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[Ethics WMD] Corporate Greed, Pinkwashing, PUBG Weekly Mrunal Digest from July week1-2022 for UPSC

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Pinkwashing is the strategy of Companies to promote LGBT rights and products to distract from real issues. E.g. June, recognised as (LGBT) Pride month → Walmart and other companies launch rainbow coloured products tshirt, jackets, etc to profit. Netflix and Amazon Prime launch web series where LGBT actors are shown in positive and powerful light. But in reality many LGBT employees removed from job, not allowed to progress in career etc

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Ethics Integrity Aptitude related case studies from Nov-Week4 for UPSC general studies mains paper 4 (GSM4) – Nuremberg code for Medical Ethics, Sports Ethics, Domestic Violence

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Ethics-LATERAL Entry. 1) present in Union Govt. 2) 2021-Nov: W.Bengal State govt seeks to rope in consultants via lateral entry for 50 posts in various departments through lateral entry. The age limit is 35-70 years, contractual salary ₹1.5 lakh-2 lakh a month. Benefits/challanges? 1) Read from governance book / PDF material. 😥 2) existing officers apprehensive- “This will create confusion …

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Ethics Case Studies- Mob lynching, Vigilantism, Sexual Violence, Custodial Death, from Nov-Week3 for UPSC Mains GSM4

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Case-Studies😈:- Ahmedabad- mob killed a (suspected rabid) dog & later taking out a procession of dead dog’s body. Animal rights activist are doing Dharna outside police station to arrest those killers. But community leaders are saying that it was the right thing to do because of the menace of the rabbit dog biting children. As IPS what will you do? …

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Ethics integrity Aptitude related case studies from Nov-Week2 for UPSC general studies mains paper 4 (GSM4) – Scheme Awareness, Work life Balance, Cyberbullying

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Case Study: Right to display food – Ahmedabad & Rajkot- municipal corporators/councillers demanding that all street vendors selling non-vegetarian food, including fish, meat, chicken, and eggs, as well as any restaurants that have non-vegetarian food, should be made to cover the items from public display. Otherwise it offends the religious sentiments of Hindus and Jains who’re passing by on the …

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[Ethics] Case Study with Model Answer- vaccine compulsion and public service denial

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Question for the Case Study Vaccine compulsion: Ahmedabad corona daily cases 4X time ⬆️ so, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) announced that it shall not permit citizens to avail of public amenities and services without taking the second dose of vaccine. This will be applicable on AMTS buses, BRTS buses, Kankaria zoo, Sabarmati riverfront, libraries, gymkhanas, swimming pools, AMC sports complexes, …

Ethics integrity Aptitude related case studies from Nov-Week1 for UPSC general studies mains paper 4 (GSM4) – Juvenile Delinquency

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Ethics: Juvenile Delinquency : rural teenagers throw stones on the passing vehicle on Highwayresulting in accident and damage to the windshield. Police is having difficulty in a resting because the highway is very long and not possible to continuously monitor it through CCTV/Drones due to budget funding constrains. Superintendent of the police (SP) visits the village elders asking for help …

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Mrunal’s Ethics Integrity Attitude Related News from August Week1&2 for UPSC GS Mains Paper4

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Ethics-Theory?: Attitude towards female virginity: Indonesian Army has decided to stop the practice of “virginity tests” on female army recruits – which involved Doctor inserting fingers in vagina of female candidates to check whether the hymen was intact. World Health Organisation declared such virginity test had no scientific validity. Women rights groups had also objected to such practices because 1) …

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Mrunal’s ethics- attitudes towards mental health, competitive sports, women from July Week4

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Case-Studies?: Attitude towards post-midnight party karnewale underage rape victims: GOA Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s controversial remarks over the gangrape of two minor girls on July 25. CM said, “Ten people went to a party on the beach of which six went home and four stayed back all night -two boys and two girls. They are 14-year-old children. Later four unknown …

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[Ethics] Greed, Insolvency, Compassion, Superstition Related news / Case Studies for UPSC from July Week3

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Case-Studies?: Compassion towards weaker section: Rajkot District Collector Arun Mahesh Babu certified one Chirag Makwana alias Charmi as a transgender and handed her a certificate in presence of her father. This will entitle her to change her name and gender in all the official documents under provisions of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019. Such actions by the IAS …

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[Ethics] Judicial ethics, Police Ethics, Racism in Sports, Social Media Reputation Related news / Case Studies for UPSC

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Case-Studies?: Judicial ethics: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee challenged the Assembly poll result in Nandigram in Calcutta High Court. Case was to be heard by JUSTICE KAUSIK Chanda, who was previously a lawyer associated with BJP. So, Mamta Banerjee filed a plea seeking his recusal and pointing to the “likelihood of bias”. While the judge recused himself but he …

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[Ethics] Journalism ethics, Civil service Values, Civil Service Anonymity, Drug Addiction, related news / case Studies for UPSC

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Case-Studies?: Naxalism: in Chhattisgarh, State government created Pota Cabin Schools (named so because they are made of pota or bamboo). More than 30,000 students were studying but because of the corona they went back to families and due to lack of Internet, E-learning is not accessible. ? Government is afraid that out of school children may become easy recruits Child …