Bring out the salient features of key heterodox schools of Indian Philosophy.

Bring out the salient features of key heterodox schools of Indian Philosophy. Approach Introduce heterodox school of Indian Philosophy. Discuss the key features of different schools within the heterodox school of Indian Philosophy. Conclude appropriately Model Answer : Schools that do not accept the authority of Vedas are by definition unorthodox or heterodox (nastika) schools … Continue reading Bring out the salient features of key heterodox schools of Indian Philosophy.

Does the right to clean environment entail legal regulations on burning crackers during Diwali? Discuss in the light of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution and Judgement(s) of the apex court in this regard. 

Does the right to clean environment entail legal regulations on burning crackers during Diwali? Discuss in the light of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution and Judgement(s) of the apex court in this regard.  Approach: Introduce with Article 21 and why the issues of burning of crackers during Diwali keeps coming up Discuss the need … Continue reading Does the right to clean environment entail legal regulations on burning crackers during Diwali? Discuss in the light of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution and Judgement(s) of the apex court in this regard. 

India and Afghanistan’s efforts at improved connectivity to circumvent Pakistan are commendable, but concerns remain in their execution. Comment. (150 words)

India and Afghanistan's efforts at improved connectivity to circumvent Pakistan are commendable, but concerns remain in their execution. Comment. (150 words) Approach: Introduce with the need for India and Afghanistan to find new trade routes Discuss the connectivity efforts including air freight corridor and chabahar port and highlight issues Conclude appropriately Model Answer : Afghanistan … Continue reading India and Afghanistan’s efforts at improved connectivity to circumvent Pakistan are commendable, but concerns remain in their execution. Comment. (150 words)

What are the benefits of using Coal Bed Methane (CBM)? Give an account of CBM resources in India.

What are the benefits of using Coal Bed Methane (CBM)? Give an account of CBM resources in India. Approach Briefly discuss about Coal Bed Methane in introduction. Give the advantages of CBM. Then discuss about their distribution in India and present situation. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : Coal Bed methane is natural gas that is … Continue reading What are the benefits of using Coal Bed Methane (CBM)? Give an account of CBM resources in India.

Examine the contribution of moderates in the Indian freedom struggle.

Examine the contribution of moderates in the Indian freedom struggle. Approach: In introduction mention the formation of INC and moderates were dominant early on Explain the methods and role of political work of moderates Conclude with how they set the stage for the Extremists to take over Model Answer : In 1885, various nationalist associations … Continue reading Examine the contribution of moderates in the Indian freedom struggle.

Discuss the major forms of Buddhist architecture found in India.

Discuss the major forms of Buddhist architecture found in India. Approach: Introduce briefly about beginning of Buddhist architecture. Discuss the major forms of Buddhist architecture along with examples. Conclude appropriately Model Answer : The Buddhist school of architecture gained popularity in 3rd Century BC during Mauryan period, emperor Ashoka established Buddhism as his state religion and … Continue reading Discuss the major forms of Buddhist architecture found in India.

 Why was Britain the first country to experience industrial revolution? And how were the lives of British children affected by the industrial revolution? (150 words)

 Why was Britain the first country to experience industrial revolution? And how were the lives of British children affected by the industrial revolution? (150 words) Approach Give a brief introduction of industrial revolution. Discuss the factors responsible for industrial revolution in Britain. Then, discuss the impact of industrialization on children. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : … Continue reading  Why was Britain the first country to experience industrial revolution? And how were the lives of British children affected by the industrial revolution? (150 words)

What are the objectives of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan? Do you think construction of toilets in sufficient number may eliminate open defecation? Discuss.

What are the objectives of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan? Do you think construction of toilets in sufficient number may eliminate open defecation? Discuss. Approach: Introduce with SBA Mention objectives of SBA Bring out reasons why construction of toilets alone cannot solve the issue Provide some suggestions Model Answer : Launched on 2nd October, 2014, Swachch Bharat … Continue reading What are the objectives of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan? Do you think construction of toilets in sufficient number may eliminate open defecation? Discuss.

Discuss the contribution of Buddhism to Indian Culture. Despite bringing the social and religious revolution, why did Buddhism decline in India?

Discuss the contribution of Buddhism to Indian Culture. Despite bringing the social and religious revolution, why did Buddhism decline in India? Approach Introduce with Buddhism Point out contributions of Buddhism to Indian Culture. Discuss the reasons for the decline of Buddhism in India. Conclude appropriately Model Answer : Buddhism propounded by Gautam Buddha was a … Continue reading Discuss the contribution of Buddhism to Indian Culture. Despite bringing the social and religious revolution, why did Buddhism decline in India?

