Daily Archives: 19 February, 2017

Announcement : Weekly Prizes Winners– Mains Marathon 2017, Feb 13-18 Announcement : Weekly Prizes Winners– Mains Marathon 2017, Feb 13-18

We have come up with the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: Consistency, Answer Quality and Active Participation.  The Winners/Top Contributors would be gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook ? for FREE! The winners are shortlisted from the Mains Marathon Initiative, that includes the EssayRead Full Article

Surprise Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 19 Surprise Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 19

 

SC verdict on Jayalalitha’s DA case: Some Ethics lessons from the judgement SC verdict on Jayalalitha’s DA case: Some Ethics lessons from the judgement

Supreme Court has recently given a judgement on the late Jayalalitha’s Disproportionate Assets case and jailed the CM prospect Sasikala for 4 years, which has far reaching implications on TN politics, the judgement was not just about that, at the end in a 570 page judgement Honorable Justice Amitava Roy penned in what he calledRead Full Article

Internal Security for UPSC: Narco-Terrorism by IPS Officer Lohit Matani Internal Security for UPSC: Narco-Terrorism by IPS Officer Lohit Matani

This Article has been shifted to our new blog. Below is the link of the article: Internal Security for UPSC: Narco-Terrorism by IPS Officer Lohit Matani    

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter – 6 Fiscal Rules: Lessons from the States ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter – 6 Fiscal Rules: Lessons from the States

Download Economic Survey 2016-17 Summary Here Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter – 6 Fiscal Rules: Lessons from the States: Introduction Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act was adopted by the centre in 2003. This Act was mirrored by Fiscal Responsibility Legislation (FRL) adopted in the states since states accountRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter – 5 Fiscal Framework: The World is Changing, Should India Change Too? ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter – 5 Fiscal Framework: The World is Changing, Should India Change Too?

Download Economic Survey 2016-17 Summary Here Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter – 5 Fiscal Framework: The World is Changing, Should India Change Too? Introduction Since the government came to power, there has been a steadfast commitment to fiscal consolidation, reflected in the steady decline in the fiscal deficit from 4.5Read Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 19 Must Read News Articles – February 19

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Black and unquiet flows the Periyar in Kerala: Chemical pollution of river and vast tracts of paddyland has been a matter of concern for decades. Challenge of ageing with dignity: India’s rapidly ageing population may soon outweigh the demographic dividend of a young workforce. Unless attitudes towards the elderly improve andRead Full Article