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 […]

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

Mont Blanc-149 fountain pen is emblazoned with a ‘Union Jack flag’ on the body of its barrel likening the nib of the pen to an explosive rocket. The villainous Fatima Blush, a fictional spectre assassin and the secondary antagonist in the James Bond film ‘Never Say Never Again (1983)’, meets her end when a rocket […]


Flood is often branded as nature’s fury. Like the earthquake, volcanic eruption and avalanche, flood is the natural calamity which wreaks havoc in our lives, time and again. Not only do floods heap loads of untold miseries upon human and other living beings due to their recurrent occurring year after year, but also leave affected […]


‘Arise, awake, and stop not untill the goal is reached’ is an inspirational slogan popularised in the 19th century by Indian Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda is respected as a prominent leader, thinker and a saint of the pre-Independence era. His teachings influenced many, not just in India but all over the world.  He was inspired, motivated […]


Media is the disseminator of information and a catalyst of social change. It is the media which is responsible for bringing the day-to-day happenings of the world to the people; it is the media which connects nations together across the globe. Media is a reflection of the society. The way media depicts certain things ultimately […]


Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation on the Independence Day on August 15, 2019, warned against the population explosion in the coming years. “Untamed rise in the country’s population is holding back the development of India”, he cautioned. This is probably the first time the Union Government is acknowledging the impending risk […]


With the stroke of midnight hour but before the morning clock of hen, India attained independence on August 15, 1947.  Before one could heave a sigh of relief for breaking the shackles of helotry, partition of India and macabre communal violence claimed more than a million lives and marred the festive mood of the country.   Liberty, […]


Post-Independence Era Prof. V.P. Gupta Director Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru This article caters to Polity & Governance segment of General Studies-Paper II & IV and for Essay Paper in UPSC Main Examination Indian Independence gave us the freedom to step out into the new era from old shackles of […]

Constitution Of India

Basic Principles The Preamble Every Constitution has a Preamble with which it begins and which embodies its objectives or basic purposes. The framers of our Constitution in this respect were in a most happy position. For, here was an opportunity for them to give expression to the dreams of a new order they had been […]

Birth Pangs Of Freedom

When India was made a party to the Second World War by the British, the ruling Congress Governments resigned in the provincial ministries on December 12, 1939. India got ready to wage the struggle for freedom to the finish. The slogan “Quit India” resounded throughout the country. People adopted all methods—violent and non-violent—to overthrow the imperial […]