25th anniversary of Pokhran-II

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Challenges to Internal Security/Indigenization of Technology   Source: IE  Context: On May 11, 1998, codenamed Operation Shakti (literally, “strength”)/Pokhran-II, India conducted three nuclear bomb test explosions at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range.   Timeline of Operation Shakti/Pokhran-II:  Foundation of India’s nuclear programme laid by physicist Homi J Bhaba: Tata Institute …

Misleading food ads and regulations to curtail them

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Governance: Government Policies and Interventions   Source: TH  Context: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has flagged 32 new cases of misleading advertisements and claims made by food business operators. FSSAI has referred the cases to licensing authorities and warned that offenders face penalties of up to INR …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : A ground view of the Indian Space Policy 2023

    Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national and international importance(Space programmes, Indian Space Policy 2023, Vikram S rocket, non-proliferation etc Mains GS Paper II: Science and technology, development and application, Development in the field of space and issues related to it etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The ‘right to health’ goal and a role for Taiwan

                      Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance, Government policies, Covid-19, pandemic treaty). Mains GS Paper II: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementations etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Countries have stepped up efforts to achieve health and well-being for all and …

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[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 May 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: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from …

Rani was a bright and ambitious young woman living in a small town in India. She was determined to make something of herself, despite the limited opportunities available to her. Rani’s parents were proud of her and supported her dreams, but they were also traditional in their ways and believed in the practice of dowry.

Topic: Case Study 7. Rani was a bright and ambitious young woman living in a small town in India. She was determined to make something of herself, despite the limited opportunities available to her. Rani’s parents were proud of her and supported her dreams, but they were also traditional in their ways and believed in …

Explain the concept of India’s nuclear deterrence and why it is essential for India to maintain it.

Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. 6. Explain the concept of India’s nuclear deterrence and why it is essential for India to maintain it. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: The article discusses the 25th anniversary of India’s nuclear tests at Pokhran and …

The drugs issue in Manipur has transformed in recent years, as illegal poppy farming has emerged in the Manipur hills alongside the pre-existing transit routes. Examine its impact on the state and internal security of India. Suggest steps to counter the aforementioned issues.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 5. The drugs issue in Manipur has transformed in recent years, as illegal poppy farming has emerged in the Manipur hills alongside the pre-existing transit routes. Examine its impact on the state and internal security of India. Suggest steps …

There are various administrative obstacles that Indian tribunals encounter, resulting in the inefficiency of the Indian tribunal system, and causing delays in the resolution of cases. Analyse.

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies 4. There are various administrative obstacles that Indian tribunals encounter, resulting in the inefficiency of the Indian tribunal system, and causing delays in the resolution of cases. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Hindustan Times , Insights on India Why the question: The Supreme Court has encouraged all …

Discuss the relevance of monarchy in the 21st century. Examine the role of monarchy in the context of democracy and its coexistence with democratic values, with special reference to the United Kingdom.

Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries. 3. Discuss the relevance of monarchy in the 21st century. Examine the role of monarchy in the context of democracy and its coexistence with democratic values, with special reference to the United Kingdom. (250 words). Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu Why the …

The Quit India Movement brought about a fundamental change in the character of the mass movements that were part of India’s struggle for independence. Explain.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 2. The Quit India Movement brought about a fundamental change in the character of the mass movements that were part of India’s struggle for independence. Explain. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Key Demand of …

Describe the key features of Stupa, and discuss the evolution of Stupa architecture in the post-Mauryan era?

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Describe the key features of Stupa, and discuss the evolution of Stupa architecture in the post-Mauryan era? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the …