Renouncing Indian citizenship

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Citizenship   Source: TH  Context:  A growing number of Indians are relinquishing their citizenship, primarily seeking better economic opportunities and social security abroad.   What does Data show?  Over 15 lakh Indians have given up their citizenship in the past decade, with many heading to the United States. High-net-worth individuals are …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 31 July – 5 August 2023

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[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 August 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 …

“In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics”. – Earl Warren.

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics”. – Earl Warren. Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

“Morality is not just a set of rules; it is a quality of character.” – Unknown

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “Morality is not just a set of rules; it is a quality of character.” – Unknown Difficulty level: Easy Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus …

Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem with far-reaching consequences for public health. The One Health approach offers a comprehensive strategy that can contribute significantly to combating AMR by addressing its underlying causes and promoting collaborative solutions. Discuss

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology 5. Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem with far-reaching consequences for public health. The One Health approach offers a comprehensive strategy that can contribute significantly to combating AMR by addressing its underlying causes and promoting collaborative solutions. Discuss (250 …

What are the various issues pertaining to Section 8(3) of the Representation of People Act? Do you think that the restoration of Section 8(4) of the Representation of People Act 1951 can serve as a sort of fix for the aforementioned issues? Examine.

Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. 4. What are the various issues pertaining to Section 8(3) of the Representation of People Act? Do you think that the restoration of Section 8(4) of the Representation of People Act 1951 can serve as a sort of fix for the aforementioned issues? Examine. (250 words) …

A comprehensive review and strategic adjustments are needed to ensure that UDAN (Ude Deshka Aam Nagrik) achieves its intended goals in promoting balanced regional development and accessible air travel. Evaluate.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. A comprehensive review and strategic adjustments are needed to ensure that UDAN (Ude Deshka Aam Nagrik) achieves its intended goals in promoting balanced regional development and accessible air travel. Evaluate. Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live …

While the Home Rule Movement had its limitations, including a limited scope and the inability to achieve immediate self-rule, its impact on the national movement cannot be undermined. Comment.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 2. While the Home Rule Movement had its limitations, including a limited scope and the inability to achieve immediate self-rule, its impact on the national movement cannot be undermined. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on …

Western-educated Indians began to question the legitimacy of British rule and were inspired by concepts like democracy, nationalism, and self-governance, which fuelled the growth of Indian nationalism. Examine.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 1. Western-educated Indians began to question the legitimacy of British rule and were inspired by concepts like democracy, nationalism, and self-governance, which fuelled the growth of Indian nationalism. Examine. (250 word) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 7 August – 12 August 2023

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[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 22 August 2023

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‘Likaru-Mig La-Fukche’ road (Ladakh)

Mapping Source: HT The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has commenced the construction of the world’s highest motorable road, the ‘Likaru-Mig La-Fukche’ road, in Ladakh’s Demchok sector. This road project aims to provide connectivity to the military outposts in the sensitive Fukche sector, lying near the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC). The road will reach …

DRDO’s UAV Tapas

  Source: LM  Context: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) announced that there were no casualties or collateral damage resulting from the crash of the Tapas unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during an experimental flight trial in Karnataka, India. The UAV was undergoing a trial flight from ATR Challakere when it encountered a technical snag …

Namoh 108

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: The Wire  Context: The Lucknow-based CSIR-NBRI (National Botanical Research Institute) has reportedly developed a new variety of lotus flowers called ‘Namoh 108,’ characterized by having 108 petals. The name “Namoh 108” is a combination of the religious significance of the ‘lotus flower’ and the digit ‘108,’ which holds importance in …

Demon particle

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: Business Standard  Context: Researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered a massless particle, often referred to as a “demon particle,” which could pave the way for the development of superconductors capable of functioning at room temperature. Superconductors, which can conduct electricity without resistance, currently require extremely low temperatures, often …