EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Gorbachev and India

  Source: Indian Express, Indian Express   Prelims: Current events of international importance, India-Russia relations, Mains GS Paper II: Significance of Russia for India, International organizations, India-Russia relations.etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Mikhail Gorbachev, who died at the age of 92, came to the helm in the Soviet Union just a few months after a forced leadership …

Ignite@InsightsIAS – Topper’s Talk by Mr. Dilpreet Singh IPS

  .   Dear all, We are glad to organize another session of Ignite@InsightsIAS – Topper’s Talk by Mr. Dilpreet Singh IPS. Mr. Dilpreet Singh will be discussing on – How to comprehensively study a topic Note Making Mains Answer Writing Session will be held in our Delhi Centre tomorrow(2nd Sept. 2022) from 11:30am to …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 1 September 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 …

Competitiveness Roadmap for India@100

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy/Governance   Source: PIB Direction: Note down a few unique points e.g. 4S principle, other points are mostly common. No need to go in-depth into these academic reports.   Context:  Economic advisory council to PM and Institute for competitiveness has released “Roadmap for Better Growth- India @100”, to enable India …

Only 16% of human trafficking cases in 2021 saw convictions

GS paper 2 Syllabus: Government policies and interventions for the development of various social sectors, Issues of human trafficking etc   Source: Indian Express Directions: The data can be used as an example in mains in the overburdened judiciary. This is in continuation of the previous article two days back on NCRB data.   Context: …

Abysmal state of heritage conservation

GS Paper 1 Source: Indian Express   Context CAG’s performance audit on Preservation and Conservation of Monuments and Antiquities that was tabled in Parliament singled out the poor state of heritage conservation across India.   Issues Highlighted in the report: Lack of proper National Policy: There is no national policy on archaeological exploration and excavation. …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 1 September 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: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and …

It is the responsibility of the parents to set up a system of values, and then enforce those values every day. Elaborate.

Topic:  role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7. It is the responsibility of the parents to set up a system of values, and then enforce those values every day. Elaborate. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – …

Evaluate the morality of inaction in the face of an adversity or violation of ethics.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; 6. Evaluate the morality of inaction in the face of an adversity or violation of ethics. (150 words) Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract …

The concerns of states on some provisions of the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 are justified. But the legislation proposes welcome correctives to longstanding problems of the power sector. Analyse.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 5. The concerns of states on some provisions of the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 are justified. But the legislation proposes welcome correctives to longstanding problems of the power sector. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express  , Insights on India Why the question: The government introduced …

Given the history of bilateral ties, there is enormous scope for India to engage in a constructive way with Sri Lanka and help it tide over the current crisis. Examine.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 4. Given the history of bilateral ties, there is enormous scope for India to engage in a constructive way with Sri Lanka and help it tide over the current crisis. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the question: On the row over …

Political decentralisation has occurred as a result of the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act in practically all of the States. Decentralization of the financial powers and functional aspects of it, however, has made uneven progress. Critically Examine.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3. Political decentralisation has occurred as a result of the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act in practically all of the States. Decentralization of the financial powers …