[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 25 March 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Manual scavenging:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Context: Recently, three labourers in Mumbai, allegedly hired for manual scavenging, died after inhaling toxic fumes in a septic tank. Even though manual scavenging is banned in India, the practice is still prevalent in many parts of the country.     What …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS: LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA- THE POSH ACT, 2013

Highlights of the Bill The Bill defines sexual harassment at the work place and creates a mechanism for redressal of complaints.  It also provides safeguards against false or malicious charges. Every employer is required to constitute an Internal Complaints Committee at each office or branch with 10 or more employees.  The District Officer is required …

Kerala’s proposal to limit Lokayukta’s powers:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: The Kerala government has proposed to amend the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act with an ordinance. This move has drawn criticism from the opposition.   Changes proposed: The government can “either accept or reject the verdict …

Supplementary Child Nutrition:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to Health.   Context: The government has listed the following steps, taken during the lockdown, for supplementary child nutrition: To ensure continuous nutritional support to beneficiaries, anganwadi workers and helpers distributed supplementary nutrition at the doorstep of beneficiaries once in 15 days during COVID-19 as all anganwadi centres …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 14, 2014

ARCHIVES January 14, 2014 POLITY & GOVERNMENT BILLS The constitution (120th amendment) bill, 2013, and the judicial appointments commission bill, 2013 APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES TO THE SUPREME COURT– PRESENT SYSTEM Constitutional provision: Article 124(2): Clause (2) of Article 124 inter alia says that: “every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant …

Insights Daily Current Events January 07, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 07, 2014   NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES The Food Security Act- an initiative to avert malnutrition Food security refers to household’s physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that fulfills the dietary needs and food preferences of that household for living an active and healthy life. …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 22

QUESTIONS: 14/11/2013 What paradigm shift NRHM has brought in the field of public health? (200 Words) “With the liberalization of global trade in agriculture there is an increased risk of introduction of exotic pests and weeds in the country that can cause serious economic”. How far Biosecurity Bill, 2013 addresses this problem? (200 Words) Discuss …