Western disturbances play an important role in large part of India’s winter climate and agriculture. In light of this statement, discuss the genesis and impact of Western disturbances.

Western disturbances play an important role in large part of India's winter climate and agriculture. In light of this statement, discuss the genesis and impact of Western disturbances. Approach: Introduce with western disturbances Talk about their genesis Write the impact of western disturbances on India Conclude appropriately Model Answer : Western disturbances are phenomenon that … Continue reading Western disturbances play an important role in large part of India’s winter climate and agriculture. In light of this statement, discuss the genesis and impact of Western disturbances.

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The Revolt of 1857 is also known as India’s first war of Independence. Make an evaluation of the support and opposition to the revolt from various part of India. (250 words)

The Revolt of 1857 is also known as India’s first war of Independence. Make an evaluation of the support and opposition to the revolt from various part of India. (250 words) Approach: Briefly introduce with the revolt of 1857. Discuss the support and opposition to the revolt. Conclude Appropriately. Model Answer : The Revolt of 1857 was … Continue reading The Revolt of 1857 is also known as India’s first war of Independence. Make an evaluation of the support and opposition to the revolt from various part of India. (250 words)

The recent floods incidents in the North-Eastern States highlighted the need to shift focus from Flood protection to Flood Governance. Discuss the causes and flood governance efforts needed in the North East in this regard.

The recent floods incidents in the North-Eastern States highlighted the need to shift focus from Flood protection to Flood Governance. Discuss the causes and flood governance efforts needed in the North East in this regard. Approach: Start into with vulnerability of Brahmaputra valley Discuss causes of repeated flood incidents Discuss how flood governance can be … Continue reading The recent floods incidents in the North-Eastern States highlighted the need to shift focus from Flood protection to Flood Governance. Discuss the causes and flood governance efforts needed in the North East in this regard.

Download: Rau’s IAS Prelims Compass Compilation

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Discuss the different types of soils with their key distribution areas in India.

Discuss the different types of soils with their key distribution areas in India. Approach Give a brief introduction about soils. Discuss various types of soils along with their distribution areas. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : Soil is the mixture of rock debris and organic materials which develop on the earth’s surface. The major factors affecting … Continue reading Discuss the different types of soils with their key distribution areas in India.

What were the factors that led to growth of early nationalism in India?

What were the factors that led to growth of early nationalism in India? Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS Approach: Introduce with the lead up the the rise of nationalism in 19th century Mention various factors that lead to growth of nationalism in India Conclude accordingly. Model Answer : Indian nationalism grew in the second half of the 19th … Continue reading What were the factors that led to growth of early nationalism in India?

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The industrial revolution is considered as the main force behind the globalization. Give arguments to support this. (150 words)

The industrial revolution is considered as the main force behind the globalization. Give arguments to support this. (150 words) Approach Briefly explain industrial revolution and globalization in introduction. Give factors explaining how industrialization leads to globalization. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : Industrial Revolution (IR) was the transition of an agrarian and handicraft economy to one … Continue reading The industrial revolution is considered as the main force behind the globalization. Give arguments to support this. (150 words)

This is a decade when luxury items like LED TVs and smartphones are becoming affordable and housing is getting more and more expensive in India. Comment.

This is a decade when luxury items like LED TVs and smartphones are becoming affordable and housing is getting more and more expensive in India. Comment. Approach: Introduce with the housing scenario in India Mention the various reasons behind expensive housing and housing scarcity Bring out various government steps to improve housing Conclude appropriately Model Answer … Continue reading This is a decade when luxury items like LED TVs and smartphones are becoming affordable and housing is getting more and more expensive in India. Comment.

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Discuss the development of temple architecture in eastern India

Discuss the development of temple architecture in eastern India Approach: Introduce by mentioning the areas having significant temple architecture in Eastern India. Point out one by one the key features of temple architecture in these areas i.e. Bengal, Odisha and Assam. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : Temple architecture provides a narrative of the history and … Continue reading Discuss the development of temple architecture in eastern India

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Define Faulting. Describe major types of faults and the resultant landforms.

 Define Faulting. Describe major types of faults and the resultant landforms. Approach: Explain what is faulting Describe major types of faults Explain landforms due to faulting Conclude with importance of faulting Model Answer : When the crustal rocks are displaced due to movement caused by the endogenetic forces along a plane, the resultant structure is … Continue reading Define Faulting. Describe major types of faults and the resultant landforms.

