[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 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: Modern Indian History.   General Studies – 1 Topic – Part of static series …

8) The life of Martin Luther King provides us with many valuable lessons. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 8) The life of Martin Luther King provides us with many valuable lessons. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we …

7) Discuss the key challenges to India’s counterterrorism efforts and also suggest solutions?(250 words)

Topic –  Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 7) Discuss the key challenges to India’s counterterrorism efforts and also suggest solutions?(250 words) Livemint Indian express Why this question 26 Nov 2018 marks a decade of Mumbai terror attacks and forces us to rethink about the progress we have …

6) Regional agreements such as the BRI could embrace greater trade liberalisation goals. Do you agree. Comment.(250 words)

Topic-  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 6) Regional agreements such as the BRI could embrace greater trade liberalisation goals. Do you agree. Comment.(250 words) The hindu Why this question In the face of growing protectionism being witnessed across the globe it is important to evaluate the BRI …

5) The World Malaria Report 2018 of the World Health Organisation notes that India’s record offers great promise in the quest to cut the number of new cases and deaths globally. Critically Analyze.(250 words)

Topic-  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 5) The World Malaria Report 2018 of the World Health Organisation notes that India’s record offers great promise in the quest to cut the number of new cases and deaths globally. Critically Analyze.(250 words) The hindu Why this question …

4) There is a need to strengthen the whistleblower protection mechanism not dilute it. Discuss in the context of proposed changes to whistleblower protection Bill?(250 words)

Topic– Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 4) There is a need to strengthen the whistleblower protection mechanism not dilute it. Discuss in the context of proposed changes to whistleblower protection Bill?(250 words) Financial express Why this question While the Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 (WBP Act), passed to protect the whistle-blowers, has not …

3) Explain how cyclones are formed and what happens after they hit land? Explain what is rare about Cyclone Titli?(250 words)

Topic– Important Geophysical phenomena 3) Explain how cyclones are formed and what happens after they hit land? Explain what is rare about Cyclone Titli?(250 words) The hindu Why this question The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for Africa and Asia, a 45-nation international organisation on disaster warning, has termed ‘Titli’, the severe cyclonic …

2) Discuss the reasons as to why the proposals of the Cripps mission were rejected by the Congress and the Muslim league. (250 words)

Topic- Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 2) Discuss the reasons as to why the proposals of the Cripps mission were rejected by the Congress and the Muslim league. (250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us …

1) It would have been difficult for the Constituent Assembly to complete its historic task of drafting the Constitution for Independent India in just three years but for the experience gained with the Government of India Act, 1935. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Modern Indian History” 1) It would have been difficult for the Constituent Assembly to complete its historic task of drafting the Constitution for Independent India in just three years but for the experience gained with the Government of India Act, 1935. Discuss.(250 words)   Key …

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 26 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 26 November 2018 Paper 1 and 2: Topics covered: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) What …

Government Brought Most Public Authorities Under RTI Act

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability   Government Brought Most Public Authorities Under RTI Act   What to Study? Static Part: About Department of Personnel and Training, RTI Act Context: The government has brought most …

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff to Visit Russia (From 26 to 29 November 2018)

Topic Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests   Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff to Visit Russia (From 26 to 29 November 2018)   What to Study? Dynamic Part: India-Russia Maritime Exercise Aim of the visit: To consolidate bilateral defence relations with Russia, and To explore …

Impact Based Forecasting Approach

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Disaster and disaster management.   Impact Based Forecasting Approach   What to study? Static Part: About Impact Based Forecasting Approach, about IMD. Dynamic and Current Part: Significance and the need for advance weather forecasting, need for accurate forecasting.   Context: A …

Scientists mull stratospheric barrier to curb global warming

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Scientists mull stratospheric barrier to curb global warming What to study? Static Part: What is Stratospheric Aerosol Injection (SAI)? What are Sulphur Aerosols and how they occur? Context: Scientists have found that …

SSB to patrol Dudhwa tiger reserve

Topics covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.   SSB to patrol Dudhwa tiger reserve What to study? Static Part: About SSB, Dudhwa tiger …

ZSI report on Andaman & Nicobar Islands fauna

Topics covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Conservation related issues.   ZSI report on Andaman & Nicobar Islands fauna What to study? Static Part: Highlights of the report, faunal diversity of Andaman and Nicobar islands, ZSI. Dynamic and Current Part: Challenges in conservation, measures needed.   Context: A recent publication by the Zoological Survey …

Constitution Day of India

Topics covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Constitution Day of India What to study? Static Part: Meaning and significance of the day, historical background. Dynamic and Current Part: Overview of the constitution, key features and important amendments.   What is Constitution day? Constitution day which is also …

Titli cyclone is ‘rarest of rare’

Topics covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. Disaster and disaster management.   Titli cyclone is ‘rarest of rare’   What to study? Static Part: All about Cyclones- their origin, features and how is it different from typhoon and hurricane? About RIMES. Dynamic and Current Part: Why was Titli declared …

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW)

Topics covered: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) What to study? Static Part: About IDEVAW, theme and its significance. Dynamic and …