[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 6 November 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 – 2   Topic : Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 1. Examine the reasons that …

In one state, it is found that there are discriminatory practices going on in schools on the basis of caste. These includes inhuman practices such as the practice of students wearing caste band, students from oppressed castes are forced to clean toilets in schools by teachers and headmasters, Dalit students being made to sit on the back benches, parents opposing a Dalit cook in Anganwadis. A report on the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’s functioning in the State also confirmed discriminatory practices in schools. Such discrimination is affecting the enrolment of Dalit children in schools. You are BDO in one of the districts in the state where such practices are observed. State government has issued a circular against discriminatory practices in schools.

Topic : Case study 7. In one state, it is found that there are discriminatory practices going on in schools on the basis of caste. These includes inhuman practices such as the practice of students wearing caste band, students from oppressed castes are forced to clean toilets in schools by teachers and headmasters, Dalit students …

“Ganga rejuvenation is a continuous task which needs public participation”, analyse the statement and comment on the efforts being made in this direction in the recent times.

Topic : GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.  GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. “Ganga rejuvenation is a continuous task which needs public participation”, analyse the statement and comment on the efforts being made in this direction in …

Discuss the decreasing financial capacity of the Indian states; the causative factors and its consequences in the current times. Comment with respect to the issue of fiscal federalism in India.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 4. Discuss the decreasing financial capacity of the Indian states; the causative factors and its consequences in the current times. Comment with respect to the …

What is TRP rating? How these ratings are recorded? Discuss their significance.

Topic : GS-2: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. GS-3: role of media 3. What is TRP rating? How these ratings are recorded? Discuss their significance. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express  Why the question: Ministry of Information …

What are the reasons for not being able to curb the menace of Criminalisation of politics? Analyse and suggest solutions to address it.

Topic : Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 2. What are the reasons for not being able to curb the menace of Criminalisation of politics? Analyse and suggest solutions to address it. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express Why the question: The Supreme Court has said this in response to a report filed by …

Examine the reasons that aggravate poverty in Indian Society. Do you think the reason for poverty is not only individual but the structure of society as well?

Topic : Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 1. Examine the reasons that aggravate poverty in Indian Society. Do you think the reason for poverty is not only individual but the structure of society as well? (250 words) Reference: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Why the question: The question is based on the theme of Poverty and factors contributing …

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Join Our official Telegram Channel for Important Tips and Guidance : https://t.me/insightsIAStips     ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 1   ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿರುವ ವಿಷಯಗಳು:ಮಹಿಳೆಯರಿಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳು. ವೈವಾಹಿಕ ಪ್ರಕರಣಗಳಿಗೆ ಮಾರ್ಗಸೂಚಿಗಳ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ:   ಸಂದರ್ಭ: ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್ ತನ್ನ ಒಂದು ತೀರ್ಪಿನಲ್ಲಿ ವೈವಾಹಿಕ ಪ್ರಕರಣಗಳಿಗಾಗಿ ಮಾರ್ಗಸೂಚಿಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡಿದೆ. 1) ಕ್ರಿಮಿನಲ್ ಪ್ರೊಸೀಜರ್ ಕೋಡ್ ನ ಸೆಕ್ಷನ್ 125 ರ ಅಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಒಬ್ಬ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಯು ತನ್ನ ಹೆಂಡತಿ ಮತ್ತು ಮಗನ ಜೀವನ ನಿರ್ವಹಣೆಗಾಗಿ ಪಾವತಿಸುವ …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 5 November

  विषय – सूची:  सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. वैवाहिक मामलों के लिए दिशानिर्देश 2. असम के मिया और उनकी चार-चपोरी संस्कृति   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. राजीव गांधी हत्या के दोषियों की याचिका पर राज्यपाल को निर्णय करने की शक्ति 2. टेलीविज़न रेटिंग पॉइंट (TRP) मानदंडों की समीक्षा हेतु समिति का गठन 3. पेरिस जलवायु समझौते से …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 5 November 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 …

Bio-decomposer technique

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Bio-decomposer technique: Context: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that the bio-decomposer technique of converting stubble into manure has shown success. This claim was based on the initial results from a farm where the bio-decomposing solution, developed under the guidance of the PUSA Institute, was …

U.S. formally exits Paris pact on curbing climate change

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. U.S. formally exits Paris pact on curbing climate change: Context: The United States has formally left the Paris Agreement. Some 189 countries remain committed to the 2015 Paris accord. What is the Paris Agreement? It is a historic international accord …

Panel to review TRP norms

Topics Covered:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Panel to review TRP norms: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has constituted a four-member committee to review the guidelines on television rating agencies. It will be headed by Shashi …

Governor can rule on Rajiv convicts plea

Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Governor can rule on Rajiv convicts plea: Context: Supreme Court has said the Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) investigation into the “larger conspiracy” behind Rajiv Gandhi assassination in 1991 need not deter the Tamil Nadu Governor from deciding the plea for …

The Miyas of Assam and their char-chapori culture

Topics Covered: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. The Miyas of Assam, and their char-chapori culture: Context: A proposed “Miya museum” reflecting the “culture and heritage of the people living in char-chaporis” has stirred up a controversy in Assam. Why are some Assamese uncomfortable with that? The museum has been proposed in the Kalakshetra, which …