What were the reasons for the failure of the 1857 revolt, and how was the revolt suppressed.

What were the reasons for the failure of the 1857 revolt, and how was the revolt suppressed. Approach: Briefly introduce with the revolt of 1857 and its failure. Discuss the reasons for its failure. Discuss how it was suppressed. Conclude Appropriately. Model Answer : The Revolt of 1857 was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in India … Continue reading What were the reasons for the failure of the 1857 revolt, and how was the revolt suppressed.

Financial inclusion is an important component of inclusive growth. Discuss what financial inclusion is and how it helps both the state and citizens. Also discuss some of the steps taken by the government in this regard.

Financial inclusion is an important component of inclusive growth. Discuss what financial inclusion is and how it helps both the state and citizens. Also discuss some of the steps taken by the government in this regard. Approach: Define financial inclusion and interlink how financial inclusion is component of inclusive growth Discuss benefits of financial inclusion Discuss … Continue reading Financial inclusion is an important component of inclusive growth. Discuss what financial inclusion is and how it helps both the state and citizens. Also discuss some of the steps taken by the government in this regard.

What are wetlands?

What are wetlands? Wetlands can be defined as lands transitional between terrestrial and aquatic eco-systems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water. They support rich biodiversity and provide wide range of ecosystem services such as water storage, water purification, flood mitigation, erosion control, … Continue reading What are wetlands?

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Water pollution strongly impacts the balance of nature, which ultimately impacts all humans. What are the various reasons for water pollution in India and what are the possible steps to combat this problem? (250 words)

Water pollution strongly impacts the balance of nature, which ultimately impacts all humans. What are the various reasons for water pollution in India and what are the possible steps to combat this problem? (250 words) Approach: Introduce with water pollution and problems due to it. Mention the various reasons for water pollution in India. How … Continue reading Water pollution strongly impacts the balance of nature, which ultimately impacts all humans. What are the various reasons for water pollution in India and what are the possible steps to combat this problem? (250 words)

Discuss the various anthropogenic reasons due to which Sunderbans is losing its mangroves. Why is conservation of Indian Sunderbans vital? (250 words )

Discuss the various anthropogenic reasons due to which Sunderbans is losing its mangroves. Why is conservation of Indian Sunderbans vital? (250 words ) Approach: Introduce with sunderbans and its importance. Discuss the various reasons which are leading to its depletion. Discuss why it is necessary to conserve them and some govt initiatives regarding that. Conclude … Continue reading Discuss the various anthropogenic reasons due to which Sunderbans is losing its mangroves. Why is conservation of Indian Sunderbans vital? (250 words )

The Left Wing Extremism poses the biggest internal security threat to India. What are the factors responsible for the rise of the left-wing extremism in India?

The Left Wing Extremism poses the biggest internal security threat to India. What are the factors responsible for the rise of the left-wing extremism in India? Approach: Briefly, introduce with the threat posed by the LWE. Discuss the factors responsible for the rise of the left-wing extremism in India. Conclude with a brief way forward. … Continue reading The Left Wing Extremism poses the biggest internal security threat to India. What are the factors responsible for the rise of the left-wing extremism in India?

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Resolving India’s banking crisis Editorial 11th May’19 TheHindu

Headline : Resolving India’s banking crisis Editorial 11th May'19 TheHindu Details :   India’s banking sector problem: Huge increase in Non-performing assets (NPAs): Non-performing assets (NPAs) at commercial banks amounted to Rs 10.3 trillion, or 11.2% of advances, in March 2018. Public sector banks (PSBs) accounted for Rs 8.9 trillion, or 86%, of the total NPAs. … Continue reading Resolving India’s banking crisis Editorial 11th May’19 TheHindu

The new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 seeks to regulate and promote the real estate sector by protecting buyers’ rights as well as encourage developers but challenges remain in its implementation. Comment.

The new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 seeks to regulate and promote the real estate sector by protecting buyers' rights as well as encourage developers but challenges remain in its implementation. Comment. Approach: Introduce with the new law Highlight the benefits to buyers and the builders Highlight the challenges in effective implementation Conclude appropriately Model … Continue reading The new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 seeks to regulate and promote the real estate sector by protecting buyers’ rights as well as encourage developers but challenges remain in its implementation. Comment.

