Sansad TV: In-Depth: What is Data & Why is the World worried about Data Colonisation?

Introduction: It was in 2006 when British mathematician Clive Humbly said that Data is the new oil. We are in 2022, where Data Is No Longer The New Oil- It Is The World`s Most Valuable Resource. A new India build on a strong foundation of data and digital technology. Data in India can drive growth, …

Sansad TV: Acts & Facts- The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015

    Introduction: An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to children alleged and found to be in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection by catering to their basic needs through proper care, protection, development, treatment, social reintegration, by adopting a child-friendly approach in the adjudication and disposal …

Sansad TV: Bills & Acts- New Telecom Bill

Introduction: Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022 that seeks to replace three laws: the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933 and the Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1950. The Department of Telecommunications released the draft Indian Telecommunications 2022 Bill to regulate Internet-based OTT (Over-The-Top) telecom services. Draft telecommunication bill, 2022: Updated and …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The Climate Change Generation

  Source:  Indian Express, Indian Express Prelims: Current events of international importance, COP, IPCC, G20 etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions etc  ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS At COP27, India released its Long-Term Low Emissions and Development Strategies (LT-LEDS). Education can be used …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Settling the language for cooperative federalism

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance, Official Language Act, 1963, Article 343 etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Salient features of Indian society, diversity of India etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The latest effort to impose Hindi raises once again and quite retrogressively the issue of cultural nationalism. INSIGHTS ON THE ISSUE …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 30 November 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 …

Niti Aayog proposes decarbonizing industrial emissions

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology – Developments and their Applications   Source: TH  Direction: CCUS is a promising technology to address climate change challenges. The article highlights the role of CCUS, challenges, and suggestions to reap the maximum benefits of CCUS.   Context: NITI Aayog recently released a report on the policy framework …

Digital rupee pilot project launching: what is it and how will it work?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and related issues   Source: IE  Direction: The article helps to understand about digital currency or CBDC, its advantages, and the working of the retail digital rupee.   Context: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the launch of India’s much-awaited Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), a sort of …

What is the science behind volcanic eruptions?

GS Paper 1 Syllabus:  Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, tsunamis, Volcanic activity, cyclones, etc.   Source: Indian Express Direction: This is a static portion. Just go through the article to understand volcanoes. Revise your notes too. Context: Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano erupted after 38 years spewing ash and debris. Why do …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 November 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: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and …

“The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice”. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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) “The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice”. – Martin Luther King Jr. Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is part …

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela

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) “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of …

A judicious mix of security and developmental interventions would go a long way in tackling Maoist threat. Discuss.

Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. 5. A judicious mix of security and developmental interventions would go a long way in tackling Maoist threat. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and mentioned …

Rumours spread through fake news can create a lot of social turmoil in a country and pose a risk to national security. Analyse.

Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges 4. Rumours spread through fake news can create a lot of social turmoil in a country and pose a risk to national security. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …