Insights into Editorial: The long battle against the Maoists

  Context: Recently, an encounter between security forces and the Maoists in Sukma, a Maoist stronghold in Chhattisgarh, 22 jawans were killed. One CoBRA jawan, who was held hostage by the Maoists, has since been released. This followed a message from the Maoists to a Bijapur-based journalist that mercy would be shown to Mr. Minhas …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 22 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: Social empowerment 1. While it is important to celebrate the achievements related to …

Absence of alignment to take and own responsibility as moral development is the leading cause of pitiable work ethics in government’s offices. Do you agree with the statement? Explain.

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. 7. Absence of alignment to take and own responsibility as moral development is the leading cause of pitiable work ethics in government’s offices. Do you agree with the statement? Explain. (250 …

Analyse the challenges in commercialization of green hydrogen as energy fuel in India.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Analyse the challenges in commercialization of green hydrogen as energy fuel in India. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: India will soon join 15 other countries in the hydrogen club as it prepares to launch the National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHEM).  Thus the …

Maoism is a social, economic and developmental issue manifesting as a violent internal security threat, In this context, discuss the issues and suggest some measures to end the Maoists extremism in India.

Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. 4. Maoism is a social, economic and developmental issue manifesting as a violent internal security threat, In this context, discuss the issues and suggest some measures to end the Maoists extremism in India. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article explains the security threat …

A sector led, action based approach could provide the framework to drive low carbon transformation in our country. Comment.

Topic: GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 3. A sector led, action based approach could provide the framework to drive low carbon transformation in our country. Comment. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why …

Do you think its time to take a re-look at the post of governor or at least codify their powers to ensure that tyranny of the unelected does not triumph over popular governments. Analyse with examples.

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. 2. Do you think its time to take a re-look at the post of governor or at least codify their powers to ensure that tyranny …

While it is important to celebrate the achievements related to the changes in the status of women in our society, it is even more pertinent to reflect on how far behind we are from our own goal of an equal society. Comment.

Topic: Social empowerment 1. While it is important to celebrate the achievements related to the changes in the status of women in our society, it is even more pertinent to reflect on how far behind we are from our own goal of an equal society. Comment. (250 words) Reference:  Deccan Herald Why the question: The …