Yes, You Can

Dear Friend, The Oxford Dictionary defines “opportunity” as “a time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something”. People look for a proper and fortuitous opportunity to embark on anything. They consider it the safe option. We would advise you to look at the pages of history. True success and tremendous achievement […]


Prof. V.P. Gupta,Director, Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru This article caters to the Polity and Governance portion of General Studies-Paper II and for Essay Paper in UPSC Main Examination The conduct of elections in India Constitution of India provides for an Election Commission for superintendence, direction and control of the […]


In September 2017, I went to a small village in Maharashtra called Georai as part of my semester there. I came across a particular case of unemployment which, I later realised, is rather common throughout India. Young boys from marginal families go out for higher education and better job prospects only to return to farming […]

Significance of CSR Latest Mock Tests in Achieving Success in UPSC Civil Services Examination

—Rahul Srivastava, IAS Topper 2023 (10th Rank) Introduction The UPSC Civil Services Examination is one of the most challenging and prestigious exams in India. It requires candidates to demonstrate a high level of knowledge, aptitude, and decision-making skills. To excel in this examination, aspirants need a well-rounded preparation strategy, and one crucial aspect of this […]

Save Two Hours A Day

To Become What You Want To Be The headline of this message may leave you wondering: Save two whole hours?… that too from an already hectic schedule? That’s impossible!—many of you may shrug off incredulously. But believe us, it is possible. Your intrinsic commitment to your goal will make it possible. And these two ‘created’ […]


When we talk about Indian cinema, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Bollywood! Of course Bollywood does have a huge audience but Indian cinema is more than that. Cinema of India consists of a wide range of films with Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad being the major centres […]

Revolt Of 1857 : Fall Of Delhi And After

The British could not remain idle spectators to the turn of events. Lord Canning immediately called upon the troops from Madras, Bombay and Rangoon and despatched a big force to Banaras under the command of General Neill. He also ordered General Anson, the Commander-in-Chief at Simla, to march upon Delhi. General Anson led a large […]


A hobby gives us pleasure for we do it for the love of the work and not under compulsion for any monetary or other benefit. Thus, it is more fulfilling and gives us satisfaction and joy. My favourite hobby is reading. It is said ‘Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body’. […]

Fundamental Rights

Right to Equality (Article 14) Article 14 declares that “the State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India”. The phrase “equality before the law” occurs in almost all written constitutions that guarantee fundamental rights. Equality before the law is an […]


Drug abuse is a patterned use of a drug in which the users consume the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others. Drug abuse corrodes the foundations of society and has the potential to lead to child abuse as well as sexual and domestic violence. The problem is global […]


“Dream, dream, dream, Transforms into thoughts, Thoughts result into action”. This was stated by visionary Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India at a jam-packed hall in Kolkata on January 2, 2003 when he inspired thousands of school children to dream, to dream big, and let those dreams culminate in thoughts and actions. […]


A Tool For Doubling Of Farmers’ Income?? Prof. V.P. Gupta Director Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru Tamil Nadu became the first State in India to enact a law on contract farming, based on the lines of a model legislation put out by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare. This […]


Banking is as old as our civilisation. However, in Indian context, it assumed a contemporary new organised form during British rule. The earliest of the ‘joint stock banks’ was the Bank of Hindustan set up in 1770. Headway Post Independence Later, post Independence, a major headway in Indian banking scene came with the setting up […]


“All that glitters is not gold” is a golden rule we must keep in mind each time we deal with people, whether or not they are strangers to us. Undoubtedly, this aphorism enjoys immense popularity since times immemorial due to its continued relevance in our day-to-day lives. The maxim means that we should not judge […]