Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 September 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 September 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: CEDA- objectives, functions and significance.   Context: National Informatics Centre (NIC) and NIC Services Incorporated (NICSI) have jointly set up a Centre …

INSIGHTS IAS MAINS TEST SERIES FOR MAINS – 2019 (ONLINE): Three and Half Months Test Series with Comprehensive Evaluation and Feedback

INSIGHTS IAS MAINS TEST SERIES FOR MAINS – 2019: Three and Half Months Test Series with Comprehensive Evaluation and Feedback To download Detailed Timetable, Click Here To subscribe please visit: mains.insightsias.com For any queries contact: mains@insightsias.com NOTE: Same test series is available OFFLINE as well. To subscribe visit our office in Bangalore. Keeping in mind a …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 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– Part of static series under the heading – Monsoon break 1) Explain what happens during break …

6) Doubling India’s share of exports to the world is critical for India to achieve double digit growth. Discuss the challenges in achieving this target and highlight benefits of boosting exports?(250 words)

Topic –  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 6) Doubling India’s share of exports to the world is critical for India to achieve double digit growth. Discuss the challenges in achieving this target and highlight benefits of boosting exports?(250 words) Indian express Why this question The article highlights …

5) The draft Personal Data Protection Bill poses a danger to the hard-won right to information. Critically Examine.(250 words)

Topic – Indian Polity: Issues 5) The draft Personal Data Protection Bill poses a danger to the hard-won right to information. Critically Examine.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The article talks about one more issue with the BN Srikrishna committee report. The current article highlights how the provisions of the draft data protection Bill …

4) SC’s ruling on Adultery law is a triumph for gender equality. Discuss. (250 words) 

Topic – Indian polity : Issues 4) SC’s ruling on Adultery law is a triumph for gender equality. Discuss. (250 words)  Hindustantimes Why this question Verdicts of supreme court on laws which affect the conscience and morality of society needs to be prepared. Section 497 of IPC has been a matter of debate over equality …

3) The Supreme Court finds a pragmatic middle path between the Aadhaar scheme excesses and its benefits to the marginalised. Analyze. (250 words)

Topic–  Indian polity : Issues 3) The Supreme Court finds a pragmatic middle path between the Aadhaar scheme excesses and its benefits to the marginalised. Analyze. (250 words) The hindu Indian express Why this question SC’s judgment upholding the constitutional validity of Aadhar is a landmark judgment. The articles analyzes the verdict in detail and …

2) When it comes to GDP figures, GDP measured through PPP overestimates India’s social and economic growth. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Purchasing power parity” 2) When it comes to GDP figures, GDP measured through PPP overestimates India’s social and economic growth. Critically analyze.(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to explain what PPP measurement of GDP is and how good an indicators is …

1) Explain what happens during break monsoon period and the reason why break in monsoon occurs?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – Monsoon break 1) Explain what happens during break monsoon period and the reason why break in monsoon occurs?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to explain what break in monsoon is, the characteristic feature of monsoon break and the reasons why break …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 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: Enact ‘strong law’ to cleanse politics: SC

Insights into Editorial: Enact ‘strong law’ to cleanse politics: SC   Context: The Supreme Court directed political parties to publish online the pending criminal cases of their candidates. SC urged Parliament to bring a “strong law” to cleanse political parties of leaders facing trial for serious crimes. Parliament should frame a law that makes it …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 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 Daily Current Affairs, 27 September 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 September 2018   Paper 2: 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.   Supreme Court allows live streaming of cases   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features of the …