Insights Mains Test Series – 2019: Year-long Scheme – Details and Timetable

Insights Mains Test Series – 2019: Year-long Scheme – Details and Timetable For all Mains Test Series related queries please contact: mains@insightsias.com Subscriptions are OPEN Now, Click Here to Subscribe Now  NOTE: The following details are applicable to both ONLINE and OFFLINE Mains Test Series – 2019. These tests are flexible (offline students can write tests …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: EPCA- objectives, composition and significance.   Context: Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution …

MAINS TEST SERIES 2019: Three and Half Months Plan – Detailed Timetable

  MAINS TEST SERIES 2019 Three and Half Months Plan – Detailed Timetable   Thanks for the great response. Here we are posting detailed timetable for the 3.5 Months duration Mains Test Series (read about it here) to give you more clarity. As we have posted earlier, this test series is for those who want …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 09 October 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,09 October 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 exam …

Insights into Editorial: Rohingya issue: The road to deportation

Insights into Editorial: Rohingya issue: The road to deportation     Introduction: Rohingyas: They are an Ethnic group, mostly Muslims. They were not granted full citizenship by Myanmar. They were classified as “resident foreigners or associate citizens”. They speak a dialect of Bengali and not Burmese. Ethnically they are much closer to Indo-Aryan people of …

Insights SECURE – 2019: A New Version of Secure Initiative is coming soon!

  Now we all know that Insights Secure initiative is indispensable for Mains General Studies and Essay preparation. As UPSC ups its ante and keeps posing new challenges to aspirants, it’s imperative for us to update our initiatives to help you prepare well to face these new challenges. Whatever we do, whatever UPSC does, finally …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 OCTOBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 OCTOBER 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, Diversity of India. 1) Diaspora of a place plays an important …

7) Gandhi’s idea of Sarvodaya is the prescription to tackle inequalities prevalent in society. Examine. (250 words)

Topic– lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders 7) Gandhi’s idea of Sarvodaya is the prescription to tackle inequalities prevalent in society. Examine. (250 words) Indian express Why this question The article discusses Gandhian concept of Sarvodaya and how it’s application could be the balming effect that society is so in need of, …

6) The time to act to offset the impact of climate change is now. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic-   Conservation, environmental degradation 6) The time to act to offset the impact of climate change is now. Discuss. (250 words) Hindustantimes Reference Reference Why this question The article discusses the IPCC report on climate change making us aware of the situation related to climate and how we have a very short window to keep …

5) The government of India recently launched a Sovereign Gold Scheme to provide an alternate option when it comes to owning gold. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 5) The government of India recently launched a Sovereign Gold Scheme to provide an alternate option when it comes to owning gold. Discuss. (250 words) Reference Pib Why this question Sovereign Gold bond scheme is an important scheme of the …

4) The WHO’s objective “is the attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health”. The WHO fulfills this objective through its functions as defined in its Constitution. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic–  Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4) The WHO’s objective “is the attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health”. The WHO fulfills this objective through its functions as defined in its Constitution. Discuss. (250 words) wikipedia Why this question WHO is an important international organization working towards better health …

3) The situation can be much more complex when friends expect you to choose between them. Comment in the context of the Indian foreign policy towards other countries.(250 words)

Topic – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) The situation can be much more complex when friends expect you to choose between them. Comment in the context of the Indian foreign policy towards other countries.(250 words) The Hindu Why this question India has recently entered into several …

2) What are the conservation challenges faced by wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India? Suggest solutions to address these challenges.(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Wildlife and conservation sites” 2) What are the conservation challenges faced by wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India? Suggest solutions to address these challenges.(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to discuss in detail the challenges faced by the conservation …

1) Diaspora of a place plays an important role when any disaster hits such a place. Comment.(250 words)

Topic– Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1) Diaspora of a place plays an important role when any disaster hits such a place. Comment.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The recent floods in Kerala have demonstrated well the role that the diaspora of a place can play in the event of any …