Topper’s Strategy: Shivani Gupta UPSC CSE 2017 AIR 121 | First Attempt | Without Coaching | Commerce and Accountancy Optional (303)

  Topper’s Strategy: Shivani Gupta UPSC CSE 2017 AIR 121  First Attempt | Without Coaching | Commerce and Accountancy Optional (303)   Hello Friends ! I will start with a brief background. I am Shivani Gupta, a Chartered Accountant by profession. I have cleared Civil Services Examination 2017 with Rank 121 in my first attempt …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Women Entrepreneurship Platform   Context: NITI Aayog and actor Sushant Singh Rajput have decided to collaborate towards promoting the Women Entrepreneurship Platform launched by the NITI Aayog.   About the Women Entrepreneurship Platform: Aim: The initiative is aimed at building …

IMPORTANT: 100 MCQs on Economic Survey 2018 for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018 by Insights Team

    100 MCQs on Economic Survey – 2018 for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018 By Team Insights   These questions are meant to help you do last minute revision of the Economic Survey – 2018. Take up these questions as revision exercise to cover economic survey in more meaningful way.  We have …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Hoolock gibbons and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Hoolock gibbons and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Hoolock gibbons primate species of genus Hoolock Endangered — IUCN CITES Appendix I schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972 State Animal of Arunachal Pradesh   Habitat Primarily forest dweller inhabits tropical evergreen rainforests, tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 MAY 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) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests   General Studies – 2 TOPIC: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, …

6) India should seek to publish “green GDP” figures that take into account depreciation of natural capital stock due to economic exploitation and environmental degradation. Critically analyse.(250 words)

TOPIC:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 6) India should seek to publish “green GDP” figures that take into account depreciation of natural capital stock due to economic exploitation and environmental degradation. Critically analyse.(250 words) The hindu Why this question Environment provides us with the necessities of …

7) Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a tireless social reformer who revived interest in the ethical principles of the Vedanta school as a counterpoise to the Western assault on Indian culture. Comment.(250 words)

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7) Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a tireless social reformer who revived interest in the ethical principles of the Vedanta school as a counterpoise to the Western assault on Indian culture. Comment.(250 words) Reference Reference   Why this question The question is related to …

5) Examine whether WHO’s essential diagnostic list would help India in better rolling out of its free diagnostic services. Discuss how diagnostic services help improve primary healthcare?(250 words)

Topic – Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 5) Examine whether WHO’s essential diagnostic list would help India in better rolling out of its free diagnostic services. Discuss how diagnostic services help improve primary healthcare?(250 words) Hindustantimes Why this question The release of the first ever WHO’s Essential diagnostic …

4)Anti Sterlite protests in Thoothukkudi is the signal of civil society’s anger against our policy apathy towards environmental issues. Critically analyse.(250 words)

Topic – Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4)Anti Sterlite protests in Thoothukkudi is the signal of civil society’s anger against our policy apathy towards environmental issues. Critically analyse.(250 words) Indian express Why this question Civil society protests in India have had a …

3)The recent outcry over proposed changes in the civil services allocation procedure only goes on to show that the observation of 2nd ARC regarding civil servants, that they resist change as they are wedded to their privileges and prospects, is true. Critically examine(250 words)

Topic – Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive 3)The recent outcry over proposed changes in the civil services allocation procedure only goes on to show that the observation of 2nd ARC regarding civil servants, that they resist change as they are wedded to their privileges and prospects, is true. Critically examine(250 words) Indian express

2)One year one election would be more appropriate for India rather than one nation one election. Examine.(250 words)

Topic:  Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 2)One year one election would be more appropriate for India rather than one nation one election. Examine.(250 words) Indian express Why this question Elections in India signify the world’s largest democratic exercise  but on the …

1)The post of the Governor, by constitutional design, acts as a check upon both federalism and popular democracy. Critically comment.(250 words) 

TOPIC: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 1)The post of the Governor, by constitutional design, acts as a check upon both federalism and popular democracy. Critically comment.(250 words)  The hindu Why this question The post of the governor has been criticized on various fronts and there have been calls …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 64(History)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 64(History)   Which of the following Is/are correct about Vijayanagara rulers/ reign? They were chiefly Saivaites. Polygamy was prevalent among Royal families. There was a flourishing Devadasi system. Select the Correct answers using codes below a) Only 3 b) Only 2 and 3 c) 1, …