EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: The poor state of India’s fiscal federalism

Prelims: Finance Commission, features of federalism, GST etc. Mains GS Paper II: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The article discusses the centralisation of India’s fiscal federalism and its consequences on India’s fiscal federalism. Direction: For GS2 as well as GS3, it is a very important topic, plz keep handy notes …

[ Day 40 – July 29, 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – Internal Security & Ethics

Internal Security Q1. Critically analyze the new measures taken by the government to secure its border in light of instability in India’s neighborhood. (10M) Q2. Recently the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) has been fully or partially withdrawn from parts of Northeast states. Why is the decision significant, and why had AFSPA been …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 29 July 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 …

What numbers do not reveal about tiger conservation

GS Paper3 Syllabus: Environment Conservation   Source: The Hindu Context:  Today is International Tiger Day. A recent IUCN assessment suggests that tiger numbers have increased by 40% since 2005 at the global level. Direction: Tiger conservation is important for both prelims and Mains. Do keep certain data, and some measures handy. The fourth cycle of …

TERI roadmap for achieving India’s decarbonization targets

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Energy sector, environment conservation   Source: TERI Context: TERI has released a roadmap for feasible pathways to achieve India’s decarbonization targets. Direction: Go through the points. Note down 1-2 unique points. No need to go into details or overthink such reports. India’s COP commitments (Fig.) Status of Renewables in India Key …

IPEF versus RCEP

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: International Relations   Source: The Business standards Context: In recent months, The US announced the formation of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) at the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD) Summit meeting in Tokyo. About the IPEF Members: Four QUAD countries, South Korea, New Zealand, Fiji and seven out of the 10 members of the Association of South-East Asian …

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    CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE   Manzil 2.0 is available in two packages Package 1 : 10 Tests (8 GS + 1 Essay+ 1 Compulsory Hindi) Starts from 5th August 2022 Fee: Rs. 5500/- incl. GST Early Bird Offer: 10% discount till 15th Aug 2022 CLICK HERE FOR TIMETABLE   Package 2 : 6 Tests …

[Session1 : Essay] Master UPSC Essay & Ethics to Ace the Mains 2022|Free Workshop| by Vinay Sir on 30th July 2022 from 10:30am

  Hello Dear Student! We announced our big surprise for you all yesterday : Click here to read. The goal of our FREE Workshop – “Master Essay & Ethics Papers to Ace UPSC Mains 2022”, is to help you’ll improve your Essay and Ethics Scores by a big margin. Quite often, these 2 papers are …

[Session 1:Essay] Master UPSC Essay & Ethics to Ace the Mains 2022 | Free Workshop | on 30th July 2022 from 10:30am

  Do you want to Ace the UPSC Mains 2022? Our Free Workshop – Master Essay & Ethics Papers to Ace UPSC Mains 2022, is here to help you improve your Essay and Ethics Scores. Our founder, Vinay Sir, will be conducting these sessions at Bengaluru & Delhi! Join us for the first class on …

[MISSION 2023] सिक्योर: दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 27 जुलाई 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। भूकंप क्या है? भूकंप के प्राकृतिक एवं मानवजनित कारणों की विवेचना कीजिए। (250 शब्द)  प्रश्न का स्तर: सरल सन्दर्भ: Insights on India  निर्देशक …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 28 July 2022

विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II राष्ट्रीय डोपिंग रोधी विधेयक, 2021 पारित भारत के नागरिक समाज को नष्ट करने की कोशिश   सामान्य अध्ययन-III वेयरहाउसिंग एक्ट में संशोधन   मुख्य परीक्षा संवर्धन हेतु पाठ्य सामग्री (नैतिकता/निबंध) ‘वन’ (ऑर्गेनिक नॉर्थ ईस्ट) और ‘नॉर्थ ईस्ट फ्रेश’ तमिलनाडु में ‘मुख्यमंत्री नाश्ता योजना’   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य कॉफी (संवर्धन और विकास) …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 27 July 2022

विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II संसद से सांसदों का निलंबन मुफ्त उपहार संस्कृति संयुक्त राष्ट्र के जलवायु परिवर्तन से विस्थापित हुए बच्चों की सुरक्षा के लिए दिशा-निर्देश   सामान्य अध्ययन-III ई-कॉमर्स पर संसदीय स्थायी समिति की रिपोर्ट ऑटो वाहनों को कार्यकुशल बनाने हेतु प्रौद्योगिकी का उपयोग   मुख्य परीक्षा संवर्धन हेतु पाठ्य सामग्री (निबंध/नैतिकता) नैतिक पुलिसिंग के …

Sociology Analytica Day 40 (July 29th) : What is the take of Marxian and Durkheimian perspective on the social organisation of work in Industrial society?

Sociology Analytica Day 40 (July 29th)   Today’s Question : What is the take of Marxian and Durkheimian perspective on the social organisation of work in Industrial society? 20 marks   Comment below with your answers. Participate & practice in order to progress. Discussion Video will be posted by 6pm Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE …

[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 July 2022

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2023: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Distinguish between a cyclone and an …

You are recently posted as district development officer of a district. Shortly thereafter you found that there is considerable tension in the rural areas of your district on the issue of sending girls to schools.

Topic: Case Study 7. You are recently posted as district development officer of a district. Shortly thereafter you found that there is considerable tension in the rural areas of your district on the issue of sending girls to schools. The elders of the village feel that many problems have come up because girls are being educated …