Author : Gudipati Rajendera Kumar


A debate on Presidential system in India

A debate on Presidential system in India

Mar 29,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Hans
The system of government under which man lives is fundamental to his being. Government is behind every evil in society, and every virtue. It shapes a society's character. A good government allows individuals to become honest and virtuous; a bad one makes them wicked and corrupt. 
Why Aadhaar bill tabled as the money bill

Why Aadhaar bill tabled as the money bill

Mar 29,2017 , 12:03 AM IST | Hans
The Supreme Court will begin hearing final arguments next month on a writ petition challenging the validity of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial & Other Subsidies, Benefits & Services) Act, 2016 — or the Aadhaar Act.
Know about government schemes in 2016-17

Know about government schemes in 2016-17

Mar 28,2017 , 01:48 AM IST | Hans
The Central Government have introduced various flagship programmes /schemes for the welfare of the people, but most of the aspirants of Civil Services exam have not aware of these schemes, in this section an attempt has been made to give synopsis of the schemes to enable the candidates to write the scheme details, for the questions asked in the exam.
Demystifying Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Demystifying Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Mar 23,2017 , 02:07 AM IST | Hans
The total plan outlay in the Union Budget is the sum of Central Plan and Central Assistance for State and UT plans. Here, we discuss the entirely to list the major programs under the Central Assistance for States and UT plans. It should be noted that Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) forms a major chunk of the Central Assistance for State and UT plans.
An analysis of road transport: Budget: 2017-18

An analysis of road transport: Budget: 2017-18

Mar 21,2017 , 10:44 PM IST | Hans
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways formulates and administers policies for road transport, national highways, and transport research. It seeks to increase mobility and efficiency of the road transport system in the country. The Ministry has two wings: Roads and Transport.
Women, employment and empowerment in Indian Economy

Women, employment and empowerment in Indian Economy

Mar 20,2017 , 11:00 PM IST | Hans
India has experienced rapid growth and development in the past years in many spheres. Gender equity is not one of them. This is deplorable considering the important role played by women in the socio-economic growth of the country. 
US exit from TPP to impact security architecture in Asia-Pacific

US exit from TPP to impact security architecture in Asia-Pacific

Mar 17,2017 , 10:58 PM IST | Hans
US President-elect Donald Trump’s has resolved to undo the Obama administration’s recalibration of Asia-Pacific strategic equations by pulling out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. The agreement was signed this year after seven years of protracted negotiations between 12 Pacific Rim countries.
Demonetisation, cashless economy & rural development

Demonetisation, cashless economy & rural development

Mar 16,2017 , 11:53 PM IST | Hans
Demonetisation is an act by which government of a nation strips the circulation of one or more than one currency unit of its status as a legal tender. This process of Demonetisation is largely done keeping in mind the goal of unearthing Black Money accumulated through corrupt means. 
Proper implementation of Right to Education Act is the need of the hour

Proper implementation of Right to Education Act is the need of the hour

Mar 08,2017 , 10:57 PM IST | Hans
Education has an immense impact on the human society. One can safely assume that a person is not in the proper sense till he is educated. It trains the human mind to think and take the right decision.
A gender scorecard for politicians

A gender scorecard for politicians

Mar 06,2017 , 11:49 PM IST | Hans
Indian voters are known to research candidates using whatever tools are available to them before they vote. When information on gender governance and parity are accessible to voters, they may likely factor it into their vote. 
How to prepare for the Civils personality test

How to prepare for the Civils personality test

Mar 03,2017 , 11:08 PM IST | Hans
The interview marks are very important and the deciding factor to be in the merit list, you must not leave any stone unturned in the preparation for the interview. This is more so because majority of the candidates are able to secure only about 55 percent marks in the interview and are unable to get a job even after reaching the last stage of this exam. This suggests that how tough is the marking
Preparation Strategy for Civil Services Interview

Preparation Strategy for Civil Services Interview

Mar 02,2017 , 11:40 PM IST | Hans
Recently, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the results of Civil Services Mains Examination 2016. The examination was held from December 3 to 9, 2016. The candidates have qualified for personality test which will tentatively scheduled to commence from March 20, 2017. 
Need for labour reforms in India

Need for labour reforms in India

Mar 01,2017 , 11:04 PM IST | Hans
Democratic developing countries always have challenge of development which should benefit impoverished masses by way of providing employment and decent standard of living.
Chennai Oil spill- Environment loses to bureaucracy

Chennai Oil spill- Environment loses to bureaucracy

Feb 28,2017 , 10:44 PM IST | Hans
Environmentalists’ fear the massive oil spill after two ships collided near Chennai on January 28 2017; will have a long-term impact on the marine life than previously believed.
Know about Civil Services in India

