[ Day 72 – August 31 , 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – GS3

GS3   Q1. Discuss the effects of erratic monsoon on the cropping patterns in India. Discuss steps required to reduce the dependence of Indian agriculture on monsoon rains. (10M) Q2. What different types of missile technology in India. Discuss the recent development, their significance and comparative advantage that India holds over its neighbour in these …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 31 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 gathering by public agencies picks up even as the law hangs fire

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Internal Security/ Governance   Source: Indian Express Direction: Personal data protection/Surveillance is an important topic. Keep a note on it including a few points of the now withdrawn Personal data protection bill 2021. No need to note down all examples, have 1-2 examples ready.   Context: Experts have raised concerns about …

Challenging the Special Marriage Act, 1954

GS paper  2 Syllabus: Social empowerment, Government policies and interventions for the development of the social sector and issues arising out of it, special marriage Act etc   Directions: These are contentious provisions. Know a few but no need to remember all. Source: The Hindu   Context: The Supreme Court dismissed a writ petition challenging …

Sansad TV: Perspective- Environmental Performance Index- 2022

  Introduction: ‘Environmental Performance Index-2022 ‘ has been published by the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network, the index has used 40 performance indicators across 11 categories to judge the environmental health and sustainability of countries. Among 180 countries that have been ranked, India has …

  EDITORIAL ANALYSIS    Drop the phone checking, draft surveillance curbing orders

Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Pegasus, linkage of organised crimes with terrorism, Right to privacy etc Mains GS Paper III: Linkage of organised crimes with terrorism, implications of Pegasus on security etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Pegasus case (of allegations that the ‘personal communication devices of a range of people in India, including journalists, civil society …

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[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 31 August 2022

विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II श्रीलंका की मदद करने के तरीके विशेष विवाह अधिनियम, 1954 को चुनौती सामान्य अध्ययन-III डेटा संरक्षण कानून के अभाव में सरकारी एजेंसियों द्वारा डेटा एकत्र करना जारी मुख्य परीक्षा संवर्धन हेतु पाठ्य सामग्री (नैतिकता/निबंध) पंजाब में ‘सरपंच-प्रतिनिधि’ (सरपंच पति) पर प्रतिबंध एक हत्या में मामले को सुलझाने में ‘पॉडकास्ट’ द्वारा की गयी …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 31 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 …

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest”. – Confucius

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) “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest”. – Confucius Difficulty …

“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.” ― Henry David Thoreau

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) “How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.” ― Henry David Thoreau Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is …

Do you think the administration of intellectual property (IP) regime is a hindrance to growth of innovation in the country?  State your opinion.

Topic: issues relating to intellectual property rights. 5. Do you think the administration of intellectual property (IP) regime is a hindrance to growth of innovation in the country?  State your opinion. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint , Insights on India Why the question: Two weeks ago, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime …