Archive | October 4, 2014

[Part 1] Lessons from Indian Thinkers: Jawaharlal Nehru


Jawaharlala Nehru

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru has been hailed as one of the chief architects of the modern Indian state. Nehru was a great statesman and an idealist. He never vowed before the conservative forces, that tried to obstruct the development of the nation. However, unlike Gandhi, he did not put the concept of spirituality at the centre of his concern. But, his ideas remained equally humane, rational and this-worldly. He stood against the forces of communalism, casteism, landlordism and religious taboos. His accommodating attitude guided the infant Indian state through the most challenging phases. Read More…

Current Events Chronology: International Events Compilation Jan-July 2014


Dear friends,

The importance of current affairs and current events has increased in the recent years. As a result, we spend a lot of time reading and researching the newpapers and magazines. We have compiled important news and current events for the months of January to mid-July, to help the fellow aspirants prepare for the exams.

This is the International events section of the news and events for the months of January to mid-July 2014. We will update and cover the coming months soon.

Hope the Current Events Chronology will be helpful for the fellow aspirants in their journey to the UPSC.

Thank you for your support and appreaciation.

In the Current Events Chronology, all the material related to the current events have been placed, in a revised form in a chronological order. This will help you know about the events in a systematic order.

Here is a sample of events that the file would cover: Read More…