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

  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 …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The beginning of India’s cultural renaissance     

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Indian civilisation, Kashi Vishwanath temple, Jyotirling, Sangamam etc Mains GS Paper I: salient aspects of Art forms, literature and architecture, Salient features of the Indian society, Diversity of India etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Kashi Tamil Sangamam, showcased Tamil culture. It started a new era where ancient Indian traditions intermingle …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Lessons from Russia’s Ukraine war

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance, referendum, UNGA, ICJ etc Mains GS Paper II: Important international institutions, agencies and their functions etc, Significance of Russia for India, International organizations, India-Russia relations.etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Winston Churchill(1939): Russia is “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma”. The military flare-up between …

Sansad TV: Perspective- Judiciary Versus Legislature

 Introduction: Can the Judiciary overrule the will of the people that is represented in Parliament?. That’s the question Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has posed amid the ongoing row over the process of appointment of judges. In a pointed response to the Supreme Court’s 2015 verdict that struck down the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 January 2023

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: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the …

What does this quote mean to you? “When you are in the service of your fellow beings you are in the service of God. – Anonymous”

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 4. What does this quote mean to you? “When you are in the service of your fellow beings you are in the service of God. – Anonymous” (150 words) …

What does this quote mean to you in the present context? “Religion is as necessary to reason as reason is to religion. The one cannot exist without the other”

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 3. What does this quote mean to you in the present context? “Religion is as necessary to reason as reason is to religion. The one cannot exist without the …

Throw light on the administration of the Maratha’s under Shivaji with a special emphasis on his agricultural policy. What lessons can the present-day policy makers learn from it?

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 2. Throw light on the administration of the Maratha’s under Shivaji with a special emphasis on his agricultural policy. What lessons can the present-day policy makers learn from it?  (250 words). Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights …

Though the battle of Plassey was won with deceit and treachery, it had deep ramifications on the political set up on mid eighteenth century.  Comment.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 1. Though the battle of Plassey was won with deceit and treachery, it had deep ramifications on the political set up on mid eighteenth century.  Comment. (250 words). Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why …