Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 20 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 20 February 2019 Paper 1: Topics Covered:   Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Guru Ravidas   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Guru ravidas, teachings, important literary works and relevance today.   Context: …

Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.   Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the project. …

Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme

Topics Covered: Infrastructure- energy.   Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme   What to Study? For Prelims and Mains: Meaning, significance and potential of roofto solar energy, challenges therein.   Context: Cabinet approves Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar Projects by the year 2022.   …

Rozgar Yukta Gaon (RYG)

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.   Rozgar Yukta Gaon (RYG)   What to study? For Prelims: Features and implementation of RYG. For Mains: Significance and potential of khadi sector.   Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has agreed to bring in a new component of ‘Rozgar Yukt Gaon’ to introduce …

National Rural Economic Transformation Project

Topics Covered: 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.   National Rural Economic Transformation Project   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of …

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G)

Topics covered: Schemes for the protection of vulnerable sections of the society and performance of these schemes. Infrastructure- housing.   Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the scheme, challenges and measures to address these challenges.   Context: Cabinet approves continuation of Pradhan …

Development and Welfare Board for De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities

Topic covered: Schemes for the protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Development and Welfare Board for De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities   What to Study? For Prelims: Who are nomadic and de- notified tribes as per the law? For Mains: Why they renewed attention and measures needed to bring them to the main …

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Second Ordinance, 2019

Topics covered: Women related issues. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Second Ordinance, 2019   What to Study? For Prelims: Key features of the ordinance and the Bill proposed. For Mains:.Need, significance and challenges in …

Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019   What to study? For Prelims: Key features and significance of the Bill. For Mains: Need for a legislation …

Guru Ravidas

Topics Covered:   Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Guru Ravidas   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Guru ravidas, teachings, important literary works and relevance today.   Context: Sant Ravidas Jayanti was celebrated on February 19th. This year is …

Insights into Editorial: Not without an explanation: when judges recuse themselves

Insights into Editorial: Not without an explanation: when judges recuse themselves Introduction: The judiciary is witnessing a spike in judges choosing not to hear cases without giving any valid reasons. In some of these cases, the judges had heard the matters for several months. In recent years, there have been many instances from high courts …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 20 February 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 20 February 2019 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: salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. General …

6) Like Europe did with personal data, India will lead the way in reining in social media misinformation. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic – Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges 6) Like Europe did with personal data, India will lead the way in reining in social media misinformation. Discuss. (250 words) Livemint Why this question The article analyzes the necessity of recognising threat to the …

5) Discuss the contribution of Raja Ravi Verma towards Indian paintings. (250 words)

Topic-  salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 5) Discuss the contribution of Raja Ravi Verma towards Indian paintings. (250 words) Reference   Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to …

4) To and Indian folk artist, art is a lifestyle, woven into his or her many festivals & rituals. Discuss with examples.(250 words)

Topic-  salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 4) To and Indian folk artist, art is a lifestyle, woven into his or her many festivals & rituals. Discuss with examples.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the …