[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) June 26-28, 2020

JOIN InsightsIAS InstaClasses Classroom Program  – 2021 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 June 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 : population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. Discuss the role of fertility as a component …

How realistic is the target of 5 trillion economy for India now? Given the current crisis India is facing? Explain.

Topic : Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 7. How realistic is the target of 5 trillion economy for India now? Given the current crisis India is facing? Explain. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express   Why the question: The question is amidst the challenges the Indian economy is …

Discuss the ‘guns, germs and steel’ crisis that India is facing and suggest measures to address the same.

Topic : Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 6. Discuss the ‘guns, germs and steel’ crisis that India is facing and suggest measures to address the same. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu  Why the question: The article narrates in detail on the ‘Guns, Germs and the steel …

Elucidate the significance of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) process in the Indian context. Also high spot the apprehensions related with it.

Topic : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Elucidate the significance of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) process in the Indian context. Also high spot the apprehensions related with it. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: Student unions from several universities and colleges from across India have petitioned Union Environment …

Present the principles and purposes of the U N Charter.

Topic Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate 4. Present the principles and purposes of the U N Charter. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: Commemorative declaration marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of the U.N. Charter has been delayed. Thus the question. Key Demand of the question: The question is straightforward …

Analyze the likely impact of the U.S Visa ban both on American and Indian economies and the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

Topic : Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 3. Analyze the likely impact of the U.S Visa ban both on American and Indian economies and the bilateral relationship between the two countries. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: The U.S. administration has halted the processing …

Do you think time has come for India to realize and work on better and meaningful engagements with Taiwan? Explain and give your opinion.

Topic : India and its neighborhood- relations.  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 2. Do you think time has come for India to realize and work on better and meaningful engagements with Taiwan? Explain and give your opinion. (250 words) Reference: Hindustan Times  Why the question: The article …

Discuss the role of fertility as a component of population dynamics. Highlight the features and precincts of various measures of fertility in India.

Topic : population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. Discuss the role of fertility as a component of population dynamics. Highlight the features and precincts of various measures of fertility in India. (250 words) Reference: Down to Earth  Why the question: The question is about discussing the …

(INSTA Plan 2.0) Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2020 – Week 39: “Today India Needs ‘Harmony in Diversity’, Not Unity in Diversity.”

Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2020 – Week 39 Archives 28 June 2020 Write an essay on the following topic in not more than 1000-1200 words: “Today India Needs ‘Harmony in Diversity’, Not Unity in Diversity.” Note: This topic is part of Insta Revision Plan 2.0 too. No separate topic will be posted under Insta Plan2.0. …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 27 June

विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. महामारी द्वारा शिक्षा प्रणाली पर आरोपित चुनौतियों का खड़ा वक्र 2. संयुक्त राष्ट्र- 75 घोषणा में देरी 3. आसियान देशो को दक्षिणी चीन सागर में तनाव संबधी चेतावनी   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. मसौदा, पर्यावरण प्रभाव आकलन अधिसूचना (EIA) 2. ‘गन्स, जर्म्स और स्टील’ के संकट से मुक्ति   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 27 June 2020

InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their static …

Getting out of the ‘guns, germs and steel’ crisis

Topics Covered: Internal security related issues. Getting out of the ‘guns, germs and steel’ crisis Context: India is said to be going through the ‘guns, germs and steel’ crisis. (The name is borrowed from the title of Jared Diamond’s classic book on the evolution of societies and nations, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies). …

Draft EIA notification

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Draft EIA notification Why in News? Student unions from several universities and colleges from across India have petitioned Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to put the draft of the proposed Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2020 on hold. Background: Environment Impact Assessment in India is statutorily backed by the …

ASEAN states warn of U.S. China Sea tensions

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. ASEAN states warn of U.S. China Sea tensions What’s the issue? China has been pushing its presence in the Exclusive Economic Zones of other countries while claimants are preoccupied tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting the United States to …