Insights into Editorial: Cost of the missing women in Indian politics

Insights into Editorial: Cost of the missing women in Indian politics   Introduction: B.R. Ambedkar once said that “political power is the key to all social progress”. What, then, to make of the fact that India—a country where women suffer substantially greater socio-economic disadvantages than Western democracies like Spain—has a cabinet that is only 22% …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 JUNE 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 JUNE 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 – 1   Topic – Salient features of Indian society 1) …

7) What do you understand by governance. Also, discuss some of the indicators of  good governance.(250 words)

Topic: Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. 7) What do you understand by governance. Also, discuss some of the …

6) What do you understand by space debris. Also, discuss some of the  technologies that could be employed in future, to tackle the problem.(250 words)

Topic -Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 6) What do you understand by space debris. Also, discuss some of the  technologies that could be employed in future, to tackle the problem.(250 words) Wikipedia Reference Reference Why this question Scientists and researchers have been …

5) Right to life is one of the most evolved right at the hands of Supreme Court. Explain with the help of suitable SC judgements.(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Right to Life and its interpretations” 5) Right to life is one of the most evolved right at the hands of Supreme Court. Explain with the help of suitable SC judgements.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question demands discussion on how SC has …

4) Conducting joint military exercises comes with its own benefits and pitfalls. Critically comment, in the context of India.(250 words)

Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 4) Conducting joint military exercises comes with its own benefits and pitfalls. Critically comment, in the context of India.(250 words) Reference Why this question India has been conducting a lot of joint military exercises. Hence it is …

3) Critically analyze the Jajmani system, as was prevalent in several parts  of India.(250 words)

Topic:  Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 3) Critically analyze the Jajmani system, as was prevalent in several parts  of India.(250 words) Reference Reference Reference   Why this question The issue is related to GS- 1 syllabus under the following heading- Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Key demand of the …

2) Gender equality offers a sizeable economic opportunity for any country. India, however, has lagged behind in taking advantage of this economic opportunity. Discuss.(250 words)

  Topic– Role of women and women’s organization, Social empowerment 2) Gender equality offers a sizeable economic opportunity for any country. India, however, has lagged behind in taking advantage of this economic opportunity. Discuss.(250 words) Financial express Why this question The economic losses suffered due to lack of gender parity is a very important topic …

1) Critically examine the need for conducting caste based census in Indian society?(250 words)

  Topic – Salient features of Indian society 1) Critically examine the need for conducting caste based census in Indian society?(250 words) The hindu   Why this question The article raises some pertinent questions regarding the nature of Indian society and whether caste based data would strengthen the existing biases or help us in better …