What is Anticipatory bail?

Topics Covered: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention. What is Anticipatory bail? What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Meaning, features, significance and issues involved. Context: A constitution bench of the Supreme Court has ruled …

Yellow Rust

Topics Covered: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country. Yellow Rust What to study? For Prelims and Mains: What is Yellow Rust, how it occurs, spread, impact and prevention? Context: Yellow Rust was recently detected in wheat crops in parts of Punjab and Haryana. What is Yellow Rust? It is a disease …

Brexit Deal 

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Brexit Deal  What to study? For Prelims and mains: What is Brexit? Why does Uk wants it? Implications and challenges ahead, overview of the deal. Context: Britain has officially left the European Union (EU) and has become the first country …

Insurance cover on bank FDs, deposits increased to ₹5 lakh

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Insurance cover on bank FDs, deposits increased to ₹5 lakh What to study? For Prelims: What is Deposit Insurance? How is it regulated? For Mains: Reforms needed. Context: In Budget 2020, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed …

QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 February 2020

QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 February 2020   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: 01 February 2020

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 01 February 2020 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   1. Examine the contributions of Dr B R Ambedkar in awakening Dalit consciousness …