IASbhai Daily Mains Answer Writing Practise Caravan | 20th Nov 2020

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Dear Aspirants
IASbhai Mains Answer Writing Practice Caravan is an initiative to frame UPSC Mains questions everyday from the major Editorials of leading Newspapers in India which are most relevant to UPSC preparation –‘THE HINDU, LIVEMINT , INDIAN EXPRESS’ and help millions of readers who find difficulty in answer writing and making notes everyday. Here we choose two questions from editorials on daily basis and analyse them with respect to UPSC MAINS 2020-21

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QUESTION NO 1 : “A Two Front Threat

      HEADLINES:

Is India facing a two-front threat?

      CENTRAL THEME:

Diplomacy and military thinking will have to evolve more rapidly than we assumed

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 2 : IR

      MAINS QUESTION:

In the evolving security and diplomatic architecture in the Indo-Pacific, how will the geopolitics of the three play out? Comment -(GS 2)

      LEARNING: 

  • Disengagement and de-escalation process
  • Technology edge
  • China–Pakistan Economic Corridor
  • Indo-Pacific

      INTRODUCTION:

  • Two front threat
  • Recent escalations

      BODY: 

  • Describe Indian diplomacy regarding LAC and LOC
  • You need to focus on Chinese Strategic Disengagement
  • A quick comparison of maritime powers in Indo-Pacific region
  • Military exercises , Engagements

      CONCLUSION: 

  • Way forward must suggest possible solutions.
  • A To-do list for bureaucratic approach.
     SOURCES:  THE HINDU  | Mains Answer Writing Practice Caravan | 20th Nov 2020 

QUESTION NO 2 : “A world in chaos

      HEADLINES:

A world in chaos and a moment of truth

      CENTRAL THEME:

Informational autocracy is the latest danger that threatens democracies

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 2  : Democracy

      MAINS QUESTION:

 Autocratic rule in digital world has threatened the democracies and affected a wider section of society.Discuss(GS 2)

      LEARNING: 

  • Evolution of democracies around the globe
  • America’s divide and beyond
  • European issues
  • Terrorism

      INTRODUCTION: 

  • Basic definition of democracy and its significance

      BODY: 

  • Bridging the divide in America should be explained with the help of an example.
  • Terrorism is resurfacing through al-Qaeda . You need to highlight the consequences.
  • Issues in India have to be mentioned point wise.
  • Chinese goals and aspiration should be mentioned.

      CONCLUSION: 

  • Policy initiatives already in place can be mentioned.
     SOURCES:  THE HINDU | Mains Answer Writing Practice Caravan | 20th Nov 2020 

 

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SYNOPSIS : The Hindu Editorial Hunt 

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