This is a compilation of the model essays questions we provided as part of our 50-day Mains High Value Answer Writing (HVAW) Test Series in 2014. We will also be releasing the compilation of the essay model questions in the ClearIAS 30-day Mains Answer Writing Program(AWP) 2016 soon. IAS Mains … [Read more...] about UPSC CSE Mains Model Questions: Essay [50-Day HVAW Compilation]
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The Problem of Excessive Government Litigation
A litigant is person who is involved in a lawsuit ie. someone who is suing another person or is being sued by another person. Government litigation reportedly constitutes nearly half of all litigation in the Indian judiciary. In this post let us examine the problem of excessive government litigation … [Read more...] about The Problem of Excessive Government Litigation
The Problem of Pending Cases in Indian Courts: How to tackle?
There are more than 3 crore cases pending in different courts of India. Many of these cases are pending for more than 10 years. Below are the approximate number of cases pending in Supreme Court, High Courts and District and Subordinate courts in India. Around 60,000 cases are pending in … [Read more...] about The Problem of Pending Cases in Indian Courts: How to tackle?
Contempt of Court: Time for a relook?
Contempt of court is the offence of being disobedient to or disrespectful towards a court of law. Being disrespectful to legal authorities in the courtroom, or wilfully failing to obey a court order may attract Contempt of Court proceedings. A judge may impose sanctions such as a fine or jail for … [Read more...] about Contempt of Court: Time for a relook?
What is Money Supply? Definition and Concept Explained
What is meant by Money Supply? The money supply is the total value of money available in an economy at a point of time. Money Supply is also known as Money Stock. What constitutes money? There is no uniform definition of money. Common public usually associate currency with money. As you … [Read more...] about What is Money Supply? Definition and Concept Explained
Great Depression (1929-1945) – Causes, New Deal and Effects
The Great Depression of the 1930s was a severe economic problem which affected the whole world, and United States of America (USA) in particular. This was a significant event between two world wars. Great Economic Depression started in 1929 and lasted until the 1940s. What is a … [Read more...] about Great Depression (1929-1945) – Causes, New Deal and Effects
Judicial Review vs Judicial Activism vs Judicial Overreach
Judicial Review, Judicial Activism and Judicial Overreach are terms which come often in news. In this post, we shall compare Judicial Review vs Judicial Activism vs Judicial Overreach. Judicial Review Though legislature has the power to make laws, this power is not absolute. Judicial Review is the … [Read more...] about Judicial Review vs Judicial Activism vs Judicial Overreach
Officers of the Mughal Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation
In India, the Mughal Empire was one of the greatest empires ever. The Mughal Empire ruled hundreds of millions of people. India became united under one rule, and had very prosperous cultural and political years during the Mughal rule. Departments under the Mughal … [Read more...] about Officers of the Mughal Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation
Officers of the Delhi Sultanate: Easy to Learn Compilation
Delhi Sultante were the Persian-speaking dynasties of Turkic and Afghan origin, which were controlling India from 1210 to 1526. Many of these dynasties ruled from Delhi. This includes the Slave dynasty (1206-90), the Khilji dynasty (1290-1320), the Tughlaq dynasty (1320-1413), the Sayyid dynasty … [Read more...] about Officers of the Delhi Sultanate: Easy to Learn Compilation
Officers of the Gupta Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation
In Gupta empire (320 AD to 550 AD), there was a hierarchy of administrative divisions from top to bottom. The empire was divided into 26 provinces. Provinces were also divided into Vishayas and put under the control of the Vishayapatis. Officers of the Gupta Empire A Vishayapati administered the … [Read more...] about Officers of the Gupta Empire: Easy to Learn Compilation