[ Day 60 – August 18 , 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – Economy and Agriculture & Ethics

  Economy and Agriculture Q 1. Urban development and transport infrastructure are the two segments of the Indian infrastructure sector that present the best opportunities. Discuss. 10M Q2. How far is Precision agriculture helpful in sustaining agricultural production?10M Ethics: Q3. Does the ethical behavior of a public servant act as agent of social persuasion among …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS :This maritime partnership is still a work in progress

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance(the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), India-US relations, Regional forums(QUAD, East Asia Summit) etc) Mains GS Paper II: Significance of US’ Indo-Pacific strategy, Indo-Pacific Region,Free and open Indo-Pacific, International organizations. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The docking of the USNS Charles Drew, a United States Navy dry cargo ship, …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 18 August 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 …

Data opportunity at the G20

GS paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India, G20 etc   Source: The Hindu Context: According to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), data localisation laws have more than doubled from 2017 to 2021, indicating that countries (including G20 countries) seek and want increasing levels of regulatory control over data. Examples …

Supreme Court’s contradictory verdicts reinforce the need for a Bail Act

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Indian Judiciary   Source: Indian Express Direction: It is a legal article. No need to go in-depth, just know the issue. Context: Recently, SC (in Satender Kumar Antil v. CBI) case: The SC has asserted mandatory compliance with Sections 41 and 41A of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). Thus, giving primacy to …

Sansad TV: Perspective: UN and Global Terrorism

  Introduction: Terrorism has been a threat not only to India’s democracy but countries worldwide affecting almost every sphere of human life, be it economic or political or social. Combating terrorism is a continuous process. India has been consistently working towards fighting the menace of terrorism at both global and national front. India has once …

Sansad TV: Our Presidents- Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  Contributions: He joined the Indian National Congress during the Indian Independence Movement and became a major leader from the region of Bihar and Maharashtra. A supporter of Mahatma Gandhi, Prasad was imprisoned by British authorities during the Salt Satyagraha of 1931 and the Quit India movement of 1942. After the constituent assembly 1946 elections, Prasad served as Minister of Food and Agriculture in the central government. Upon independence in …

[Reminder] FREE STEP UP TEST SERIES FOR MAINS 2022 from tomorrow

      Hello Dear Students! Insights IAS is delighted to announce that we are conducting the STEP-UP SIMULATION TEST SERIES FOR MAINS 2022! It is FREE FOR ALL & will be conducted in 2 Rounds! Thus, you’ll will get the valuable experience of writing the mocks for the Mains Exam twice before the real …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 18 August 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: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as …

India has had a rich philanthropic culture of giving donations for the welfare of poor and the needy. Discuss.

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 7. India has had a rich philanthropic culture of giving donations for the welfare of poor and the needy. Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is …

In many ways, corruption is the way in which the less efficient in society move ahead at the cost of the more efficient. Comment.

Topic: challenges of corruption. 6. In many ways, corruption is the way in which the less efficient in society move ahead at the cost of the more efficient. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate  Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract …

What is Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM 2.5)? Cite its outdoor and indoor sources. Examine the impact of PM 2.5 on human health and suggest steps to lower its levels in the air.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. What is Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM 2.5)? Cite its outdoor and indoor sources. Examine the impact of PM 2.5 on human health and suggest steps to lower its levels in the air. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the …