Insights into Editorial: Trade in tatters: On the global slump

  Global slump: Decline in Trade all over the world: As IMF Managing Director observed, the global economy is set to contract sharply in 2020, with “the lockdown needed to fight” the pandemic affecting billions worldwide. The only certainty right now in a pandemic-gripped world is the all-enveloping uncertainty. And the WTO acknowledged as much …

INSTA REVISION MODULES : Society for UPSC CSE Prelims 2020

Here is the Revision Module on Society which consists of important current affairs from May 2019 to February 2020. If you find errors, please send a mail to offline@insightsias.com. We shall recheck and make the changes accordingly. Happy Studies. All the Best . DOWNLOAD HERE

DAY – 32 (InstaTest-32): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Modern India, Subject-wise Test 3, Textbook based Test 24, March 2020 CA

GIVE THESE INSTA TESTS NO MATTER WHAT’S GOING TO  BE YOUR SCORE OR HOW MUCH UNDER-PREPARED YOU ARE!. DON’T RUN AWAY FROM WHAT’S DIFFICULT! THERE IS NO SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS   STRATEGY – Towards smart preparation in Uncertain times – How to Clear UPSC IAS Prelims? Click Here MOTIVATION – I am finding InstaTests Difficult …

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) April 15, 2020

NOTE: In the following I-CAN series every day a Mains question is given and its answer is discussed on the following day. You will learn how to write effective answer through this initiative. You will feel the ‘I CAN also write answers’ – once you start following this series. Topic covered so far in this …

[PDF] Insights InstaTest CSAT 21 to 30: Insta 75 Days Revision Plan – 2020

Please find the PDF files of InstaTests  [CSAT ] 21 to 30 which are part of ongoing Insta 75 Days Revision Plan. These files are meant for easy revision of InstaTests. Please revise these ONLY after giving daily InstaTests HERE.  Just giving these tests directly will give you knowledge, but solving these by following Insta 75 …

ASEAN

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. ASEAN What to study? For Prelims: ASEAN- objectives, members and functions. For Mains: Significance of the group, challenges present and ways to make it more effective.  Context: In an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit held online recently, leaders of the virus-hit region …

Measles

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Measles What to study? For prelims and mains: Measles- causes, symptoms, spread and vaccines. Context: As per UNICEF and WHO, around 117 million children worldwide risk contracting measles because dozens of countries are curtailing their vaccination programmes as they battle COVID-19. What’s the issue? Currently 24 countries, including several …

Governor right in ordering floor test: Supreme Court

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Governor right in ordering floor test: Supreme Court What to study? For Prelims: What is it? How is it carried out? For Mains: Significance and the need for this procedure.  Context: The Supreme Court has upheld Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon’s March …

Who are Nihangs?

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Who are Nihangs? What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Their origin, how are they different from other sects and their contributions. Why in News? Recent Patiala incident in which a group of Nihangs attacked a …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- BAN ON CRYPTOCURRENCY

 Introduction: In recent years, cryptocurrencies have taken the financial world by storm. Spearheaded predominantly by Bitcoin, there’s been a phenomenal rise in the price of cryptocurrencies. Today, there are over a thousand cryptocurrencies in existence. Not just individuals, big firms and businesses are also getting into the cryptocurrency business. Tech giant Facebook proposed to …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 April 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:  The Freedom Struggle —  its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. Discuss the major provisions of Poona Pact. …

Marketing has become a crucial link in the success of a business. With suitable examples, discuss the ethical issues involved in marketing of a product or service. How can these issues be resolved?

Topic:  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. 7. Marketing has become a crucial link in the success of a business. With suitable examples, discuss the ethical issues involved in marketing of a product or service. How can these issues …

Explain in what way using dollar swap line with other countries can help the Indian economy in uncertain times.

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 6.  Explain in what way using dollar swap line with other countries can help the Indian economy in uncertain times. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why this question: India is working with the United States to secure a dollar swap …

The idea of e-Court system can provide the judiciary with an opportunity to address the problem of delayed justice. Discuss.

Topic:  Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Awareness in the fields of IT 5. The idea of e-Court system can provide the judiciary with an opportunity to address the problem of delayed justice. Discuss. (250 words) Reference: …

Write a short note on Quasi-judicial bodies of India .

Topic:  Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 4. Write a short note on Quasi-judicial bodies of India .(250 words) Reference:  Indian polity by Lakshmikant Why this question: The question is straightforward and is based on the concept of quasi –judicial bodies in …