Insights into Editorial: The pros and cons of hydrogen as an alternative fuel

Context: In Union Budget address, Finance Minister announced that India will launch its National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHEM) in 2021-22. The proposal in the Budget will be followed up with a mission draft and after, a roadmap for using hydrogen as an energy source, with a specific focus on green hydrogen, dovetailing India’s growing renewable …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 February 2021

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   Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts …

Emotions, earlier considered as an irrational factor in decision-making, are now recognized as a critical factor of judgment. In this regard, explain how can Emotional Intelligence help in coping with the intense pressure and occupational stress faced by police officers and armed forces in discharge of their duties? Analyse.

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 7. Emotions, earlier considered as an irrational factor in decision-making, are now recognized as a critical factor of judgment. In this regard, explain how can Emotional Intelligence help in coping with the intense pressure and occupational stress faced by police officers and armed …

Discuss the concept of integrity and how it is neither a single character trait nor limited to a particular role.

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 6. Discuss the concept of integrity and how it is neither a single character trait nor limited to a particular role. (250 words) Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications …

The Pandemic has provided India an exclusive space to mainstream Science and technology in its domestic and foreign policies. Do you agree? Comment.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 5. The Pandemic has provided India an exclusive space to mainstream Science and technology in its domestic and foreign policies. Do you agree? Comment. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The article explains that the pandemic gives India …

Critically examine whether the non-enforceability of DPSPs make them passive to Fundamental Rights?

Topic: DPSP 2. Critically examine whether the non-enforceability of DPSPs make them passive to Fundamental Rights? (250 words) Reference: Indian polity by Lakshmikant Why the question: The question is part of static syllabus of GS paper II part Indian polity – under the heading “DPSP lays the foundation of welfare polity”. Key Demand of the …

Why did the Salt Law become a focus of protest? Discuss the significance of Dandi march in the Indian national movement for independence.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. Why did the Salt Law become a focus of protest? Discuss the significance of Dandi march in the Indian national movement for independence. (250 words) Reference: Hindustan Times Why the question: Spread over a 15-acre land and …