Astrosat: India Eyeing Deep Space !!

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( He is an Aerospace Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.) It is said that astronomy is as old…

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…

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…

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…

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…