Prelims 2019: Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) , Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Headline : Industrial output shrinks for first time in nearly 2 yrs Details : The News According to the recent data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), industrial output contracted (fell 0.1%) in March 2019, the first time in nearly two years. About Central Statistics Office (CSO): The CSO is a governmental agency under the … Continue reading Prelims 2019: Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) , Central Statistics Office (CSO)

What do you understand by Cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM). What are the advantages of this technology as compared to older available methods of determining bio-molecular structure?

What do you understand by Cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM). What are the advantages of this technology as compared to older available methods of determining bio-molecular structure? Approach: Introduce with Cryo-EM and why it was in news (2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry) Discuss its significance as to how this technique is different from available methodologies. Conclude appropriately Model … Continue reading What do you understand by Cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM). What are the advantages of this technology as compared to older available methods of determining bio-molecular structure?

Food grain production is touching new heights every year and we are producing more than sufficient to feed our people without relying on external support. However, sufficient food production is not the only criteria to eliminate hunger. Discuss.

Food grain production is touching new heights every year and we are producing more than sufficient to feed our people without relying on external support. However, sufficient food production is not the only criteria to eliminate hunger. Discuss. Approach: Introduce with some data showing the annual food grain production in India and rank of India … Continue reading Food grain production is touching new heights every year and we are producing more than sufficient to feed our people without relying on external support. However, sufficient food production is not the only criteria to eliminate hunger. Discuss.

Affirmative action cannot ensure social justice due to the mismatch between the opportunities and claimants. Discuss along with ways to eliminate caste based disadvantages. Also, examine the proposal for sub-categorisation of OBCs to make affirmative action in India more equitable.

Affirmative action cannot ensure social justice due to the mismatch between the opportunities and claimants. Discuss along with ways to eliminate caste based disadvantages. Also, examine the proposal for sub-categorisation of OBCs to make affirmative action in India more equitable. Approach: Introduce with how public policies have limited scope in ensuring social justice With data, explain mismatch between … Continue reading Affirmative action cannot ensure social justice due to the mismatch between the opportunities and claimants. Discuss along with ways to eliminate caste based disadvantages. Also, examine the proposal for sub-categorisation of OBCs to make affirmative action in India more equitable.

There’s been a steady decline in growth rates since 2016-17 due to various reason including the fall in investment rates. Discuss. Suggest measures to revive private investment.

There's been a steady decline in growth rates since 2016-17 due to various reason including the fall in investment rates. Discuss. Suggest measures to revive private investment. Approach: Introduce with falling growth rate Explain the External and Internal factors responsible for decline in growth rate Suggest ways to revive private investment Conclude appropriately Model Answer … Continue reading There’s been a steady decline in growth rates since 2016-17 due to various reason including the fall in investment rates. Discuss. Suggest measures to revive private investment.

The proposed amendments to the Whistle Blowers Act defeat the very purpose of the legislation. Discuss. (250 words)

The proposed amendments to the Whistle Blowers Act defeat the very purpose of the legislation. Discuss. (250 words) Approach: Introduce with why the Whistle Blowers Act was introduced Briefly note some key provisions of the Act Highlight the provisions in the Amendment Bill and discuss how they dilute the intention behind the Act Conclude appropriately … Continue reading The proposed amendments to the Whistle Blowers Act defeat the very purpose of the legislation. Discuss. (250 words)

Shubhra Ranjan IAS Study Prelims 2019 Tests

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“Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself”. Discuss. (150 words)

 “Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself”. Discuss. (150 words) Approach: Introduce with the golden rule in ethics. Explain the given quote by referring to Confucius. Point out exceptions. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : The ethic of equality frames the essence of any morality and it can be found across various … Continue reading “Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself”. Discuss. (150 words)

Electrifying India’s transport Editorial 7th May’19 TimesOfIndia

Headline : Electrifying India’s transport Editorial 7th May'19 TimesOfIndia Details : Rapid urbanization and transport problems: India’s urban population will nearly double in the next decade. More than half a billion people will live and work in Indian cities. Travel within and between cities will grow exponentially. This rapid growth poses several social, economic and environmental … Continue reading Electrifying India’s transport Editorial 7th May’19 TimesOfIndia

The lack of financial inclusion is costly to the individual as well as to society as a whole. Discuss along with the steps taken by the government to promote financial inclusion.

