Insights into Editorial: Is the Supreme Court verdict on Cauvery fair?

Insights into Editorial: Is the Supreme Court verdict on Cauvery fair?   Context: The sharing of waters of the Kaveri River has been the source of a serious conflict between the two states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Recently Supreme Court pronounced its verdict in Cauvery river water dispute. While the Supreme Court awarded additional 14.75 TMC of Cauvery water to Karnataka, it reduced …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 February 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 February 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) General Studies – 1   Topic:  Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, …

6) As per the Indian Constitution, it is  the duty of each citizen to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform. Yet, superstitious practices are abound in India, including among the highly educated. Why is it so hard to remove superstitions? Can social persuasion and ethics help remove it? Examine.

Topic:  Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.  6) As per the Indian Constitution, it is  the duty of each citizen to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform. Yet, superstitious practices are abound in India, including among the highly …

5) Critically analyse the merits and shortcomings of three new measures that were announced in the recent union budget with an aim to address agrarian distress in India. Also examine what else could have been introduced in the budget to address agrarian distress.

Topic: Agriculture;  Government Budgeting. 5) Critically analyse the merits and shortcomings of three new measures that were announced in the recent union budget with an aim to address agrarian distress in India. Also examine what else could have been introduced in the budget to address agrarian distress. (250 Words) The Hindu Why this question? This question, in …