Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 76

QUESTIONS: DAY-76 (Topics: Security challenges and their management in border areas; indigenization of technology and developing new technology) “India’s internal security challenges are inextricably linked with border management.” Examine the statement in the light of various security challenges being faced by India at its borders and their threat to internal security. (250 Words) “India’s procurement of weapons platforms and …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 75!!!

QUESTIONS: DAY – 75 [Topics:  the development industry; Parliament –functioning;  challenges of corruption(Paper-V)] What are the preconditions for the growth of Civil Society? Is Indian democracy conducive to it? (250 Words) Identify the major obstacles in the smooth functioning of Parliamentary democracy in India.(250 Words) Suggest concrete measures for the eradication of wide spread corruption in public …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 2

Questions from The Hindu, 01/10/2013 Front Page 1. “Crass politicization of institutions of national importance is going on in India undermining their integrity and independence, thereby threatening the smooth functioning of democracy.” Critically analyze the statement in the light of recent events. (250 Words) Link Link (yesterday’s link) The Edge 1. Suggest some measures to tackle the …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 61

QUESTIONS: DAY 61 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER III, Topic: Current Events – International Relations; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation) “Kenya’s own interests led to the launch of Operation Linda Nchi and the repercussions have not been pleasant so far.” Comment. (250 Words) Examine the critical …

In The Clamour Against Durga’s Suspension, There Is None To Care About Thulasi Maddineni’s Demotion

Double standards have always been the norm in this country. At the macro level, most of the time they are borne out of political expediency. The suspension of Durga Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government and the clamour for her reinstatement by the opposition parties and media is something nothing short of double standard considering …

Practical Tips For UPSC Civil Service Aspirants To Improve Their Answer Writing Skills

On better answer writing in the exam. The new pattern, which has been introduced from this year by the UPSC for civil service examinations, has six papers – Four General Studies, One Essay and One optional paper. They altogether carry a total of 1750 Marks. Add to this 275 Marks allotted for the Personality Test. So, …