Insights into Editorial: India’s forest cover: What data shows

Insights into Editorial: India’s forest cover: What data shows   Context: The Delhi high court will hear a petition challenging the felling of 16,000 trees to build houses for government employees in Delhi. The hearing comes in the wake of growing protests over the felling of 16,000 trees. On the face of it, the protests …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 JULY 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, Diversity of …

7) India is faced with a deluge of macroeconomic threats. Examine why and give suggestions to improve it?(250 words)

Topic – Indian Economy – issues 7) India is faced with a deluge of macroeconomic threats. Examine why and give suggestions to improve it?(250 words) dnaindia Why this question The article talks about the several macroeconomic challenges that India is faced with , which is necessary to understand from mains perspective. Key demand of the …

6) Critically analyze the issue of mandatory fortification of Mid day Meal programme of India.(250 words)

Topic– Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 6) Critically analyze the issue of mandatory fortification of Mid day Meal programme of India.(250 words) Yojana Magazine, June 2018 issue Why this question MDM programme is one the most important programmes of India, directed towards reducing malnourishment among Indian children. The programme …

5) There are gainers and losers from the growing formalisation of retail sector in India. Critically examine the statement in the light of the recent  Flipkart-Walmart deal.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 5) There are gainers and losers from the growing formalisation of retail sector in India. Critically examine the statement in the light of the recent  Flipkart-Walmart deal.(250 words) epw Reference   Why this question The recent acquisition of 77% stake …

4) Compare and contrast the veto power of US President vis a vis Indian President?(250 words)

Topic:Part of static series under the heading “Veto Power”, Also falls under the heading “Comparison of constitutional schemes of various countries” 4) Compare and contrast the veto power of US President vis a vis Indian President?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to examine the similarities and differences between the …

3)Only if women feel protected and secure, can the effectively participate in public life and contribute to the economic growth of the country. Discuss the initiatives taken by the government in this direction.(250 words)

Topic– Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 3)Only if women feel protected and secure, can the effectively participate in public life and contribute to the economic growth …

2) Technology is reshaping the way government is designing and implementing programmes in India. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 2) Technology is reshaping the way government is designing and implementing programmes in India. Discuss. (250 words) Yojana Magazine, June 2018 issue. Why this question Use and adoption of technology has …

1)Caste and communal consciousness carry the same essence in the Indian context. Comment in the light of recent mob lynching episodes in India. (250 words)

Topic – Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1)Caste and communal consciousness carry the same essence in the Indian context. Comment in the light of recent mob lynching episodes in India. (250 words) epw   Why this question Lynching is an abominable social act and, against the rule of the law. The recent …