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The Good Samaritan Law
The Good Samaritan Law
  Why in News? The President of India  has given assent to India’s first bill which w[Read More]
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The right to love
The Right to love: on Section 377 verdict In News: The Supreme Court on  6 September, 2018  ha[Read More]
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BIMSTEC
(BIMSTEC) Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation   Why[Read More]
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India Post Payments Bank
India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)- Banking services at doorstep Why in news ? Prime Minister Nar[Read More]
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Beat Plastic Pollution
Why in news? We celebrated ‘World Environment Day’ (June 5, a day set aside since 1974 to promote[Read More]
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Draft of Data Protection Bill:Right to be forgotten
Draft of Data Protection Bill:Right to be forgotten In News: A committee headed by former Supreme[Read More]
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New push to education - SWAYAM
NEW PUSH TO EDUCATION - SWAYAM SWAYAM or Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds i[Read More]
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China’s Belt Road Initiative
China’s Belt Road Initiative Introduction the idea of Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) and 21st [Read More]
Agrarian Crisis:Roots
Agrarian Crisis:Roots
Agrarian Crisis:Roots: sandeepan Background: In the last 20 years, according to the governmen[Read More]
Coal Cess: A POWERful issue
Coal Cess: A POWERful issue
Coal Cess: A POWERful issue:   India is a power-starved country. With annual per cap[Read More]
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Bonn Challenge Committment
Bonn Challenge Committment Background: In 2015, India made a Bonn Challenge commitment to plac[Read More]
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A Century Of Communism
  A Century Of Communism The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution is to be celebrated [Read More]
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Crop Residue Burning
Crop Residue Burning The issue of crop residue burning, mainly in Punjab, is in news, continu[Read More]
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BULLET TRAIN FOR INDIA ?
BULLET TRAIN FOR INDIA ? Pros: 1.Reduction in road traffic 2. Infrastructure 3. Economic prosper[Read More]
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Simultaneous Elections For Parliament and State Assemblies
Simultaneous Elections For Parliament and State Assemblies Pros: 1. Uniformity and easy to under[Read More]
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North Korea-A Riddle
 North Korea-A Riddle   North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme is no longer the joke it on[Read More]
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COAL BED METHANE
COAL BED METHANE Q &A Format What Is Coal Bed Methane? Coal bed methane is a natura[Read More]
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GLOBALISATION
GLOBALISATION Effect of Globalisation on Indian Society Introduction Globalisation [Read More]
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Public Distribution System
Public Distribution System  By Vishaw Partap Singh India had built the largest, though n[Read More]
SAARC Satellite
SAARC Satellite
SAARC Satellite Launched in May 2017 SAARC Satellite: The “South Asia satellite” bein[Read More]
Jobless Growth
Jobless Growth
Jobless Growth A recent survey of youth unemployment shows that educated youth face greater probl[Read More]
Indo-Nepal Relations
Indo-Nepal Relations
Indo-Nepal Relations Nepalese PM is visiting India so time to review Indo Pak relations In[Read More]
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Right to Privacy ; fundamentally right
Right to Privacy ; fundamentally right A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India in K. Put[Read More]
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New Metro Rail Policy
New Metro Rail Policy :Sandeepan 1.The central government will approve and aid metro rail proj[Read More]
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River Floods and their management
River Floods and their management The vast stretch of alluvial plains from Maharajganj in eas[Read More]
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Article 35A-Issue Explained
Article 35A-Issue Explained                                                           :Sandeepan [Read More]
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Universal Basic Income
Universal Basic Income :Sandeepan What is Universal Basic Income: Basic income refers to a minimu[Read More]
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Stents Regulate(d) Recently the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority slashed prices of stents [Read More]
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Lateral Entry in Civil Services
