The growing European powers in lieu of having a control over Mediterranean sea had conquered various Italian states because of its strategic location, and basically there was no state or an entity called Italy. But enters the great ruler of the times, Napoleon, goes on an Italian expedition. Conquers all the small states. Unites Italy on … Continue reading Italian Unification – fast forward excercise
The economic and political developments in India in the first half of the nineteenth century became more and more incompatible with the outmoded religious beliefs, obsolete customs and ossified social relations. But, deep-rooted religious beliefs and social customs did not readily give way to rationalism, scientific thought and the modern way of life. Under such … Continue reading A write up on Indian Renaissance as a whole
He was an influential socio-religious reformer whose works influenced the contemporary politics, administration, education and religion of India during pre-independence. Ram Mohan early in his life went to Patna to study Persian and Arabic in a Madrasa at the behest of his father. Persian and Arabic were in high demand at that time as it … Continue reading Profiles of Personalities: Raja Ram Mohan Roy (1772-1833)
Detailed Preparation Strategy by Roman Saini Answer by Roman Saini: (Disclaimer: IAS is used alternatively with Civil Services) Profile Name: Dr. Roman Saini Age : 22 Roll number: 074397 Name of the Exam and Year : CSE 2013 Result/Rank : 18 (First attempt) Graduation Background and College: MBBS, AIIMS, New Delhi passed out in January … Continue reading Detailed preparation Strategy for IAS by Roman Saini
Note: It is a long story of 20 years, I will try to cut it short and may miss some minute details, just read it as a story for an overview of what happened. There is an act called Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development Act) , 1957 which classifies minerals into two types Major … Continue reading Kahaani Coal block Scam ki
The ‘Chalta Hai’ attitude. There is no cop near the signal, lets just escape and jump the signal... is chalta hai. You don't care to wear a seat belt.. is chalta hai. You aim to throw a waste paper or a small chocolate wrapper in the dustbin and it misses and falls on the street. … Continue reading “Chalta hai!” – Attitude in India; Ab nahi chalega
Critical points to be noted regarding the Global Hunger Index, with respect to India are as follows. A sharp reduction in the percentage of underweight children has helped India improve its hunger record, shows the Global Hunger Index (GHI) - stats released on Oct 13, 2014. India now ranks 55 among 76 emerging economies, but … Continue reading Global Hunger Index; India’s position Improved.
Here is the list of Governor Generals and Viceroys of India. There was a question that appeared in Mains 2013, on one of these, in fact there have been frequent questions on them. So I felt it is apt to have their contribution at one place and we could as well do a linkage with … Continue reading All Governor Generals and Viceroys of India at one place.
I had this post drafted on my blog. Finally got the time to complete it. Well I am not taking the regular route here. Let me take another route. Forget Government. What are we doing? Read with an open mind. IOC has been pushing this message to the customers and gently calling forth for Nation … Continue reading LPG Subsidies- Not Govt’s problem but our Psyche’s
I have cut short the story of Napoleon's timeline into three Chevron lists for my convenience, thought it would be useful to you guys as well, Click on them to Zoom in. I hope it helps. I have many of such timelines, let me know Here if you'd wish to get them. Do follow the blog for … Continue reading Napoleon- A long story of Legacy cut short for you