Kushinagar, a Buddhist pilgrimage town:

GS Paper 1 Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the Kushinagar international airport. The airport in eastern UP, the third international airport in the election-bound state, will mainly service the Buddhist tourism circuit. …

Insights into Editorial: Improving livestock breeding

    Introduction: Livestock breeding in India has been largely unorganised because of which there have been gaps in forward and backward integration across the value chain. Such a scenario impacts the quality of livestock that is produced and in turn negatively impacts the return on investment for livestock farmers. Approximately 200 million Indians are …

[MISSION 2022] Insights SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 October 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: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Why is the theory …

India should take the approach of treating drug addiction as moral and a medical hazard rather than a criminal challenge. Analyse.

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; 7. India should take the approach of treating drug addiction as moral and a medical hazard rather than a criminal challenge. Analyse. (150 words) …

India has made considerable progress in its efforts towards decoupling economic growth from greenhouse gas emissions. Do you think India should commit to net zero emissions by 2050? Critically examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. India has made considerable progress in its efforts towards decoupling economic growth from greenhouse gas emissions. Do you think India should commit to net zero emissions by 2050? Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: The coal crisis has …

The crisis of unemployment and jobless growth is a cause of concern which must be resolved at the earliest. Examine as to how can India avoid jobless growth in the post pandemic recovery phase?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. The crisis of unemployment and jobless growth is a cause of concern which must be resolved at the earliest. Examine as to how can India avoid jobless growth in the post pandemic recovery phase? (250 words) Difficulty level: Difficult …

Our constitution has ideals and values inspired by great personalities and their philosophies which has enriched our democracy. Elaborate.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4. Our constitution has ideals and values inspired by great personalities and their philosophies which has enriched our democracy. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: The Hindu Why the question: Lord Buddha is the inspiration for India’s Constitution even today, Prime Minister …

For the Indian LGBTQIA+ community, a truly inclusive society remains a distant dream. Comment.

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 3. For the Indian LGBTQIA+ community, a truly inclusive society remains a distant dream. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: A recent advisory from the National Medical Commission (NMC) emphasising the need to avoid derogatory references to the LGBTQIA+ community …

Explain the concept of sea floor spreading. What are the geographic features associated with sea floor spreading?

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Explain the concept of sea floor spreading. What are the geographic features associated with sea floor spreading? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part …

Why is the theory of plate tectonics considered to be more complete than the continental drift theory? Examine.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Why is the theory of plate tectonics considered to be more complete than the continental drift theory? Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as …