[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 23 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 …

Hate speech through Visual Media

  GS Paper 4  Topic:  Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems;   Source: The Hindu  Context: Expressing its anguish and displeasure over hate speeches via debates on TV channels, the Supreme Court called the “visual media” the “chief medium of hate speech” and questioned the government why it is “standing by …

Should the ECI insist on inner-party elections?

GS paper 2 Syllabus: Parliament-structure, functioning and conduct of business and issues arising from it etc.   Directions: This is from an editorial piece. Can be used as an example for Intra party democracy Source: The Hindu Context: The Congress is set for elections for the post of party president.  Legal ground on which elections …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : A census is not about counting sheep

Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Census, Total Fertility Rate (TFR), National Register of Citizens (NRC) etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors and issues arising out of them etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The best uses of a census happened in the United States when, in 1850 …

Sansad TV: Bills & Acts – The Human Rights Act

  Introduction: Human rights belong to everyone, everywhere, regardless of nationality, sexuality, gender, race, religion or age. The foundation of modern human rights is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Human Rights and SDG’s: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. This simple yet radical idea is enshrined in the …

Sansad TV: Bills & Acts – India’s Polar Endeavours

   Arctic region: The Arctic region comprises the Arctic Ocean and parts of countries such as Canada, Denmark (Greenland), Norway, Russia, USA (Alaska), Finland, Sweden and Iceland. These countries together form the core of the Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum. The region is home to almost four million inhabitants, of which, about one-tenth are indigenous …

[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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: Social empowerment 1. Financial independence supported by education for all could challenge …

You are Vice Principal of a degree college in one of the middle-class towns. The principal has recently retired and management is looking for his replacement. There are also feelers that the management may promote you as Principal. In the meantime, during the annual examination, the flying squad which came from the university caught two students red-handed involving in unfair means.

Topic: Case Study 7. You are Vice Principal of a degree college in one of the middle-class towns. The principal has recently retired and management is looking for his replacement. There are also feelers that the management may promote you as Principal. In the meantime, during the annual examination, the flying squad which came from …

It is a travesty that global hunger persists even though we know cutting food waste just by half could feed all. Individual and organization efforts have a key role in solving this problem. Comment.

Topic: issues of buffer stocks and food security; 6. It is a travesty that global hunger persists even though we know cutting food waste just by half could feed all. Individual and organization efforts have a key role in solving this problem. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: About …

Trace the changes witnessed in the political funding with the introduction of electoral bond scheme. Critically analyse the potential of electoral bonds in fulfilling the goal of transparency in political fundraising.

Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 5. Trace the changes witnessed in the political funding with the introduction of electoral bond scheme. Critically analyse the potential of electoral bonds in fulfilling the goal of transparency in political fundraising. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the question: …

Nothing has changed to address the issues of autonomy, impartiality and independence despite numerous observations made by the Supreme Court of India (SC) regarding the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) ineffective operation. Analyse.

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 4. Nothing has changed to address the issues of autonomy, impartiality and independence despite numerous observations made by the Supreme Court of India (SC) regarding the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) ineffective operation. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: …

Trace the development of fiscal federalism in India. Examine the various issues in it and give suggestions to enhance fiscal federalism in the country. 

Topic: issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure 3. Trace the development of fiscal federalism in India. Examine the various issues in it and give suggestions to enhance fiscal federalism in the country.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus (Revision) …