QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 07 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,07 November 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 Daily Current Affairs, 07 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Gujarat government wants to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati What to study? For Prelims: Karnavati- background. For Mains: Renaming of cities- trend, challenges and issues associated. …

Insights into Editorial: Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserve(s)

Insights into Editorial: Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserve(s)   Context: The Centre is anxiously about on the surplus reserves of RBI in which the central bank necessitates as an emergency buffer not meant to be shared. But the Reserve Bank of India is staunchly resisting the government’s demand to transfer a part …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic:  Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies General Studies – 1 Topic– Modern Indian history …

8) Discuss the Cantor’s traits for being successful as a public relations officer. Do you think any other traits that should be added to the list. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; 8) Discuss the Cantor’s traits for being successful as a public relations officer. Do you think any other traits that should be added to the list. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in …

7) Discuss the problems faced by the power sector in India and give suggestions on what needs to be done to better the situation?(250 words)

Topic – Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc 7) Discuss the problems faced by the power sector in India and give suggestions on what needs to be done to better the situation?(250 words) Financial express Livemint Why this question Rising NPA in coal and power sector are issues that are bothersome for India for …

6) The only way for the government to deliver on its promise to double the income of farmers, is to ensure the creation of a pan-Indian market for agricultural produce. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints 6) The only way for the government to deliver on its promise to double the income of farmers, is to ensure the creation of a pan-Indian market for agricultural produce. Discuss.(250 words) Financial express Why this question The decision to Maharashtra government to …

5) Critically analyze the steps taken by the government to improve the credit situation of MSMEs?(250 words)

Topic – Indian economy : Issues 5) Critically analyze the steps taken by the government to improve the credit situation of MSMEs?(250 words) Livemint Why this question This article highlights the steps taken by the government to boost credit availability of MSMEs and analysis of these steps. In the background of IL&FS crisis, RBI vs …

4) The central bank policy has to be guided by financial markets rather than by a government headed by politicians with electoral compulsions. Comment in the light of recent RBI controversy.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 4) The central bank policy has to be guided by financial markets rather than by a government headed by politicians with electoral compulsions. Comment in the light of recent RBI controversy.(250 words) Indianexpress Why this question The article discusses the …

3) CBI plays an important role in criminal justice delivery system which it can’t do while being a “caged parrot”. Analyze.(250 words)

Topic-  Part of static series under the heading – “Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies” 3) CBI plays an important role in criminal justice delivery system which it can’t do while being a “caged parrot”. Analyze.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the role played by CBI …

2) What are the objectives of National Green Tribunal. Also, discuss the challenges and constraints faced by the organization in fulfilling its objectives.(250 words)

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 2) What are the objectives of National Green Tribunal. Also, discuss the challenges and constraints faced by the organization in fulfilling its objectives.(250 words) Reference Why this question NGT is an important statutory body with a wide and extensive mandate of protecting and preserving the environment at the national …

1) Discuss the contribution of Raja Ram Mohan Roy towards the Indian society.(250 words)

Topic– Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Discuss the contribution of Raja Ram Mohan Roy towards the Indian society.(250 words) The hindu Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand …