[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 August 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 Join IPM to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic : GS-1: Social empowerment GS-2: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the …

A private school has dismissed a teacher after claiming that she had failed to complete her six-month probationary period to a satisfactory standard. But the actual reason was that she had been suspended from the job after just three months on the grounds of her HIV status. But school does not want to make it as a formal reason for dismissal. She is friend of your wife. She is hesitating in making a formal complaint to competent authority. Your wife informally discussed this with you as you are a District Collector. She expects something from you but she fears that if matter goes to public it will hurt the sentiment of victim as she herself don’t want to do anything. Discuss course of action that you will take and justify every steps.

Topic : Case study based question 7. A private school has dismissed a teacher after claiming that she had failed to complete her six-month probationary period to a satisfactory standard. But the actual reason was that she had been suspended from the job after just three months on the grounds of her HIV status. But …

Elaborate upon the ongoing Political instability in West Asia and North Africa; also explain in what way is it proving to be a fertile ground for Islamic States (IS) terrorists to operate.

Topic : GS-2: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. GS-3: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 5. Elaborate upon the ongoing Political instability in West Asia and North Africa; also explain in what way is it proving …

Discuss the role that Crop rotation and diversity can play in mitigating the environmental effects of growing just cereals in the country.

Topic: Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. 4. Discuss the role that Crop rotation and diversity can play in mitigating the environmental effects of growing just …

Analyse the recently proposed reforms of the centre that intend to create a robust power sector for fuelling post-pandemic economic recovery.

Topic : GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. GS-3: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 3. Analyse the recently proposed reforms of the centre that intend to create a robust power sector for fuelling post-pandemic economic recovery. (250 words) Reference: Hindustan …

Do you agree that India is falling short of standards of social and distributive justice? And for the trend to be reversed, putting justice back into public discourse should be the priority? Discuss.

Topic : Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. Do you agree that India is falling short of standards of social and distributive justice? And for the trend to be reversed, putting justice back into public discourse should be the priority? Discuss. (250 …

Comment on the issue of mandatory menstrual leave also analyse the design of a new framework for the same in our country.

Topic : GS-1: Social empowerment GS-2: 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. 1. Comment on the issue of mandatory menstrual leave also, analyse the design of a …

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) August 21 and 26, 2020

  JOIN Insta Classes 2021 JOIN Insights Prelims TEST SERIES and Mains (IPM) TEST SERIES – 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 …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 26 August

विषय – सूची:  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. वारली चित्रकारी   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. ब्रिक्स नवाचार संचालन केंद्र   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. सिन गुड्स एवं सिन टैक्स 2. भारत की एस्ट्रोसैट दूरबीन द्वारा एक सबसे पुरानी आकाशगंगा की खोज 3. राष्ट्रीय स्वच्छ वायु कार्यक्रम (NCAP)   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. कृषि और प्रसंस्कृत खाद्य उत्पाद निर्यात …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 26 August 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 …

India’s AstroSat telescope discovers one of the earliest galaxies to have formed

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. India’s AstroSat telescope discovers one of the earliest galaxies to have formed: Context: India’s multi-wavelength orbiting telescope, AstroSat, has detected light from a galaxy, called AUDFs01, in the extreme-ultraviolet (UV) light. The galaxy is 9.3 billion light years away from Earth.  Key points: The discovery was an international collaboration by astronomers from India, …

Sin goods and sin tax

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Sin goods and sin tax: Context: Finance Minister recently said that two-wheelers are neither a luxury nor sin goods and so, merit a GST rate revision. Two-wheelers currently attract 28% GST. Sin goods: Sin goods are goods which consider …

BRICS innovation base

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. BRICS innovation base: Context: China is “actively considering the establishment of a BRICS innovation base in China, in order to strengthen practical cooperation with the BRICS”. Aim: To take forward 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI) cooperation among the …

Warli Painting

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Warli Painting: Context: With a view to promote Indian folk art, National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) a PSU under the Department of Fertilizers has displayed Maharashtra’s famous Warli painting on the outer walls of its Corporate …