OPEN SESSION in DELHI by Vinay Sir on Personality Development| Interview Guidance Program for UPSC

    Dear Student, Warm greetings from Insights IAS(www.insightsonindia.com). Vinay Sir will be conducting an orientation session for the INTERVIEW GUIDANCE PROGRAM tomorrow(16 Dec) at DELHI. Timings: 5-6 pm We look forward to interacting with you & empowering you to ace the Interview! See you tomorrow!     Insights IAS Delhi B-10, Third Floor, Bada …

[COMPILATION] QUED ( Questions from Editorials ) – November 2022

  Click the following links to download Compilation of QUED ( Questions from Editorials ) (November 2022) Insights November 2022 QUED Quiz Questions Insights November 2022 QUED Quiz Compilation    Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 15 December 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 …

Parliamentary Panel on Competition Amendment bill 2022

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Liberalization/ Parliament-Structure, functioning and conduct of business, Competition Commission of India etc.   Source: Economic times  Context: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, has suggested that the government extend the provision of settlement under the Competition Amendment Bill 2022 to cartels so as to make the initiative more pragmatic. The amendment …

Beyond OPS Vs NPS, the question of India’s broken pension system

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes   Source: IE  Direction: The article discusses that India needs a newly reformed pension system, instead an NPS vs OPS debate.  Context: Instead of discussing the issue of the old pension scheme …

India-China relations

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests   Source: The Hindu, Indian Express  Direction: There were multiple articles on India-China relations. We have tried to club them all together.  Context: Indian and Chinese troops clashed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang sector, beating up each other with sticks …

GLAAS Report on WASH

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Issues relating to the development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, and Human Resources.   Source: DTE  Context: According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, increasing frequency and intensity of climate-related extreme weather events continue to impact universal access to safe and sustainably managed water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). …

Arctic Report Card: The Arctic Is Becoming Wetter and Stormier

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Physical Geography (Climate)   Source: IE  Direction: The article highlights the environmental changes in the Arctic, the factors responsible for these changes, their impact and the way ahead.   Context: This year’s assessment of Arctic conditions – the Arctic Report Card, which the US NOAA has produced since 2006, has highlighted …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Building climate resilience collectively

  Source: The Hindu   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 India unveiled its long-term climate action plan at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Census as a mirror of past and present       

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Census, Total Fertility Rate (TFR), National Register of Citizens (NRC) etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors and issues arising out of them etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Study of India’s experience under colonial rule by Dylan Sullivan and Jason Hickel concludes …

[Mission 2023] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 9 December 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: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic …

[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 December 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: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and …

Corporate governance in India is full of loopholes and is toothless to prevent corrupt and unethical practises. Examine.

Topic: corporate governance. 7. Corporate governance in India is full of loopholes and is toothless to prevent corrupt and unethical practises. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of Mission-2022 Secure. Key Demand …

Why are ethics important in international relations? Discuss.

Topic: ethical issues in international relations 6. Why are ethics important in international relations? Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of Mission-2022 Secure. Key Demand of the question: To write about the …

What is cyber-warfare? Evaluate India’s preparedness in responding to cyber-warfare threats.

Topic: basics of cyber security; 5. What is cyber-warfare? Evaluate India’s preparedness in responding to cyber-warfare threats. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: The probe into the cyberattack on some servers at AIIMS in the national capital has found that the IP addresses of two emails, …

Active involvement by government, non-governmental, community-based organisations, and academic institutions will help build a sustainability profile and arrive at specific interventions in order to build climate resilience. Discuss.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 4. Active involvement by government, non-governmental, community-based organisations, and academic institutions will help build a sustainability profile and arrive at specific interventions in order to build climate resilience. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the question: India unveiled its …