[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 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 – “Rainfall pattern” 1) Explain the distribution pattern of …

6) Gene editing has opened up new vistas of opportunity, and at the same time poses immense ethical challenges. Discuss(250 words)

Topic – S&T Applications 6) Gene editing has opened up new vistas of opportunity, and at the same time poses immense ethical challenges. Discuss(250 words) The hindu Why this question The article highlights the immense opportunities opened up as a result of advancements made in the field of gene editing, and also brings out the …

5) Construction and demolition waste is a major environmental and health hazard. Examine and suggest sustainable solutions for dealing with C&D waste?(250 words)

Topic – Conservation, environmental degradation 5) Construction and demolition waste is a major environmental and health hazard. Examine and suggest sustainable solutions for dealing with C&D waste?(250 words) Indian express Why this question The article gives an in depth view of the status of the problem of C&D waste, the implications of the unchecked rise …

4) Discuss the verdict of SC in M Nagraj case 2006 and the clarification issued by SC wrt reservation in promotions?(250 words) 

Topic – Indian polity : Issues 4) Discuss the verdict of SC in M Nagraj case 2006 and the clarification issued by SC wrt reservation in promotions?(250 words)  Financial express Why this question The issue of reservation in promotions for SC/ST in public sector jobs has been a source of debate since Indra Sawhney verdict. …

3) Discuss the verdict of Supreme Court with respect to Aadhar and the implications of the verdict?(250 words)

Topic–  Indian polity : Issues 3) Discuss the verdict of Supreme Court with respect to Aadhar and the implications of the verdict?(250 words) The hindu Why this question Verdict of the constitutional bench of SC in Aadhar case is a landmark judgment and needs to be prepared in detail. The article gives details of the …

2) What is national income and why is it calculated? Explain the three main methods of computing national income?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “National income – methods” 2) What is national income and why is it calculated? Explain the three main methods of computing national income?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question is quite self explanatory its demand. First we need to explain what NI is, how …

1) Explain the distribution pattern of rainfall in India and factors affecting that distribution?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Rainfall pattern” 1) Explain the distribution pattern of rainfall in India and factors affecting that distribution?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the distribution pattern of rainfall in India – the areas where rainfall is scanty and the areas …

Insights into Editorial: A change in the Maldives

  Insights into Editorial: A change in the Maldives   Context: Voters in the Maldives delivered a stunning defeat for President Abdulla Yameen in a contentious presidential election, an outcome regarded as a victory for democracy over authoritarianism in the Indian Ocean island nation. The people of the small archipelago in the Indian Ocean voted …

Insights into Editorial: The law of happiness

Insights into Editorial: The law of happiness   Introduction: Happiness has come to be accepted as a goal of public policy. And this discourse has given a fillip to a new narrative where the interconnections between law, governance and happiness are being searched.   Interconnections between law, governance and happiness: Why do these connections matter? Experiences …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 September 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 September 2018   Paper 1: Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Ease of Living index What to study? For Prelims: Performance of various states. For Mains: Ease of Living index and its significance.   Context: Ease of Living index has …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 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 – “Mechanism of monsoon” 1) Explain the factors that …

6) Explain what is GDP and GVA and how are they useful in growth calculation?(250 words) 

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – ‘National Income – GDP vs GVA’ 6) Explain what is GDP and GVA and how are they useful in growth calculation?(250 words)  Key demand of the question The question expects us to explain what GDP and GVA are and how are they useful in calculation …

5) Disaster management is more than just reactive responses to crises, it is a complete process that needs a fresh look in light of frequent natural calamities. Examine.(250 words)

Topic–   Disaster management 5) Disaster management is more than just reactive responses to crises, it is a complete process that needs a fresh look in light of frequent natural calamities. Examine.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The alacrity with which the world is faced with so many natural disasters means that disaster management is …

4) India’s relations with Maldives has got a lifeline as a result of the recent elections in Maldives. Examine.(250 words)

Topic– India and its bilateral relations. 4) India’s relations with Maldives has got a lifeline as a result of the recent elections in Maldives. Examine.(250 words) Reference Why this question The article discusses the political developments in Maldives over the course of last year and the implications that the results have for India. India’s relations …

3) Critically analyze how far India’s registry of sex offenders will be helpful in tackling crimes of sexual nature in the country?(250 words)

Topic– Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3) Critically analyze how far India’s registry of sex offenders will be helpful in tackling crimes of sexual nature in the country?(250 words) Reference Why this question Considering the frequency and magnitude of crimes of sexual …

2) Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana is the government’s initiative to provide healthcare access to the economically-backward and weaker sections of the society, and represents a quantum leap towards India achieving universal healthcare. Explain the initiative and examine issues that are critical for the scheme’s success?(250 words)

Topic : Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2) Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana is the government’s initiative to provide healthcare access to the economically-backward and weaker sections of the society, and represents a quantum leap towards India achieving universal healthcare. Explain the …

1) Explain the factors that influence the formation, onset and intensity of south west monsoons?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Mechanism of monsoon” 1) Explain the factors that influence the formation, onset and intensity of south west monsoons?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to list and explain the factors that are responsible for Formation of south west monsoons Onset of south …