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 […]

The World News, Views and Analysis

Trump Unveils Long-Awaited Middle East Peace Plan US President Mr. Donald Trump unveils his long-awaited Middle East Peace Plan in the presence of Israel’s Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu on January 28, 2020. US President Mr. Donald Trump on January 28, 2020 unveiled his long-awaited Middle East Peace Plan, mainly proposing to keep Jerusalem as […]

Persons In News

Boris Johnson The United Kingdom became the first nation to have left the European Union. After 47 years of membership and more than three years after it voted to do so in a referendum, it left the EU on January 31, 2020. British Prime Minister Mr. Boris Johnson hailed the historic moment as the dawn of […]

MBA: Most Popular Specialisations

An MBA degree from a reputed institution has become synonymous with a plush job and an attractive pay package. Best known companies scramble to recruit MBA degree holders from top colleges which serves as a testament to the significance of MBA programme and the prestige it holds in the eyes of many multinational organisations. Following […]

Latest In General Knowledge

Anniversaries & Days Self-injury Awareness Day:  March 1 World Wildlife Day : March 3 National Defence Day : March 3 National Security Day : March 4 National Safety Day : March 4 International Women’s Day : March 8 CISF Raising Day : March 10 Pi Day : March 14 World Consumer Rights Day : March 15 National […]

Indian National Movement

Revolt Of 1857: Fall Of Delhi And After The British could not remain idle spectators to the turn of events. Lord Canning immediately called upon the troops from Madras, Bombay and Rangoon and despatched a big force to Banaras under the command of General Neill. He also ordered General Anson, the Commander-in-Chief at Simla, to […]

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, […]