Insights into Editorial: For Lok Adalats, speed overrides quality

  Introduction: The Indian judicial system is often lambasted, perhaps justifiably, for its endemic delays and excessive backlogs. As per the National Judicial Data Grid, 16.9% of all cases in district and taluka courts are three to five years old; for High Courts, 20.4% of all cases are five to 10 years old, and over …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 April 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: poverty and developmental issues 1. Present an analysis on catastrophic impacts of pandemic …

“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world- this is the myth of the atomic age- as in being able to remake ourselves” – Mahatma Gandhi. Comment from ethical perspectives.

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7. “As human beings, our greatness lies …

There is huge ethical responsibility on the public administrators as they occupy positions of authority, handle enormous amounts of public funds, and their decisions have wide-ranging impact on the society. What steps have you taken to improve your ethical competence to handle such responsibility? Discuss.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 6. There is …

Analyse the features of IBC Amendment ordinance 2021 in providing relief to MSME sector in India.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Analyse the features of IBC Amendment ordinance 2021 in providing relief to MSME sector in India. (250 words) Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The article presents a detailed analysis of IBC and the relief that it provides to …

What are Green Bonds? In what way can they prove to be a gateway for Environment-friendly Investment in the country? Discuss the merits and demerits.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 4. What are Green Bonds? In what way can they prove to be a gateway for Environment-friendly Investment in the country? Discuss the merits and demerits. (250 words) Reference:  Financial Express Why the question: The article explains that the Centre, states must tap into green bonds. Key …

The refugee crisis post Junta crackdown in Myanmar brought the debate back on the flaws of refugee protection policies and framework in India. Comment.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. The refugee crisis post Junta crackdown in Myanmar brought the debate back on the flaws of refugee protection policies and framework in India. Comment. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains …

Socio-economic status and educational background of women play an important role in determining life expectancy. Analyse.

Topic: GS-1: Social empowerment GS-2: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 2. Socio-economic status and educational background of women play an important role in determining life expectancy. Analyse. (250 words) Reference:  Down to Earth. Why the question: According to the estimates from the Sample Registration System …

Present an analysis on catastrophic impacts of pandemic and the way ahead for India. Also, explain can India build a vaccine for Poverty?

Topic: poverty and developmental issues 1. Present an analysis on catastrophic impacts of pandemic and the way ahead for India. Also, explain can India build a vaccine for Poverty? (250 words) Reference:  Times of India. Why the question: The rapid spread of the pandemic in the country had led to the loss of livelihood and …