Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 December 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 December 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization.   India’s digital gender gap could further marginalise women: Unicef   Context: UNICEF has released the 2017 edition of its annual flagship publication “The State of the World’s Children Report”. Themed “Children in a digital world”, the …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 December 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 December 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:  Salient features of Indian society 1) What do you understand by cultural capital? Discuss its importance in society such as India. (150 Words) EPW   General Studies – 2 …

7) The recently published report “Performance Audit of Rejuvenation of River Ganga” has put a question mark on the success of union government’s most ambitious programme for cleaning River Ganga. Critically examine why cleaning River Ganga remains a distant dream.

Topic:  Environmental pollution 7) The recently published report “Performance Audit of Rejuvenation of River Ganga” has put a question mark on the success of union government’s most ambitious programme for cleaning River Ganga. Critically examine why cleaning River Ganga remains a distant dream. (250 Words) Down to Earth

6) An audit of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the country’s premier watchdog on the food, by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) reveals gaps in the working of the body. Examine the findings of CAG and their significance.

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 6) An audit of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the country’s premier watchdog on the food, by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) reveals gaps in the working of the body. Examine the findings of CAG and their significance. (250 Words) Down to …

4) The judgement delivered by the Supreme Court in August 2016 in the case of Anita Thakur and Ors v Government of J&K and Ors 2007 is likely to be a landmark in constitutional actions against the state in the context of the right to protest and corresponding limits on state action. Discuss.

Topic:  Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4) The judgement delivered by the Supreme Court in August 2016 in the case of Anita Thakur and Ors v Government of J&K and Ors 2007 is likely to be a landmark in constitutional actions against the state in the context of the right to protest and …