Rather than opting for measures like farm loan waivers, which lead to problems of moral hazard that impact credit culture, measures should be undertaken to improve agricultural productivity. Do you agree? Discuss while suggesting suitable solutions.

2. Rather than opting for measures like farm loan waivers, which lead to problems of moral hazard that impact credit culture, measures should be undertaken to improve agricultural productivity. Do you agree? Discuss while suggesting suitable solutions.(250 words) Indian Express

The spirit of civil disobedience and commitment to the Constitution that is consolidating among the broad masses of people is a heartening assurance in the recent unfolding situation in the aftermath of the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Critically analyse.

1.The spirit of civil disobedience and commitment to the Constitution that is consolidating among the broad masses of people is a heartening assurance in the recent unfolding situation in the aftermath of the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Critically analyse. (250 words) EPW

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 27 DECEMBER 2019

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 27 DECEMBER 2019 Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Grounds for divorce under Hindu law. 2. Eat Right Mela.   GS Paper 3: 1. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority (PPV&FR).   Facts for Prelims: 1. Tibetan Gazelles. 2. Typhoon Phanfone. 3. Nari Shakti Puraskar. …

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority (PPV&FR)

Topics Covered: IPR related issues. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority (PPV&FR) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features of the act and the need for protection of farmers’ rights. Context: A document which food and beverages giant PepsiCo India cited to support its charges against Gujarat potato farmers earlier this year …

What is Eat Right Mela?

Topics Covered:Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. What is Eat Right Mela? What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the movement, what are TPCs, need for a limit. For Mains: Significance and the need for staying healthy, government measures …

Grounds for divorce under Hindu law.

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Grounds for divorce under Hindu law. What to study? For Prelims: What is “irretrievable breakdown of marriage”? Article 142. For Mains: Concerns and Issues surrounding, need for UCC. Context: Last week, the Supreme Court used extraordinary powers under Article 142 of the …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- SEVENTH SCHEDULE- CENTRE & STATE

RSTV: IN DEPTH- SEVENTH SCHEDULE- CENTRE & STATE   Introduction: The Constitution of India is the supreme law governing the country. It frames fundamental political principles, procedures, practices, rights, powers, and duties of the government. The constitutional provisions in India on the subject of distribution of legislative powers between the Union and the States are …

QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 December 2019

QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 December 2019   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 2018. It is not …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 December 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 December 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE General Studies – 1 Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental …

What is Citizen Charter Act? Why is the Citizen Charter important? Discuss and suggest measures that need to be taken to improvise upon the efficiency and effectiveness of the Citizen Charter.

Topic: Citizen’s Charters 2. What is Citizen Charter Act? Why is the Citizen Charter important? Discuss and suggest measures that need to be taken to improvise upon the efficiency and effectiveness of the Citizen Charter. (250 words) Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why this question: The question is straightforward from the static portions of the GS …

Good governance index has been scientifically designed to reflect various parameters of governance. Discuss in detail the key features of GGI and the role it plays in measuring governance.

Topic: Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. 1. Good governance index has been scientifically designed to reflect various …

Deliberate upon the reform measures that can aid India to rise in terms of economic growth to the baseline medium-term potential and help drive growth in a sustainable way.

2. Deliberate upon the reform measures that can aid India to rise in terms of economic growth to the baseline medium-term potential and help drive growth in a sustainable way. (250 words) Business Standard Economic Times Why this question: The article is in the backdrop of the recent IMF that has listed reform measures that …