What are the ways to make democracy more participative? 

What are the ways to make democracy more participative?  ~ Creating awareness : it is very pertinent to create active citizenry that participates not only in regular elections but also in between elections. It is not sufficient & healthy for a vibrant democracy when the citizens just exercise their right to vote.  ~ Methods of… Continue reading What are the ways to make democracy more participative? 

The new perspective to development via freedom. 

The new perspective to development via freedom.  Before understanding the new perspective to development via freedom, let’s first understand “extractive” & “developmental” power.  Extractive power: is the ability to use others capabilities to one’s own benefit.  Developmental power: is the ability to use one’s own capabilities to self-development.  The concept of developmental power was introduced… Continue reading The new perspective to development via freedom. 

How much can one score in UPSC CSE prelims without preparation? 

How much can one score in UPSC CSE prelims without preparation?  Depends upon one’s accumulated knowledge & understanding. What is accumulated knowledge & understanding?  The knowledge & understanding you have gained so far. It could be due to : – your interest in a particular subject (History, Geography, Philosophy, Polity, Sociology, General Science, etc.)  –… Continue reading How much can one score in UPSC CSE prelims without preparation? 

Why breastfeeding is being promoted? 

Why breastfeeding is being promoted?  Contrary to the belief, breastfeeding is still not adequately practiced as it should be. As per NFHS-4 (National Family Health Survey) it is only 54% (this is after breastfeeding has seen upward trend & it has nearly doubled since last decade).  1-7th August, every year is celebrated as World Breastfeeding Week. … Continue reading Why breastfeeding is being promoted?