A Detailed analysis of Corruption.

A Detailed analysis of Corruption. “Corruption is the abuse of POWER or AUTHORITY whether private or public for selfish gains”. Corruption is a vicious cycle. 1. Commodification The society has been increasingly commodified. There has been sharp rise in consumption of consumer goods & it has now been largely associated to status. So, in order to maintain… Continue reading A Detailed analysis of Corruption.

What is Eutrophication & how it affects the aquatic life?

What is Eutrophication & how it affects the aquatic life? ■ Eutrophication is the depletion of oxygen in the water bodies due to addition of nitrates & phosphates. ■ The excessive growth of phytoplanktons & algae is called “Algal Blooms”. ## Mechanism. ■ The nitrates or phosphates may get added in water bodies from: –… Continue reading What is Eutrophication & how it affects the aquatic life?

Proof that Mock Tests are inevitable for UPSC exams.

Proof that Mock tests are inevitable for UPSC Exams. Mock tests & Previous years Question Papers are inevitable for any competitive exams. They not only tell us about the “areas in which we need to work” (by indicating our strengths & weaknesses) but also save us from “avoidable mistakes”. Let’s take few simple examples: Ex. Albert… Continue reading Proof that Mock Tests are inevitable for UPSC exams.

Why comparison of women with men is not denigratory?

Why comparison of women with men is not denigratory? The basic prerequisites for policy making are facts & figures & vital principles. The old management maxim “what gets measured, gets improved” holds true. Until & unless we measure the problem in some parameter, we cannot “improve” it. Or for matter, how will we be able… Continue reading Why comparison of women with men is not denigratory?

Why agriculture is losing its charm?

Why agriculture is losing its charm? ## Indian Agriculture at a glance. ■ Subsistence Agriculture (i.e. no surplus yield to sell), Low Productivity, Marginal-land holdings (2/3rd of the farmers have marginal-land holdings), Disguised Employment, etc. ## Terms of Trade for Agriculture. ■ Money invested in Agriculture doesn’t gives proportional returns as compared to investments made… Continue reading Why agriculture is losing its charm?