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

Think local climate action, think Meenangadi

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environment Conservation, Governance, Local Bodies   Source: The Hindu Direction: The editorial article highlights the role of local bodies in climate actions. The following examples can be used in Governance or Environment conservation Qn as examples/Case study Context: If India has to achieve the set of goals enunciated in the ‘Panchamrit’ resolution …

SC calls out centre over short tenures of CEC

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Appointment to various Constitutional Posts, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies   Source: TH  Direction: The article highlights the SC’s views on the deficiencies in India’s Election Commissioners appointment procedure, as well as solutions to address these shortcomings.   Context: According to the Supreme Court, the government does not …

Sansad TV: Perspective- World Energy Outlook

    Introduction: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has recently released its World Energy Outlook 2022 report which stated that global emissions will peak in 2025. This report explores key questions about the crisis, including setbacks for clean energy transitions, government responses on energy markets and possible risks ahead on the path to net zero …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Where there is no Inequality

  Source: Indian Express Prelims: SC/ST, OBC, Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Education and ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS When India celebrates one hundred years since Independence, by then, it should become more egalitarian and more open-minded. INSIGHTS ON THE ISSUE Context Egalitarianism: It is a philosophical …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The ‘India pole’ in international politics

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance, G20, SCO, UNSC, NAM etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions agencies and fora etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The ongoing war in Ukraine and the confrontation between Russia (India’s traditional partner) and …

Sansad TV: Acts & Facts- The Disaster Management Act, 2005

  Disaster Management Act, 2005: The stated object and purpose of the DM Act is to manage disasters, including preparation of mitigation strategies, capacity-building and more. It came into force in India in January 2006. The Act provides for “the effective management of disasters and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.” The Act calls for the establishment …

[Mission 2023] SECURE SYNOPSIS: 22 November 2022

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same   General Studies – 1   Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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: Social empowerment 1. Although constitutionally banned, untouchability is still practised in India. …

“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others.” ― Simone de Beauvoir

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) “One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others.” ― Simone de Beauvoir Difficulty level: Easy Why the question: The question is part of …

“It is our moral failure that we still tolerate poverty” – Ela Bhatt

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) “It is our moral failure that we still tolerate poverty” – Ela Bhatt Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

Do you think that the Border Security Force (BSF) is well equipped to deal with illegal migration and cross-border crimes? State your opinion.

Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. 5. Do you think that the Border Security Force (BSF) is well equipped to deal with illegal migration and cross-border crimes? State your opinion. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

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: …