On what grounds a people’s representative can be disqualified under the Representation of Peoples Act 1951?explain and also present the remedies available to such persons against his disqualification.

Topic:  Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 3. On what grounds a people’s representative can be disqualified under the Representation of Peoples Act, 1951?explain and also present the remedies available to such persons against his disqualification.(250 words) Reference:  Indian Polity by Lakshmikant Why this question: The question is straightforward from the GS paper …

Compare and contrast the provisions under Representation of People’s Act, 1951 with that of the provisions related to elections in the Constitution of India.

Topic:  Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 2. Compare and contrast the provisions under Representation of People’s Act, 1951 with that of the provisions related to elections in the Constitution of India. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Polity by Lakshmikant Why this question: Question is straightforward and is about comparing the constitutional provisions related …

India traditional theatre forms incorporate common man’s interest as well as regional, local and folk coloring derived from classical elements. Analyse with examples.

Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. India traditional theatre forms incorporate common man’s interest as well as regional, local and folk coloring derived from classical elements. Analyse with examples.(250 words) Reference:  CCRT India  Why this question: The question is based on …

[MOTIVATION] by Jamir Sheikh, IFS – How to Stay Motivated and What to do before Prelims – 2020?

Previous articles by Jamir Shaikh (IFS)   Success story Prelims Strategy   Hello friends, My name is Jamir M. Shaikh (IFS, 2018). I hope you all are healthy and trying hard to study in the midst of corona outbreak.  Almost all aspirants are facing lots of problems now-a-days to complete their decided targets. Many of you …

Insights into Editorial: USA threatens to stop money to WHO. How is it funded currently?

Context: US President Donald Trump threatened to freeze US funding to the World Health Organization (WHO), saying the international group had “missed the call” on the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said the body had “called it wrong” on COVID-19 and that it was very “China centric” in its approach, suggesting that the WHO had gone along …

Insights into Editorial: Centre sanctions Rs.15,000-crore Covid-19 emergency package for states, UTs

Context: The government rolled out an India Covid-19 Emergency Response and Health system preparedness package for states with an outlay of Rs.15,000 crore. While Rs.7,774 crore sanctioned so far will be utilized for immediate Covid-19 Emergency Response, rest of the money will be used for medium-term support (1-4 years) under a mission mode approach. The …

DAY – 29 (InstaTest-29): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Art & Culture, Insights Full length Mock test, February 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 …

DAY – 28 (InstaTest-28): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Art & Culture, Subject-wise Test 2, Text book based Test 22, December 2019 & January 2020 CA Revision

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 …

How is WHO funded?

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. How is WHO funded? What to study? For Prelims: WHO- objectives, functions, funding and governance. For Mains: Issues with funding and need for reforms.  Context: US President Donald Trump is planning to put a hold on America’s funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of becoming China-centric during …

Charting a Common Minimum Relief Programme

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Charting a Common Minimum Relief Programme What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview of the proposed programme.  Context: …

Jallianwala incident

Topics Covered: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. Jallianwala incident What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Jallianwala Bagh incident- overview, impacts and outcomes. Context: On April 13, 1919, british forces opened fire on unarmed Indians at Jallianwala Bagh killing hundreds of people. About …