Paika Rebellion:

GS Paper 1:   Topics covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Context: Union Culture Minister recently made the following recommendation regarding the Paika Rebellion: “The 1817 Paika rebellion of Odisha could not be called the first war of Independence, but considering …

Insights into Editorial: Boosting green hydrogen

      Context: Prime Minister Modi recently announced that India would aim for net-zero carbon emissions by 2070. The announcement was given credence by the country’s solar achievements since 2015. India is the only major economy whose policies and actions are on track to limit global average temperature rise below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 3 December 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: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies …

Emotional intelligence can lead us on the path to a fulfilled and happy life by providing a framework through which to apply standards of intelligence to emotional responses. Elucidate.

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 7. Emotional intelligence can lead us on the path to a fulfilled and happy life by providing a framework through which to apply standards of intelligence to emotional responses. Elucidate. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Key Demand of the question: To explain concept …

The E-Shram portal has potential to ensure informal workers’ social security but technological and operational impediments in it must be addressed. Analyse.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 6. The E-Shram portal has potential to ensure informal workers’ social security but technological and operational impediments in it must be addressed. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: scroll.in Why the question:  In just under three months since launch of e-Shram portal, over 9.1 crore – …

In the aftermath of repeal of farm laws, measures are still needed to accelerate agricultural growth and bring remunerative prices to farmers. 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. 5. In the aftermath of repeal of farm laws, measures are still needed to accelerate agricultural growth and bring remunerative prices to farmers. …

The absence of a personal data protection law makes it difficult to know what rights are specifically available to us, rendering the fundamental right to privacy ineffective. Examine.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure 4. The absence of a personal data protection law makes it difficult to know what rights are specifically available to us, rendering the fundamental right to privacy ineffective. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: our Personal Data …

India today is a hub of the global fertility industry and The Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill (ART) allows safe and ethical practice of ART services but the bill is discriminatory. Critically examine.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. India today is a hub of the global fertility industry and The Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill (ART) allows safe and ethical practice of ART services but the bill is discriminatory. Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty …

Compare and contrast, the continental drift theory, sea floor spreading theory and the plate tectonics theory.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography; 2. Compare and contrast, the continental drift theory, sea floor spreading theory and the plate tectonics theory. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: NCERT Book For Class XI: Fundamentals of Physical Geography. Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – …

Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment.

Topic: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1. Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Class-XI …