A Little More Light Podcast[Episode 2 Trailer]-Life Beyond UPSC- Teaching as a Career|Pradeep Sir|InsightsIAS

  Hello Dear Students! Since the time we announced our podcast and asked you’ll who you’ll wish to see featured on it- there has been ONE NAME that has been constantly showing up: in emails, comments, and messages. Who you may ask? It is the beloved faculty of Insights IAS – PRADEEP SIR! You asked …

[ INSTA Ethics ] : Contribution of Western Moral thinkers- Socrates, Plato and Zeno of Cyprus

    Socrates He was born in Ancient Greece around 470 BCE whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy Although Socrates himself wrote nothing, he is depicted in conversation in compositions by a small circle of his admirers—Plato and Xenophon first among them. In the view of Socrates ethics and politics are closely connected. …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS :Heading the G20 and New Delhi’s choices

Source: The Hindu, Prelims: Current events of international importance, G20, G7 etc. Mains GS Paper II: Significance of G20 countries, Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests.   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS India will assume for the first time the Group of 20 (G20) year-long presidency from December 1, 2022 to …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 25 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 …

Drugmakers, doctors, and the ethical code to keep a nexus at bay

GS Paper 4   Source: Business Standard Context: The recent controversy over the distribution of freebies worth Rs1000 cr by makers of popular paracetamol brand Dolo has raised the issue of corruption in marketing practices related to the Pharma Sector. In 2015, ‘Uniform Code of Pharmaceuticals Marketing Practices’ UCPMP was adopted as a voluntary code to …

Setting target of 10 Mn apprenticeship in 10 years

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Employment/ Government intervention in various sectors.   Source: Economic Times Direction: Certain sectors such as Health, Education, and Skilling is always on the radar of UPSC. Have a ready note prepared for them. For this article, know key stats, key reasons and a few government programmes.   Context: As per a …

The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022

GS Paper 2 & 3 Syllabus: Parliament-Structure, functioning and conduct of business, Competition Commission of India etc   Directions: Competition bill, 2022, competition commission, gun-jumping etc Source:The Hindu   Context: The changing market dynamics due to technological advancements, artificial intelligence, factors other than price, amendments became necessary to sustain and promote market competition. A review …

State’s borrowing powers hit: Kerala FM

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure   Source: The Hindu Direction: Context: Finance minister of Kerala KN Balagopal defended the state’s financial position saying it was not under stress and that the state’s debt level in comparison to its own …

Supreme Court Bench to revisit 2013 verdict on poll promises

GS Paper -2 Topic covered: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary   Source: The Hindu Direction: It is an important case for RPA act and debate around freebies. Just quote ‘Balaji case (2013)’ wherever needed. Know the crux of the judgement.  Context: The Supreme Court said it will constitute a three-judge …

Floor test in Bihar Assembly  

GS  Paper 2 Syllabus: Parliament and state legislature: structure, functioning, the conduct of business, powers and privileges.   Source: The Hindu Direction: Read the article for understanding the parliamentary proceedings. No need to make note. Context: In Bihar Nitish Kumar–led Mahagathbandhan government won the floor test in the State Assembly to prove majority. Mr. Kumar …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 25 August 2022

विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II बिहार विधानसभा में शक्ति परीक्षण चुनावी वादों पर 2013 के फैसले पर पुनर्विचार राज्य की उधारी शक्तियां प्रभावित हुई है: वित्त मंत्री, केरल सरकार सामान्य अध्ययन-III भारत में अन्य प्रकार की UBI के लिए स्थितियां 10 वर्षों में 10 मिलियन प्रशिक्षुता (अप्रेंटिसशिप) का लक्ष्य प्रतिस्पर्धा (संशोधन) विधेयक, 2022 सामान्य अध्ययन-IV औषधि-निर्माता, डॉक्टर्स …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 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: Social empowerment 1. Throw light on the legacy of #MeToo movement in …