Insights into Editorial: Reimagining the OBC quota

Insights into Editorial: Reimagining the OBC quota   Context: The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to set up a panel to examine sub-categorisation of the Socially and Educationally Other Backward Castes (OBCs).  The stratification of OBC quota could lead to a quota within quota in OBC reservations. This is a move which could affect educationally and socially advanced communities within …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   Simultaneous LS, assembly polls good   Chief minister Nitish Kumar has come out …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 19 September 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization,   1) Women in Indian police are carrying out all types of duties, however women who are managing prisons and correctional administration …

7) Necessity of Action and Collateral Damage must be weighed in before attempting the Use of Drones. Identify the ethical issues involved in the usage of drones and what would should the guiding principles be

Topic: ethical issues in international relations  7) Necessity of Action and Collateral Damage must be weighed in before attempting the Use of Drones. Identify the ethical issues involved in the usage of drones and what would should the guiding principles be. (150 Words) Washington Post

4) “Countries need to rise above national interest and ally loyalties to ensure the UN serves its purpose of an impactful intergovernmental organisation.” Comment with special focus on India’s UN diplomacy.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4) “Countries need to rise above national interest and ally loyalties to ensure the UN serves its purpose of an impactful intergovernmental organisation.” Comment with special focus on India’s UN diplomacy.  (200 Words) The Hindu The Indian Express

1) Women in Indian police are carrying out all types of duties, however women who are managing prisons and correctional administration are said to be unsung heroes. What kind of challenges are uniformed women facing in prisons? Discuss critically their role.

Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization,   1) Women in Indian police are carrying out all types of duties, however women who are managing prisons and correctional administration are said to be unsung heroes. What kind of challenges are uniformed women facing in prisons? Discuss critically their role. (200 Words) The Indian Express