[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 15 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 – 2 Topic– Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. …

7) The project of creating value-aligned AI is perhaps one of the most important things we will ever do. Comment.(250 words)

Topic–  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values 7) The project of creating value-aligned AI is perhaps one of the most important things we will ever do. Comment.(250 words) Reference Directive word Comment- here we have to express …

6) Explain how the Himalayan and the Tibetan highlands play an important role in the-development of the South – West monsoon?(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “physiography” 6) Explain how the Himalayan and the Tibetan highlands play an important role in the-development of the South – West monsoon?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the impact that Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau have …

5) The GST amendment Bill passed recently has ironed out the ambiguities in the newly introduced GST. Examine. (250 words)

Topic– Indian economy: issues 5) The GST amendment Bill passed recently has ironed out the ambiguities in the newly introduced GST. Examine. (250 words) Financial express Why this question The article talks about the recent amendments made in GST Law by the GST amendment Bill and how the amendments have an impact on the indirect …

4) It has been cautioned that the next crisis in India’s banking sector could come from MUDRA loans, and credit extended through the Kisan credit card scheme. Critically examine.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 4) It has been cautioned that the next crisis in India’s banking sector could come from MUDRA loans, and credit extended through the Kisan credit card scheme. Critically examine.(250 words) The hindu The hindu Why this question India is already facing …

3) Right to be forgotten as envisaged by draft data protection Bill will lead to compromises with transparency, freedom of speech and freedom of press. Critically analyze. (250 words) 

Topic – Indian polity : Issues 3) Right to be forgotten as envisaged by draft data protection Bill will lead to compromises with transparency, freedom of speech and freedom of press. Critically analyze. (250 words)  Indian express Why this question The draft data protection Bill recommended by SriKrishna committee has raised several important debates. The …

2) India is still a long way away from the goal of predominantly having electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2030. Analyze whether a national policy on electric vehicles would enable us to accelerate towards this aim?(250 words) 

Topic- Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2) India is still a long way away from the goal of predominantly having electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2030. Analyze whether a national policy on electric vehicles would enable us to accelerate towards this aim?(250 …

Mains 2018 – Last Minute Revision Modules (UPDATED)

Mains 2018 – Last Minute Revision Modules (UPDATED) These notes are prepared to help you with last minute revision for important GS topics/issues that were in news. Hope this helps. Wish you all the best.  Insights 2018 Mains (Environment) Insights 2018 Mains (Economy) Insights 2018 Mains (Polity) Insights 2018 Mains (social issues) Insights 2018 Mains …

1) The concept of general education and specialised education proceeding together needs to be widely adopted in India. Analyze.(250 words)

Topic– Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 1) The concept of general education and specialised education proceeding together needs to be widely adopted in India. Analyze.(250 words) The hindu Why this question Education is a key to understand ourselves as well as our environment. It is …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 September 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 September 2018   Paper 2: 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.   District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) What to study? For …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 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 …

Insights into Editorial: Dial a service

Insights into Editorial: Dial a service   Context: After undergoing a series of rejections and reconsiderations, Delhi Government’s programme for ‘doorstep delivery’ of public services has finally been approved by the Lieutenant governor Anil Baijal who announced the decision. Delhites can get government documents delivered to their doorsteps by dialling 1076.  The government will roll …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 14 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 14 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-Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. 1) Discuss the difference between tropical …

7) Utilitarianism is an effort to provide an answer to the practical question “What ought a person to do?” . Discuss.(250 words)

Topic–  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. 7) Utilitarianism is an effort to provide an answer to the practical question “What ought a person to do?” . Discuss.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- This is an all-encompassing directive which …

6) Discuss the potential of oceans as a renewable energy source? Also discuss the potential of such energy source in india?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Ocean energy” 6) Discuss the potential of oceans as a renewable energy source? Also discuss the potential of such energy source in india?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to discuss the main form of renewable energy that can be harnessed …

5) MSME sector has immense economic significance for India but lending to them poses acute challenges. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy – issues 5) MSME sector has immense economic significance for India but lending to them poses acute challenges. Discuss.(250 words) The hindu Why this question Raghuram Rajan in his report to Parliament Estimates Committee on bank non-performing assets (NPAs) cautions about the looming financial crisis on account of loans given to …

4) Critically analyze whether the process of recoveries from stressed accounts under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code will have adverse impact both for the banks as well as the stressed accounts?(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy – issues 4) Critically analyze whether the process of recoveries from stressed accounts under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code will have adverse impact both for the banks as well as the stressed accounts?(250 words) Indian express Why this question The article discusses the problems that are likely to arise as an outcome of …

3) In the wake of the growth of PILs, the SC has to weigh the imperatives of public debate against the objective of discouraging frivolous PILs. Critically Comment.(250 words) 

Topic – Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. 3) In the wake of the growth of PILs, the SC has to weigh the imperatives of public debate against the objective of discouraging frivolous PILs. …