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Proposed Workers Bank

( Economy )
The Labour Ministry has asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to form a panel headed by a former Deputy Governor of the central bank to look

Does India Require Chief Of Defence Staff Post

( National )
The talk of appointing a Chief of Defense Staff has been going on for quite some time now.

Unification of the Maoist Faction in Nepal and its implications for India?

( International )
Recently Ten Maoist parties and factions in Nepal have united under the banner of the biggest party

Agricultural productivity

( Yojana/Kurukshetra )
Agriculture has been a way of life and continues to be the single most important livelihood of the masses.

GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 10 : Renewable energy

( Downloads )
Energy security has emerged as an important policy issue all over the world.

Illegal immigration by Bangladeshis in Assam and other parts of India

( Blog )
The issue of 'illegal immigration from Bangladesh to India' has never been stirred up so much in the past as of now. With the ‘Land Boundary Agreement’ and other confidence building measures in th

Does India Require Chief Of Defence Staff Post

( National )
The talk of appointing a Chief of Defense Staff has been going on for quite some time now.

Criminal defamation

( National )
Criminal defamation is in news recently as questions have been raised on whether it should not be criminalized and made a civil offence.

Unification of the Maoist Faction in Nepal and its implications for India?

( International )
Recently Ten Maoist parties and factions in Nepal have united under the banner of the biggest party

Draft wetland management rules

( Science Tech / Environment )
The Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016, which seek to replace the older Wetland

Proposed Workers Bank

( Economy )
The Labour Ministry has asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to form a panel headed by a former Deputy Governor of the central bank to look

Jobless growth in India: an analysis

( Economy )
According to the labour ministry's 27th Quarterly Employment Survey of eight employment intensive industries

Update #66 : The National Hydrology Project (NHP)

( Target Mains )
The Project is to improve reliability and accuracy of Hydrology and Ground Water data throughout India and to improve access to this information.

Update #65 : Citizen Centric Administration (2nd ARC)

( Target Mains )
The concept of good governance is not new. Kautilya in his treatise Arthashastra elaborated the traits of the king of a well governed State

‘INDIAN SEAPORTS’ –

( Opinion in Q & A )
Importance of the Indian port sector? It plays a vital role in sustaining growth in the country’s trade and commerce. (more…)

‘WILDFIRES IN UTTARAKHAND AND HIMACHAL PRADESH’-

( Opinion in Q & A )
How bad are the forest fires in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh? Over 4,500 hectares have been affected in Himachal Pradesh, some 40% more than the 3,185 hectares in Uttarakhand. The latter state h

62 VVIPs owe Rs. 5 crore for security cover –

( Ethics )
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”                              -Voltaire March 16, 2015 (thehindu) (more…)

#GoHomeIndianMedia – Here’s why the Nepalis are mad as hell at Indian press –

( Ethics )
“Every day is an opportunity to be creative - the canvas is your mind, the brushes and colours are your thoughts and feelings, the panorama is your story, the complete picture is a work of art calle

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has been launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on September 29th, 2015.

'Startup India' Portal Launch

The Startup India portal and Mobile app have been launched by Secretary,

'Nai Manzil' Scheme

The 'Nai Manzil' scheme has been launched, for the first time in Jammu and Kashmir.

IAS Topper’s Interview: IAS Rank 89 Sumant Sahay, 137 Marks in Essay

( IAS Topper's Strategy )
Name Sumant Sahay Rank in CSE 2015 89 Total Attempts in CSE 4 Optional Subject History Medium English (more…)

UPSC Mains Essay: Crisis faced in India – Moral or Economic

( Essay )
India is at cross roads. We are living in an age of aspirational India, restless to perform, achieve, and acquire everything that is good. They are brimming with new confidence that “they can do it.

62 VVIPs owe Rs. 5 crore for security cover –

( Ethics )
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”                              -Voltaire March 16, 2015 (thehindu) (more…)

Feminist Critique of Realist Theory

( Political Science )
Since the end of the Cold War and the increased interdependence resulting from the globalization process, the field of international relations has faced major challenges to its core theoretical struct

Pub Ad as an optional for IAS: Why to choose by Ashutosh Pandey

( Pub Ad )
Since the Wilsonian dichotomy public administration has traversed a chequered path, not so because its roots were not firmly planted as a discipline but more so because it was a continuous "polylogue"

Illegal immigration by Bangladeshis in Assam and other parts of India

( Blog )
The issue of 'illegal immigration from Bangladesh to India' has never been stirred up so much in the past as of now. With the ‘Land Boundary Agreement’ and other confidence building measures in th

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Study Material

  • GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 10 : Renewable energy
  • GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 9:Maritime Security
  • GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 8:Judgments that changed India (Part 2)
  • GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 7: Judgments that changed India (Part 1)
  • GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 6: Regionalism
  • GS Mains; Topical Analysis Volume 5: Climate change and its impact

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Yojna/Kurukshetra

  • Agricultural productivity
  • Rural Migration
  • Land resource
  • Education for all
  • Democracy and electoral reforms
  • Rural education and sustainable development
  • Rural Credit
  • Empowering Rural Women

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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

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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

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