Privileged communication

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context:  The proposed Bharatiya Sakshya (BS) Bill, intended to replace the Indian Evidence Act of 1872, includes a provision barring courts from inquiring into privileged communication between Ministers and the President of India. While Article 74(2) of the Constitution already mentions this, the bill seeks to give it …

Egyptology and Napoleon’s failed Egypt expedition

Content for Mains Enrichment   Source: IE  Context: Napoleon’s failed Egypt expedition in 1798-1801, driven by colonial ambitions and competition with the British, is credited with giving birth to Egyptology. Despite military setbacks, the expedition led by Napoleon involved around 160 scholars in various fields, laying the foundation for the study and documentation of Egypt’s …

Bihar’s demand for Special Category Status (SCS)

GS Paper 2   Syllabus: Indian polity- Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure.   Source: TH  Context: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Cabinet passed a resolution seeking Special Category Status (SCS) for Bihar, following findings from the “Bihar Caste-based Survey, 2022,” indicating significant poverty.   What is Special Category Status (SCS)? It is …

Sansad TV: Perspective- India’s 6G Vision

    Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised the rollout of 5G telecom networks in the country and the progress of the technology sector, calling them crucial for India’s transition to a developed economy. At the India Mobile Congress, the Prime Minister celebrated the nation’s progress, emphasizing that India’s momentum didn’t stop at the …

Sansad TV: Committee Report- India- Preferred Investment Destination

    Introduction: The Parliamentary Committee appreciates the efforts made by the Government in taking proactive steps to attract investment and promote domestic manufacturing. The Committee is hopeful that these measures will help in realising the goal of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and making India a global manufacturing hub. It recommends the government to ensure that the …

[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 November 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: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as …

what is Fortitude? Discuss is its importance with examples.

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 7. what is Fortitude? Discuss is its importance with examples. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications. Why the question: The question is part of …

India, like many other nations, faces a growing challenge in the realm of cybersecurity. Allocating resources and implementing advanced security measures are crucial to have a sound cybersecurity strategy. Analyse.

Topic: basics of cyber security 6. India, like many other nations, faces a growing challenge in the realm of cybersecurity. Allocating resources and implementing advanced security measures are crucial to have a sound cybersecurity strategy. Analyse. Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of …

Addressing the issue of black money has been a persistent challenge with significant economic, social, and political implications. Critically examine.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment 5. Addressing the issue of black money has been a persistent challenge with significant economic, social, and political implications. Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static …

The effectiveness of fiscal management measures outlined in the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBMA), depends on their implementation, adaptability to changing circumstances. Examine.

Topic: Government Budgeting. 4. The effectiveness of fiscal management measures outlined in the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBMA), depends on their implementation, adaptability to changing circumstances. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Live Mint , Insights on India Why the question: Perceptions have grown in the Eurozone and India that transfers from richer …

The money market is a fundamental component of the Indian financial system, providing a platform for short-term financing and the implementation of monetary policy. Discuss.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 3. The money market is a fundamental component of the Indian financial system, providing a platform for short-term financing and the implementation of monetary policy. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint , Insights on India Why the question: …

Is it time to revisit the criteria for special category status (SCS) and include others into this exclusive category by excluding those who do not need such assistance any longer? Critically analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. Is it time to revisit the criteria for special category status (SCS) and include others into this exclusive category by excluding those who do not need such assistance any longer? Critically analyse. (250 words) Difficulty …

In evaluating Napoleon’s downfall, it is essential to consider both external military factors and internal challenges.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 1.  In evaluating Napoleon’s downfall, it is essential to consider both external military factors and internal challenges. Difficulty …

[ RESULTS ] OGP 2025 Scholarship Test held on 26th Nov. 2023

  Dear all, We appreciate all the students for their participation in OGP 2025 Scholarship Test which was conducted on 26th Nov. 2023. We are hereby releasing the scholarship test results. Eligible students have received an email about the procedure to avail the scholarship. CLICK HERE for OGP 2025 Scholarship Test    Note: To avoid …