Castration for Rapists

Arguments made for and against castration as an additional form of punishment for rapists and child sex abusers: Rape/Sexual Abuse is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable in a modern civilized society . The judiciary came up with a statement for implementing castration as a punishment in rape cases. Castration means either removing testicles (physically) in males or making it dysfunctional by the use of chemicals. Arguments in Favour of Castration as Punishment:Read More

UPSC Prelims 2015 General Studies Answer Keys

UPSC Prelims 2015 General Studies Answer Keys UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2015 was conducted on 23rd August 2015 at various centres in India for recruitment to All India services such as IAS, IPS and other allied services. Below is given the Answer Keys for UPSC Prelims 2015 General Studies (Paper 1). The questions are mentioned in brief with the corresponding Answer.  Please comment your total marks based on these AnswerRead More

Economy topics for UPSC 2015

Economy topics for UPSC 2015: Jan Dhan Yojana: Read about this Here:  NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India): Read about Niti Aayog Here: Shanta Kumar Committee – FCI Restructing: Read the Main points of the Report Here: Mint Rural Distress Index: A Mint index of rural distress is based on the growth of farm output, rural wages and tractor sales.  Read more about Mint Rural Distress Index Here:  DDRead More

Digital India Campaign – Key Programmes

Digital India Campaign – Key Programmes [ UPSC General Studies Paper 2]:   Digital India week was launched by PM Modi on 1st July 2015 along with launching of Digital India Campaign. The information about the Digital India Campaign is very important as per the UPSC Civil Services is concerned as it forms the part of the ‘Governance and E-governance’ topic mentioned in  the syllabus of General Studies Paper 2.Read More

Indian Art and Culture Gk notes: Cave and Rock-cut Architecture

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Cave and Rock-cut Architecture This article contains the information about the various Caves and Rock-cut Architecture present in India as part of Indian Art and Culture. The understanding of these architectures along with the general and specific characteristics is very important as far as the Civil Services or other examination is concerned. Cave and Rock-cut architecture: Introduction: The artificial caves were mainly excavated for religiousRead More

Daily Current Affairs GK Update – 15, 16 May 2015

Daily Current Affairs GK Update – 15, 16 May 2015 Canada sets a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 % by 2030 [ALL]: United States had also committed to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 per cent cut by 2025 from 2005 levels. European Union (EU) also had set a target to reduce emission of 35 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. China is World’sRead More

UPSC Prelims Syllabus

UPSC Prelims Syllabus For General Studies and Aptitude Test: This Article discusses the UPSC Prelims Syllabus (Civil Services Preliminary Exam syllabus) which is followed at present. The UPSC Preliminary exam which is popularly known as UPSC CSAT has two papers. Paper 1 is the General Studies and Paper 2 is the Aptitude test. Both are of 200 marks. Both papers are conducted on the same day in two shifts. TheRead More

Union Budget Highlights : 2015 – 2016

Union Budget 2015-2016 : Highlights Union Budget 2015-2016 of India was presented by  the Finance Minister of India Sh. Arun Jaitley on 28th February 2015. The knowledge about yearly Union Budget is very important from the examinations point of view. Many questions are based on the Annual Union Budget in exams like UPSC, SSC, BANK PO, BANK Clerical etc .Also, it is the favorite topic of the interview panel inRead More

Indian History Strategy – UPSC Civil Services

Indian History Strategy for UPSC Civil Services  Indian History is a major part in UPSC Civil Services preparation. No one can think of cracking the IAS exam without having a good hold on the Indian History section. Around 15-20 questions are asked every year in UPSC PRE examination  from Indian History. Here is the Strategy Plan for preparing the Indian History section for UPSC Prelims as well as UPSC Mains.  It will the help theRead More