[MOTIVATION] How to Stay Consistent while Preparing for UPSC Civil Services?

When it comes to the civil services exam, a below average aspirant with not so great academic track record will hands down clear this exam provided she consistently works towards improving her knowledge and skills. On the other hand brilliant aspirants with extremely good memory and academic track record will fail in this exam when …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 19 March 2020

Table of Contents: GS Paper 1: 1. Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana.   GS Paper 2: 1. Plea against Gogoi’s nomination. 2. What is Article 142? 3. National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019 (NCIM). 4. National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019. 5. National Register of Citizens (NRC).   GS Paper 3: 1. …

In News pib- Coalbed methane (CBM)

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. In News pib- Coalbed methane (CBM) What to study? For Prelims and mains: What is CBM? Potential, uses and challenges. India’s CBM potential: India has the fifth-largest coal …

National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019 What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the Bill. Context: The Bill was recently passed in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill seeks to repeal …

National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019 (NCIM)

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019 (NCIM) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: NCIM- objectives, composition and functions. Context: The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019 (NCIM) was recently passed in Rajya Sabha. The Bill seeks to repeal the Indian …

What is Article 142?

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. What is Article 142? What to study? For Prelims: Overview and applicability of Article 142. For Mains: Need for and significance of these powers for the Supreme Court. Context: In an extraordinary display of its constitutional powers under Article 142 of …

Plea against Gogoi’s nomination

Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Plea against Gogoi’s nomination What to study? For Prelims: Nominations to Rajya Sabha- eligibility and appointment. For Mains: Concerns over nomination of former Judges, ways to address them. Context: A petition was recently filed in the Supreme Court conveying “widespread …

DAY – 5(InstaTest-5): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – ECONOMY Revision, Subject-wise Tests 10,11,20,21 Revision, Textbook-wise Test 5 and July 2019 CA

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Insights into Editorial: Fight for the finite: On budgetary allocation for health

Context: In India: SARS-CoV-2: Lowest Testing Rates: It is an incontrovertible truth that material resources are finite. Demand in most sectors will continue to exceed supply in times of a pandemic. With the number of SARS-CoV-2 positive cases on the rise, and the number of deaths going up as well, the question is whether national …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 19 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 – 1   Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Effects of globalization on …

Discuss the importance of scientific temper, what kind of public culture is needed to advance it?

Topic:  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 7. Discuss the importance of scientific temper, what kind of public culture is needed to advance it? (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why this question: The question is straightforward and aims to evaluate the significance of scientific temper in general to the society. …

How is facial recognition used in today’s world? When is it problematic? Explain with special focus on the using it in policing system of the country.

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 6. How is facial recognition used in today’s world? When is it problematic? Explain with special focus on …

Elucidate upon the need for renewed multilateralism in the face of the cross-national and cross-domain nature of challenges confronting the world.

Topic:  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 5.  Elucidate upon the need for renewed multilateralism in the face of the cross-national and cross-domain nature of challenges confronting the world. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why this question: The article argues for the need for renewed multilateralism in the …