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To save India’s forests, equip foresters with right technology

(This article was published in Hindustan Times on Aug 22, 2017. Can be accessed here)   Geographical Information System is a valuable tool for managing natural resources. Surveillance with the help…

Dear Salman Fans, Let’s Ask For Stringent Wildlife Protection Laws

(This article was published in TheQuint on 09.04.18. Can be accessed here.)   It was in 1982 that James Q Wilson and George Kelling proposed a social theory according to which…

Rameshvaram: A visit to the Temple Town 

  As the story goes Rameshvaram is the place where Lord Ram worshipped Siva before attacking the Lanka. Its a beautiful place on the eastern coast of India. Situated at…

Trekking to ‘Valley of Flower’

Posted by: Parveen Kaswan 1. Day 1 – Travel From Dehradun to Joshimath It was just dawning in Dehradun. We started our journey from Dehradun to Josimath by 6.00 AM.I…

How Byju’s App is Changing the Traditional Learning Methodologies

In the age of technological advancement, the need to integrate technology in education has been a crucial discussion. The need to remove the traditional constraints and making the students learn…

Things to do for CAT 100 Percentile

   The Common Admission Test (CAT) is an MBA entrance test for various management courses in the IIMs and other management schools across the country. The CAT is conducted by…

Urban Flooding : Quick Blog

  Recently Urban Flooding is a big issue. So writing some important points, which can be elaborated further keeping in exam point of view; Reasons:  # Wetland encroachment for development…

Guarding the Nature

  (The views expressed are personal. Article was published in ‘Hindutan Times Opinion’ Mar 14, 2018: India’s forest governance needs systemic overhaul.    India is blessed with a wide range…

My IAS – 2016 Interview

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan This was my 3rd UPSC and 2nd IAS interview. So I already knew the procedure. I am currently in IFS. My earlier interviews are here:…

Article 22 : Constitution of India

  22. Protection against arrest and detention in certain cases (1) No person who is arrested shall be detained in custody without being informed, as soon as may be, of…