GENDER PARITY IN GOVERNANCE

Prof. V.P. Gupta,Director, Rau’s IAS Study Circle, New Delhi – Jaipur – Bengaluru This article caters to the Social section of General Studies – Paper I & II and for Essay Paper in the UPSC Main Examination “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of […]

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

An average adult laughs about 10 times a day. Put that up against the 300 laughs that an average child enjoys in a single day. No wonder why the little ones are happier, healthier and more enthusiastic than the grown-ups. And this claim is not just a possibility, it is a fact understood from years […]

POLITICS OF CASTE AND RELIGION A Challenge To Indian Democracy?

One long-held shibboleth which defined the bedrock foundation of our nation, ‘Unity in Diversity’ now needs urgent replacement with ‘Unity in Adversity’. Of late, many incidents were given communal colour including murder, rape and conflicts. These cases have laid bare the quantum of bitterness and hatred running profusely among different sects and sections of our […]

A Champion Puts All He Has In Every Punch

Dear Friend, With an overhaul in economic policies, introduction of GST and with a new approach towards Digital India, the country today offers far greater opportunities than ever before to our youth. Those young men and women who have faith in themselves, the courage and the urge to reach great heights can find many openings […]

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

“Problems call forth our courage and wisdom, indeed they create our courage and wisdom”—are the meaningful words quoted by the famous American Psychiatrist and author of the bestseller, The Road Less Travelled, M. Scott Peck. There have been countless occasions for many of us, wherein we lose track of a sense of time burdened by […]

Indian National Movement

Radical Nationalists The Congress was split up into two factions at its Surat session in 1907 to be known as the moderates and the extremists. The moderates had their hold on the party while the  extremists  furrowed a bold and independent path.  The  moderates put their faith in the British benevolence, but the extremists scoffed […]

INCLUSIVE GROWTH

Inclusive growth is a buzz-word in policy circles nowadays, among developed and developing countries. Its importance is increasingly being recognised and highlighted in work plans and strategies of the International Monetary Fund, G20, European Commission and the UK’s Department for International Development. As a concept, it has been included as a proposed goal by the […]

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

The problem of environmental pollution has become very serious in recent years all over the world. Today, the air that we inhale is polluted. Our future generations will suffer from the harmful effect of pollution if we do not tackle the problem now. There are different forms of environmental pollution like water pollution, food pollution, […]

IAS Topper 2016-17 Talks To You

Competition Success Review Provides Detailed Study Of Current Affairs And Factual Knowledge For General Studies —Ms. Anuj Malik, IAS Topper 2016-17 (16th Rank) Ms. Anuj Malik has secured the 16th Rank in the 2016-17 Civil Services Examination (CSE). She is a resident of Delhi. Ms. Malik has achieved the rare distinction of clearing and even […]

General Strategy

— Ms. Anuj Malik, IAS Topper 2016-17 (16th Rank) The Civil Services Examination is considered one of the most toughest examinations of our country. This examination takes place in three stages i.e. Preliminary, Mains and Interview. Thus a detailed strategy is required to ace the examination. For the Preliminary level, a detailed strategy is required […]

From Editor With Greetings

Yes, You Can Success Is The Sum Of Small Efforts, Repeated Day In And Day Out Dear Friend, A New Year is a matter of rejoicing, making new resolutions and working towards realising them. We are sure that the year 2018 crowns you with success in your desired academic field. Every New Year we make […]

Constitution Of India

The Union Legislature—The Parliament Under the Constitution, the legislature of the Union is called the Parliament. The Indian Parliament is constituted on the basis of the principle of bicameralism, that is, the legislature having two Houses or Chambers. As the Constitution established a federal system of government, there was almost unanimity among its framers for […]

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

Who is Elon Musk? Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born American entrepreneur and businessman who founded X.com in 1999 (which later became PayPal), SpaceX in 2002 and Tesla Motors in 2003. Musk became a multimillionaire in his late 20s when he sold his start-up company, Zip2, to a division of Compaq Computers. Musk made […]