INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 20th June -25th June 2022

  InsightsIAS is delighted to present the 7th edition of the Weekly Current Affairs magazine. It is, as the name suggests, a compilation of the Daily CA initiative of the preceding week. Our motto at InsightsIAS has always been about simplifying UPSC exam preparation for you. This magazine will be an essential study aid – …

[ Day 8 – June 27, 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – World History , Ethics & Case Study

  World History Q1.  Was the dissolution of the USSR in 1991 the result of a failure of the ideals of the Russian Revolution? Evaluate. 10M Q2. Shed light on the recovery and reconstruction approaches in Europe after World War 2. Critically analyze the role of the USA and USSR in such programs. (15M) Ethics …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS:  Indian laws on Abortions

   Source: The Hindu Prelims: Functions and responsibilities of union and states, schemes for vulnerable sections( fundamental rights, abortion laws) Mains GS Paper I and II: Role of women and women organizations, schemes for vulnerable sections. Fundamental rights. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS In a significant step backwards for women’s rights in the U.S.,the Supreme Court overturned the …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 27 June 2022

  InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Content for Mains Enrichment (Ethics/Essay):

Himachal Pradesh govt. to start buying single-use plastic items   Himachal Pradesh will start a buy-back scheme in schools and colleges to purchase single-use plastic items from students in a bid to instil a sense of environmental preservation by ‘catching them young’. Scheme: Monetary benefit: The students would be encouraged to bring single-use plastic items …

Iran-U.S. nuclear talks to resume soon says EU

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global groupings, Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interest.   Context: Iran’s indirect talks with the U.S. on reviving the 2015 nuclear pact or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action(JCPOA) will resume soon, the Iranian Foreign Minister. The pact appeared close to being …

Juvenile Justice Act amendment may backfire

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection of vulnerable sections.   Context: Child rights panels of three states (Bengal, Rajasthan and Punjab) joined the Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), appealing to the Union government to roll back an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act that makes …

Sansad TV: Perspective- Death Penalty Debate

Introduction: The Supreme Court has ruled that all courts must consider pre- and post-crime conduct of a convict to ascertain mitigating grounds to avoid imposition of the capital punishment. The Apex Court’s verdict puts onus on the judiciary to look for a convict’s ‘reformative’ qualities. This further limits the possibility of imposition of death penalty, …

Sansad TV: Perspective- Drones: The New Era

  Introduction: Unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones, are democratizing the sky and enabling new participants in aviation. Inaugurating the Bharat Drone Mahotsav on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the importance of drone technology in the fields of defence, disaster management, agriculture, tourism, film and entertainment. He also said that the enthusiasm …

Sansad TV: The Global Debate- Protecting The Oceans

  Introduction: Covering over 70% of the Earth’s surface, the oceans provide 50% of the Earth’s oxygen, support humanity’s sustenance and provide livelihoods to over 3 billion people globally. But human activities like pollution, overfishing, and climate change, the health of the oceans is fast declining. To protect and help this great resource revitalise, there …