Insights into Editorial: Does India need a bullet train?

Insights into Editorial: Does India need a bullet train? Context: Prime Minister and his Japanese counterpart jointly laid the foundation stone of the country’s first bullet train project using Japanese ‘Shinkansen’ technology between Ahmedabad and Mumbai which costs $19 billion. The train will cover a distance of over 500 kilometres in around two hours. The …

Insights into Editorial: Coal-fired projections: on the draft energy policy

Insights into Editorial: Coal-fired projections: on the draft energy policy Context: The NITI Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy (DNEP) predicts that between now and 2040, there will be a quantum leap in the uptake of renewable energy together with a drastic reduction in fossil fuel energy intensity. Because of economic and population growth, India’s annual per-capita electricity …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 OCTOBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz -06 OCTOBER 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 services …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 October 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:   Poverty and developmental issues 1) Inequality is reprehensible not only because it is inherently unfair and unjust, but because it can cause harm in a number of domains …

3) Despite a dedicated legislation to emancipate the condition of street vendors in India, they await transformative reforms and effective implementation. Comment.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 3) Despite a dedicated legislation to emancipate the condition of street vendors in India, they await transformative reforms and effective implementation. Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu