Remembering Deendayal Upadhyay

Editorial GS I History

Why in news? The country is commemorating the birth centenary celebrations of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. A scrutiny at his principles and philosophies, and their relevance in present day India thu…

September 21, 2017 0 494

Arrival of Homo sapiens Out of Africa

Articles GS I History

What is the issue? New research has pushed back the date of human occupation in Australia and South-east Asia. What is the existing theories of human arrival to India? There was a super volca…

September 05, 2017 0 803

Racial Tensions in the US

Daily News GS II

Why is the issue? Call for the removal of symbols representing the confederacy has heightened racial tensions in USA.  What is the Confederacy? USA was historically the destination market f…

August 20, 2017 0 808

Traditional Water Conservation Systems

Daily News GS I Prelims and Mains

Why in news? The historic Taj bawadi , built during the Adil Shahi era (1490-1686) in Vijayapura in Karnataka was recently restored. What are traditional water conservation systems around India? …

July 05, 2017 0 1339