The lack of financial inclusion is costly to the individual as well as to society as a whole. Discuss along with the steps taken by the government to promote financial inclusion. Approach: Introduce with financial inclusion Explain how lack of it imposes costs on individual, society and the government Discuss steps taken to secure financial … Continue reading The lack of financial inclusion is costly to the individual as well as to society as a whole. Discuss along with the steps taken by the government to promote financial inclusion.

Explain the Samadhan doctrine to tackle the problem of left-wing extremism in India.

Explain the Samadhan doctrine to tackle the problem of left-wing extremism in India. Approach: Briefly introduce the problem of LWE. Elaborate the components of the Samadhan doctrine as proposed by the HM of India. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : The Left Wing Extremism(LWE) is one of the biggest internal security threats to India. It is … Continue reading Explain the Samadhan doctrine to tackle the problem of left-wing extremism in India.

Explain the Samadhan doctrine to tackle the problem of left-wing extremism in India.

Explain the Samadhan doctrine to tackle the problem of left-wing extremism in India. Approach: Briefly introduce the problem of LWE. Elaborate the components of the Samadhan doctrine as proposed by the HM of India. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : The Left Wing Extremism(LWE) is one of the biggest internal security threats to India. It is … Continue reading Explain the Samadhan doctrine to tackle the problem of left-wing extremism in India.

The call for women-led development is facing several impediments. Discuss those impediments. Also mention some innovative measures to overcome these impediments.

The call for women-led development is facing several impediments. Discuss those impediments. Also mention some innovative measures to overcome these impediments. Approach: Discuss the meaning of women led development in brief. Mention various impediments Mention some innovative measures Conclude appropriately Model Answer : The New India Initiative of the government has emphasized on women-led development … Continue reading The call for women-led development is facing several impediments. Discuss those impediments. Also mention some innovative measures to overcome these impediments.

Increasing interest of India in Africa has its pros and cons. Critically.

Increasing interest of India in Africa has its pros and cons. Critically. Approach: Introduce with how India's engagement with Africa has been growing Discuss the pros of India's increasing interest in Africa Highlight the cons of this Conclude appropriately Model Answer : Indian interest in Africa has increased in recent years and can be seen … Continue reading Increasing interest of India in Africa has its pros and cons. Critically.

Why the attack in Gadchiroli is significant?

Headline : Why the attack in Gadchiroli is significant? Details : The News The Maoist attack in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district led to the death of 15 Police personnel.   Background This attack in Gadchiroli is another significant event in the long history of Maoist violencein Gadchiroli, where the naxal movement began in 1980. This district has … Continue reading Why the attack in Gadchiroli is significant?

RTI was brought in to promote transparency and accountability in the working public authorities but the RTI activists face significant challenges. Discuss. Briefly evaluate the proposed amendments to the RTI rules that further threatens the safety of the activists.

RTI was brought in to promote transparency and accountability in the working public authorities but the RTI activists face significant challenges. Discuss. Briefly evaluate the proposed amendments to the RTI rules that further threatens the safety of the activists. Approach:  Introduce with the RTI Highlight challenges RTI activists face like violence, large pendency etc. Discuss … Continue reading RTI was brought in to promote transparency and accountability in the working public authorities but the RTI activists face significant challenges. Discuss. Briefly evaluate the proposed amendments to the RTI rules that further threatens the safety of the activists.

SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law

Headline : SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law Details : The News Recently, the Supreme Court has reserved its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act of 2018.   The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 Objective: to prevent atrocities … Continue reading SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law

Fishing disputes have been a constant area of concern between India and Sri Lanka. Discuss the reasons for these disputes and the measures being taken to deal with them? Also suggest ways to further mitigate the problem. (250 words)

Fishing disputes have been a constant area of concern between India and Sri Lanka. Discuss the reasons for these disputes and the measures being taken to deal with them? Also suggest ways to further mitigate the problem. (250 words) Approach Briefly introduce with the fishing problems between two nations. Reasons for the problems and efforts … Continue reading Fishing disputes have been a constant area of concern between India and Sri Lanka. Discuss the reasons for these disputes and the measures being taken to deal with them? Also suggest ways to further mitigate the problem. (250 words)

What are the basic values enshrined in the Preamble of our Constitution? How relevant are these values in the present time?

What are the basic values enshrined in the Preamble of our Constitution? How relevant are these values in the present time? Approach: In the Introduction part, write about the Preamble and the values enshrined in the Preamble. Then briefly explain some of the important values mention in the Preamble After that explain how  they are … Continue reading What are the basic values enshrined in the Preamble of our Constitution? How relevant are these values in the present time?