  Lateral Entry in Civil Services There has been much cry about the need for induction of talent [Read More]
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Abortion-A Legal Issue
Abortion-A Legal Issue               :Sandeepan Abortion was again in news when  the Supreme Court[Read More]
Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill 2017
Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill 2017
Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill 2017 :Sandeepan For river water disputes[Read More]
Parliament of India:An appraisal
Parliament of India:An appraisal
Parliament of India:An appraisal :Sandeepan   Parliament is responsible for legislatio[Read More]
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Indian Internal Security: challenges and Needs
Indian Internal Security: challenges and Needs Inspite of  many disasters and terrorist attacks, th[Read More]
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GST Explained
GST Explained What is GST?  : GST is one indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make Indi[Read More]
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Indian agriculture getting feminised
Indian agriculture getting feminised The rural India is witnessing a process of feminisation of agr[Read More]
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Gorkhaland: A Complex issue
Gorkhaland: A Complex issue West Bengal’s Darjeeling district has been on the boil over a separate [Read More]
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Privileges of Legislature
Privileges of Legislature The Karnataka assembly Speaker,on June 21,2017 ordered the imprisonment o[Read More]
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GS1 Paper Prelims 2017
1. Which one of the following was a very important seaport in the Kakatiya kingdom? (a) Kakinada ([Read More]
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Answer Key GS1 Prelims held on 18thJune 2017
Answer Key GENERAL STUDIES Paper 1,Civil servicesPrelims held on 18thJune 2017 Which one of [Read More]
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International Court Of Justice
International Court Of Justice The International Court of Justice has ruled that Pakistan’s treatm[Read More]
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Aadhar and Privacy
Aadhar and Privacy As always Aadhaar has been criticised as a project which violates privacy. In[Read More]
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Ganga Yamuna rivers now Living being
Ganga Yamuna rivers now Living being In its latest judgement,the Uttarakhand high court has recogni[Read More]
India’s Foreign Policy Dilemna
India’s Foreign Policy Dilemna
India’s Foreign Policy Dilemna :Sandeepan As a foreign Policy watchers in India, we remain[Read More]
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Solar Energy – Potential & Challenges
Solar Energy – Potential & Challenges                                                          [Read More]
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India and CPEC
India and CPEC China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a hot topic in the triangular politics of India [Read More]
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Police Reforms
Police Reforms A petition has been filed in SC which seeks direction to the Centre, State governmen[Read More]
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Relocation of Rohingyas toThengar Char Island
Relocation of Rohingyas toThengar Char Island :Sandeepan The Rohingyas are in news for the inhum[Read More]
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India and IPR
India and IPR In News: India ranked 43 out of 45 countries in the US Chamber of Commerce’s (US[Read More]
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Universal Basic Income
Universal Basic Income :Explained :Sandeepan   The concept of basic income is not new to[Read More]
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Indian Agriculture:Latest Concerns
Indian Agriculture:Latest Concerns   The agriculture growth is expected at 4.1% following normal m[Read More]
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Think West- A new shift in Foreign Policy
Think West- A new shift in Foreign Policy                                                          [Read More]
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The H-1B visa -Explained
The H-1B visa -Explained                              :Sandeepan What is H1-B Visa H1B visa is [Read More]
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Child Labour Conventions Of I.L.O.-Indian Context
Child Labour Conventions of I.L.O.-Indian Context  After almost two decades, Government of India de[Read More]
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Solid waste management
Solid waste management :Sandeepan With rise in population and subsequent urbanisation ,the pro[Read More]
JALLIKATTU-A tradition or regional agenda
JALLIKATTU-A tradition or regional agenda
JALLIKATTU-A tradition or regional agenda                                                          [Read More]
AGNI-The Destroyer
AGNI-The Destroyer
AGNI-The Destroyer              :Naveen Rattu Agni is a family of medium to intercontinental ran[Read More]
