INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 25 February 2021

  विषयसूची  सामान्य अध्ययन–II 1. राष्ट्रीय अनुसूचित जाति आयोग (NCSC) 2. उत्तर प्रदेश विधानसभा में धर्मांतरण संबंधी विधेयक पारित 3. चीनी तटरक्षक जहाजों के पूर्वी चीन सागर स्थित द्वीपों में प्रवेश करने पर जापान का विरोध 4. फ्रांस द्वारा चीन के ‘उइघुर दमन’ की आलोचना 5. संयुक्तराष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद निर्वाचन   सामान्य अध्ययन–III 1. मुद्रीकरण …

QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 February 2021

  The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2021. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please …

Insights into Editorial: Being petroleum-independent

  Introduction: Speaking on the increase in petrol and diesel prices, Prime Minister recently said the middle class would not have been burdened if the previous governments had focused on reducing India’s energy import dependence. He also emphasised the need for clean sources of energy. Expanding and diversifying energy supply is good, but if India …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 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: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their …

You, a reporter currently working as an intern, accompanied a small group of reporters to a political event organized by the ruling party’s state unit. The party was followed by dinner where you were also asked to join. Here, you noticed that alcohol was being served to some members of the ruling party. Consumption of alcohol had been declared illegal in the state a few months ago and the ban is being enforced strictly across the state. The other reporters in your group ignored the issue and asked you to ignore it as well. However, it was clear to you that the law was not being followed.

Topic: Case Study 7. You, a reporter currently working as an intern, accompanied a small group of reporters to a political event organized by the ruling party’s state unit. The party was followed by dinner where you were also asked to join. Here, you noticed that alcohol was being served to some members of the …

What is Money Laundering? How does it work? Discuss its impact and explain the Legal Framework in India to deal with it.

Topic : Money Laundering 6. What is Money Laundering? How does it work? Discuss its impact and explain the Legal Framework in India to deal with it.  (250 words) Reference:  Hindustan Times Why the question: Jailed diamond merchant Nirav Modi can be extradited to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering, a UK …

The human rights agenda in the world is facing a major challenge from terrorism, in this context discuss the challenges posed by Terrorism  and suggest steps to be taken by the world countries to combat the menace.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 5. The human rights agenda in the world is facing a major challenge from terrorism, in this context discuss the challenges posed by Terrorism  and suggest steps to be taken by the world countries to combat the menace. (250 …

UTs having legislatures with ultimate control vested in the central administrator reflect the Structural Fragility of Union Territories in India. Critically examine.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. 4. UTs having legislatures with ultimate control vested in the central administrator reflect the Structural Fragility of Union Territories in India. Critically examine. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu …

Although in India, Governor of the state is Constitutional head like President he may have more rights, do you agree? Explain.

Topic: Indian polity – Governor 3. Although in India, Governor of the state is Constitutional head like President he may have more rights, do you agree? Explain. (250 words) Reference:  Indian polity by Lakshmikant Why the question: The question is amidst the recent controversies around the government formation in the UT of Puducherry and the …

Discuss the challenges to urbanization in India. Also, suggest methods for improving the efficiency of urban agglomerations in India.

Topic: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. Discuss the challenges to urbanization in India. Also, suggest methods for improving the efficiency of urban agglomerations in India. (250 words) Reference:  “No more urban legend” – The economic times Why the question: 15th Finance Commission has provided some …