Category Archives: Featured Articles

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…

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:…

Top 11 Yojanas Launched by Prime Minister Modi

Top Schemes launched by Modi, New Schemes in India, New Schemes by NDA

Monetizing Morality, De-monetizing Value !!

Author: Ajay Chhikara (Author is working in Indian Revenue Service, 2010 Batch) Notwithstanding the diverse and even outrageously stupid reactions to the Demonetization exercise unleashed by NaMo (it clearly has…

Indian Agriculture: Examining the Pulses !!

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He hails from a farmer family in Northern…

Budget and Recent changes: Decoded !!

  Author: Suchak Patel   Why Indian Finance year begin in April ? India is Mainly agrarian economy where the new season start in the Vaishakha which coincide with the…

Different types of Govt. Bodies: Constitutional, Statutory etc

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan (IFS) This post is for people who are new to polity and its terms, about different type of government bodies in existence.  It is said that…