QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 JANUARY 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 19 JANUARY 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   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 into Editorial: Towards solar-powered agriculture

Insights into Editorial: Towards solar-powered agriculture Introduction: In the past few years, solar pumps have consistently piqued the interest of various bureaucrats and politicians. The Prime Minister spoke about solar pumps from the ramparts of the Red Fort in 2016. There is no shortage of ideas which the Centre, States, civil society organisations, and enterprises …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 January 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 January 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues.   Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) Context: Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) has crossed one crore mark in antenatal check-ups. The programme has been successful in reaching out to the difficult and …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 January 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 January 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1   Topic:  Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.  1) What is populism and what are its consequences? Do you think it’s the common man …

Ethics Case Study: b) Will you try to change his political ideology or his behaviour outside home? Justify.

Topic:  Political attitude 9) Your brother, who is a school drop-out, is very active in politics these days. He is part of a local gang that is fighting to preserve Hindu culture. His gang is in news for various reasons – for hitting couples for publicly displaying affection to beating people who are transporting cows. You …

6) What are the important provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act 2015? Comment on the impact of this Act on lives of SC and ST population.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 6) What are the important provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act 2015? Comment on the impact of this Act on lives of SC and ST population. (250 Words) The Indian Express

2) The state cannot choose between protecting freedom of expression and preserving law and order – both are its primary responsibilities and must ensure both. In the light of the recent threat of violence and other forms of intimidation posed by certain groups to works of art and free speech, critically comment on the statement.

Topic:   Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States 2) The state cannot choose between protecting freedom of expression and preserving law and order – both are its primary responsibilities and must ensure both. In the light of the recent threat of violence and other forms of intimidation posed by certain groups to works …

1) What is populism and what are its consequences? Do you think it’s the common man who’s to be blamed for the rise of populism across the world? Critically analyse, especially in the light of Brexit and Climate change issues.

Topic:  Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.  1) What is populism and what are its consequences? Do you think it’s the common man who’s to be blamed for the rise of populism across the world? Critically analyse, especially in the light of Brexit and Climate change issues. …