Explain the impact of the French Revolution on the Spanish colonies in America.

Topic: French Revolution 1. Explain the impact of the French Revolution on the Spanish colonies in America. (250 words) Reference:  Mastering Modern World History by Norman Lowe Why the question: The question is from the static portions of GS paper I , part world history. Key Demand of the question: Elaborate upon the impact of …

DAY – 16 ( INSTA REVISION TEST – 16)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. The British while promoting modern education, strengthened their foundations of authority in India. Critically Analyse. (250 words)   2. Examine the role of Indian Capitalists in the Indian Freedom …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 14 जून 2021

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I   विषय: अमेरिकी स्वतंत्रता संग्राम एवं गृहयुद्ध। 1. “अमेरिकी स्वतंत्रता संग्राम” ने ग्रेट ब्रिटेन को एक साम्राज्य निर्माण से वंचित किया, लेकिन इसने दूसरे साम्राज्य की नींव को मजबूत किया। भारत के उपनिवेशीकरण …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 14 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 …

Rare earth metals at the heart of China-US rivalry

Topic covered: Science and technology Rare earth metals at the heart of China-US rivalry Context: Recent measures of America and other countries to reduce import dependency on China for rare earth minerals Background What are rare earth minerals? The rare earths minerals (REM) are a set of seventeen metallic elements. These include the fifteen lanthanides …

A year after Galwan clash

Topic covered: Security Challenges and their Management in Border Areas A year after Galwan clash Context: One year anniversary since the Galwan clash between Chinese and Indian armed forces Background: India and China share a border that is more than 3,440km (2,100 miles) long and have overlapping territorial claims. In 2020, Indian and Chinese armies were …

G7 meet

Topic covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests G7 meet. Context: The leaders of seven nations — the U.S., Germany, the U.K., France, Canada, Japan and Italy — met in Cornwall in south-west England, marking the 47th edition of the “Group of seven” summit. India is a “natural ally” …

Union Home Ministry order invites citizenship

Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Union Home Ministry order invites citizenship Context: Union Home Ministry order inviting citizenship applications faces Supreme Court challenge. A recent petition filed in the Supreme Court said the government order “utterly discriminates and deprives a class …

[ ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ] ದಿನಾಂಕ – 12ನೇ ಜೂನ್ 2021

    ಪರಿವಿಡಿ:  ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ‘ಒಂದು ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ ಒಂದು ಪಡಿತರ ಚೀಟಿ’ ಯೋಜನೆ. 2. ಜಾಧವ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಮೇಲ್ಮನವಿ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಲು ಅವಕಾಶ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಡಲು ಮಸೂದೆ ಪಾಸು ಮಾಡಿದ ಪಾಕಿಸ್ತಾನ. 3. ವಾಹನ ಗುಜರಿ ನೀತಿ.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಶುಕ್ರ ಗ್ರಹದ ಅಧ್ಯಯನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಯುರೋಪಿಯನ್ ಬಾಹ್ಯಾಕಾಶ ಏಜೆನ್ಸಿಯ ಎನ್ವಿಜನ್ ಮಿಷನ್. 2. ‘ಪಾರಂಪರಿಕ ಮರಗಳ’ ರಕ್ಷಣೆಗಾಗಿ ಮಹಾರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ಪ್ರಸ್ತಾವಿತ ತಿದ್ದುಪಡಿ. 3. ಅಭೂತಪೂರ್ವ ಫಲಿತಾಂಶಗಳನ್ನು ನೀಡುತ್ತಿರುವ …

Insights into Editorial: European Space Agency’s EnVision mission to Venus

    Context: Following NASA’s footsteps, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced that it has selected EnVision as its next orbiter that will visit Venus sometime in the 2030s. Last week, NASA selected two missions to the planet Venus, Earth’s nearest neighbour. The missions called DAVINCI+ and VERITAS have been selected based on their potential …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 14 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: American War of Independence and Civil war 1.  “The American War of …