Insights into Editorial: Women-at-arms: on SC order on permanent commission to women officers

Context: Recently, In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court (SC) has upheld a Delhi High Court order of 2010 that seeks to grant permanent commission to women officers at par with their male counterparts. The Supreme Court of India has again showed what a constitutional culture of non-discrimination can achieve in demolishing obstinate structures of …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 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   Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 1. “The Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill …

Discuss the concepts of emotional intelligence. How will you apply emotional intelligence in administrative practices?

Topic:  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 7. Discuss the concepts of emotional intelligence. How will you apply emotional intelligence in administrative practices? (250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why this question: The question is based on the theme of Emotional Intelligence; from the static portions of the GS …

Discuss the role of emotional intelligence in conflict handling with suitable examples.

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 6. Discuss the role of emotional intelligence in conflict handling with suitable examples. (250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why this question: The question is based on the theme of Emotional Intelligence; from the static portions of the GS paper IV. Key demand …

Discuss the concept of what Share pledging; explain why it is an important tool in gauging a company’s financial health.

Topic:  Effects of Liberalization on the Economy, Changes in Industrial Policy and their Effects on Industrial Growth. 5. Discuss the concept of what Share pledging; explain why it is an important tool in gauging a company’s financial health. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why this question: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has …

“In the episode of an outburst of an epidemic, secrecy is a killer and transparency the savior”. Comment.

Topic:   Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Disaster and disaster management. 4. “In the episode of an outburst of an epidemic, secrecy is a killer and transparency the savior”. Comment. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why this question: The article explains the Initial delay in …

Balanced use of fertilizers based on soil testing on a mission mode is creating a quiet revolution. Analyse in the context of Soil health card programme.

Topic:   Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. Balanced use of fertilizers based on soil testing on a mission mode is creating a quiet revolution. Analyse in the context of Soil health card programme. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express Why this question: …

The Election Commission of India’s (ECI) new instrument to allow digitally-mediated voting may prove to be a revolution in electoral reforms. Do you agree? Analyse.

Topic:  Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 2.  The Election Commission of India’s (ECI) new instrument to allow digitally-mediated voting may prove to be a revolution in electoral reforms. Do you agree? Analyse. (250 words) Reference: Financial  Express Why this question: The Election Commission of India (ECI) is collaborating with the Indian Institute of …

“The Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill is a much-needed complement to Surrogacy Bill”. Elucidate.

Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 1. “The Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill is a much-needed complement to Surrogacy Bill”. Elucidate. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why this question: The Union Cabinet has approved the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Regulation Bill, 2020 …

Welcome to New Theme – Making Our Website More User-Friendly to Make UPSC Civil Services Exam Preparation Distraction-free and Easy

  You might have noticed the new user interface of our website already. We wanted to keep things simple and more accessible. Somewhere, we brought too many things on website which were acting as distractions. Over the years we have realised that when things are kept simple and fundamentals are strong, it’s easy to enjoy …