Insights into Editorial: Expanding India’s engagement envelope with Russia

Context: Russian President visit to India for the 21st India-Russia Summit meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlights the constant efforts by both leaders to nurture and to provide further impetus to the ‘India-Russia Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership’. In the new grammar of multipolarity and globalisation, it is of utmost importance for dependable partners …

[MISSION 2022] Insights SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 9 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: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature …

Is abortion morally justified? debate on the ethicality of abortions. 

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; 7. Is abortion morally justified? debate on the ethicality of abortions.  (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in …

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

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge, and tsunamis. Mangroves in India are getting ecologically fragile and climatically vulnerable. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

Wetlands play a critical role in maintaining many natural cycles and supporting a wide range of biodiversity. Elucidate.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5. Wetlands play a critical role in maintaining many natural cycles and supporting a wide range of biodiversity. Elucidate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and …

Does the global conflict between China and the United States point towards a ‘New Cold war”? Analyse in the light of recent developments.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 4. Does the global conflict between China and the United States point towards a ‘New Cold war”? Analyse in the light of recent developments. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu , Indian Express Why the question: The U.S. …

Unless the structural impediments especially with respect to subsidies are addressed, the Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana) cannot properly benefit the low-income groups. Evaluate.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 3. Unless the structural impediments especially with respect to subsidies are addressed, the Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana) cannot properly benefit the low-income groups. Evaluate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why …

Critically analyse the potential of river interlinking to ensure greater equity in the distribution of water by enhancing the availability of water in drought prone and rain-fed area.

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. 2. Critically analyse the potential of river interlinking to ensure greater equity in the distribution of water by enhancing the availability of water in drought prone and rain-fed area. (250 …

Sangam literature is not just a literary masterpiece but also a valuable source of ancient Indian history. Comment.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Sangam literature is not just a literary masterpiece but also a valuable source of ancient Indian history. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: New Indian Express Additional reference: Class 11th Tamil Nadu History (New …