Sansad TV: New India Debate- Mental Health

    Importance of mental health: Emotional and mental health is important because it’s a vital part of your life and impacts your thoughts, behaviors and emotions. Being healthy emotionally can promote productivity and effectiveness in activities like work, school or caregiving. It plays an important part in the health of your relationships, and allows you …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Solar energy is not the best option for India

  Source: The Hindu, The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance, Environmental pollution and degradation(Solar energy, Paris Agreement), PM2.5 etc Mains GS Paper III: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation,Solar energy and its use in different sectors particularly agriculture etc. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS To address the global climate crisis, India has promised to source nearly half …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The Economic Survey that wasn’t

  Source: The Hindu, Indian Express   Prelims: Indian Economy(GDP, GVA, fiscal policy, budget, economic survey, GST etc) Mains GS Paper III: Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, GDP, Issues related to planning etc. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Budget of 1991 which was presented by the then Finance Minister, is one of Indian economic history’s landmark events. It …

[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 2 February 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: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., 1. The interplay …

Good governance and stability are interlinked. There is stability if leaders are responsive to the needs of the people and accountable for their actions. Analyse.

Topic: Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity. 7. Good governance and stability are interlinked. There is stability if leaders are responsive to the needs of the people and accountable for their actions. Analyse. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static …

In the corporate world, companies play on important role in country’s economy and make a great contribution to national progress. Corporate ethics applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and the entire organization. Discuss.

Topic : corporate governance. 6. In the corporate world, companies play on important role in country’s economy and make a great contribution to national progress. Corporate ethics applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and the entire organization. Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: …

What are the ‘Saptarishi’ initiatives for Amrit Kaal announced in the Union Budget 2023-24? Discuss the ways in which the country can achieve ‘Green Growth’ as it moves towards net zero emissions?

Topic: Government Budgeting. 5. What are the ‘Saptarishi’ initiatives for Amrit Kaal announced in the Union Budget 2023-24? Discuss the ways in which the country can achieve ‘Green Growth’ as it moves towards net zero emissions? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint , Indian Express Why the question: While presenting the Budget, the FM …

Enumerate the major announcements in the Union Budget for 2023-24. Do you think the budget balances its objectives of accelerating growth by increasing public investment while containing the fiscal deficit? State your opinion.

Topic: Government Budgeting. 4. Enumerate the major announcements in the Union Budget for 2023-24. Do you think the budget balances its objectives of accelerating growth by increasing public investment while containing the fiscal deficit? State your opinion.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu , Live Mint Why the question: Even though the economy has …

Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) are more vulnerable among the tribal groups owing to their primitive traits and geographical isolation. Discuss the various measures taken by the government for their welfare.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 3. Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) are more vulnerable among the tribal groups owing to their primitive traits and geographical …

When the isotherm map is analysed, it can be observed that they are uneven. Analyse the reasons for uneven distribution of temperature on Earth’s surface.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. When the isotherm map is analysed, it can be observed that they are uneven. Analyse the reasons for uneven distribution of temperature on Earth’s surface. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

The interplay of the wind and the monsoon system combined with the Earth system produces twin cyclones. Explain.

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., 1. The interplay of the wind and the monsoon system combined with the Earth system produces twin cyclones. Explain. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

[MISSION 2023] RTM(Revision through MCQs)- 31 Jan 2023

      Follow us on our Official TELEGRAM Channel HERE Subscribe to Our Official YouTube Channel HERE Please subscribe to Our podcast channel HERE Official Facebook Page HERE Follow our Twitter Account HERE Follow our Instagram Account HERE Follow us on LinkedIn: HERE

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 1 February 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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

21st century India needs a real-time fiscal data portal

GS Paper 3   Source: Live Mint Context: Former Economic Adviser, Arvind Subramanian, in his book mentioned that the accounting techniques(‘creative accounting’) used made it difficult to gauge the precise extent of the fiscal deficit.   Hence, the government should make efforts to draft a more transparent and accessible budget for India’s citizens and investors. …

Economic Survey 2023: Here are the key takeaways

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development, and Employment    Source: TH, IE, PIB Direction: The article discusses the state of the Indian economy, its future prospects, and its challenges, as highlighted by the Economic Survey 2023.    Context: The Economic Survey 2023, presented by the …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 23rd Jan – 28th Jan 2023

  InsightsIAS is delighted to present the 38th 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 – …