Category Archives: Decoded

1965 Indo-Pak War: Who won ?

  This year is the 50th anniversary of 1965 war. And interestingly both countries are celebrating it as a victory for them. Many intellectuals are taking neutral position on the…

Nepal Constitution: Summary

  The preamble envisages establishment of sustainable peace, good governance, development and prosperity in a federal democratic republic. However, under Article 274, nothing except the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence…

New Foreign Trade Policy: Summary

  Union Government has unveiled new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), in April, to make India an exporting powerhouse in the next five years. Key Highlights:  * Increase exports to USD…

Visa on arrival and e-Visa : Explained

    Can an Indian passport holder travel to 58 countries without Visa ?? Recently a news has been circulated that Indian Passport holder can travel some 58 countries without…

FAME Scheme: Boosting eco-friendly Vehicles

  Union Government on 1 April 2015 launched Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles (FAME) – India Scheme. The scheme was launched as part of the National…

Law Commission Recommendations on Electoral Reforms

  Law Commission of India in its 255th report on electoral reform has pitched for stronger Election Commission of India (ECI). The report was submitted to Ministry of Law and…

Shanta Kumar Committee: Recommendations

  The High Level Committee (HLC) for Restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI) chaired by Shanta Kumar has submitted its report to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In August…

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…