SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE: ACCOUNTABILITY OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Introduction: Social media platforms are flooded with fake news, hate speech and other negative elements. They are being accused of manipulating views and opinions. Moreover owners of these platforms are found selling precious data. Several countries have come up with laws in the past few months to regulate powerful social media companies. Rise of Social …

[Mission 2022] QUIZ – 2021: Insights Current Affairs Quiz , 26 January 2022

  The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2021. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर MISSION – 2022] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 25 जनवरी 2022

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I   विषय: भूकंप, सुनामी, ज्वालामुखीय हलचल, चक्रवात आदि जैसी महत्त्वपूर्ण भू-भौतिकीय घटनाएँ, भौगोलिक विशेषताएँ और उनके स्थान- अति महत्त्वपूर्ण भौगोलिक विशेषताओं (जल-स्रोत और हिमावरण सहित) और वनस्पति एवं प्राणिजगत में परिवर्तन और इस प्रकार के …

[Mission 2022] ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ದಿನಾಂಕ – 24ನೇ ಜನೇವರಿ 2022

    ಪರಿವಿಡಿ:  ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ  1 : 1. ಸುಭಾಷ್ ಚಂದ್ರ ಬೋಸ್.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ನ್ಯಾಯಾಂಗ ನಿಂದನೆ ವಿಚಾರಣೆಯನ್ನು ಕೈಗೊಳ್ಳಲು ಅಟಾರ್ನಿ ಜನರಲ್ ರವರ ಒಪ್ಪಿಗೆ. 2. ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಉತ್ತಮ ಆಡಳಿತ ಸೂಚ್ಯಂಕ. 3. ಚೀನಾ,ಲಡಾಖ್‌ನ ಪ್ಯಾಂಗಾಂಗ್ ಸರೋವರದ ಮೇಲೆ ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಸೇತುವೆಯ ಆಯಕಟ್ಟಿನ ಪ್ರಾಮುಖ್ಯತೆ.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಹುಲಿ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣೆ ಕುರಿತು 4ನೇ ಏಷ್ಯಾ ಸಚಿವರ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ. 2. ಸರಸ್ವತಿ …

Insights into Editorial: Is suspension of MLAs up for judicial review?

  Context: Twelve legislators were suspended for one year by the Maharashtra Assembly in July 2021 for alleged disorderly conduct. The unusually long period of suspension has been questioned by the Supreme Court, which is hearing a challenge to the Assembly’s action. The court has reserved its judgment after hearing elaborate arguments. The main question …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 January 2022

    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 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1. The population …

“He who has truth at his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue.” ― John Ruskin.

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “He who has truth at his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue.” ― John Ruskin. Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is part …

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words)  “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have …

How can India balance achieving its developmental ambitions as well as its pledge of net zero emissions by 2070? What are the changes needed in its industrial policy in this regard?

Topic: changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. 5. How can India balance achieving its developmental ambitions as well as its pledge of net zero emissions by 2070? What are the changes needed in its industrial policy in this regard? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: For …

For women empowerment in a true sense the state needs to take the first step towards examining women’s actual experienced reality in contexts of unequal pay, allocation of inferior work denial of rights over their minds and bodies. Analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4. For women empowerment in a true sense the state needs to take the first step towards examining women’s actual experienced reality in contexts of unequal pay, allocation of inferior work denial of rights over their …

Explain with examples the Doctrine of Pith and Substance and the Doctrine of Colourable legislation with respect to centre-state relations.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 3. Explain with examples the Doctrine of Pith and Substance and the Doctrine of Colourable legislation with respect to centre-state relations. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

The Preamble of the Constitution declares India as a republic. Elaborate as to what republic means in the Indian context.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2. The Preamble of the Constitution declares India as a republic. Elaborate as to what republic means in the Indian context. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: The Hindu , Indian Express Why the question: India is celebrating its 73rd republic day. Key Demand …