INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB: 27 NOVEMBER 2019

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB: 27 NOVEMBER 2019 Table of contents: GS Paper 2: Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY). Automotive Mission Plan. Transgender Rights Bill. New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty). GS Paper 3: Currency swap arrangement. Isro PSLV-C47 launched. Facts for prelims: Guru Ghasidas National Park. Etawah Lion Safari. National Milk Day 2019. GS …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 November 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 November 2019 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 …

RSTV: IN DEPTH – AVALANCHE

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Insights into Editorial: Importance of Citizens Duties

Insights into Editorial: Importance of Citizens Duties               Introduction: According to Mahatma Gandhi the very performance of a duty secures us our right. Rights cannot be divorced from duties. Mahatama Gandhi held that “Satyagraha was born, for I was always striving to decide what my duty was.” Swami Vivekananda …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 November 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 November 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE General Studies – 1 Topic:  Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture …

7) Discuss the positive correlation between economic developments of a country with the level of ethics in governance system. (250 words)

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 7) Discuss the …

6) Explain how consumer spending surveys can aid gauge demand and growth trends in the economy? What will be the impact of withholding the current CES on policy making? Elucidate.(250 words) 

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 6) Explain how consumer spending surveys can aid gauge demand and growth trends in the economy? What will be the impact of withholding the current CES on policy making? Elucidate.(250 words)  The hindu   Why this question: Recently, the government …

5) India has been successful in increasing access to school, but now the focus must shift to quality, assess the statement in the backdrop of ‘learning poverty’ and elaborate. (250 words)

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 5) India has been successful in increasing access to school, but now the focus must shift to quality, assess the statement in the backdrop of ‘learning poverty’ and elaborate. (250 words) The hindu Why this question: The article discusses …

4) What are quasi-judicial bodies? Explain with the help of tangible examples. (250 words)

Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 4) What are quasi-judicial bodies? Explain with the help of tangible examples. (250 words)  Indian polity by Laxmikanth Why this question: The question is straightforward from the static portions of the GS paper II from …

3) “The Attorney-General is the principal legal adviser and lawyer of the Government of India.” Elaborate.(250 words)

Topic:Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 3) “The Attorney-General is the principal legal adviser and lawyer of the Government of India.” Elaborate.(250 words) Indian polity by Laxmikanth   Why this question: The question is straightforward from the static portions of the GS …

2) Discuss briefly the laws that are in place to tackle illegal non-citizens in the country. Why was the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 amended? Explain.(250 words)

Topic:   Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2) Discuss briefly the laws that are in place to tackle illegal non-citizens in the country. Why was the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 amended? Explain.(250 words) The hindu Why this question: The Home Minister’s announcement …

1) Discuss the contributions of celebrated Tamil poet and Philosopher Tiruvalluvar.(250 words)

Topic:  Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Discuss the contributions of celebrated Tamil poet and Philosopher Tiruvalluvar.(250 words) The hindu Why this question: There has been a growing tendency in the recent times in our society to appropriate the legacy of Tiruvalluvar …