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AGGRESSION IS THE BEST DEFENCE

Aggression is like a ‘fiery’ ploy, It can either light up or destroy! Human body secretes two types of saline liquids. Tears overflowing the eyelids of a person would dampen his face and evoke pity in the hearts of the people witnessing them. On the flip side, pearls of sweat streaking down the cheeks of […]

ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Prof. V.P. Gupta Director Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru This article caters to the Environment section ofGeneral Studies-Paper III and for Essay Paper inUPSC Main Examination Economic development versus environmental sustainability has been at the centre of debate in the modern times. Some argue that for developing countries like India, […]

Const. of India

The Background Wavell Plan AndThe Simla Conference Another abortive effort to solve the political deadlock in India was made in 1945. Lord Wavell invited the leaders of all sections of political opinion. A conference was held at Simla. Discussions went on for about one month. The Wavell Plan, in its essence, was the complete Indianisation […]

ELECTORAL PROCESS IN INDIA

As Gopalkrishna Gandhi, an Indian scholar and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, aptly described, “India is valued the world over for a great many things, but for three over others: the Taj Mahal, Mahatma Gandhi and India’s electoral democracy.” India has been a democratic country since its independence. With more than 132 crore citizens, it ranks the […]

Constitution Of India

Government Of IndiaAct, 1935 The Government of India Act, 1935 was passed in 1935 and came into operation on April 1, 1937. This Act provided for a federation for India in which the Indian States were to join the British India, and granted full provincial autonomy. The Act provided for the political separation of Burma […]

GLOBAL WARMING

We all thought we were on the ‘unsinkable Titanic’ even when we were sailing straight towards the ‘iceberg’. We are facing one of the biggest crises that humanity has faced till date—global warming. We experience its adversities increasingly each year. Each new year becomes hotter than the previous, and the warmer it becomes the more […]

Home Rule Movement 2

The period from 1919 to 1947 is a historic one in India’s freedom movement. It brought about a revolution—social, economic, political and intellectual—though with certain limitations. It was a period when Indian nationalism entered a new phase. Swaraj through ‘struggle’ and ‘sacrifice’, instead of ‘pressure’ or ‘appeal’, became the watchword of the movement for India’s […]

Home Rule Movement

The years 1911 to 1914 saw the alienation of the Indian Muslim community from the British government due to the Balkan Wars against Turkey. So far as the Congress was concerned, it was following the usual constitutional policy. Though it did not feel satisfied with the Morley-Minto Reforms, it started working on those reforms under […]

JOY OF GIVING

Joy or happiness is a state of mind. It is a feeling that keeps people healthy and fit.  There is a famous quote ‘The more you give of yourself, the more you find yourself.’ There are many reasons why giving is important. It is a way to show appreciation, to say thank you, or to […]