It was in 1934 that the idea of a Constituent Assembly for India was put forward for the first time by M. N. Roy, a pioneer of communist movement in India and an advocate of radical democratism. In 1935, the Indian National Congress (INC), for the first time, officially demanded a Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution of India. In 1938, Jawaharlal Nehru, on behalf the INC declared that ‘the Constitution of free India must be framed, without outside interference, by a Constituent Assembly elected on the basis of adult franchise’.
Our article caters to the Economic Development portion of General Studies-Paper III and for Essay Paper in UPSC Main Examination.Are there alternate ways to measure economic progress?
History of the World is a sub-part of UPSC Civil Services (Main) Examination’s General Studies Paper-I on Indian Heritage, History and Geography of the World. Under this sub-part, the broad areas which have been covered as per the UPSC Syllabus are: Important events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. By-Trilok Singh.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is mandated to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forest and wildlife of the country under Article 48-A of the Constitution. Article 51-A (g) of the constitution has also enshrined protection of natural environment as a fundamental duty of every citizen. The clause says that “It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forest, lakes, rivers and wildlife and to have compassion for living creature.” The principle of sustainable development has been linked to ‘right to life’ under Article 21 of the Constitution. By-Trilok Singh.
Disaster Management portion of General Studies-Paper III in UPSC Mains Exam’s Massive disaster in Uttarakhand in the year 2013 and recent floods in Jammu & Kashmir and the destruction caused by cyclone ‘Hudhud’ on the Coromondal coast have again brought into limelight targeted need for effective disaster management strategies in the country for addressing comprehensive– preventive, curative and rehabilitative needs of the disaster struck areas of the country. Being one of the most disaster prone countries, the disaster management in India is of utmost importance. Considering this, let us now embark on a brief journey of understanding disaster and disaster management in our country. By-Trilok Singh.
India offers astounding variety in virtually every aspect of social, Economic and Cultural life. Diversities of linguistic, regional, economic, religious, ethnic, class, and caste groups crosscut Indian society, which is also permeated with immense urban-rural differences and gender distinctions. Differences between north India and south India are particularly significant, especially in systems of kinship and marriage. Indian society is multifaceted to an extent perhaps unknown in any other of the world’s great civilizations—it is more like an area as varied as Europe than any other single nation-state. Themes In Indian Society: Hierarchy India is a hierarchical society. Including Purity and Pollution, Social Interdependence, Ritual Sphere, Traditional occupations etc. But now a day The caste system in Indian Society change into the Class System after the changing world order Sanskritization, westernization, Modernization, urbanization, Democratic Decentralization etc.
The Hindu is one of the leading daily newspaper in India & the content of the Hindu is very very relevant for UPSC Exam’s. IASmind.com will try to address it from Prelims, Mains & Interview point of view so that it becomes easy for your future. A person just started with UPSC preparation always finds it difficult & complains about spending too much time reading the newspapers. And it is a genuine concern because if one spends 3-4 hours for newspaper, then his/her concern is justified.
Times of India is also one of the leading daily newspaper in India & the content of The Times of India is relevant for UPSC Exam’s. IASmind.com will try to address it from Prelims Mains & Interview point of view so that it becomes easy for your future. Syllabus & pattern of UPSC before jumping to prepare from newspaper. IASmind.com suggest you to read the syllabus thoroughly, because it will help you in picking-up the right articles/issues from the newspaper, while leaving out irrelevent ones from the exam perspective. It will also reduce your time spend on the Newspapers, as you will know which articles to read and which articles to skip.
History Of INDIA
The History of the Republic of India began on 26 January 1950. The country became an independent nation within the British Commonwealth on 15 August 1947. Concurrently the Muslim-majority north west and east of British India was separated into the Dominion of Pakistan, by the partition of India. The partition led to a population transfer of more than 10 million people between India and Pakistan and the death of about one million people. Nationalist leader Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India and SardarVallabh bhai Patel became the Deputy Prime Minister of India and its Minister of Home Affairs. By-Trilok Singh.
The new scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination – 2013 has Science and Technology as a theme in General Studies, Paper – III. In view of that we shall explore the growth of Science and Technology (S & T) in India. Science & Technology has enormous significance for economic growth at the macro level and for building business competitiveness at the micro level. Globalization and liberalization have thrown up immense opportunities and some challenges for Science & Techonology. By- Trilok Singh.
The discipline of geography has a history that stretches over many centuries. Over this time period, the study of geography has evolved and developed into an important form of human scholarship. Examining the historical evolution of geography as a discipline provides some important insights concerning its character and methodology. These insights are also helpful in gaining a better understanding of the nature of Physical, Human and Economic geography. By- Trilok Singh.
The concept of “governance” is not new. It is as old as human civilization. Simply put “governance” means: the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented). Governance can be used in several contexts such as corporate governance, international governance, national governance and local governance.
On 10 April 2015 – The members of the United Nations Security Council welcomed a peace and reconciliation accord between the Malian Government, armed groups and an international mediation team in what the body described as an “Historic Opportunity” for resolving the African country’s ongoing political and security crisis.
These principles affect how people make decisions and lead their lives. Ethics is also concerned with what is ‘good for individuals and society’ and is also described as a moral philosophy.
A flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India,Economic Survey reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major development programs, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term. This document is presented to both houses of the Session.
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