Mains – 2018: General Studies Paper – 2 UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam – 2018

Mains – 2018: General Studies Paper – 2 UPSCCivil Services Mains Exam – 2018 Download Mains – 2018 Essay paper Here Download Mains – 2018 GS Paper -1 Here   In the light of recent controversy regarding the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), what are the challenges before the Election Commission of India to …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 September 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 …

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth: Ayushman Bharat – Insuring Health

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth: Ayushman Bharat – Insuring Health   (TOPICS COVERED: PAPER III, GENERAL STUDIES II – Government policies, Issues related to development and management of Social Sector Services relating to Health) Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojna (PMJAY-Ayushman Bharat) scheme in Ranchi on 23rd September 2018. Deemed …

Mains – 2018: General Studies Paper – 1 UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam – 2018

Mains – 2018: General Studies Paper – 1 UPSCCivil Services Mains Exam – 2018 Download Mains – 2018 Essay paper here Download Mains – 2018 GS Paper -2 Here   The Message: Read NCERTs. Digest NCERTs.  Safeguarding the Indian art heritage is the need of the moment. Comment (10) Assess the importance of the accounts …

Insights into Editorial: Aadhaar programme reduces a person to 12 digits, says Supreme Court Judge

Insights into Editorial: Aadhaar programme reduces a person to 12 digits, says Supreme Court Judge Context: Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Supreme court Judge, who wrote the lone dissenting opinion declaring Aadhaar unconstitutional, held that the unique identity scheme reduces a person to a 12-digit number. Justice Chandrachud observed, “If the requirement of Aadhaar is made mandatory …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 SEPTEMBER 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– Norman Lowe; Mastering World History; International Relations, 1919-33 1) A number of successor states were born …

7) Preventive vigilance attempts to eliminate or reduce the scope for corruption in the long run. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behavior; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 7) Preventive vigilance attempts to eliminate or reduce the scope for corruption in the long run. Discuss.(250 words) Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about …

6) What do you understand by doctrine of proportionality in judicial review? Examine how doctrine of proportionality led to upholding the constitutional validity of Aadhar?(250 words)

Topic – Indian Polity: Issues 6) What do you understand by doctrine of proportionality in judicial review? Examine how doctrine of proportionality led to upholding the constitutional validity of Aadhar?(250 words) The hindu Why this question The judgment given by court in Aadhar case is a landmark one which leads to settlement of several debates …

5) The Supreme Court has recently decriminalized Section 377 and Section 497 of IPC, which strikes a blow for individual rights. Analyze. (250 words) 

Topic – Indian polity : Issues 5) The Supreme Court has recently decriminalized Section 377 and Section 497 of IPC, which strikes a blow for individual rights. Analyze. (250 words)  The hindu Why this question SC has recently decriminalized section 377 and section 497 of IPC which has removed some of the vestiges of colonial …

4) Discuss the verdict of SC in Jarnail Singh v. Lachhmi Narrain Gupta and explain the constitutional basis of the verdict?(250 words)

Topic–  Indian polity : Issues 4) Discuss the verdict of SC in Jarnail Singh v. Lachhmi Narrain Gupta and explain the constitutional basis of the verdict?(250 words) Indian express Why this question Reservation has been a contentious issue in Indian polity, and the issue of reservation in promotions has been under the scanner as a …

3) Explain the causes and region wise distribution of pre monsoon showers?(250 words)

Topic: Geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 3) Explain the causes and region wise distribution of pre monsoon showers?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to explain how monsoon showers and …

2) Discuss the reasons behind the 1950 Korean War. Also discuss the impact of the war on Korea and on international relations.(250 words)

Topic– Norman Lowe; Mastering World History; The spread of communism outside Europe. 2) Discuss the reasons behind the 1950 Korean War. Also discuss the impact of the war on Korea and on international relations.(250 words) Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the …

1) A number of successor states were born out of the first world war but most of those successor states soon developed serious problems and weaknesses. Examine.(250 words)

Topic– Norman Lowe; Mastering World History; International Relations, 1919-33 1) A number of successor states were born out of the first world war but most of those successor states soon developed serious problems and weaknesses. Examine.(250 words) Directive word Examine- here we have to probe deeper into the topic,  get into details, and find out …