Indian Internal security Forces-Issues
Indian Internal security Forces-Issues
Indian Internal security Forces-Issues                                                             [Read More]
Green Bonds
Green Bonds
Green Bonds                                                                                        [Read More]
Indian Army-What ails it
Indian Army-What ails it
Indian Army-What ails it                        :Sandeepan The new Indian Army Chief has taken[Read More]
Transgenders’ Rehabilitation:A socio-political Challenge
Transgenders’ Rehabilitation:A socio-political Challenge
Transgenders’ Rehabilitation:A socio-political Challenge                                           [Read More]
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Chinese Veto on Masood and JeM
Chinese Veto on Masood and JeM                             :Naveen The Chinese have yet again veto[Read More]
Rohingyas-The Hapless Community
Rohingyas-The Hapless Community
Rohingyas-The Hapless Community                                              :sandeepan In News: [Read More]
UN Security Council Resolution on Israel
UN Security Council Resolution on Israel
  UN Security Council Resolution on Israel :Sandeepan On December 23, 2016, the Unit[Read More]
PM Fasal Bima Yojna-Mid Term Review
PM Fasal Bima Yojna-Mid Term Review
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana – Mid Term Appraisal                                              [Read More]
Dysfunctional Parliament                                                                           [Read More]
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NAM-striving for relevance
NAM-striving for relevance In a significant move, Indian PM did not attend 17th Non Aligned Movemen[Read More]
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Indian Demographic Dividend-Should be a boon not bane
Indian Demographic Dividend-Should be a boon not bane Why we need to convert Quantitative Dividen[Read More]
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UNICEF Report on Child Refugees
UNICEF Report on Child Refugees   As per UNICEF Report Children accounted for nearly half of [Read More]
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Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016
Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016 The Parliament has passed the Rights of Persons with[Read More]
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Demonetisation -A gamble or panacea
Demonetisation -A gamble or panacea The demonetisation is an attempt to eliminate black money besid[Read More]
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Prevention of Corruption Act, amendment bill (Criticism)
Prevention of Corruption Act, amendment bill (Criticism) The flaws in the bill The bill d[Read More]
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The Black economy
The Black economy The money which is earned by evading taxes is termed as black money. The peopl[Read More]
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Fiscal Policy ,Explained
Fiscal Policy ,Explained   What is Fiscal Policy? Fiscal policy is the means by which a [Read More]
Gender Budgeting
Gender Budgeting
Gender Budgeting Gender Budgeting has become a powerful tool for gender mainstreaming. Over the p[Read More]
India Nepal Relations
India Nepal Relations
India Nepal Relations       India has a huge, open and accessible border with [Read More]
Indian Railways-Issues and challenges
Indian Railways-Issues and challenges
 Indian Railways-Issues and challenges Fact Sheet: India’s railway network caters to about sev[Read More]
Judicial Appointments(A knotty issue)
Judicial Appointments(A knotty issue)
Judicial Appointments(A knotty issue) The judiciary and the government have decided to draft a ne[Read More]
Satluj Yamuna Link Canal(Delink the Politics)
Satluj Yamuna Link Canal(Delink the Politics)
Satluj Yamuna Link Canal Supreme Court verdict on SYL canal was passed which said that it was uncon[Read More]
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Indo-UK Relations
Indo-UK Relations   Background India and the United Kingdom share close and friendly ties. [Read More]
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Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Background • Founded by Alexander Cunningham, who is also r[Read More]
Indian Tribals(Issues and challenges)
Indian Tribals(Issues and challenges)
Tribal Issues in India The task of integrating the tribal people into the mainstream was extreme[Read More]
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Chinese Communism vs. Russian Communism
Chinese Communism vs. Russian Communism Problems of China in 1949 a) China was devastated by a lon[Read More]
Brands Ambassador's Accountability
Brands Ambassador's Accountability
Should  Brand  Ambassadors  be  held  responsible  for  an                               Unhealt[Read More]
Defence Research in India
Defence Research in India
Defense Research and development in India Any state in the world can maintain its sovereignty, ex[Read More]
BRICS explained
BRICS explained
BRICS, Explained About BRICS BRICS is the abbreviation of the “emerging market economies” [Read More]
