QUIZ – 2020: INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ, 14 March 2020 – Environment

INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ 2019 Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information   Welcome to Insights IAS Static Quiz. We have already outlined details of this New Initiative HERE.     You have already completed the quiz before. Hence you can not start it again. Quiz is loading... …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- DRAFT COMPETITION COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) BILL 2020

 Introduction: With a view to update the Competition Act, 2002 and associated regulations, the Indian Government constituted the Competition Law Review Committee in October 2018. The Committee submitted its report to the Government on 14 August 2019. Based on the recommendations made in the Report, the MCA has introduced a draft Competition Bill, 2020 …

Insights into Editorial: Missing at birth: on sex selective abortion and infanticide

  Context: Female foeticide and infanticide are still alive in certain pockets of Tamil Nadu despite officials saying cases have declined considerably. The State’s sex ratio, which is the number of females born for every 1,000 males, has been improving slowly in the last few years. TN’s sex ratio is 996 females to every 1,000 …

National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) What to study? For Prelims: NCAP- features and targets. For Mains: Significance, challenges in its implementation and measures needed to improve its outcomes. Context: Union Environment Ministry has asked for city-level plans for the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) as these problems need to be …

Karnataka seeks quota for locals

Topics Covered: Employment related issues. Karnataka seeks quota for locals What to study? For Prelims: About the new policy of Karnataka. For Mains: Significance, challenges and concerns associated, what is the need of the hour? Context: The Karnataka government has insisted that private companies provide 80% reservation in jobs for locals (Kannada-speaking people) in all categories. The …

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against NPR, NRC

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Delhi Assembly passes resolution against NPR, NRC What to study? For Prelims: Overview of NPR, NRC and can states deny centre’s directions? For Mains: Implications and outcomes of such acts. Context: Delhi Assembly passes resolution against NPR, NRC. As many as …

Insights into Editorial: How the country should make the most of a second oil windfall

Context: Crude oil, caught in a spiral of demand destruction due to the coronavirus spread and oversupply worries from the unravelling of the OPEC-plus arrangement, has faced a major rout. From about $65 a barrel in end-December, Brent oil has crashed to about $35 now a level last seen in early 2016. The impact of …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 14 March 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 – 2   1. Is the right to own property a human right? Discuss how is it in conflict with the doctrine of adverse possession.(250 words) Reference: The Hindu …