SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Sustainability can be defined as the practice of maintaining processes of productivity, either natural or human- made, by replacing resources used with resources of equal or greater value without degrading or endangering natural biotic systems. Sustainable development ties together concern for the carrying capacity of natural systems with the social, political, and economic challenges faced […]

Special Provisions Relating To Certain Classes

A special feature of the political life in India under the British was the existence of communal electorates. Nationalist opinion was always opposed to it. Yet it continued and in course of time, it established a pattern of communal politics unknown in any other country. According to this, almost every religious minority in India, the […]

SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE

Success is the best destination but not all people are able to reach there. In current situation, we want to solve every problem very quickly. Hence, we do everything in stress, hurry and even use shortcuts, which may end up in failure. We tend to forget that success is the sum of small efforts repeated […]

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

‘Knowledge is Power’ is a proverb that signifies that knowledge is a true and strong power which always remains with the person in all good and bad times. Knowledge makes a person powerful and empowers him to win over any situation or any condition. Knowledge is power means that a person having more knowledge will […]

WOMEN’S SAFETY

Women’s safety is the recent buzzword around the globe which demands the protection of women from victimisation. The question that arises here is : Why has the safety of women become a topic of concern in this modern civilised world? This presumes that there is something wrong with society’s treatment of women. The politics of […]

The Sunshine Of Independence

The Second World War came to an end in Europe in May 1945. In India, Lord Wavell had already succeeded Lord Linlithgow as the Viceroy of India in October 1943. He had earlier been the Commander-in-Chief here. His appointment gave rise to misgivings as to whether Britain would still keep India by dint of force. […]

STATE OF HEALTH CARE IN INDIA

“Health care is the cornerstone of the socialist state. It is the crown jewel of the welfare state”—quoted by Monica Crowley holds true in all aspects. A country’s actual wealth lies in its people. United Nations Development Programme annual report of 2018 states that the basic and fundamental aspect of governance is  “state of health […]

ROLE OF EDUCATION IN DEVELOPMENT

Today we are living in the world of knowledge economy and to thrive successfully, education is the most valuable tool. The modern era has been possible due to education and learning, and is the basis for rational and logical thinking. It has brought in huge benefits for the people across every nook and cranny of […]

NO PAIN, NO GAIN

Nowadays, all people care about is money, wealth and gain of any kind. Whenever you start an activity, you only focus on the gain, thus ignoring the losses that come along. Every single action has a side effect, a theory proven even in physics and chemistry. During life, one has to endure much, in order […]

NATIONALISM IN A GLOBALISED WORLD

“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first”.   —Charles de Gaulle Nationalism, as defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially: a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on […]

INDIA, JAPAN & INDO-PACIFIC

By Prof. V.P. Gupta, Director, Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru India-Japan relation has attained a progressive momentum since the articulation of ‘Confluence of Seas’ vision by Mr. Shinzo Abe in 2007. India-Japan relations are now marked by a common principle of upholding rule of law and democratic values. •   Expansion of […]

Comptroller and Auditor General of India

The provision for independent audit is an essential ingredient of parliamentary democracy. The fundamental basis of parliamentary system of Government, as we have already seen, is the responsibility of the Executive towards the Legislature for all its actions. The Legislature will be able to enforce this executive responsibility only if it is competent to scrutinise […]