INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 12 December 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 …

Declare exotic pets, avoid prosecution: how one-time scheme works

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Declare exotic pets, avoid prosecution: how one-time scheme works: Context: The Supreme Court has upheld an Allahabad High Court order granting immunity from investigation and prosecution if one declared illegal acquisition or possession of exotic wildlife species between June and December. What is the government’s voluntary disclosure scheme? The Ministry …

Justice Jain committee

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. Justice Jain committee: Constituted by the Supreme Court in September 2018. Its work is to unravel the rogue officials responsible for the infamous ISRO “frame-up” case of 1994, which …

N.K. Singh calls for a fresh look at the Seventh Schedule

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. N.K. Singh calls for a fresh look at the Seventh Schedule: Context: Fifteenth Finance Commission chairman N.K. Singh has called for a fresh look at the Constitution’s Seventh Schedule, which forms the basis for allocating subjects to the Centre and States. …

Not all Indian droughts are caused by El Nino

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. Not all Indian droughts are caused by El Nino: Context: As per latest findings, nearly six out of 10 droughts, in non-El Nino years, that occurred during the Indian summer-monsoon season in the past century may have been driven by atmospheric disturbances …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Mini Secure Revision Test: 12 December 2020

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  STHIR – 2021: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   1. Write a note on the contributions made by Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathi, the pioneer …