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[FAQ] Upgrade to the new edition of M.Laxmikanth or continue with the old one? Chapter Wise comparison of his Indian Polity book

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Prologue: laxmikanth new edition- worth upgrading? How many new chapters added/removed in the new edition? How many new Appendices added/removed in the new edition? Have they added new UPSC Question papers? Changes made in existing chapters? Conclusion: upgrade to new edition of Laxmikanth or not? Prologue: laxmikanth new edition- worth upgrading? Whenever a new model of iphone is released, the …

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[Answerkey] Prelim-2017: Polity & International Relations MCQs solved with Explanations: right to vote, cabinet FORM of Govt, Legal process for DPSP

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Polity Answerkey for UPSC Prelims 2017 Pol.Sci Bolbachchan (2 MCQs) Preamble to DPSP (8 MCQs) Preamble (2 MCQs) Fundamental rights (2 MCQs) Fundamental Duties (2 MCQs) DPSP (2 MCQs) Federalism (3 MCQs) Executive (2 MCQs) Legislature (2 MCQs) Judiciary (1 MCQ) Election related (4 MCQs) IR-International Relations & Defense (3 MCQs) Polity Answerkey for UPSC Prelims 2017 2016 and before …

[Polity] Mock Interview Questions for UPSC IAS/IPS Civil Service Exam: Tenure of VP, RPA-PCA-Sasikala, Judicial Overreach, Campaign Manager

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Prologue Vice President as President? Governor’s Power Campaign manager Election Commission related Freedom of Expression Judicial overreach Polity: Sasikala, RPA, PCA Prologue Like any other daily wage laborer, I find seasonal employment as mock interview panelist after declaration of UPSC Civil Services Mains result. Here is the partial compilation of the questions for this year, from polity and Constitution: Vice …

[Polity] National Anthem in Cinema Halls, Bijoe Case- right to be silent, Santhara Death vs Child Rights, Jumme Ki Raat Chhutti nahi

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National Anthem in Cinema Halls Bijoe Emmanuel vs State of Kerala (1986): right to be silent Shashi Tharoor case: freedom to put hand on heart? (2008) Kaepernick Incident USA: freedom to kneel? (2016) Shyam Narayan Chouksey v. Union of India (2016) Anthem Order and Counter Views “Santhara”: Religious rights vs Child rights Friday holiday in Assam Madrassa National Anthem in …

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[GSM2] Polity Current Mock Q&A: Orphans in OBC list, Domestic Violence & Doctrine of Severability, Prisoners voting rights & right to photocopy

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Mock Questions: Mains GS Paper-2 (Polity) Answer Hints/ Keypoints Q1: Include orphans in OBC list? Q2: Lalita Pawar: Domestic Violence, Doctrine of Severability Q3: Right to Photocopy Q4: RPA and Prisoner’s participation Mock Questions: UPSC Mains GS Paper-2 (Polity) Based on the Polity Current-Affairs during Aug-Sept. 2016. Answer following questions in 200 words each. 1) Examine the merits of including …

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[Polity] Countermanding Elections, Double Dissolution, NEET Ordinance, Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan & More Current Affairs from May 2016

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Prologue #1: Election Related RPA: Election Countermanding in Tamilnadu Q1-2016: State Election result Election: Misc. developments #2: Parliament related Parliament misbehavior Computerized drawing of Qs for Question hour? Double dissolution in Australian Parliament Parliament: Misc. Developments #3: Judiciary related #4: Education related NEET ordinance aka CSAT dhamaal v2.0 TSR Subramanian committee- New Education Policy #5: Rights issues Divyang Department Sugamya …

CAPF Answerkey 2015: Polity Questions solved with Explanations, 11 out 19 from Laxmikanth, Focus on GK

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Observations on Polity Questions Committees The Union (Prez, PM, Parliament) Constitutional / Statutory Bodies Polity terms Articles & Schedules Rights issues Making of Constitution Observations on Polity Questions Total 19 MCQs, 11 of them could be solved directly from Indian Polity by M.Laxmikanth (English) | Also available in Hindi Although it doesn’t mean 11 were “easy”- many of them required …

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[Women Rights] Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sukanya Samridhi, Acid Attact prevention, IUCAW units

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Modi schemes for Girl Child Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Acid Attack victims IUCAW units Women safety Mock Questions Modi schemes for Girl Child Who Women and Child Development ministry, under Maneka Gandhi What? Two schemes, to improve child sex-ratio (present 918/1000) Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) Sukanya Samriddhi account (girl child prosperity scheme) – it is a …

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[Polity] Land Ordinance 2014 vs. Land Acquisition Act 2013: Salient Features, Comparison & Criticism

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LARR Act 2013 Salient features of LARR-2013 Act? Why Land ordinance? Land Ordinance 2014: Salient Features Land ordinance: Critcism/Anti-arguments Appendix-I: Examples of Public Purpose acquisition Appendix-II: 13 central laws exempted Mock Questions LARR Act 2013 Land Acquisition, Rehab, Resettlement Act (LARR) 2013 Department of Land resources under Rural Development ministry, implements this act. But why was this law enacted? Land …