An aimless journey is a waste of time and other invaluable resources. Selecting a destination andplanning the itinerary are the important steps to be taken before embarking on a journey. Similarly, setting a role model in life makes one aware of the hurdles one might face, the ways to overcome them and the stages one […]

The Quit India Movement

World War II took an alarming turn for India when Japan made a surprise attack on the American fleet at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii on December 7, 1941 and destroyed their 20 warships and about 250 aircraft. Next day, the Japanese forces occupied Shanghai and Thailand. On the third day, they sank two British battleships, […]


Originally coined as a term during the early 2000s, BRIC referred to the global economic weight of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The term was popularised through financial reports developed by the investment bank Goldman Sachs and it foresaw the economic importance that these four nations would carry on the world stage during the coming […]

Public Services

The standard and efficiency of administration in any country depend ultimately on the calibre, training and integrity of the members of the public services. When the aim of a constitution is the establishment of a welfare state, it is evident that the functions of such a state will embrace a wide range of activities. The […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]