Point-to-Point: Panchayati Raj Institutions

Hi readers, welcome to Point-to-Point, in this section you'll be reading about individual topics in just point form. These are the most important points that one has to read and remember. It'll be very much helpful for those who are aspiring for UPSC Civil Services exam or any other State PSCs. Today, in this article

Ethics: Essence of Ethics

  What is the essence of ethics? If you refer to any standard text book for ethics (for civil services) then the content which is given there is absolutely irrelevant. In order to understand what is the essence of ethics, we need to take a close look at ‘What is Ethics‘. If you would observe

Environment: Cyclones in October

October on the eastern coast of India is not just Dusshera time but also the cyclone time. In the last 5 years (2013-18) three cyclones hit the eastern coast of India (Odisha & Andhra Pradesh). And all three of them – Phailin, Hudhud and Titli came in October. What’s about the month of October that

Ethics: What is Ethics?

If you type on google “what is Ethics”, then you’ll find numerous definitions from different websites. Few of them are: Ethics is a set of guiding principles of rightness and wrongness of a deliberate human action. It is a systematic study of human actions from the point of view of rightfulness and wrongfulness, as means

Polity: Fundamental Rights

Q1) Which of the following Part of the constitution deals with the Fundamental Rights? a) Part II b) Part III c) Part IV d) Part V Answer – B Explanation: Fundamental Rights form Part III of the constitution. They are listed from Articles 12 to 35. The framers of the constitution of India derived inspiration from

Polity: Citizenship

Q1) Which of the following Part of the constitution of India deals with citizenship? a) Part I b) Part II c) Part III d) Part IV Answer – B Explanation: Citizenship is dealt with from Article 5 to Article 11 in Part II of the constitution of India.   Q2) Consider the following statements with regard

Polity: Preamble

Q1) Consider the following statements 1) The Preamble states that the Constitution derives its authority from the President of India. 2) The Preamble specifies justice, liberty, equality and fraternity as the objectives of the Constitution. 3) The Preamble embodies the positive concept of secularism. Which of the above statements are correct? a) 1 and 2

Polity: Union and its Territories

Q1) In Article 1 of the constitution India is referred to as a ‘Union of states’. Which of the following are not part of this Union? 1) Union Territories 2) Acquired Territories 3) States Choose from the codes given below: a) 1 and 2 b) 1 only c) All of the above d) None of

Current Affairs: BIMSTEC Grouping

The significance of BIMSTEC grouping in the wake of changing nature of geo-strategic polity and power conflicts in South Asian region writes S.M.Umair  Majority of the BIMSTEC countries are situated in the South Asian Region, prone to natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes, avalanches and droughts. These countries namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri