The Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill 2021:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   The Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill 2021: Context: The Bill was recently passed by Rajya Sabha. The Bill amends the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Act, 2008.   Basic objectives, key Provisions and …

What is MPLAD Scheme?

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.   MPLAD Scheme Context: The Union government has said that it is not considering any proposal to restore Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds for FY21 and FY22.   …

Suspension of MPs for disorderly conduct:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Click here Context: Six Trinamool Congress MPs were ordered to leave the Rajya Sabha for rest of the day by the Rajya Sabha Chairman over “grossly disorderly” conduct, after they entered the well of the house …

What is recusal or judicial disqualification of Judges?

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Click here Context: Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana has recused himself from hearing a petition filed by Andhra Pradesh accusing Telangana of depriving its people of their legitimate share of water for drinking and irrigation.   …

Insights into Editorial: e-RUPI: Voucher system ahead of digital currency

    Context: Taking the first step towards having a digital currency in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an electronic voucher based digital payment system “e-RUPI”. The platform, which has been developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the National …

[Insights Secure – 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 5 August 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: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and …

Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming economy and society and will almost certainly continue to do so in the coming decades. This transformation will have deep ethical impact, with these powerful new technologies both improving and disrupting human lives. In this context, identify the ethical considerations, if any, of the following issues associated with the use of AI viz. Privacy,  AI induced unemployment, Potential for misuse.

Topic: Case Studies on issues. 7. Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming economy and society and will almost certainly continue to do so in the coming decades. This transformation will have deep ethical impact, with these powerful new technologies both improving and disrupting human lives. In this context, identify the ethical considerations, if any, of the …

A nascent movement to introduce more technology into the average Indian farm is gathering steam; in this context discuss how technology can enable smart farming in India.

Topic: e-technology in the aid of farmers. 6. A nascent movement to introduce more technology into the average Indian farm is gathering steam; in this context discuss how technology can enable smart farming in India. (250 words) Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The article explains that Millions of farmers in India, who often rely …

Explain the policy challenges faced by India with respect to crude oil import and utilisation.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 5. Explain the policy challenges faced by India with respect to crude oil import and utilisation. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article brings to us the concerns around the fossil fuel and the policy dilemma associated with it. Key Demand of the question: …

Examine the causes which lead to the death of democracy in a country.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4. Examine the causes which lead to the death of democracy in a country. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article examines the causes which lead to the death of democracy in a country. Key Demand of the question: Examine …

Should the Bihar government’s horizontal reservation for women be extended to other states as well? Present your arguments with suitable justifications.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. Should the Bihar government’s horizontal reservation for women be extended to other states as well? Present your arguments with suitable justifications. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains the recent horizontal …

Do you think Right to Protest should be recognized as the basic fundamental rights under Indian Constitution? Debate.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2. Do you think Right to Protest should be recognized as the basic fundamental rights under Indian Constitution? Debate. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: Recently, the Minister of Defence introduced the Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021, in the Lok Sabha …

Critically analyse the vulnerability of women in obtaining equitable access to food across the World.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. Critically analyse the vulnerability of women in obtaining equitable access to food across the World. (250 words) Reference:  Down to Earth Why the question: The article brings to us closer insights on the …