'Indian Polity' By M. Laxmikanth - 6th Edition is available for purchase now! The much-awaited, updated edition of 'Indian Polity' by M. Laxmikanth is now available. The latest edition, which is the 6th, has 6 new chapters. Besides, there are updates in almost all chapters. Link to buy 'Indian … [Read more...] about ‘Indian Polity’ By M. Laxmikanth – 6th Edition Available Now!
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Ganesh U R is a consistent high-scorer in UPSC prelims. What is the secret of this success? The story of Ganesh U R is the story of consistent self-improvement and hard work. His patience, persistence and perspiration made an unbeatable combination for success. All India Rank 39, Indian Forest … [Read more...] about UPSC Success Story: Ganesh U R – All India Rank 39, Indian Forest Service Exam
What is the percentage of marks you need, to clear the IAS exam? Unlike the popular perception, you don’t need very high marks to clear UPSC Civil Services Exam (popularly known as IAS exam). IAS exam is surprisingly low scoring! Rank 1 just scored 55.36% marks! UPSC Topper, Kanishak … [Read more...] about You May Clear IAS Exam (and be a Topper) with Just 55 Percent Marks! Will You Believe?
There are Rights. There are Fundamental Rights. There are Fundamental Rights available only to the 'citizens of India'. Know them. The Fundamental Rights (FR) are named so because they are guaranteed and protected by the Indian Constitution (Article 12 to 35). These rights are 'fundamental' … [Read more...] about Fundamental Rights Available Only to Citizens of India
Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 (CAA) passed by the Indian Parliament has resulted in nationwide protests as many felt the new provisions added by the Central Government are discriminatory in nature. The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 is intended to help illegal migrants who came to India before … [Read more...] about Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 – Government’s Clarification on CAA
The 'Indian Society' book authored by Nadeem Hasnain and published by McGraw Hill Education India is a great aid in the preparation of multiple papers of the UPSC Civil Services Examination. The author, Nadeem Hasnain, is a well-known sociologist and anthropologist. He is a familiar name for … [Read more...] about ‘Indian Society: Themes and Social Issues’ by Nadeem Hasnain – Book Review
What is Citizenship Amendment Bill or CAB? Why is CAB controversial? The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) is a bill introduced by the Central Government in the Parliament of India in 2019 to primarily amend the Citizenship Act of 1955. Purpose of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2019 The … [Read more...] about Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2019 – Why is it controversial?
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'Encounter Killings' is the term used to describe extrajudicial killings by the police or the armed forces when they encounter the alleged criminals or suspected gangsters. Is encounter killings an offence? Can encounter killings be justified? Encounter Killings in News Headlines The four … [Read more...] about Encounter Killings – Can the ‘Extra-Judicial Killings’ be Justified?