Issues surrounding Haryana’s new land law

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   land law Context: The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Haryana Amendment), Bill, 2021 was recently passed by Haryana Assembly. It seeks to expedite development projects …

Who was Hari Singh Nalwa, the Sikh warrior who won many battles against Afghans?

GS Paper 1 Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Context: Afghanistan, which has earned the name of graveyard of the empires, could not be controlled by anyone completely. But Hari Singh Nalwa, a legendary Sikh commander, tamed the turbulent forces at …

[Mission 2022] ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ದಿನಾಂಕ – 26ನೇ ಆಗಸ್ಟ್ 2021

  ಪರಿವಿಡಿ: ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ಎಲೆಕ್ಟ್ರಾನಿಕ್ ವೀಸಾ (ಇ-ವೀಸಾ) ಎಂದರೇನು? 2. ತನಿಖಾ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾನವ ಶಕ್ತಿಯ ಕೊರತೆ. 3. ‘ಹವಾನಾ ಸಿಂಡ್ರೋಮ್’ ಎಂದರೇನು?   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಸಕ್ಕರೆಗೆ ಕನಿಷ್ಠ ಮಾರಾಟ ಬೆಲೆಯನ್ನು ಹೇಗೆ ನಿರ್ಧರಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ? 2. ‘ಸುಜಲಂ’ ಅಭಿಯಾನ.   ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ವಿದ್ಯಮಾನಗಳು: 1. ಅರನ್ಮುಲಾ ದೋಣಿ ಸ್ಪರ್ಧೆ. 2. ‘ಇಂಟರ್ನೆಟ್ ಅದ್ಭುತ’ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ. 3. ಟೋಕನೈಸೇಶನ್ ಎಂದರೇನು?   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ …

Insights into Editorial: Tauktae, Yaas and planning for the next

  Introduction: The severe cyclones, Tauktae and Yaas, which battered India earlier this year, made landfalls on the country’s western coast, Gujarat, and the eastern coast, Odisha, on May 17 and May 26, 2021, respectively. Both storms caused massive damage to infrastructure, the agricultural sector, and houses. Moreover, 2.5 million people were evacuated to cyclone …

[MISSION 2022] Insights SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 August 2021

  Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: 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 …

You are the Excise Commissioner of state with a high rate of narcotic abuse and you under take a potentially sweeping drug investigation with inter-State and international ramifications. You appoint a well-equipped special squad for the same.

  Topic: Case Study. 4. You are the Excise Commissioner of state with a high rate of narcotic abuse and you under take a potentially sweeping drug investigation with inter-State and international ramifications. You appoint a well-equipped special squad for the same. The drug case has its provenance in intelligence generated jointly by the State …

Liberalisation of Drone Rules, 2021 marks a long overdue step towards ensuring growth in innovation & engineering and encouraging start-ups in a futuristic technology. Diligent implementation of safety, security and regulatory measures will be vital for its success. Discuss.

Topic: indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 6. Liberalisation of Drone Rules, 2021 marks a long overdue step towards ensuring growth in innovation & engineering and encouraging start-ups in a futuristic technology. Diligent implementation of safety, security and regulatory measures will be vital for its success. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: pib.gov.in …

National Mission on Edible Oils and Oil Palm (NMEO-OP) may achieve the much-desired self-reliance in palm oil but it has many underlying political, socio-economic and ecological concerns. Critically Analyse.

Topic: Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints. 5. National Mission on Edible Oils and Oil Palm (NMEO-OP) may achieve the much-desired self-reliance in palm oil but it has many underlying political, socio-economic …

Instruction in vernacular languages can boost inclusivity in higher education but it is not free from bottlenecks which needs addressing. Examine.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4. Instruction in vernacular languages can boost inclusivity in higher education but it is not free from bottlenecks which needs addressing. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: In this year’s Independence Day speech, …

The first-past-the-post (FPTP) system is neither truly democratic nor truly representative. Time has come to introspect and re-examine it. Critically comment.

Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 3. The first-past-the-post (FPTP) system is neither truly democratic nor truly representative. Time has come to introspect and re-examine it. Critically comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: India’s parliamentary democracy is going through a phase of intense confrontation between the …

Despite the fact that the Indian National Congress remained in the forefront, we cannot ignore the immense contributions made by the Indian revolutionaries. Analyse the reasons for the decline revolutionary nationalist movement.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 2. Despite the fact that the Indian National Congress remained in the forefront, we cannot ignore the immense contributions made by the Indian revolutionaries. Analyse the reasons for the decline revolutionary nationalist movement. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy …

Bhagat Singh and his comrades redefined the scope and meaning of Revolution. Revolution was no longer equated with mere militancy or violence. Elaborate.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. Bhagat Singh and his comrades redefined the scope and meaning of Revolution. Revolution was no longer equated with mere militancy or violence. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Chapter-20: India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra …