Justice Clocks

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME) Source: PIB Electronic signage systems called Justice Clocks have been installed in the court complexes of High Courts. These clocks aim to inform stakeholders about key court-related parameters and provide a bird’s eye view of court-related data. The initiative is expected to increase awareness among the public about the judicial …

Consequences of subsidies

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and related issues/ Issues related to Direct and Indirect Farm Subsidies   Source: DTE  Context: A new World Bank report highlights the negative consequences of inefficiently subsidising agriculture, fishing and fossil fuel sectors.   Highlights of the report: Subsidies in the 3 areas (generally considered to bail out economies …

Strengthening the Integrated Child Development Services scheme

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government policies and programme: Health   Context: The article emphasizes the need to strengthen the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme in India to address issues of malnutrition and health among children. Status of malnutrition in India: For under 5 years, stunting has reduced from 38.4% to 35.5%, Wasting has reduced …

16th Finance Commission

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies   Source: TH  Context: Soon the government will appoint a Finance Commission to determine how much of the Centre’s tax revenue should be given away to States (the vertical share) and how to distribute that among States (the horizontal sharing formula).   What …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Reflections on Artificial Intelligence, as friend or foe

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Science and technology, Artificial intelligence(AI), Generative AI, Big Data, GANs, ChatGPT1 tool, DALL.E2 etc Mains GS Paper III and IV: Significance of technology for India, AI, indigenisation of technology and development of new technology. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Association for Computing Machinery released a statement on ‘Principles for Responsible Algorithmic Systems’, …

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[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 June 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: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of …

Bullfighting, known as “corrida de toros” in Spanish, is a traditional spectacle that dates back several centuries. It is particularly popular in certain regions of Spain, such as Andalusia and Madrid.

Topic: Case Study. 7. Bullfighting, known as “corrida de toros” in Spanish, is a traditional spectacle that dates back several centuries. It is particularly popular in certain regions of Spain, such as Andalusia and Madrid. Similar to Jallikattu, bullfighting has faced increasing scrutiny from animal rights activists due to concerns about animal welfare. Many argue that …

Government preparedness is essential in mitigating the impact of devastating cyclones. Preparedness can significantly reduce the loss of lives and properties, minimize disruptions, and facilitate the recovery process after cyclones. Analyse.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 6. Government preparedness is essential in mitigating the impact of devastating cyclones. Preparedness can significantly reduce the loss of lives and properties, minimize disruptions, and facilitate the recovery process after cyclones. Analyse. (250 words)  Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India Why the question: Strong winds and heavy …

Discuss the concerns surrounding the approval of Neuralink for humans. Examine the potential risks from the Neuralink project.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 5. Discuss the concerns surrounding the approval of Neuralink for humans. Examine the potential risks from the Neuralink project.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: On May 25, the USFDA approved an implantable Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) for …

It is crucial for MSMEs to embrace digital transformation and leverage e-commerce to stay competitive in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. Support the above statement with relevant examples and facts. Also, discuss the importance of India’s e-commerce sector.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. 4. It is crucial for MSMEs to embrace digital transformation and leverage e-commerce to stay competitive in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. Support the above statement with relevant examples and facts. Also, discuss the importance of India’s e-commerce …

What are the roles and responsibilities of the speaker of Lok Sabha? Comment on the constitutional importance of the speaker’s non-partisan behaviour.

Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 3. What are the roles and responsibilities of the speaker of Lok Sabha? Comment on the constitutional importance of the speaker’s non-partisan behaviour. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Times of India Why the question: The article highlights a statement made …

Valuing diversity and promoting inclusivity are important aspects of India’s social fabric, and efforts to bridge divides and foster dialogue continue to shape the nation’s social and cultural landscape, even if they may not always be fully reflected in the political realm. Analyse.

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 2. Valuing diversity and promoting inclusivity are important aspects of India’s social fabric, and efforts to bridge divides and foster dialogue continue to shape the nation’s social and cultural landscape, even if they may not always be fully reflected in the political realm. Analyse. (250 words) …

Given the complexity and interplay of these factors, it is difficult to attribute the partition to any single individual or group. While various leaders, including Jinnah, Nehru, and Gandhi, played significant roles in shaping the events, the partition was the result of a culmination of historical circumstances and complex socio-political dynamics. Critically Comment.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. Given the complexity and interplay of these factors, it is difficult to attribute the partition to any single individual or group. While various leaders, including Jinnah, Nehru, and Gandhi, played significant roles in shaping the events, the …

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        Dear Student,   The UPSC Prelims 2023 results were declared on Monday. We understand that failure is difficult and that you may be plagued by several conflicting emotions and thoughts now: whether to continue preparation, how to restart prep with the same initial enthusiasm, whether you need to consider a plan …