Daily Practice Sheet 11 December 2021
- December 11, 2021
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPS
Daily Practice Sheet
11 December 2021
Daily Prelims Topic
- Western Coast of India less vulnerable to Cyclones
- ‘Booster’ Dose
- The different types of COVID-19 vaccines
- The genetic approach (nucleic acid vaccine)
- Rajya Sabha marks Human Rights Day
- Election Commission of India
- Model Code of Conduct
- Observer Status on Solar Alliance
- Foreigner’s Tribunals
- Cyber Crisis Management Plan
- Presidential Initiative for Democratic Renewal
- US fed Tapering its Impact on Rupee
- Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF)
- Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
- President’s Rule
- 6th Schedule of Constitution
- Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Councils
- Article 233 and 234
- India stands out as a “poor and very unequal country, with an affluent elite”, where the top 10% holds 57% of the total national income, including 22% held by the top 1%, while the bottom 50% holds just 13% in 2021, according to the World Inequality Report 2022
- The Ashok Dalwai committee on secondary agriculture estimated that an investment of ₹89,375 crore is needed for storage and transportation facilities for primary agricultural produce.
MAINS OPTIMA 2021
- What do you understand by courage? Why is it required in civil services?
- What do you understand by anonymity? Why it is important value in civil services?
- What do you understand by Basic Structure Doctrine? Do you think it is an unfair restriction on the power of Parliament to amend the constitution under Article 368? Critically examine.
|Introduction (I): Define Basic structure and mention Kesavanand Bharti case.|
Body (B): 1) briefly talk about amendment power of the Parliament under art 368 and how the doctrine is a restriction on it.
2) First support the statement that it is an unfair restriction (limiting elected head and hence people’s power, Judicial overreach, Not unanimous decision etc.).
3) Now discuss how it is not unfair restriction (It implements the COI idea of flexibility plus rigidity, checks and balances, Protects democracy and the COI itself etc.).
Conclusion (C): Conclude based on your arguments.
- Though the framework of the Indian Constitution is inspired majorly from the British system and experience under them, yet, two differs significantly.
Daily Mains Mantra
GS 1: History
- What do you understand by manuscripts? Discuss their significance in our understanding of history. [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 2: Polity
- Do you understand by model code of conduct? Should it be given statutory backing? [Reference: India Times, Indian Express]
- Discuss the concept of Human Rights? What do you understand by different generations of rights? [Reference: Indian Express]
- Discuss the powers of Election Commission
- Will All India Judicial Service solve the problem of pendency of cases in judiciary? Discuss the concerns of the states against it. [Reference: The Leaflet, The Print]
GS 3: Economy
- Agricultural Produce Market Committee/Regulated Market Committee (APMC/RMC) markets play a crucial economic role for agrarian community in realizing prices for the commodities traded. In this context, discuss the role of Agriculture Infra Fund. [Reference: Business Line, Business Line]
- Discuss the reasons for rising inequality in India. How can it be corrected? [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 3: Security