Sansad TV: Acts & Facts- The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

    Introduction: An Act to provide for more effective protection of the rights of women guaranteed under the Constitution who are victims of violence of any kind occurring within the family and formatters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Violence against women- definition: The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women issued by the UN General …

Sansad TV: In-Depth- Impact of 5G on India

    Introduction: 5G technologies represent the next generation standard of wireless communication, connecting devices, machines, businesses, and people. What sets 5G in India and elsewhere apart is its ability to deliver higher multi-Gbps data 5G speed, massive bandwidth and network capacity, ultra-low latency, better availability and more reliability compared to any other mobile network. …

Sansad TV: Acts & Facts- The Whistleblowers Protection Act

  Introduction: An Act to establish a mechanism to receive complaints relating to disclosure on any allegation of corruption or wilful misuse of power or wilful misuse of discretion against any public servant and to inquire or cause an inquiry into such disclosure and to provide adequate safeguards against victimisation of the person making such …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 21st Nov – 26th Nov 2022

  InsightsIAS is delighted to present the 29th 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 – …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Xi’s Congress rhetoric and the PLA’s march ahead 

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance(BRI, Regional forums, EEZ, PLA, Galwan valley etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India or affecting India’s interests, BRI and issues associated with it etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Chinese President Xi Jinping made history with his unprecedented third term in office …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : It’s time to discuss depopulation

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance(Fertility rate, World Population prospects, SDGs etc) Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Health. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Two weeks ago, the world population reached 8 billion. India was the largest contributor to the last billion and is …

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

Why DBT schemes need to fix the problem of tenant farmers

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Issues related to Direct and Indirect Farm Subsidies   Source: IE  Direction: The article discusses the issue of tenant farmers in India. It highlights the need of including them under the current schemes before merging all agri-subsidies under DBT.   Context: Most economists advocate converting all agricultural subsidies into direct income …

Transfers unexplained: On the transfer of High Court judges

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Structure, Organization, and Functioning of the Judiciary   Source: TH  Direction: The article explains the issue of transfer of HC judges, i.e., procedure, need, and controversy.  Context: The frequent criticism that the Collegium system of judicial appointments is opaque, appears to be more valid in the case of transfers of judges …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 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: population and associated issues 1. What is depopulation? What are the reasons …

Rawls theory has given its great contribution towards bringing in the true meaning and importance of liberty in the limelight. Critically analyse.

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. 7. Rawls theory has given its great contribution towards bringing in the true meaning and importance of liberty in the limelight. Critically analyse. (150 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: plato.stanford.edu Why the …

As a policy tool to control greenhouse gas emissions, the carbon emissions trading mechanism can achieve the goal of reducing emissions while minimizing overall emissions reduction costs through market transactions. Examine.

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. As a policy tool to control greenhouse gas emissions, the carbon emissions trading mechanism can achieve the goal of reducing emissions while minimizing overall emissions reduction costs through market transactions. Examine.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question …

The wildlife sanctuaries and national parks faces serious threat of habitat loss and fragmentation due to developmental projects and encroachment. Examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. The wildlife sanctuaries and national parks faces serious threat of habitat loss and fragmentation due to developmental projects and encroachment. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus (revision) of General studies …

Disguised unemployment exists frequently in developing countries whose large populations create a surplus in the labour force. It can lead to decline in overall productivity without any substantial increase in the output. Elaborate.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Disguised unemployment exists frequently in developing countries whose large populations create a surplus in the labour force. It can lead to decline in overall productivity without any substantial increase in the output. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: …

Examine the issues and the challenges faced by the tea industry in India. How has climate change impacted tea production? Suggest measures make the tea production remunerative and profitable.

Topic: Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. 3. Examine the issues and the challenges faced by the tea industry in India. How has climate change impacted …

Discuss as to how the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impact the climate phenomena that alter atmospheric circulation across the globe.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Discuss as to how the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impact the climate phenomena that alter atmospheric circulation across the globe. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Down to Earth , Insights on India Why the question: The La Niña weather phenomenon, which entered its third year in …