ETHICS – Insights 70 Days Plan: Day – 24

ETHICS – Insights 70 Days Plan Day – 24 Read about 70 Days Ethics Plan Here   1. Define/Differentiate the following: a) Emotional intelligence vs Social intelligence b) Emotional intelligence vs Emotional competence c) Emotional quotient d) Emotional maturity e) Intellectual intelligence   2. Sometimes it is said that emotional intelligence is overrated and there are …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,21 July 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 21 July 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 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)     General Studies – 2 Topic– Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and …

7) Indian materialistic philosophy was similar to, as well as different from the spiritualistic philosophy of the times. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7) Indian materialistic philosophy was similar to, as well as different from the spiritualistic philosophy of the times. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Lexicon Ethics Book Key demand of the question. The question wants us to delve deep into the materialistic philosophy of ancient India and …

6)The recent imposition of fine on Google by European Commission is a step in the right direction, to ensure a fair competition. Critically comment.(250 words)

Topic-Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 6)The recent imposition of fine on Google by European Commission is a step in the right direction, to ensure a fair competition. Critically comment.(250 words) indianexpress Why this question Internet is increasingly playing a vital role in …

5) What do you understand by a “ Sponge City”. Discuss its relevance for Indian urban landscape.(250 words)

Topic-Disaster and disaster management. 5) What do you understand by a “ Sponge City”. Discuss its relevance for Indian urban landscape.(250 words) theguardian Reference Reference Why this question Climate change and a rapid pace of urbanization has led to an increase in the frequency as well as intensity of urban floods. Indian cities are not …

4) Discuss how far whatsapp or other social media platforms should be held liable for the spate of lynchings which we have witnessed in recent times? Suggest measures to deal with this menace.(250 words) 

Topic – Challenges to internal security through communication networks 4) Discuss how far whatsapp or other social media platforms should be held liable for the spate of lynchings which we have witnessed in recent times? Suggest measures to deal with this menace.(250 words)  The hindu The hindu Why this question Lynchings, role of social media …

3) Explain the difference between judicial review, judicial activism and judicial overreach? Examine whether unfettered use of Article 142 by judiciary falls under judicial overreach?(250 words)

Topic–Part of static series under the heading – “Concept of Judicial Review” 3) Explain the difference between judicial review, judicial activism and judicial overreach? Examine whether unfettered use of Article 142 by judiciary falls under judicial overreach?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The first part of the question is fairly straightforward in its …

2) Examine whether HECI Bill stays true to the maxim “less government, more governance”?(250 words) 

Topic – Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education 2) Examine whether HECI Bill stays true to the maxim “less government, more governance”?(250 words)  Hindustantimes The hindu Why this question Analysis of HECI Bill has adorned the opinion columns of all newspaper’s editorial pages. HECI Bill proposes major changes in …

1)What do you understand by a vote of no confidence. Vote of no-confidence has largely been successful in ensuring  the responsibility of the government to the house. Comment.(250 words)

Topic– Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 1)What do you understand by a vote of no confidence. Vote of no-confidence has largely been successful in ensuring  the responsibility of the government to the house. Comment.(250 words) Reference Wikipedia Why this question Recently …