InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan – Day 21

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan  Day 21 1) What do you understand by public service? There is considerable decrease in efficiency and quality in delivery of public services. Examine reasons for such decrease.     2) “All persons ought to endeavour to follow what is …

Insights Static Quiz -348, 2019–Geography

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Static Quiz -348, 2019 Geography ARCHIVES  

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 July 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 July 2019 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 …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 23 July 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 23 July 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Swadesh Darshan scheme   What to study? For …

e-cigarettes

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Issues related to health and Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   e-cigarettes   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: e-cigarettes- concerns, effects on health, need for regulation, challenges associated …

National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the National Medical Commission bill. For Mains: MCI- issues, performance, …

Chandrayaan 2

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics covered: Awareness in space. Chandrayaan 2   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key objectives, significance, payloads of the mission.   Context: With the successful launch of India’s Moon mission Chandrayaan-2, all eyes are now on September 7 when the lander and rover modules …

Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019   What to study? For prelims: key features of RTI, amendments proposed and the need. For main: significance …

When a juvenile is tried as an adult, when not?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger.   When a juvenile is tried as an adult, when not?   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key features of …

Biofuels

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Biofuels   What to study? For Prelims: National Biofuel Policy- key features, classification of biofuels. For Mains: Biofuels- significance, policies for their promotion and …

Swadesh Darshan scheme

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Swadesh Darshan scheme   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features and significance of the scheme, Important circuits and overview of their locations …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 July 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 July 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: Conservation, environmental pollution and …

8) One of the tests of integrity is complete refusal to be compromised. Explain with reference to a real life example.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Morality 8) One of the tests of integrity is complete refusal to be compromised. Explain with reference to a real life example.(250 words)  

7) Discuss the risks and benefits of Eco-Tourism with examples in India?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 7) Discuss the risks and benefits of Eco-Tourism with examples in India?(250 words) Reference Reference  

6) Enumerate the significant elements of India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)? Explore the methods of financing for meeting the objectives of India’s INDC. (250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6) Enumerate the significant elements of India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)? Explore the methods of financing for meeting the objectives of India’s INDC. (250 words) Reference

5) Enumerate the different missions launched for exploration of Moon by various space organisations. What are the challenges associated with long plight missions? How ISROS’s Chandrayaan-2 is different from other similar missions launched by different countries?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing newtechnology. 5) Enumerate the different missions launched for exploration of Moon by various space organisations. What are the challenges associated with long plight missions? How ISROS’s Chandrayaan-2 is different from other similar missions …

4) The recent passage of the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill by the Lok Sabha has reignited the debate on the future of important institutions in India. In this context, discuss the controversial provisions of the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill. To what extent, it effects the independent functioning of Information commissions?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 4) The recent passage of the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill by the Lok Sabha has reignited the debate on the future of important institutions in India. In this context, discuss …

3) Exclusion of people from the final National Register of Citizens in Assam may lead to humanitarian crisis. Elaborate. Critically analyze the status of stateless people in the light of Article 21.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 3) Exclusion of people from the final National Register of Citizens in Assam may lead to humanitarian crisis. Elaborate. Critically analyze the status of stateless people in the light of Article 21.(250 …

2) Examine the provisions of Anti-defection law. Does anti-defection largely failed to meet its objective in the recent past? Critically discuss.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 2) Examine the provisions of Anti-defection law. Does anti-defection largely failed to meet its objective in the recent past? Critically discuss.(250 words) The hindu

1) What do you understand from Brahmanism? How it defeats the idea of casteless society in 21st century?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1) What do you understand from Brahmanism? How it defeats the idea of casteless society in 21st century?(250 words) The hindu