Sansad TV: Bills & Acts- Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya

  Introduction: Parliament passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill 2022 for conversion of the National Rail and Transportation Institute into Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya. Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya will be an autonomous central institution aiming at expanding horizon of the university beyond railways. Highlights the scheme: The Gati Shakti Bill that seeks to convert the National Rail and Transportation …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS :  The old but relevant script of the Cuban Missile crisis

Source: The Hindu   Prelims:Current events of international importance, cuban missile crisis, NATO, FROG missile etc Mains GS Paper II:Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India or affecting India’s interests etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The world marks 60 years since the fateful events of the Cuban missile crisis. The US President recently invoked revisiting the Cuban …

[ ADMISSIONS OPEN ] UPPSC Year-long Mains Test Series [YLM] 2023

    CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TIMETABLE      In pursuance of our mission of further democratizing access to knowledge and resources, we take immense pride in extending our quality guidance to UPPSC through YLM Test Series ! And we have exciting festive season offers… read till the end to know …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 28 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 to …

The dismal case of slashing schemes and cutting funds

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy   Source: The Hindu  Directions: This Editorial article has been taken from the Hindu and it majorly talks about the rationalisation of government schemes. Here we are only providing only important points.   Context:  The Union government has discontinued, subsumed, revamped or rationalised over 50% of existing central government-sponsored …

Should governments sell liquor and run lotteries?

GS paper 2 Syllabus: Government policies and interventions for the development of various sectors and issues arising out of them etc   Source: The Hindu Context: Kerala Governor recently criticized the State government for relying heavily on liquor and lottery to generate revenue.   Should the government sell sin goods? No! The role of the …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 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: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as …

Pawan is working as an officer in the State Government for the last ten years. As a part of routine transfer, he was posted to another department. He joined in a new office along with five other colleagues. The head of the office was a senior officer conversant with the functioning of the office.

Topic: Case Study 7. Pawan is working as an officer in the State Government for the last ten years. As a part of routine transfer, he was posted to another department. He joined in a new office along with five other colleagues. The head of the office was a senior officer conversant with the functioning …

India faces major environmental challenges associated with waste generation and inadequate waste collection, transport and its treatment. Evaluate the various measures that are aimed at tackling it.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. India faces major environmental challenges associated with waste generation and inadequate waste collection, transport and its treatment. Evaluate the various measures that are aimed at tackling it. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India. Why the question: The question is part of the …

The electronic waste, or e-waste, is becoming major a domestic and a global issue. Discuss the steps that must be taken to ensure safe disposal of e-wate in the country.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. The electronic waste, or e-waste, is becoming major a domestic and a global issue. Discuss the steps that must be taken to ensure safe disposal of e-wate in the country. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India. Why the question: The question is …

In the ongoing conflict between the military junta and the resistance in Myanmar, the U.N is pre-occupied with Ukraine, the ASEAN has been ineffectual, and India is treading a fine line. Russia and China have rushed in. Critically examine.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations. 4.  In the ongoing conflict between the military junta and the resistance in Myanmar, the U.N is pre-occupied with Ukraine, the ASEAN has been ineffectual, and India is treading a fine line. Russia and China have rushed in. Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express Why …

The country is characterised by the coexistence of agricultural bounty and widespread hunger and malnutrition. Examine the reasons for the same and its impact on various socio-economic indicators.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 3. The country is characterised by the coexistence of agricultural bounty and widespread hunger and malnutrition. Examine the reasons for the same and its impact on various socio-economic indicators. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India. Why the question: The sensational use of the …