Insights into Editorial: Tackling the Maoists: On Left Wing Extremism

    Context: In a meeting with State leaders and representatives, Home Minister noted that the geographical influence of the Maoists has reduced from 96 districts in 10 States in 2010 to 41 now. The contraction is not surprising. Armed struggle has found few takers beyond select pockets untouched by development or linkages with the …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 September 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: History of the world will include events from 18th century such …

The lack of transparency remains a major impediment in utilisation of public funds, which in turns affects our developmental goals. Justify.

Topic: Utilization of public funds; 7. The lack of transparency remains a major impediment in utilisation of public funds, which in turns affects our developmental goals. Justify. (150 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications. Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

In this era of global politics when Chinese belligerence is heightening, India and the world must recognise how the BRI is aiming to reshape the global order in fundamental ways and address it. Analyse.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 6. In this era of global politics when Chinese belligerence is heightening, India and the world must recognise how the BRI is aiming to reshape the global order in fundamental ways and address it. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

In the current unemployment scenario, a long-term strategy to impart vocational skills will facilitate increase in income of labour as well as generating formal employment. Elaborate.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. In the current unemployment scenario, a long-term strategy to impart vocational skills will facilitate increase in income of labour as well as generating formal employment. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The recent …

The Mid-day meal scheme has received considerable appreciation and is the world’s biggest scheme of its kind. Critically evaluate its performance.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 4. The Mid-day meal scheme has received considerable appreciation and is the world’s biggest scheme of its kind. Critically evaluate its performance. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy. Reference: Hindustan Times , Insights on India Why the …

Judiciary, as the guardian of Rule of Law, is entrusted with the extraordinary power to punish misconduct aimed at undermining its authority or bringing the institution into disrepute, whether outside or inside the courts. Comment.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government 3. Judiciary, as the guardian of Rule of Law, is entrusted with the extraordinary power to punish misconduct aimed at undermining its authority or bringing the institution into disrepute, whether outside or inside the courts. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty …

After the Chinese Revolution of 1949, Mao Zedong tried to keep China developing along Marxist-Leninist lines in any way possible. Elucidate.

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. After the Chinese Revolution of 1949, Mao Zedong tried to keep China developing along Marxist-Leninist lines in …

Analyse the role played by the Chinese Communist Party from its birth in 1921, to 1949 when the party emerged victorious in the Chinese Revolution.

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. 1. Analyse the role played by the Chinese Communist Party from its birth in 1921, to 1949 when …