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Relevance of Non-Alignment Movement (NAM)

( International )
The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc.

Importance of Diaspora to India

( International )
The Indian Diaspora is a generic term to describe the people who migrated from territories that are currently

Parallel Economy

( Economy )
The Indian economy has continuously recorded high growth rates and has become an attractive destination for investments;

SC Judgment on Election Freebies

( Target Mains )
Democracy is the most efficacious form of government; in which citizen of the country have prerogative rights of adult

Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Act 2016

( Opinion in Q & A )
The ‘Lokpal’ is the central governing body that has jurisdiction over all members of parliament and central government employees in case of corruption. (more…)

Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve

( Target PT )
Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems promoting solutions to reconcile

Concept of Good Samaritans

( National )
When someone in a poor family is injured and is bed ridden at home or the hospital, the whole family gets involved in the care of the patient

National River Linking Project

( National )
The National River Linking Project (NRLP), envisages the transfer of water from water ‘surplus’ basins where there is flooding to wate

Relevance of Non-Alignment Movement (NAM)

( International )
The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc.

Pollution Due to Idol Immersion

( Science Tech / Environment )
Idols are constructed by plaster of paris, clay, cloths, small iron rods, bamboo and decorated with different paints such as varnish,

Parallel Economy

( Economy )
The Indian economy has continuously recorded high growth rates and has become an attractive destination for investments;

Merger of Railway Budget to General Budget

( Economy )
A committee headed by NITI Aayog member BibekDebroy, in a report titled "Dispensing with the Railway Budget",

SC Judgment on Election Freebies

( Target Mains )
Democracy is the most efficacious form of government; in which citizen of the country have prerogative rights of adult

Report on critical non-fuel minerals

( Target Mains )
Department of Science and Technology has released a report “Critical Non-Fuel Mineral Resources for India’s Manufacturing

Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Act 2016

( Opinion in Q & A )
The ‘Lokpal’ is the central governing body that has jurisdiction over all members of parliament and central government employees in case of corruption. (more…)

Cauvery Water Dispute

( Opinion in Q & A )
The 765-km. long river Cauvery cuts across two Indian states, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. It originates at Talacauvery in Kodagu district in Karnataka. (more…)

Perception and Reality of Ethics GS Paper 4

( Ethics )
Is there any trend of IAS exam to follow at all? Yes…No… Don’t know…! Often IAS aspirant design their strategies based on certain reliable trends of this exam.  This includes from selecting

GUIDELINES FOR A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS IN GS PAPER 4

( Ethics )
A case study analysis provides a powerful tool for sorting through and resolving an ethical problem, regardless of its specific subject. A complete case analysis consists of the following five steps.

Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve

Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems promoting solutions to reconcile

Cashless Economy

India uses too much cash for transactions. The ratio of cash to gross domestic product is one of the highest in the world—12.42% in 2014,

Accessible India Campaign for Disabled

As per estimate around 1 billion people in the world live with ranging from disability in seeing, hearing, speech,

Derivative market

The derivatives market is the financial market forderivatives.

Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate

Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate (MCLR) will be the internal benchmark lending rates. Based upon this MCLR

Green Phablet

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has launched a customized low-cost

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Census 2011: Analysis

The Indian Census is the most credible source of information on Demography (Population characteristics), Economic Activity, Literacy & Education, Housing & Household Amenities, Urbanization, F

Analysis of the Recent Acts

A Bill is the draft of a legislative proposal. It has to pass through various stages before it becomes an Act of Parliament. There are four types of Bills, namely (i) Constitution Amendment Bills;

Land resource

Land is the most important component of the life support system. It is the most important natural resource which embodies soil and water, and associated flora and fauna involving the ecosystem on whic

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  • GS Mains Topical Analysis Volume 12 : SECULARISM IN INDIA
  • Economic Survey (Mains Special)
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  • Answer Writing workbook – Ethics (Section A)
  • Answer Writing workbook – Essay
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Yojna/Kurukshetra

  • Yojana: Do you know compilation
  • Health: Priority in National Development Goals
  • Education: Key to Success
  • Agricultural productivity (Yojana)
  • Rural Migration
  • Land resource
  • Education for all
  • Democracy and electoral reforms

Topper's Copy

  • AIR 34 ASHWANI KUMAR PANDEY ETHICS-3
  • AIR 39 SARNEET BOROCA - ESSAY-1
  • AIR 34 ASHWANI KUMAR PANDEY - GEOGRAPHY
  • AIR 9 KARAN SATYARTHI POLITICAL SCIENCE-2
  • AIR 484 RICHA SAXSENA PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION-1
  • AIR 362 PRIYANKA SINGH SOCIOLOGY-3
  • AIR 330 HARDEEP SINGH HISTORY MOCK-1

Previous Yr. Paper

  • GS_PAPER_I(Pre) 2014
  • GS_PAPER_II(Pre) 2014
  • GS_PAPER_I(Mains) 2014
  • GS_PAPER_II(Mains) 2014
  • Essay (Mains) 2014
  • GS_PAPER_III(Mains) 2014
  • GS_PAPER_IV(Mains) 2014
  • GS_PAPER_I(Pre) 2013
  • GS_PAPER_II(Pre) 2013