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(Hindi) 17th November 2018 The Hindu
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Mahesh Agarwal
I am a B.Tech graduate from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad.I have appeared for UPSC CSE thrice and cleared pre all the time.I have also cleared SSC CGL 20

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  1. MYSELF MAHESH KUMAR AGARWAL B.Tech From IIT ISM Dhanbad .99.9 Percentile in CAT e Cleared SIDBI grade A e Cleared SSC CGL 2016 as GST inspector e Cleared UPSC Prelims thrice in 3 attempts

  2. 17th November 2018 Court grants bail to editor page 2 GS4 journalistic ethics-Editor was arrested for mounting undie pressure on a journalist to conduct sting operation..Use this as example to quite how journalistic ethics being eroded in India. Security forces stop march against Citizenship Bill in Assam Whats important-for prelims-basic provisions of the bill-Know about provisions of citizenship in constitution -for mains GS 2 Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016-Changes definition of illegal migrants Bill seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955 to provide citizenship to illegal migrants, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, who are of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian extraction. However, the Act doesn't have a provision for Muslim sects like Shias and Ahmediyas who also face persecution in Pakistan. According to the Citizenship Act, 1955, an illegal immigrant is one who enters India without a valid passport or with forged documents. Or, a person who stays beyond the visa permit. Issues-Many in Assm opposes it- Can lead to influx of Hindu from bangladesh-Goes against NRC as NRC does not distinguish migrants on the basis of religion.-Erodes Secular fabric of the nation

  3. Maternity leave: govt. for incentive scheme page 10 GS2 vulnerable sections of society GS1Role of women in Society- Poor implementation in pvt sector of extended 26 week paid leave-so govt to come out with a scheme -7 week of 26 week wage to be paid by govt even in pvt sector A crippling shortage page 8 GS 2 Issues in Juduciary Only one data useful-5000(24%) of posts lying vacant in lower judiciary throughout the country. Quote to highlight problems and issues in our judiciary, especially in introduction of an answer. For ex- Qn Judiciary in India is in dire needs of reforms.Comment with special emphasis on lower judiciary. In intro ,1st address the why aspect of the question that is why judiciary important for india. Then in next para quote the above data to highlight the problems Reason for vacancies-Tardiness to conduct recruitment exam,declaring results and appointing judges, Lack of fund to pay salary and court infra to new recruits,lack of oversight by the respective HC Vidhi research data- 153 days time limit set by SC for declaring two tier recruitment process result, But in most states,this is far exceeded

  4. Getting the economy back on track page 6 GS 3 Indian economy and related issues Only some data and points regarding issues in indian economy important fror exam..please don't learn the solution provided by SWAMY. Eg-Savings rate 24%, ICOR(-4), MSME growth rate(2-5%) Investment rate use these data in mains to justify that Indian economy is in some turmoil Unnecessary, destabilising and expensive page 6 GS3 Security Challenges and their management Are nuclear submarines needed for India Cons first- Very expensive-detail not out-but international comparisons shows that a SSBN costs 70000 in USA (lower end) cost of maintaining for one year-5000 cr...even if half of that cost for india-4 SSBN for 40 yr would cost 3 lakh crore Missile crisis leaked documents-So can escalate nuclear conflict use tactical we are exaggerating the threat .SSBN nuclear command may not always be with civilian leadership(as remotely out in sea) Ex- of Cuban .Security scenario of India-No such nuclear risk-china has noo first use policy,Pakistan has said that it wil Pros No first use doctrine of China and Pakistan's assertion to use tactical weapon are pressured due to advancement of india's 2nd strike capability due to SSBN We cant predict future threat solely on the basis of what Pakistan and china plans to do..They can change their stance if we weaken our defence . .India only one of few countries to have the SSBNs On N-submarines like SSBN are unnecessary appendages that has no use in current Indian sucurity context.Critically Analyze

  5. Consider the following about SSBN and Diesel run submarines MCQ 1)SSBN class of submarine derives power only by Nuclear power 2)INS Arihant is the first ballistic missile submarine to have been built by a country other than 5 permanent UNSC members countries. 3)Diesel attack submarines propel on internal combustion engine power, even under water. A)2 correct B) 1,3 correct C)2,3 correct D)1,2 correct Answer is A 1) Backup diesel power also there 3)Oxygen is needed for combustion(Think)