Gender bias and inclusion in advertising in India

Topics Covered: Women related issues. Gender bias and inclusion in advertising in India: Context: “Gender bias and inclusion in advertising in India” is a study released recently by UNICEF and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The research measures over 1,000 television and YouTube advertisements aired across India in 2019. The ads analysed were …

Insights into Editorial: The ordinance route is bad, repromulgation worse

  Context: The central government has repromulgated the ordinance that establishes a commission for air quality management in the National Capital Region, or the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, 2020. This raises questions about the practice of issuing ordinances to make law, and that of re-issuing ordinances …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture …

“Gandhi spoke of protecting truth at the cost of living and made its sacrifice the very essence of non-violence”. In the light of this statement explain the importance of Gandhian values in the Post-truth world.

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. “Gandhi spoke of protecting truth at …

What is meant by central bank backed digital currency? Discuss  its potential applications in the economy?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 6. What is meant by central bank backed digital currency? Discuss  its potential applications in the economy? (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The government, which plans a law to ban private digital currencies, favours a digital currency …

India should explore ways that enable everyone to grow rather than continuing with the mean povertarian existence of the past and punish those who are creating wealth, Analyse.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 5. India should explore ways that enable everyone to grow rather than continuing with the mean povertarian existence of the past and punish those who are creating wealth, Analyse. (250 words) Reference:  tribuneindia.com Why the question: The article explains the perspective that to achieve growth, India must revive …

How has COVID-19 impacted digital learning in India? What measures have been taken by government in this regard? Explain.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4. How has COVID-19 impacted digital learning in India? What measures have been taken by government in this regard? Explain. (250 words) Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The article explains an overview of the pandemic impact on school …

Explain the significance of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). And explain the factors that necessitate deepened India- NATO dialogue.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 3. Explain the significance of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). And explain the factors that necessitate deepened India- NATO dialogue. (250 words) Reference:  Times of India Why the question: The article explains that deepened India-North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ties are …

Analyse the role of changing global order in shaping India’s aspirations to be the leader of the Digital Data Revolution.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 2.  Analyse the role of changing global order in shaping India’s aspirations to be the leader of the Digital Data Revolution. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains in what way India has a key …

The emergence and core philosophy of Buddhism and Jainism have a striking resemblance as well as certain differences. Contrast and compare the two religious philosophies.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. The emergence and core philosophy of Buddhism and Jainism have a striking resemblance as well as certain differences. Contrast and compare the two religious philosophies. (250 words) Reference:  Indian art and culture by Nitin Singhania …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 22 April 2021

  विषयसूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. अमेरिकी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय धार्मिक स्वतंत्रता आयोग (USCIRF) की रिपोर्ट 2. संविधान का अनुच्छेद 311 (2) (C) 3. उच्च न्यायालयों में ‘तदर्थ न्यायाधीशों’ की नियुक्ति का मार्ग प्रशस्त 4. विश्व प्रेस स्वतंत्रता सूचकांक   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. बैंकिंग सुधारों के जनक: भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक के पूर्व गवर्नर एम नरसिंहम का निधन 2. …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 22 April 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 …

Punjab okays reward policy for drug cases

Topics Covered: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism. Punjab okays reward policy for drug cases: Context: The Punjab government has approved a reward policy to encourage information and inputs leading to recovery of drugs under the Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Highlights: The policy will …