PTAa,FTAs,CECA,CEPA explained
PTAa,FTAs,CECA,CEPA explained
PTAs,FTAs, CECA and CEPA explained In the present Globalised scenario,the economic diplomacy has[Read More]
TELANGANA-A New Administrative Model
TELANGANA-A New Administrative Model
Telangana- Administrative Experiment Telangana now has 31 districts from previously 10 districts.[Read More]
NAM  Relevance to India
NAM Relevance to India
Farewell to NAM Historical Context: The Non-Aligned Movement is a Movement of 115 members [Read More]
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Ease of Doing Business and India
Ease of Doing Business and INDIA What is Ease of Doing Business?   The World Bank ranks eco[Read More]
AIR TRANSPORT POLICY IN INDIA
AIR TRANSPORT POLICY IN INDIA
Air Transport in India PROBLEMS ONGOING EFFORT I.E. CIVIL AVIATION POLICY 2016-10-27 SOLU[Read More]
BIMSTEC Leaders Retreat Goa(Oct.2016)
BIMSTEC Leaders Retreat Goa(Oct.2016)
BIMSTEC Leaders’ Retreat ,Goa(Oct.2016) What is BIMSTEC BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative[Read More]
Kigali Climate Summit
Kigali Climate Summit
Kigali Climate Summit A historic global climate deal was reached in Kigali, Rwanda at the Twe[Read More]
Uniform Civil Code
Uniform Civil Code
What is Uniform Civil Code? Uniform civil code is the proposal to replace the personal laws based[Read More]
CAUVERY-The Water Mark
CAUVERY-The Water Mark
Cauvery Dispute   What is Cauvery water dispute? The Cauvery river flowing throu[Read More]
Contract Theory-A Noble Issue
Contract Theory-A Noble Issue
Contract Theory-A Noble Issue By :Sandeepan The Nobel Prize in Economics (or more volubly the [Read More]
WIND ENERGY IN INDIA
WIND ENERGY IN INDIA
Wind Energy in INDIA: Present scenario and the way forward By Vanshika Vijh Introduction In[Read More]
Tejas Aircraft
Tejas Aircraft
  The Indian Air Force (IAF) has finally inducted two Tejas fighters on July 1, 2016, signif[Read More]
Empowering people with Financial Inclusion
Empowering people with Financial Inclusion
Empowering people with Financial Inclusion   EARNEST NEED FOR FINANCIAL INCLUSION Even[Read More]
Biomass Energy
Biomass Energy
What is biomass and what are its sources? Biomass is organic matter derived from living or re[Read More]
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Jal Kranti Abhiyan
Jal Kranti Abhiyan: A Noble Initiative by Modi Government The Jai Kranti Abhiyan will encourage S[Read More]
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Internet Security Threat Report
Internet Security Threat Report On April 12th Symantec has released its 2016 Internet Security T[Read More]
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Terrorism and Organised Crime
Terrorism and Organised Crime • Crime and terrorism can potentially have a very close linkage. Wh[Read More]
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India-Iran Co-operation
India-Iran Co-operation India has always enjoyed a strong relationship with Iran, even during th[Read More]
Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: ROAD TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT ON INDIAN AGRICULTURE INTRODUCTION: [Read More]
SKILL INDIA
SKILL INDIA
SKILL INDIA AIM OF SKILL INDIA MISSION:  National mission for Skill Development has been launched[Read More]
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SMART CITIES
SMART CITY The emergence of the idea of smart city ought to be seen in the backdrop of the need [Read More]
Dr Ambedkar's Policy and Views
Dr Ambedkar's Policy and Views
Dr Ambedkar's Policy and Views Dr. Ambedkar's has popularly known as the pioneer who initiated th[Read More]
WATER SCARCITY IN ASIA
WATER SCARCITY IN ASIA
Around one billion people in Asian countries could be without water by 2050, says a new study conduc[Read More]
Terrorism and Organized Crime
Terrorism and Organized Crime
• Crime and terrorism can potentially have a very close linkage. While there may or may not always b[Read More]
THE RISE OF MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH
THE RISE OF MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH
Maharaja Ranjit Singh brought unity and welded together warring states in the land of five rivers. B[Read More]
ANGLO-SIKH WARS
ANGLO-SIKH WARS
FIRST SIKH WAR (1845-1846) Introduction. The death of Ranjit Singh led to the disruption of the Sik[Read More]
Civil Administration of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Civil Administration of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
(A) NATURE OF GOVERNMENT Ans: Ranjit Singh conquered the territory from the Sutlej to the Khyber Pa[Read More]
IAS/PCS weekdays/weekend batches complete package (GS, CSAT & Optionals) starting in the first week of every month
IAS/PCS weekdays/weekend batches complete package (GS, CSAT & Optionals) starting in the first week of every month
GS Preliminary SMART COURSE 2016 starting from 16th March. Last opportunity to appear in IAS PRE 201[Read More]
Fresh IAS GS pre cum Mains Batches
Fresh IAS GS pre cum Mains Batches
GS Preliminary SMART COURSE 2016 starting from 16th March. Last opportunity to appear in IAS PRE 201[Read More]