Socrates’ philosophy was his emphasis on virtue and morality. He believed that the ultimate goal of human life was to achieve eudaimonia. Explain.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7. Socrates’ philosophy was his emphasis on virtue and morality. He believed that the ultimate goal of human life was to achieve eudaimonia. Explain. (150 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: newworldencyclopedia.org Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

The Khalistani movement is largely dormant in the present day, but some extremist elements continue to advocate for a separate state. The Indian government must remain vigilant and take a tough stance against any activities that are deemed to threaten the country’s territorial integrity and national security. Analyse.

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 6. The Khalistani movement is largely dormant in the present day, but some extremist elements continue to advocate for a separate state. The Indian government must remain vigilant and take a tough stance against any activities that are deemed to threaten …

With most cyberattacks originating from beyond our borders, international cooperation would be critical to keep our digital space secure. Critically examine.

Topic: basics of cyber security; 5. With most cyberattacks originating from beyond our borders, international cooperation would be critical to keep our digital space secure. Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India , Insights on India Why the question: The past few weeks have highlighted the soft underbelly of our fast expanding …

India and Bhutan have a long-standing friendship based on cultural, historical, and economic ties. Discuss the various areas of cooperation in the Indo-Bhutanese relations.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 4. India and Bhutan have a long-standing friendship based on cultural, historical, and economic ties. Discuss the various areas of cooperation in the Indo-Bhutanese relations. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

India and Pakistan have had a tumultuous relationship since the two countries were created in 1947 after the partition of British India. The relationship has been marked by territorial disputes, military conflicts, and political tensions. Analyse.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 3. India and Pakistan have had a tumultuous relationship since the two countries were created in 1947 after the partition of British India. The relationship has been marked by territorial disputes, military conflicts, and political tensions. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …

What is a heatwave? Account for the increasing frequency of heatwaves across the country. Examine the impact of El-Nino on heatwaves in India.

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 2. What is a heatwave? Account for the increasing frequency of heatwaves across the country. Examine the impact of …

The various folk art forms found in India reflect its cultural diversity and are characterized by distinct regional variations. Explain with examples.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. The various folk art forms found in India reflect its cultural diversity and are characterized by distinct regional variations. Explain with examples. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy              Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India , Insights on …

Weekly Compilation of Practice to Progress(PYQs) for UPSC 21st Feb to 25th Feb

  Dear Student, In order to simplify your preparation further & to make revision easier, we will be releasing a weekly compilation of our UPSC PYQ Initiative: Practice to Progress, every Sunday! We hope that you all find it beneficial. Utilise these compilations to revise & ace the UPSC CSE Prelims 2023! Download the Compilation …

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    REGISTER HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP TEST   Dear student, Welcome to Insights IAS – an institute that has been at the forefront of UPSC Civil Services Preparation since its inception, pioneering online learning and several other offline initiatives. Today, we are thrilled to present to you our highly anticipated Integrated Prelims-cum-Mains Test Series (IPM) …

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    Dear Student,   There are just 91 days left for May 28th! What is the first emotion that you feel when you think of UPSC PRELIMS? FEAR or excitement? We hope that it is the latter, however, majority of the aspirants are gripped by FEAR as the final countdown to Prelims begins.   …

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EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Slow Path To Peace

  Source: Indian Express Prelims: Jammu and Kashmir-Issue, geographic location etc Mains GS Paper II: Importance of Jammu and Kashmir, security concerns, delimitation Commission etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Union government is discussing a “proposal to withdraw the Indian Army completely from the Valley hinterland. INSIGHTS ON THE ISSUE Context Jammu and Kashmir-Background . Jammu …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Cyberattacks are rising, but there is an ideal patch

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: G20, ransomware, Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) etc Mains GS Paper III: Linkage of organized crimes with terrorism, implications of cybercrimes on security etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS India has highlighted the soft underbelly, fast expanding digital networks. Ransomwares have emerged as the most predominant of malicious cyberattacks. According to the …

Sansad TV: Committe Report- Anti-Competitive Practices by Big Tech Companies

    Introduction: The world is digitizing rapidly. The digital markets are present across the national and global economy in most sectors from healthcare to finance from transportation services to education. The leading players are collectively referred to as Big Tech companies. Since digital markets do not have sufficient competition, they also are prone to …

Sansad TV: 75 Years- Laws that Shaped India- The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act- NDPS Act,1985

    Introduction: The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act was passed by the Parliament in 1985 to consolidate and amend the law relating to narcotic drugs, and to make stringent provisions for the control and regulation of operations relating to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. NDPS Act: India is a signatory to the United …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 25 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 …