June 16, 2024

Important Personalities

General Studies Paper-2 Context: Recently, it has been observed that the India-EFTA trade deal is a major step forward for India in its approach to bilateral trade agreements. It creates a template worth emulating in the ongoing negotiations with the U.K, the EU, and other countries. India-EFTA Trade Deal About: In March 2024, India signed a landmark free trade deal with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which represents Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The EFTA was set up in 1960 to promote closer economic cooperation and free trade in Europe. Features: The agreement comprises of 14 chapters with main....Read More

General Studies Paper 1 Context: Modern liberal ideas, capitalist development and democratic churning have made it possible that Dalits are now a well-recognised social and political force — a transformation made possible under the leadership of R. Babasaheb Ambedkar He is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution and was independent India’s first law minister. Dr. B R Ambedkar: He was born on 14 April 1891in Mhow, Central Province (now Madhya Pradesh). He founded the Bahishkrit Hitkarini Sabha (1923). Mahad Satyagraha: He led the Mahad Satyagraha in March 1927to challenge the regressive customs of the Hindus. Round table conferences:He participated in all three round-table conferences. Major contributions: Indian constitution:Main Architect of Indian....Read More

Ideals of mahatma Gandhi

General Studies Paper 1 Context: The Nation pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 75th death anniversary on 30th January 2023. The day is also observed as Martyrs' Day. What are the Major Gandhian Ideologies? Vision for India:Gandhi's vision for India went beyond political independence from colonial rule. He aimed for social emancipation, economic empowerment, and a shared sense of solidarity across different language, religion, and cultural backgrounds. Non-violence:Gandhi was a strong advocate of non-violence and believed that it was the most powerful weapon in the struggle for justice and freedom. He also believed that non-violence should be a way of life, not just a political strategy,....Read More

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