Insights into Editorial: Ending the war in Yemen

  Context: Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they struck a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jiddah, the latest in a series of cross-border attacks the group has claimed against the kingdom amid the grinding war in Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s state-owned media did not immediately acknowledge any incident in Jiddah. Houthi rebels military tweeted …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 8 March 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: women empowerment 1. What constitutes unpaid work? Is it a woman’s responsibility or …

Examine the reasons behind morality having little effect in regulating the attitude of nations towards one another?

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 7. Examine the reasons behind morality having little effect in regulating the attitude of nations towards one another? (250 words) Reference:  Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications Why the question: The question is …

How has climate change emerged as an intergovernmental political issue? What are the major International agreements related to climate change? Discuss.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. How has climate change emerged as an intergovernmental political issue? What are the major International agreements related to climate change? Discuss. (250 words) Reference: files.givewell.org Why the question: The question is based on the theme of climate change. Key Demand of the question: Explain in …

“No Panchayati Raj is better than bad Panchayati raj”. Discuss in the context of democratic decentralisation in India while weighing its successes and failures.

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. 3. “No Panchayati Raj is better than bad Panchayati raj”. Discuss in the context of democratic decentralisation in India while weighing its successes and failures. …

Analyse the possible role that e-governance can play in upbringing the local self-governments in the country.

Topic: The Panchayats, The Municipalities. The Cooperative Societies 2. Analyse the possible role that e-governance can play in upbringing the local self-governments in the country. (250 words) Reference:  researchgate.net Why the question: The question is from the static portions of GS paper II, part Indian polity. Key Demand of the question: The Panchayati Raj Institutions …

What constitutes unpaid work? Is it a woman’s responsibility or an economic activity? Analyse and explain how it is distributed in our present society.

Topic: women empowerment 1. What constitutes unpaid work? Is it a woman’s responsibility or an economic activity? Analyse and explain how it is distributed in our present society. (250 words) Reference:  theguardian.com Why the question: On the event of women’s day celebrations across the world today, the question aims to analyse the nature of unpaid …

[ WEBINAR ] : Current Affairs for Civil Services – What is expected of you? | By Mr. Rajiv Mehrshi, former CAG of India

  Dear all, This is a reminder for the Webinar on Current Affairs for Civil Services – What is expected of you? , By Mr. Rajiv Mehrshi, former CAG of India. The session is packed with everything that you need to know about Current Affairs and its preparation for the Civil Services Examination. Webinar Date: …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 06 March 2021

  विषयसूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. अल साल्वाडोर: मलेरिया मुक्त घोषित होने वाला पहला मध्य अमेरिकी देश 2. भारत द्वारा श्रीलंका के साथ रक्षा-संबंधों की पुनःपुष्टि   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. ‘ओपेक प्लस’ के निर्णय का अर्थव्यवस्था-बहाली पर प्रभाव 2. जीएमओ फसलों पर FSSAI के दिशानिर्देश 3. वनाग्नि पर ‘भारतीय वन सर्वेक्षण’ की रिपोर्ट   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR- 2021] मिनी सिक्योर रिवीजन टेस्ट: 6 मार्च 2021

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 2   1. आकांक्षी जिला कार्यक्रम ने जमीनी स्तर पर विकास सुनिश्चित करने के लिए राज्य सरकारों के समक्ष एक उदाहरण निर्धारित किया है। टिप्पणी कीजिए। (250 शब्द)  सन्दर्भ: Financial Express   6. …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 6 March 2021

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 …

OPEC+ move to hit recovery

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. OPEC+ move to hit recovery: Context: OPEC+ has agreed not to increase supply in April as they await a more substantial recovery in demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Crude prices rose after the announcement and are up 33% this year. Concerns for India: India is …