UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE: 13 June 2024

The Insights IAS Secure Initiative for UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice enables you to practice daily answer writing, enhancing your skills and boosting your scores with regular feedback, expert tips, and strategies. Let consistency be the hallmark of your preparation and utilize UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice initiative wisely   Click on EACH question to post/upload …

Three months to set up online RTI portals: SC

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Governance: RTI   Source: TH  Context: The Supreme Court has directed States and Union Territories to set up and operationalize online Right to Information (RTI) portals within three months to ensure transparency in governance.   What is RTI? The Right to Information Act 2005 (RTI) gives Indian citizens the right to access information …

TRIPS waiver:

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Effects of Policies of developed nations and IP related issues.   TRIPS waiver: Context: A group of non-governmental organisations has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to “proactively engage” with a draught proposal at the World Trade Organization-TRIPS in Geneva to waive intellectual property rights governing COVID vaccines, drugs, …

India risks being left out of TRIPS waiver:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: IP related issues.   Context: India runs the risk of being excluded from a proposal it co-authored at WTO negotiations, in 2020, to “temporarily waive” IPR held, by primarily Western countries, on vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics for covid-19.   What are the shortcomings that impacted India’s global campaign? During the …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS: LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA- THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT, 2005

Introduction: A major breakthrough in women’s rights in India, The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence, 2005 was enacted by the Parliament to provide protection to women against violence from family. Domestic violence: Causing hurt, injury or danger to life, limb, health, safety or well-being, whether mental or physical. Causing harm, injury, or danger to …

India’s patent waiver plan at WTO and issues associated:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: IP Related issues.   India’s patent waiver plan at WTO and issues associated: Context: A proposal was taken up at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations, in 2020, to “temporarily waive” intellectual property rights (IPR) held, by primarily Western countries, on vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics for covid-19. This proposal was …