Insights into Editorial: Reserve Bank of India is easing Financial Stress amidst the COVID-19 Lockdown

Context: RBI has announced a slew of measures to boost the economy towards recovery. The RBI address comes a day after Prime Minister Modi met Finance Minister to discuss the economic situation in the country following the prolonged lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcements made by the Reserve Bank will help in infusing …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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 – 2   Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 1. The migrant …

Critically assess the claim that people are free to make moral decisions.

Topic:   Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7. Critically assess the claim that …

Name and describe the theories of right action.

Topic:  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 6. Name and describe the theories of …

Fall in oil prices compels the global energy landscape to remain volatile; Do you think it’s the right time for our country to enhance its energy security? Examine.

Topic:  Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 5. Fall in oil prices compels the global energy landscape to remain volatile; Do you think it’s the right time for our country to enhance its energy security? Examine.(250 words) Reference:  Live Mint  Why this question: Prices of West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the American benchmark for crude …

The admitting of the observer status for India in the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) is an opportune move that offers ample opportunities for a mutually beneficial relationship between the IOC member countries and India. Elaborate.

Topic:  Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. India and its neighborhood- relations. 4. The admitting of the observer status for India in the Indian …

Examine and review the safeguards provided by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

Topic:  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. 3. Examine and review the safeguards provided by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).(250 words) Reference: Indian polity …

Discuss the conditions of Tribal Women in India, also bring out the efforts of the government to improve their conditions.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 2. Discuss the conditions of Tribal Women in India, also bring out the efforts of the government to improve their conditions.(250 words) Reference: shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in  Why this question: The question is straightforward and aims …

The migrant workers’ plight during the lockdown has exposed the inadequacies of the legal safeguards available to them. Analyse.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 1. The migrant workers’ plight during the lockdown has exposed the inadequacies of the legal safeguards available to them. Analyse.(250 words) Reference:  The Hindu  Why this question: Seasonal migration is an important issue …

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For Registrations CLICK HERE   It’s time to STEP UP your preparation for prelims-2020 and clear this phase with full confidence! INSIGHTSIAS always strives to bring out the best from the civil service aspirants and achieve top notch in the Examination. Team INSIGHTSIAS has been trying its best to engage students, provide guidance and motivate …

DAY – 39 (InstaTest-39): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Science & Technology, Textbook based test 29, July 2019 CA

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[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) April 22, 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. Subscribe our YouTube Channel to not miss these extremely …

Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan What to study? For Prelims: Key features, goals and targets of the scheme. For Mains: Need for and significance of the scheme. Context: Amid the lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak, Gujarat government has given its the green signal for the …

NGT raises concern over COVID-19 bio-medical waste disposal

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. NGT raises concern over COVID-19 bio-medical waste disposal What to study? For Prelims: Overview of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016, about NGT. For Mains: Concerns expressed by NGT, measures to address them. Context: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has urged the State Pollution Control Board …