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[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 April 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 April 2018

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How to Follow Secure Initiative?

How to Self-evaluate your answer? 

LIST of TOPICS (Static)

REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018 

Revision Tests

 

Henceforth, we will cover MORE issues in Secure, and provide explanations/directions/hints to 4-5 most important questions.  

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General Studies – 1


 

 

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 

1) Analyse the role played by moderates in securing press freedom during the Indian national movement. (250 Words)

India’s Struggle for Independence, Chapter – 8

 

 


General Studies – 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

2) In a federal polity like India why is it important for states to have both financial and cultural autonomy? Do you think it’s time for India to become a federation of states? Analyse  (250 Words)

The Hindu

Livemint

 

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

3) In the light of the recent developments that are taking place in the Korean peninsula, India should stop being a passive observer of the Korean geopolitical theatre. Analyse. (250 Words)

The Indian Express

The Hindu

 

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

4) Differentiate between global order and international order. Is it in India’s interest to seek or acquire greater responsibilities in the international order? Comment. (250 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.

5) Discuss the significance of the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act) for India which was recently signed by the US President. (250 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


 

Topic: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, 

6) Can shift in cropping and consumptions patterns  reduce India’s micronutrient deficiencies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Examine. (250 Words)

The Hindu

 

 


General Studies – 4


Topic:  Corporate governance. 
 

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators

8) Briefly discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy and its relevance today. (150 Words)

The Hindu


 Other IMPORTANT issues that are NOT covered Today in Secure/Covered Previously:

  1. Cauvery Issue – The Hindu
  2. Kashmir Issue- The Hindu
  3. Defence Production Policy – 2018 IDSA
NOTE: 
We are giving hints for each question. Please use your creativity and originality to come up with answers that are unique to you. But do so without deviating from core demand of each question. Ultimately you should use your reason and judgement to write your own answer. 

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