IAS 2015 Pre: Answer key with Explanation

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan (The page is being updated in every few minutes with answer. Please bear with us !! ) 1. With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which…

Harsha-Vardhana and Hiuen Tsang

  ( from Glimpses of World History by Jawaharlal Nehru) We shall go back to India again.  The Huns have been defeated and driven back, but many remain in odd corners.  The great Gupta dynasty…

Summary of Fourteenth Finance Commission report

  The 14th Finance Commission report has been accepted by the center, and it has recommended that the Center transfer 42% of divisible pool to the states. You can Download Complete Report in…

Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rate: Explained

  Nominal exchange rate is the price of one currency in terms of number of units of some other currency. This is determined by fiat in a fixed rate regime…

Bibek Debroy Committee : Important Recommendations

  The Bibek Debroy Committee in its report on the Indian Railways recommends sweeping changes in the way the ailing organisation runs. Some of them are: 1) Transition to commercial…

Greece Debt Crisis: Explained

    How did Greece get to this point? Greece became the epicenter of Europe’s debt crisis after Wall Street imploded in 2008. With global financial markets still reeling, Greece…

My IAS interview : Parveen Kaswan

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan   (Totally based on my memory and sorry for typos as it is crude and unedited. Maybe missing few things. Could have said better things….

Marital rape: Trivialisation vs Criminalisation

  Author: Jyoti Meena (Jyoti blogs at untangled.in about various social issues)    In the aftermath of Nirbhaya BBC documentary, the country came out united. Who would agree with Mukesh Singh’s…

Delhi Tussle and “Elephant & Blind Men” !!

Blog by: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is the founder of SimplyDecoded )   The story of “ELEPHANT AND THE BLIND MEN” aptly describes some of the recent issues between LG…

Amendments proposed to Child Labour Act : Decoded

  The cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986. The Act prohibits the engagement of children in certain types of occupations and regulates…