indian towns in which about …

4) Examine the reasons India lags behind in contract enforcement in EODB rankings? Suggest what needs to be done?(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy : Issues 4) Examine the reasons India lags behind in contract enforcement in EODB rankings? Suggest what needs to be done?(250 words) Livemint Why this question India has recently made rapid strides in doing business ranking system. While improvement has been seen across various parameters, one aspect where India has remained …

3) Discuss the similarities and the difference between the Election Commision of India and the State Election Commissions. (250 words)

Topic –   Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 3) Discuss the similarities and the difference between the Election Commision of India and the State Election Commissions. (250 words) Indian express Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the …

2) The relationship between central banks and government is being debated around the world and India is no different. Discuss the issues involved and suggest what needs to be done?(250 words)

Topic – Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies 2) The relationship between central banks and government is being debated around the world and India is no different. Discuss the issues involved and suggest what needs to be done?(250 words) Livemint Indian express Why this question The article bring out the fact that around the world, …

1) The recent Sabarimala controversy is a fight between socio-religious political entrepreneur and the social reformers. Comment.(250 words)

Topic – Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues 1) The recent Sabarimala controversy is a fight between socio-religious political entrepreneur and the social reformers. Comment.(250 words) Indian express Why this question The article examines the recent Sabarimala controversy from a sociocultural perspective and links it with India’s freedom struggle where the …