Category Archives: Life & Society

Guarding the Nature

India is blessed with a wide range of flora and fauna but saving them is not an easy task for foresters. India loses more forest rangers each year than any…

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…

Aadhar Bill: All you want to know !!

  The Lok Sabha has recently passed the Aadhaar bill to provide a unique identity to residents and give legal teeth to the government in ensuring that its subsidies and…

My IAS/IFS Pre Strategy

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan After ‪#‎CSE‬ and ‪#‎IFS‬ 2016 notification is out, I am getting a lot of messages from people about books and strategy for Pre exam. I am writing this for…

Rejuvenating and Strengthening Rural Sitamarhi

  It’s an article written by Nitin Kumar, on the exemplary work done by the people of Sitamarhi (Bihar) under the guidance of District Magistrate, Sitamarhi Shri Rajiv Raushan. Nitin…

My IFS Interview: Parveen Kaswan

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan   It was my second interview at UPSC. First one was Civil Service 2014 interview, so clearly I had a litle bit of experience this…

How IAS papers are checked: Explained !!

  This is really interesting and kind of scientific too, the process is long and little complicated, but it works for the commission if not for the candidates. This is…

All you want to know about Trans-Fats

  What are trans fats? There are two broad types of trans fats found in foods: naturally-occurring and artificial trans fats. Naturally-occurring trans fats are produced in the gut of some animals and foods…

India’s generic drug wars

By Maha Rafi Atal India makes lifesaving medicine that Africa can afford — and US pressure mustn’t cripple that, says Maha Rafi Atal. Aaron Motsoaledi, South Africa’s health minister, recently…