Where There Is A Will, There Is A Way

Dear Friend, Talent is overrated. Most of the people who end up achieving their goals aren’t those who are more talented than others, or are more intelligent or better looking than others. What sets them apart from others is their willpower to succeed and their persistence towards their goals, irrespective of how small or large […]

SUCCESS IS NOT AN ACCIDENT

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing.” —Pele Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. It is not defined by wealth but by contentment. Success depends on hard work, sustained toil, determination and perseverance. It […]

STRENGTHENING GRASS-ROOTS DEMOCRACY IN INDIA

Prof. V.P. Gupta,Director, Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru It has been 25 years since decentralised democratic governance was introduced in India in 1993. On thisnote, let us understand the need and importance of decentralisation for strengthening of grass-roots governance in the country.The essence of democracy is decentralisation of power and […]

Sri Lankan Crisis: Lessons To Be Learnt

Prof. V.P. Gupta Director, Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru The recent debt crisis in Sri Lanka has one clear lesson for policymakers across the globe—the common citizens have to pay the price for fiscal profligacy and overlooking of macro-economic stability. Sri Lanka for the first time in its history defaulted […]

INDIAN ECONOMY

India Peddles Its Economic Potential, ‘Vision 2024’ At WEF Davos Summit 2020 India showcased its immense economic potential and the vision for a $5 trillion economy by 2024 at the mega World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit at Davos at the Swiss ski resort of Davos (Switzerland) from January 21 to 24, 2020. Nearly 3,000 participants […]

INDIA

News, Views and Analysis Centre, Assam Government And Bodos Sign Historic Pact To End 50-Year-Long Movement Union Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah presides over the signing of historic Bodo agreement on January 27, 2020 in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal among others. In a path-breaking move, a tripartite agreement was inked between […]

Constitution of India

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 […]

COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES & CONFERENCES

Raisina Dialogue 2020, New Delhi Over 700 international officials, of which 40% were women, participated in the Raisina Dialogue 2020 in New Delhi from January 14 to 16, 2020. The Dialogue which had the theme ‘21@20: Navigating the Alpha Century’ was inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. Twelve Foreign Ministers, including those of Australia, […]

India And Germany Sign 17 MoUs, Five Joint Declarations Of Intent Exchanged

India and Germany inked 17 agreements and five joint declarations of intent in the fields including space, civil aviation, maritime technology, medicine and education during the 5th Indo-German Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) on November 1, 2019. The agreements were signed during the two-day visit of German Chancellor Ms. Angela Merkel who arrived in Delhi on October […]

ASEAN Lies At The Core Of India’s “Act East” Policy : PM Modi At ASEAN-India Summit

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi visited Bangkok, Thailand from November 2 to 4, 2019 to participate in the 16th Association of Southeast Asian Nations-India (ASEAN-India), 14th East Asia, and 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summits. In his opening remarks at the ASEAN-India Summit, the Prime Minister said that ASEAN “is and always will be […]