Insights into Editorial: Unwarranted arrest: On sedition charges

  Context: The arrest of an MP from Andhra Pradesh, on the grave charge of sedition, is yet another instance of the misuse of the provision relating to exciting “disaffection” against the government. The police in different States have been invoking sedition, an offence defined in Section 124A IPC, against critics of the establishment and …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 19 May 2021

  विषयसूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. भारतीय संविधान का अनुच्छेद 311 2. चुनावी बांड 3. ज्यादा कार्य-घंटो के कारण हृदय रोगों से होने वाली मौतों में वृद्धि: रिपोर्ट 4. इज़राइल-फिलीस्तीन संघर्ष 5. आर्कटिक क्षेत्र का सैन्यीकरण किए जाने का अमेरिका द्वारा विरोध   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. हिम तेंदुए पर ‘विश्व वन्यजीव कोष’ की रिपोर्ट   प्रारम्भिक …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 20 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 – 1   Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts …

What are the consequences of ‘politicization of bureaucracy’? 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. 7. What are …

Examine the impact of company culture on the employees with suitable examples.

Topic: corporate governance. Work culture 6. Examine the impact of company culture on the employees with suitable examples. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu  Why the question: The article explains how company culture affects employee engagement. Key Demand of the question: Discuss the importance of company culture thus the importance of work culture. Directive: Examine – …

What do you understand by Techno-nationalism?  Explain the factors that prevented India’s technological advancement in the past.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. What do you understand by Techno-nationalism?  Explain the factors that prevented India’s technological advancement in the past.  (250 words) Reference:  Business Standard. Why the question: Techno-nationalism is on the sharp rise where nation states are using their superiority in …

Accurate forecasts and resilience ­building are quintessential in handling severe cyclones. Elucidate.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 4. Accurate forecasts and resilience ­building are quintessential in handling severe cyclones. Elucidate. (250 words) Reference:  NDTV Why the question: Cyclone Tauktae which has made landfall on the western coast of India has caused loss of life and destruction of infrastructure in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Thus the …

What is the rationale for creation of State Legislative Councils? Discuss the criticisms leveled against State Legislative Councils?

Topic: Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 3. What is the rationale for creation of State Legislative Councils? Discuss the criticisms leveled against State Legislative Councils?  (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The West Bengal cabinet has decided to set up a …

“The universalization of social security remains an unsatisfied aspiration in the new code on social security”. Critically analyse.

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. 2.  “The universalization of social security remains an unsatisfied aspiration in the new code on social security”. Critically analyse. (250 …

What were the aims and objectives of the Indian National Congress at the time of its inception? Discuss how far was it successful to achieve the targets

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. What were the aims and objectives of the Indian National Congress at the time of its inception? Discuss how far was it successful to achieve the targets (250 words) Reference:  Modern Indian history by Spectrum Publications Why …