Is English language a barrier for your preparation?? Here we launch free Spoken English Classes at Insights IAS

  Hello Dear Students! We have a surprise for you for this Diwali festival! Insights IAS is pleased to announce our new initiative of spoken English classes with an aim to create a wholesome coaching experience including the linguistics and personality development. You may ask why Spoken English Classes now? English language is most certainly, …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 19 October 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 …

How the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme has transformed social welfare in India

GS Paper 3   Source: Indian Express Directions: This Article has been taken from the Indian Express. This article is important from the mains perspective. Context:  Recently, International Monetary Fund (IMF) lauded India’s Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme as a “logistical marvel” that has reached hundreds of millions of people and specifically benefitted women, the …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: India, America and the China challenge

  Source: The Indian Express   Prelims:Current events of international importance(Indo-Pacific, Regional forums, etc Mains GS Paper II:Multipolar World, Significance of Indo-Pacific for India, Indo-Pacific Region, Free and open Indo-Pacific, International organizations. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS America’s national security strategy issued last week and the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th Congress this week promise to reshape the geopolitics of …

Interview Guidance Program 2022 : One-on-One Mock interviews with Vinay sir begins from 31st Oct. 2022

    We hope those of you who took the UPSC CSE Mains 2022 exam did your best. You have only one more hurdle to clear before your name appears on the Final List. The nicest part of the exam is now, when you finally get to test your personality, which has improved and matured …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 19 October 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 …

“There is only one type of dirt that cannot be cleansed with pure waters, and that is the stain of hatred and bigotry contaminating the soul. You can purify your body through abstinence and fasting, but only love will purify your heart.” ― Elif Shafak

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) “There is only one type of dirt that cannot be cleansed with pure waters, and that is the stain of hatred and bigotry contaminating the soul. You can …

“Holding anger is a poison…It eats you from inside…We think that by hating someone we hurt them…But hatred is a curved blade…and the harm we do to others…we also do to ourselves.” ― Mitch Albom

Topic : Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “Holding anger is a poison…It eats you from inside…We think that by hating someone we hurt them…But hatred is a curved blade…and the harm we do to others…we …

Critically analyse the performance of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme in seamless and timely delivery of benefits to the intended beneficiaries.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5. Critically analyse the performance of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme in seamless and timely delivery of benefits to the intended beneficiaries. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lauded India’s Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme …

What are the reasons for increase in the frequency of currency and balance of payments crises in developing countries? What steps are required to prevent them from repeating in India?

Topic: Government Budgeting. 4. What are the reasons for increase in the frequency of currency and balance of payments crises in developing countries? What steps are required to prevent them from repeating in India? (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of …

Indus Waters Treaty is often cited as an example of the possibilities of peaceful coexistence that exist despite the troubled relationship between both neighbouring countries. Analyse.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 3. Indus Waters Treaty is often cited as an example of the possibilities of peaceful coexistence that exist despite the troubled relationship between both neighbouring countries. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the question: Michel Lino has been appointed as the Neutral …

Analyse the lessons learnt from the Sino-Indian War of 1962. What changes were introduced subsequently after the war?

Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 2. Analyse the lessons learnt from the Sino-Indian War of 1962. What changes were introduced subsequently after the war?  (250) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The 1962 India-China war (it began on October 20), there is no indication of its observance in which …