Insights into Editorial: Reopen the files, reconsider privatisation

  Introduction: Privatisation of the public sector, including banks, has been part of the wish list of economic reformers since 1991. This was at the core of the ‘Washington Consensus’. The private sector is inherently more efficient. At independence, India adopted a mixed economy model. In this context, the Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) were established …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 June 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. In order to encourage gender equality-related transformation in society, …

What is meant by the term “conscience”? Is conscience a reliable ethical compass for our life, especially for a civil servant? 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. What is meant by the term “conscience”? Is conscience a reliable ethical compass for our life, especially for a civil servant? Explain.(250 words) Reference:  Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon …

Critically analyse India’s policy of aggressive privatisation of public enterprises.

Topic: Effects of Liberalization on the Economy, Changes in Industrial Policy and their Effects on Industrial Growth 6. Critically analyse India’s policy of aggressive privatisation of public enterprises. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains how Privatisation has the potential to alter the functioning of the Indian economy. Key Demand of …

Forest restoration is one of the key elements of climate mitigation strategies. In this context, examine the measures taken in restoring degraded forest landscape in India.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Forest restoration is one of the key elements of climate mitigation strategies. In this context, examine the measures taken in restoring degraded forest landscape in India. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article explains in what way forest restoration is the key …

Deliberate upon the need for review of Kedarnath Judgment which upheld constitutional validity of Sedition in India.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4. Deliberate upon the need for review of Kedarnath Judgment which upheld constitutional validity of Sedition in India. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains that there is an urgent need to review the Kedarnath judgment on sedition law. …

India needs to look for each and every way to control the pandemic, among that the lessons from chronic diseases like HIV AIDS, Tuberculosis might provide some valuable suggestions. Comment.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3. India needs to look for each and every way to control the pandemic, among that the lessons from chronic diseases like HIV AIDS, Tuberculosis might provide some valuable suggestions. Comment.(250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The …

What problems were appropriate to the decolonization process of Malay Peninsula? Explain. (250 words)

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 2. What problems were appropriate to the decolonization process of Malay Peninsula? Explain. (250 words) Reference:  Mastering world …

In order to encourage gender equality-related transformation in society, it is necessary to intervene at the school level. Do you agree? Comment. (250 words)

Topic: Social empowerment 1. In order to encourage gender equality-related transformation in society, it is necessary to intervene at the school level. Do you agree? Comment. (250 words) Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The article explains in what way Dowry is one of the biggest hurdles to women’s empowerment in our country. Key Demand …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 29 June 2021

  विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. महान्यायवादी 2. कोविड महामारी की दूसरी लहर के बाद सरकार द्वारा ₹6.28 लाख करोड़ की प्रोत्साहन राशि की घोषणा 3. नशीली दवाओं के दुरुपयोग और अवैध तस्करी के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस 2021   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. सांख्यिकी दिवस 2. साइबर कैपेबिलिटी एंड नेशनल पावर रिपोर्ट: आईआईएसएस 3. अमेरिका का ‘डिजिटल …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 29 जून 2021

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I   विषय: औपनिवेशीकरण एवं विऔपनिवेशीकरण। 1. उपनिवेशवाद की प्रमुख विशेषताओं की व्याख्या कीजिए। यह साम्राज्यवाद से कैसे भिन्न था? (250 शब्द) सन्दर्भ: विश्व इतिहास: नॉर्मन लोव।  निर्देशक शब्द:  व्याख्या कीजिए- प्रश्न में पूछी …

DAY – 27 ( INSTA REVISION TEST – 27)INSTA REVISION PLAN 2.0, 2021

    Post your INSTA Revision Test score as well as your answers for the below Mains Questions in the Comments section for review. Static question: 1. What is the significance of Indo-US defence deals over Indo-Russian defence deals? Discuss with reference to stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (250 words)   2. ‘Quadrilateral Security Dialogue …

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INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 29 June 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 …