Insights into Editorial: Wounded mountains: on Himachal landslide tragedy

  Context: The tragic death of nine tourists in a landslip in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh is another pointer to the fragility of the ecology of the Himalayan States. Extraordinarily heavy rain pummelled the State recently, leaving the hill slopes unstable and causing floods in built-up areas including Dharamshala. The descending boulders from destabilised …

[Insights Secure – 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 July 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: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising …

Marketing has become a crucial link in the success of a business. With suitable examples, discuss the ethical issues involved in marketing of a product or service. How can these issues be resolved?

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. 7. Marketing has become a crucial link in the success of a business. With suitable examples, discuss the ethical issues involved in marketing of a product or service. How can these issues …

Income inequality, resource mismanagement and health hazards are some of the negative consequences of globalization. In this context, what are some of the ethical dilemmas that civil servants face today? How has the approach to handling these undergone a change? 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. 6. Income inequality, …

The recent tourist tragedy in Himachal Pradesh points to the importance of preserving ecology. Explain with suitable suggestions.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Disaster and disaster management. 5. The recent tourist tragedy in Himachal Pradesh points to the importance of preserving ecology. Explain with suitable suggestions. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The tragic death of nine tourists in a landslip in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh …

Explain the key features of Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2020 and also analyse its significance.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Explain the key features of Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2020 and also analyse its significance. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article examines the Pre-packaged Insolvency Resolution Process (PIRP), how it differs from the Corporate …

The floods in Europe are a wake­up call for us to adopt the Dutch mantra, ‘live with water, and build with nature’. Elucidate.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 3. The floods in Europe are a wake­up call for us to adopt the Dutch mantra, ‘live with water, and build with nature’. Elucidate. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: A month’s rain poured in just 24 hours in the worst-affected areas of Germany and Belgium. This caused …

India’s failure to invest in public health facilities has resulted in a disproportionately large role for private services in this industry. Critically analyse.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 2. India’s failure to invest in public health facilities has resulted in a disproportionately large role for private services in this industry. Critically analyse. (250 words) Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The article explains in what way Healthcare …

The UP draft Population Bill seeks to codify and institutionalize an ableist mindset. In this context discuss the issues associated with the Bill.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 1. The UP draft Population Bill seeks to codify and institutionalize an ableist mindset. In this context discuss the issues associated with the Bill. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article highlights that …