Know about Civil Services in India

Feb 24,2017 , 11:06 PM IST | Hans
Civil Service is a heaven born service. The Civil Services of India runs the entire administration of the country. The elected ministers of India lay down the policies required to properly run the administrative machinery, which is then carried out by the civil servants in various central government agencies.
India’s Look east policy revisited

India’s Look east policy revisited

Feb 23,2017 , 11:54 PM IST | Hans
India’s ‘Look East ‘Policy was impelled by economic and political imperatives whereas India’s ‘Act East ‘Policy was impelled by India’s strategic imperatives to establish its strategic footprints in South East Asia, a region where India has had established its footprints centuries back and where China has been muscling-in its way for decades.
Strategy to choose Public Administration as optional subject

Strategy to choose Public Administration as optional subject

Feb 21,2017 , 11:20 PM IST | Hans
Most aspirants of civil services have opts the Public Administration as optional subject. But, the recent performance of Public Administration has not been very encouraging. A number of factors have contributed to the same which include relatively tougher papers; abstract questions; stricter evaluation; less generous marking; mysterious scaling/moderation by UPSC etc.
Budget – Reforms on election funding

Budget – Reforms on election funding

Feb 17,2017 , 11:36 PM IST | Hans
The fundamental of a vibrant democracy is periodic elections. Elections to be meaningful should be conducted free and fair with a level playing field to all in the fray. 
Key Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18

Key Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18

Feb 14,2017 , 11:43 PM IST | Hans
On 1st February 2017,  the Finance Minister of India presented Union Budget 2017, to set out the government’s policies for the next year. 
Renewed focus on maternal and child care

Renewed focus on maternal and child care

Feb 10,2017 , 11:24 PM IST | Hans
On 31st December,2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed his government implementing , the long-promised maternity entitlement commitment of National Food Security Act by extending a 53-district pilot to national scheme.  It is expected that annually about 51.70 lakh beneficiaries would avail of the benefit.
Highlights of the President of India Address 2017

Highlights of the President of India Address 2017

Feb 08,2017 , 01:35 AM IST | Hans
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, addressed a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament on January 31, 2017. He outlined the major policy priorities of the government in his address.
Reforms in India’s Foreign Trade Policy

Reforms in India’s Foreign Trade Policy

Feb 02,2017 , 10:57 PM IST | Hans
Make in India, Digital India, Skill India, The list of slogans for the government’s economic initiatives is ever expanding. 
Indian economy is slowing

Indian economy is slowing

Jan 25,2017 , 10:38 PM IST | Hans
India’s GDP growth is estimated to slow down to 7.1 per cent in current fiscal, from 7.6 per cent in 2015-16, mainly due to slump in manufacturing, mining and construction sectors.
Focusing on major problems of marginal farmers

Focusing on major problems of marginal farmers

Jan 23,2017 , 11:21 PM IST | Hans
In India, out of 121 million agricultural holdings, 99 million are with small and marginal farmers, with a land share of just 44 per cent and a farmer population share of 87 per cent. With multiple cropping prevalent, such farmers account for 70 per cent of all vegetables and 52 per cent of cereal output.
Answer writing strategy for IAS Mains exam

Answer writing strategy for IAS Mains exam

Jan 21,2017 , 12:34 AM IST | Hans
After IAS Prelims 2016 results was declared, aspirants are left with a presumption on whether UPSC will continue emphasizing on current affairs or it may change the streak and ask questions about static questions based on current events, whatever may be the inclination, only one skill survive and can save the stinking  boat i.e., efficient and consolidated writing skills.
Empowering persons with disabilities

Empowering persons with disabilities

Jan 18,2017 , 10:37 PM IST | Hans
Parliamentarians passed the historic Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016, in the just-concluded winter Session of Parliament. 
National anthem must in cinema halls

National anthem must in cinema halls

Jan 13,2017 , 11:19 PM IST | Hans
The order also clarified the protocols to be followed when the national anthem is played or sung in cinema halls. This order was passed on a writ petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution.
G20 Hangzhou Summit

G20 Hangzhou Summit

Jan 11,2017 , 11:25 PM IST | Hans
G20 presidency is selected on a rotational basis among the regional groups of member countries and one member from a group is selected as host for a specific year. The grouping is as follows:
An overview on PMFBY in India

An overview on PMFBY in India

Jan 09,2017 , 11:05 PM IST | Hans
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is the new crop insurance scheme launched by Central Government in January 2016 to replace the existing two schemes National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) as well as Modified NAIS which have had some inherent drawbacks. 
Need to link Aadhaar with details of voters

Need to link Aadhaar with details of voters

Jan 09,2017 , 04:28 AM IST | Young Hans
The Election Commission of India has given a mixed response to the Supreme Court on providing absentee voting rights like electronic voting and proxy voting, to over 300 million domestic migrants in the country and saying there is no foolproof mechanism to verify their identity and block duplicity.