The National Security Act (NSA) in existence for more than four decades has been questioned for its draconian effects and its potential misuse. Recently some state governments have invoked the National Security Act to detain citizens for questionable offences. In this post, we shall learn and … [Read more...] about National Security Act (NSA)
Know the recommendations of the 15th Finance Commission. The Finance Commission (FC) is constituted by the President of India every fifth year under Article 280 of the Constitution. The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XV-FC) was constituted in November 2017 to give recommendations for vertical … [Read more...] about 15th Finance Commission: Recommendations
You might have heard of the Human Genome Project (HGP). But do you know what is Genome India Project (GIP)? Genome India Project (GIP) is recently in news. GIP which aims to map the genetic diversity may be a boon for personalised medicine. However, it should not be misused for politically … [Read more...] about Genome India Project (GIP)
Due to the global Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown prevailing in India, the current affairs webinar by Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi, CAG of India is postponed. However, Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi has shared some important insights as recorded-videos. We have an important update to UPSC … [Read more...] about Update on the Current Affairs Webinar By Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi (CAG of India)
Special Leave Petition vs Review Petition vs Curative Petition vs Mercy Petition: What are the differences? Supreme Court of India has recently passed many important judgments that transformed India. Connected with judgments, four terms are often seen in the news - (1) Special Leave Petition … [Read more...] about Special Leave Petition vs Review Petition vs Curative Petition vs Mercy Petition
The novel coronavirus outbreak in 2019-2020 with nickname COVID-19 is a new strain of viruses which can cause fever, cough, breathing difficulties, pneumonia and even death in humans. The new coronavirus - COVID-19 - was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The global outbreak of … [Read more...] about Coronavirus (COVID-19): Outbreak, Impact, and Prevention
While about half of the questions in the UPSC Personality Test may be based on your biodata, the next half of the questions may be intended to assess your social traits or interest in current affairs. How should you answer questions outside of your bio-data (Detailed Application Form) in the UPSC … [Read more...] about UPSC Personality Test: How should you answer questions outside of your bio-data?
Interview Schedule of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2019 is now released. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the Personality Test for candidates who qualified the Civil Services Main Exam (written) 2019 from February 17, 2020. The interview process will conclude by … [Read more...] about Interview Schedule of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2019: Here is the direct link
GovernEye has announced the results of mega contest 'Vision for India in the year 2030'. The grand prize of the contest is Rs.1 lakh. The popular mobile app in the field of democracy and public opinion – GovernEye – has declared the winners of the mega-contest on the theme India 2030. The … [Read more...] about Winners of the GovernEye Contest: ‘Vision for India in the year 2030’
ClearIAS UPSC Interview Program 2019-20 has started. All candidates who appear for UPSC Civil Services Exam Personality Test during February-April 2020 can register online for ClearIAS Interview Program now. The program includes DAF analysis, e-books, mock interviews etc. ClearIAS UPSC … [Read more...] about ClearIAS UPSC Interview Program 2019-20: Register Now to Boost Your Personality Test Marks!