QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,02 August 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 August 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 preliminary …

Insights into Editorial: A long-term strategy to reduce crude imports

Insights into Editorial: A long-term strategy to reduce crude imports Introduction: India’s energy consumption will grow 4.5 percent every year for the next 25 years. There is a need for a more transparent and flexible market for the oil and gas sectors. India imports 80 percent of its oil needs and is the third largest …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 AUGUST 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 AUGUST 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 – 1 Topic– Salient features of Indian society 1) A normative shift has taken place in the idea of …

7) Discuss the M.N roy’s philosophy of new humanism.(250 words)

Topic– Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7) Discuss the M.N roy’s philosophy of new humanism.(250 words) Reference Key demand of the question. The question wants us to simply write in detail about the philosophy of new humanism propounded by the twentieth century Indian freedom fighter and philosopher, MN Roy. Directive …

6) Rural tourism provides many opportunities for rural development in India, but at the same times poses several challenges which need to be taken care of. Comment.(250 words)

Topic-  Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 6) Rural tourism provides many opportunities for rural development in India, but at the same times poses several challenges which need to be taken care of. Comment.(250 words) Reference Why this question Rural development is a necessity for India and any strategy/ policy in this direction s a …

5) It is often said that constitution is a living document. What do you understand by it. Examine whether there is a need to review the constitution in light of a lack of consensus and changed requirements with respect to certain key provisions?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “ Need for a review of the Constitution” 5) It is often said that constitution is a living document. What do you understand by it. Examine whether there is a need to review the constitution in light of a lack of consensus and changed requirements with …

4) Discuss the principles of functioning and, various institutional and financial  arrangements of the SAARC.(250 words)

Topic– Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate 4) Discuss the principles of functioning and, various institutional and financial  arrangements of the SAARC.(250 words) Reference Why this question SAARC is an important regional organisation with India the largest and an important member. It is essential to know how the organisation functions and what are …

3) The draft National Register of Citizens has its roots in post independence history of Assam which partially explains the support for it. Its updation however, will open a Pandora’s box of issues. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country 3) The draft National Register of Citizens has its roots in post independence history of Assam which partially explains the support for it. Its updation however, will open a Pandora’s box of issues. Discuss.(250 words) The hindu Indianexpress Reference Why this question A new version of …

2) Critically analyze the significance of the Vienna Congress in changing the course of the European history.(250 words)

Topic– Events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 2) Critically analyze the significance of the Vienna Congress in changing the course of the European history.(250 words) Reference Why this question Vienna Congress has …

1) A normative shift has taken place in the idea of reservation from how it was envisaged by the constitution as a tool of social justice. Critically comment.(250 words)

Topic– Salient features of Indian society 1) A normative shift has taken place in the idea of reservation from how it was envisaged by the constitution as a tool of social justice. Critically comment.(250 words) Indian express Why this question In recent years, the number of protests by communities for getting reservation has seen a …