AGRICULTURAL MARKETING REFORMS

Prof. V.P. Gupta Director Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru The overall development of Indian agriculture is extremely vital for faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth. It can be argued that the development of agriculture would have local multiplier effect in terms of nutritional security, women empowerment, increase in income levels […]

CAN ONE MAN ALONE CHANGE THE FACE OF POLITICS?

Can one man solely change the face of politics? “Change” is a profound word, having multi-faceted implications and interpretations of it. What we understand by “change” here may not necessarily refer to a quick transformation or a superficial “makeover” of politics. It could also be looked at from a slightly tilted angle where a “change” could […]

BRAIN DRAIN : A NEED FOR REVERSAL

‘Brain drain’  is a phenomenon where a substantial number of relatively well educated persons emigrate. It can also be termed as Human Capital Flight. Brain drain occurs most commonly when individuals leave less developed countries with fewer opportunities for career advancement, research, and academic employment and migrate to more developed countries with more opportunities. However, […]

Awakening Of Minds

The spread of Western education and culture in our country gave rise to a new awakening of minds, especially among the educated classes. They began to look towards the drawbacks and deficiencies of our social life and attempted to find ways and means to remove them. In this endeavour, many took the view that our […]

Fundamental Rights

The conflict between man and the State is as old as human history itself. Although attempts have been made for centuries to bring about proper adjustment between the competing claims of the State and the individual, the solution seems to be still far off. This is primarily because of the dynamic nature of human society […]

INDIA OF MY DREAMS

“Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high; Where knowledge is free; Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls; Where words come from the depth of truth; Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection; Where the clear stream of reason not lost its […]

SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was one of the distinguished freedom fighters of India, second only to Gandhiji. He was a man of nerve and determination. He had an extraordinarily robust will and was fearless to the core. Vallabhbhai Patel was born at Nadiad in Gujarat in a farmer’s family. His father was Jhaverbhai. Jhaverbhai was a […]

MERGER OF BANKS

Is It A Panacea For The Problems Of Public Sector Banks? #BANKING & FINANCE7 Prof. V.P. Gupta Director Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru The Government of India has proposed to merge 10 Public Sector Banks into 4 large banks. After the mergers, there will be 12 public sector banks in […]

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi is the man who led the nation-wide cleanliness campaign named as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It can be translated into English as Clean India Mission. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a restructured version of Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) implemented in 1999 by the then government, which was later renamed as Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan […]

TERRORISM

Terrorism is a terrible thing. Terrorism is described as a systematic use of violence to create a general climate of fear in the population for political, religious or ideological reasons. It is the greatest threat to humanity in modern times. It has been observed that terror has mainly aimed at easy, soft targets with an […]

The Course Of The Great Revolt Of 1857

The revolt started at Meerut, over 64 km from Delhi, on May 10, 1857. It had begun three weeks ahead of the date fixed, i.e. May 31, 1857. Greased cartridges were issued to the soldiers of the 3rd Native Cavalry which they declined to use. They were court-martialled for disobedience and convicted. The authorities were quite […]

UNEMPLOYMENT IN INDIA

For a country that is taking such gigantic strides in the midst of the world’s economically powerful nations, India’s persistent inability to create ample employment for its burgeoning population has been an albatross around its neck for far too long. In fact, the charge of ‘jobless growth’ has been levelled against all governments even those […]

Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

Who is the Head of Chandrayaan-3 Project? India’s third mission to the moon, the Chandrayaan-3, got a boost when Mr. P. Veeramuthuvel from Villupuram (Tamil Nadu) was appointed as the Project Director of the mission, which is likely to take flight by the end of 2020 or early 2021. Mr. Veeramuthuvel, 41, will shoulder the […]