5) Critically analyze the steps taken by the government to improve the credit situation of MSMEs?(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy : Issues 5) Critically analyze the steps taken by the government to improve the credit situation of MSMEs?(250 words) Livemint Why this question This article highlights the steps taken by the government to boost credit availability of MSMEs and analysis of these steps. In the background of IL&FS crisis, RBI vs …

4) The central bank policy has to be guided by financial markets rather than by a government headed by politicians with electoral compulsions. Comment in the light of recent RBI controversy.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 4) The central bank policy has to be guided by financial markets rather than by a government headed by politicians with electoral compulsions. Comment in the light of recent RBI controversy.(250 words) Indianexpress Why this question The article discusses the …

3) CBI plays an important role in criminal justice delivery system which it can’t do while being a “caged parrot”. Analyze.(250 words)

Topic-  Part of static series under the heading – “Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies” 3) CBI plays an important role in criminal justice delivery system which it can’t do while being a “caged parrot”. Analyze.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the role played by CBI …

2) What are the objectives of National Green Tribunal. Also, discuss the challenges and constraints faced by the organization in fulfilling its objectives.(250 words)

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 2) What are the objectives of National Green Tribunal. Also, discuss the challenges and constraints faced by the organization in fulfilling its objectives.(250 words) Reference Why this question NGT is an important statutory body with a wide and extensive mandate of protecting and preserving the environment at the national …

1) Discuss the contribution of Raja Ram Mohan Roy towards the Indian society.(250 words)

Topic– Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Discuss the contribution of Raja Ram Mohan Roy towards the Indian society.(250 words) The hindu Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand …

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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,06 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 Daily Current Affairs, 06 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Regional connectivity scheme (RCS)   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of RCS. For Mains: Significance, challenges and potential of RCS.   Context: Opening …

Insights into Editorial: India ease of doing business rank jumps 23 places to 77 in World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 survey

Insights into Editorial: India ease of doing business rank jumps 23 places to 77 in World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 survey Context: India’s rank in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2019 survey climbed 23 places to 77 among 190 countries surveyed, making it the only country to rank among the top 10 improvers …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 06 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 06 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: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   …

8) “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” ― Mohandas Gandhi. Comment in the context of the public services in India.(250 words)

Topic– Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 8) “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” ― Mohandas Gandhi. Comment in the context of the public services in India.(250 words) Reference Directive word Comment- here we have to express our …

7) What were the objectives of the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO)? Comment on the recent NGT decision to grant clearance for this project?(250 words)

Topic – indigenization of technology and developing new technology 7) What were the objectives of the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO)? Comment on the recent NGT decision to grant clearance for this project?(250 words) Reference Why this question The article discusses the recent NGT decision to grant approval to Indian National Observatory Project. INO is a …

6) Discuss the various factors that led to meteoric rise in India’s Ease of doing business ranking and critically analyze the impact of such improvement?(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy : Issues 6) Discuss the various factors that led to meteoric rise in India’s Ease of doing business ranking and critically analyze the impact of such improvement?(250 words) Livemint Why this question This article discusses the various reform measures which helped India in securing a huge jump in its EODB rankings. …

5) Discuss the factors influencing global oil prices in brief with emphasis on role leaders play in shaping oil prices? How should India respond to these price vagaries in oil?(250 words)

Topic– Indian economy – Issues 5) Discuss the factors influencing global oil prices in brief with emphasis on role leaders play in shaping oil prices? How should India respond to these price vagaries in oil?(250 words) Indianexpress Why this question The article discusses the various factors at play in determining oil prices with a special …

4) Oil prices are not only subject to the economics of demand and supply but also to the subjective wishes of the leaders of oil producing countries. Critically analyze in the light of India’s energy security.(250 words)

Topic– Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, 4) Oil prices are not only subject to the economics of demand and supply but also to the subjective wishes of the leaders of oil producing countries. Critically analyze in the light of India’s energy security.(250 words) Indian express Why this …

3) Election commission of India had played a stellar role in ensuring free and fair elections in India. Analyse the evolution of the Election Commission of India and its effectiveness in ensuring inclusiveness, rule of law, efficiency, and accountability of the election process.(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies” 3) Election commission of India had played a stellar role in ensuring free and fair elections in India. Analyse the evolution of the Election Commission of India and its effectiveness in ensuring inclusiveness, …

2) Discuss the key issues and constraints faced by CIC in implementing the RTI act effectively.(250 words)

Topic- Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 2) Discuss the key issues and constraints faced by CIC in implementing the RTI act effectively.(250 words) Reference Why this question The CIC has been in news recently for issuing a show cause notice to RBI governor. The article discusses well …

1) Even after declared unconstitutional,  several laws still prevail in the Indian legal and police circle. Critically examine. (250 words)

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary 1) Even after declared unconstitutional,  several laws still prevail in the Indian legal and police circle. Critically examine. (250 words) The hindu Why this question The article discusses the reasons behind the  prevalence of several laws in Indian police circle and even the judiciary, …