Make a comparative analysis of the process and effects of judicial review in the UK, USA and India. (250 Words)

Following is the revision test under Insights New Secure initiative. We will be posting these questions every Sunday night around 10 pm to 11 pm. (if you want we will increase number of questions under this initiative). NOTE: Yes, we will post subtopics and updates timetable this week by Sunday.    Insights New Secure Revision Test …

Discuss critically the impact of nationalism and populism on central banks across the world, especially on the RBI. (150 Words)

Following is the revision test under Insights New Secure initiative. We will be posting these questions every Sunday night around 10 pm to 11 pm. (if you want we will increase number of questions under this initiative). NOTE: Yes, we will post subtopics and updates timetable this week by Sunday.    Insights New Secure Revision Test …

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth – Biodiversity Report

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth – Biodiversity Report (TOPICS COVERED: PRELIMS – GENERAL ISSUES ON ENVIRONMENTAL ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE MAINS- GENERAL STUDIES III – BIODIVERSITY, ENVIRONMENT) The Living Planet Report, 2018 by World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) presents a grim picture of the impact human activity has on the world’s wildlife, forests, …

Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2018 – Week 44: Management of Indian border disputes – a complex task

Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2018 – Week 44 Archives 04 November 2018 Write an essay on the following topic in not more than 1000-1200 words:   Management of Indian border disputes – a complex task Hint to Topic: Focus should be more on ‘Management‘ aspect rather than writing more on physical features or geopolitical issues.  …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,03 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: Support for lives on the move

Insights into Editorial: Support for lives on the move Introduction: Internal Migration in India: Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. The Economic …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Companies Amendment (Ordinance), 2018   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Highlights of the amendment and key features of the Companies Act.   Context: …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 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: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.   General Studies …

7) “As more and more artificial intelligence is entering into the world, more and more emotional intelligence must enter into leadership.” Comment.(250 words) 

Topic- Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 7) “As more and more artificial intelligence is entering into the world, more and more emotional intelligence must enter into leadership.” Comment.(250 words)  Reference Directive word Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall …

6) Examine the role played by NBFC sector in the Indian economy and issues plaguing the sector?(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy : issues 6) Examine the role played by NBFC sector in the Indian economy and issues plaguing the sector?(250 words) Indian express Why this question The question discusses the role NBFC sector has played in the Indian economy and delves deep into the nature of liquidity issue that is faced by …

5) Examine whether parliamentary privileges in a constitutional democracy like India is an antithesis to “equality before law”?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these” 5) Examine whether parliamentary privileges in a constitutional democracy like India is an antithesis to “equality before law”?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects …

4) Reservation in promotion is a contentious matter for which the absolutist position of states is to blame. Critically examine.(250 words)

Topic – Indian Polity : Issues 4) Reservation in promotion is a contentious matter for which the absolutist position of states is to blame. Critically examine.(250 words) Financial express Why this question The article traces the judicial history of the issue of reservation in promotions and discusses how the states have been complicit in fanning …

3) As the percentage of aged people in the country increases, improving the lives of people with dementia and their families and carers must become a national priority. Discuss.(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 3) As the percentage of aged people in the country increases, improving the lives of people with dementia and their …

2) Do you agree with the statement that the scope of judicial review in India is much broader than that of what exists in US? Discuss comparing the judicial review in these two countries.(250 words)

Topic: Part of static series under the heading – “Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries” 2) Do you agree with the statement that the scope of judicial review in India is much broader than that of what exists in US? Discuss comparing the judicial review in these two countries.(250 words) …

1) The recent tussle between the RBI and the government points out to the delicate balance RBI has to maintain in its functioning. Comment. (250 words)

Topic– Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. 1) The recent tussle between the RBI and the government points out to the delicate balance RBI has to maintain in its functioning. Comment. (250 words) The hindu Why this question The recent controversy surrounding the RBI and the central government revolves around …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,02 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 …