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Civil Service under British Administration, History, Evolution and Reforms

Civil Service under British Administration Civil Service under British Administration was established for the benefit of its commercial affairs and developed into a well-organized apparatus to handle the administrative affairs of India’s acceded territories. In fact, the phrase “civil service” was originally used to distinguish between the Company’s employees working in the military and naval …

British Administration System, Pillars and Objective

British Administration System Read all about British Administration System. The first war of independence, the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857, shocked the British government. Political instability, social injustice, and economic exploitation all contributed to the 1857 uprising. The British kings were forced to abandon their conquering and annexation policies in favor of a circumspect and deliberate …

Kheda Satyagraha 1918, Date, History, Features and Effects

Kheda Satyagraha Kheda Satyagraha was started by Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi is credited with starting the first Non-Cooperation Movement with the Kheda Satyagraha in 1918. The peasant-Patidar community of Kheda, who refused to accept a 23 percent tax increase imposed on them despite a devastating crop failure and an outbreak of plague and cholera, served …

The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 30 December 2022

  The Hindu Newspaper Analysis for UPSC The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 29 December 2022 The Hindu Editorial Today The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday announced the development of a prototype of a multi-constituency remote electronic voting machine (RVM) to enable remote voting by migrant voters. The machines can handle multiple constituencies from one remote booth. …

Swaraj Party History, Formation, Objective, Work and Decline

Swaraj Party C R Das and Motilal Nehru founded the Swaraj Party, also known as the Congress-Khilafat Swarajya Party, on January 1st, 1923. The government of India act of 1919, the 1923 elections, and a number of other key events preceded the creation of the Swaraj Party. Reading up on this party’s founding is recommended …

The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 15 December 2022

  The Hindu Newspaper Analysis for UPSC The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 14 December 2022 Six villagers have died in a suspected hooch tragedy in Saran district in dry Bihar, the district administration said on Wednesday. However, villagers told mediapersons that at least 20 people have died in several villages. Bihar has been a dry State …

The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 13 December 2022

  The Hindu Newspaper Analysis for UPSC The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 12 December 2022 The Hindu Editorial Today Indian and Chinese soldiers suffered “minor injuries” in a face-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh on December 9, the Army said on Monday evening. The Hinduhad earlier in …

Rajya Sabha Members, Seats, Speaker, Chairman and Special Powers

Rajya Sabha Background The Montague-Chelmsford Report from 1918 served as the impetus for the creation of the second Chamber. As a second chamber of the previous legislature with a limited vote, the Government of India Act, 1919 called for the establishment of a “Council of State,” which was actually established in 1921. Read about: Lok …

The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 5 December 2022

  The Hindu Newspaper Analysis for UPSC The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 3 December 2022 Iran has scrapped its morality police after more than two months of protests triggered by the death of Mahsa Amini following her arrest for allegedly violating the country’s strict dress code for women, local media said on Sunday. Women-led protests, labelled …

The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 7 October 2022

  The Hindu Newspaper Analysis for UPSC The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 6 October 2022 Indian economy’s expansion is expected to speed up to 7% in the next fiscal year, before settling back down to 6.1% in FY24-25. What is GDP? GDP is simply the sum of the final prices of goods and services produced in an economy …