First woman Speaker of Gujarat Assembly:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: Veteran legislator Nimaben Acharya was unanimously elected the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Assembly recently.   How are speakers and deputy speakers elected? Article 93 for Lok Sabha and Article 178 for state Assemblies state …

Swachh Survekshan 2021:

GS Paper 1 Topics Covered: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Context: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched the seventh consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan (SS), the world’s largest urban cleanliness survey conducted by Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U).   What’s new in …

Insights into Editorial: Back in the game: Quad and India-U.S. ties

    Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit to the United States since President Joe Biden came to office has set an ambitious bilateral agenda and together with the leaders of Australia and Japan also moved the ball forward with the first real-life summit of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quad. The Quadrilateral Security …

[MISSION 2022] Insights SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 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 …

Attitude, when shaped in the right way, can influence behaviour to achieve a favourable outcome. Explain.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion 7. Attitude, when shaped in the right way, can influence behaviour to achieve a favourable outcome. Explain. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications. Why the question: The …

Cyclones will further amplify with impact of Climate change and significantly increase the vulnerability of the coastal population. Developing appropriate coping strategies and risk reduction plans, along with greater public awareness, is a must disaster management in India. Analyse.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management 6. Cyclones will further amplify with impact of Climate change and significantly increase the vulnerability of the coastal population. Developing appropriate coping strategies and risk reduction plans, along with greater public awareness, is a must disaster management in India. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the …

Deep tech ecosystem in India is growing by leaps and bounds. A proper policy support and seamless investment can help leverage Indian Deep tech ecosystem in developing sustainable solutions for the country. Comment.

Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, Nano-technology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 5. Deep tech ecosystem in India is growing by leaps and bounds. A proper policy support and seamless investment can help leverage Indian Deep tech ecosystem in developing sustainable solutions for the country. Comment. (250 words) …

Minimum Support Price (MSP) as the sole source of growth in Farmers’ Income is not all sufficient. A strategy focused on diversification and technology-based value chains in agriculture is needed to double farmers income. Discuss.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. 4. Minimum Support Price (MSP) as the sole source of growth in Farmers’ Income is not all sufficient. A strategy focused on diversification …

POSHAN Abhiyaan 2.0 has created an enabling atmosphere to tackle hunger and malnutrition. However, its needs to account for the new realities in the covid times to make India malnutrition free. Examine.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 3. POSHAN Abhiyaan 2.0 has created an enabling atmosphere to tackle hunger and malnutrition. However, its needs to account for the new realities in the covid times to make India malnutrition free. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Covid-19 has disrupted almost …

In what manner did the outbreak of World War 2 affect India’s struggle for Independence? Discuss.

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. In what manner did the outbreak of World War 2 affect India’s struggle for Independence? Discuss. (250 …

“The Nuremberg trial sentenced only eleven leading Nazis to death. Many others were imprisoned for life. The Allies did not want to be as harsh on defeated Germany as they had been after the first world war.” Examine.

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. “The Nuremberg trial sentenced only eleven leading Nazis to death. Many others were imprisoned for life. The …

[Mission 2022] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 25 September 2021

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[Mission 2022] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 24 September 2021

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[Mission 2022] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 22 September 2021

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information. General Studies – …