Insights into Editorial: What is missing in the draft national electricity policy

    Context: The government has finally decided to take the plunge and revise the National Electricity Policy (NEP) by invoking Section 3 of the Electricity Act, 2003. The Act mandates that the central government shall prepare the NEP in consultation with the state governments and the Central Electricity Authority. Draft National Electricity Policy 2021 …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 10 May 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 – 2   Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of …

We are at a time in our society when the grey area between right and wrong is snowballing and individual decisions have never been this subjective. Elucidate.

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. We are at a time in …

Differentiate between moral emotions and basic emotions with suitable examples.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 6. Differentiate between moral emotions and basic emotions with suitable examples. (250 words) Reference:  Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications Why the question: The question is based on the distinction between moral emotions …

Do you think the current judicial intervention during the pandemic by the apex court has encroached the executive’s domain in the country? Analyse.

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. 5. Do you think the current judicial intervention during the pandemic by the apex court has encroached the executive’s domain in the country? Analyse. (250 ) Reference:  The …

How direly the second Covid-19 surge, and a looming third wave, in the country will imperil livelihood and income security of workers in the country? Discuss about the social security schemes that should be given priority by the government to sustain the livelihood of labour.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 4. How direly the second Covid-19 surge, and a looming third wave, in the country will imperil livelihood and income …

To what extent are Indian laws satisfactory in dealing and addressing medical disasters in the country? Explain. 

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. To what extent are Indian laws satisfactory in dealing and addressing medical disasters in the country? Explain.  (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The opinion is about the Medical disasters and the role …

“Excess protocols can upset the functioning of Non-Government Organizations across the country”. Critically examine the statement in the context of Foreign Contribution Regulation (Amendment) Act 2020.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. “Excess protocols can upset the functioning of Non-Government Organizations across the country”. Critically examine the statement in the context of Foreign Contribution Regulation (Amendment) Act 2020. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The …

Explain the recent Supreme Court verdict on the 102nd Constitutional Amendment with respect to recognizing ‘Socially and Educationally Backward’ Classes (SEBC). Will it deprive State governments of their power to identify SEBCs?

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. 1. Explain the recent Supreme Court verdict on the 102nd Constitutional Amendment with respect to recognizing ‘Socially and Educationally Backward’ Classes (SEBC). Will it deprive State governments of …