[Solved] What are the continued challenges for women in India against time and space? (UPSC GS-1 mains 2019)

Women are the building blocks of the society. They are traditionally referred as Goddesses. However, in the Indian society, they continue to be exploited for the sake of the conventions of the society and face challenges which are as follows, the continued challenges for women in India against time and space is discussed below  Challenges … Read more

[Solved] Do we have cultural pockets of small India all over the nation? Elaborate with examples(UPSC GS-1 mains 2019)

A nation is a stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, history, ethnicity, or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture. While the idea of small India all over the nation highlights the presence of different and diverse cultures of country. Hence we have cultural pockets of small India … Read more

[Solved] How do ocean currents and water masses differ in their impacts on marine life and coastal environment? Give suitable examples? (UPSC GS-1 mains 2019)

The ocean water is dynamic. Its physical characteristics like temperature, salinity, density and the external forces like the sun, the moon and the winds influence the movement of ocean water. Ocean currents are the continuous flow of huge amount of water in a definite direction. Water moves ahead from one place to another through ocean … Read more

[Solved ] How is efficient and affordable urban mass transport key to the rapid economic development of India? ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

Creating an efficient transport infrastructure in the country is one of the chief factors responsible for the takeoff of accelerated growth in the country. On account of poor quality of transport infrastructure, progress made in efficient and affordable urban mass transport would have a key role on taking India to double digit growth.  Need of … Read more

[Solved ] How can the mountain ecosystem be restored from the negative impact of development initiatives and tourism? ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

Mountains are an important source of water, energy, and biological diversity. Furthermore, they are a source of key resources such as minerals, forest products, and agricultural products, and of recreation. As a major ecosystem representing the complex and interrelated ecology of our planet, mountain environments are essential to the survival of the global ecosystem. Mountain … Read more

[Solved ] Assess the role of British imperial power in complicating the process of transfer of power during 1940s ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

Initially, the British did not pay any attention to the demand of transfer of power by India, but when World War II started, Britain came under immense pressure, as it needed full Indian support. British came up with different plans and mission in 1940s. But these plans were not made with noble intention in favour … Read more

[Solved ] Many voices had strengthened and enriched the nationalist movement during the Gandhian phase. Elaborate ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

The period from 1920 to 1947 has been described as the Gandhian Era in Indian politics. During this period, Gandhiji had the final say on behalf of the Indian National Congress in negotiating with the British Government for constitutional reforms, and for chalking out a program for the national movement. MahatmaGandhi led the nationalist movement … Read more

[Solved ] What are the challenges to our cultural practices in the name of Secularism? ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

Secularism in India is different from western concept. It stands for mutual respect, understanding and tolerance for all the religions, major or minor and accepting difference of opinion. Cultural practices are the living ways of life of people, individual or collective, in the political, economic, social spheres. However, there are many incidents like Mob lynching … Read more

[Solved ]“Empowering women is the key to control population growth”. Discuss ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2019)

Empowerment refers to measures designed to increase the degree of autonomy and self-determination in people and in communities in order to enable them to represent their interests in a responsible and self-determined way, acting on their own authority. Empowering women is the key to control population growth is discussed below It is the process of … Read more

[Solved] What makes the Indian society unique in sustaining its culture? Discuss ( UPSC GS-1 Mains 2020)

Culture is a way of life of people. It includes architecture, literature, art, science, etc. Although Indian society is multi-cultural, plural, diverse having different religions, traditions, philosophies and lifestyles, yet it is able to sustain its diverse culture. According to Ginsberg – “A society is a collection of individuals united by certain relations or modes … Read more