[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 11 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 …

Government notified E-waste (management) rules 2022

GS Paper 3 Source: Live Mint Context: The government has notified E-waste (management) rules 2022, which will come into force from 1 April next year and apply to every manufacturer, producer refurbisher, dismantler and recycler of e-waste    Key provisions of the Rules:  Restricted the use of hazardous substances (such as lead, mercury, and cadmium) …

What the Vande Bharat train says about the lopsided priorities of Indian modernity

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Infrastructure   Source: The Indian Express  Context:  With the latest edition of the Vande Bharat train, India made a huge leap into the future of mass transportation. However, it has also raised questions, as the poor may not be able to afford these trains.   Examples of skewed priorities of new …

Could India be a mediator between Russia and Ukraine?

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s interests   Source: The Indian Express Context: During his first visit to Moscow since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, India’s External Affairs Minister expressed strong support for dialogue and diplomacy to restore peace.   India’s reaction to the conflict: Expressed …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : COP-27: Payback time for rich nations

Source: Indian Express, 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 The United Nations Climate Change Conference 2022 — COP27 — opened in Sharm …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS :Forgotten in India after fighting from world trenches 

Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance, world war I, World War II etc Mains GS Paper I: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS In Nov, 1918, the world war I ended in Europe, bringing an end to …

[ UPDATE ] INSTA KAS KPSC Integrated Prelims Cum Mains Test Series 2023, Prelims Test Series 2023 & Mains Test Series 2023

  Hello Dear Student, Here is an update for all the subscribers of INSTA KAS KPSC Integrated Prelims Cum Mains Test Series 2023, Prelims Test Series 2023 & Mains Test Series 2023. Considering the feedback and also with the necessity to incorporate a few changes in the strategy, we have revised the schedule of IPM, …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 31st Oct – 5th Nov 2022

  InsightsIAS is delighted to present the 26th edition of the Weekly Current Affairs magazine. It is, as the name suggests, a compilation of the Daily CA initiative of the preceding week. Our motto at InsightsIAS has always been about simplifying UPSC exam preparation for you. This magazine will be an essential study aid – …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 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: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as …

You are a young civil servant who has been posted as District Commissioner (DC) for the last 2 years. You have worked hard for the development and upliftment of the poor in rural areas. One day, as you are reading the local newspaper you find a mention of the possible corruption in the legal process to convert agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes. The column mentions the local political leaders who may have colluded to convert prime agricultural lands without the necessary approval.

Topic: Case Study 7. You are a young civil servant who has been posted as District Commissioner (DC) for the last 2 years. You have worked hard for the development and upliftment of the poor in rural areas. One day, as you are reading the local newspaper you find a mention of the possible corruption in …

The inconsistency between what people believe and how they behave, motivates them to engage in actions that will help minimize feelings of discomfort. Elaborate.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world to the concepts of morality; 6. The inconsistency between what people believe and how they behave, motivates them to engage in actions that will help minimize feelings of discomfort. Elaborate. (150 Words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Key Demand of the question: To write about …

What is metaverse? Discuss its applications and concerns associated with the development of metaverse ecosystem in India. 

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 5. What is metaverse? Discuss its applications and concerns associated with the development of metaverse ecosystem in India.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

Emphasis on biofuels will pave the way for Make in India drive thereby leading to reduction in import of petroleum products and give an impetus to Prime Minister’s vision of India becoming ‘energy independent’ by 2047. Analyse.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 4. Emphasis on biofuels will pave the way for Make in India drive thereby leading to reduction in import of petroleum products and give an impetus to Prime Minister’s vision of India becoming ‘energy independent’ by 2047. Analyse. (250 words) …