The entry problem in education-GS-2

Education is a field that requires deep expertise. He will have to develop this, and he does not have it. This is complex expertise. It is the coming together, in the form of practices, of knowledge and understanding, of a range of disciplines and fields. The practices are mental, meaning Read More …

Building US-India defence relations-Mains (GS-02)

American and Indian military forces should take concrete action to develop the capability to operate together as partners.   The political leadership of both countries characterizes the relationship as a “defence partnership”—a phrase heard repeatedly this week with India’s defence minister in Washington DC. What exactly this phrase means “Defence Read More …

UN report says world will miss education-for-all target by 50 years-Mains-2016

The world is set to miss by more than half a century a deadline for ensuring all children receive secondary education, the United Nations, adding that 40% of pupils are being taught in a language that is not their mother tongue. World leaders agreed last year that by 2030 all Read More …

Power tussle: Judges emerge all powerful-GS-2

The recent tussle between the judiciary and the legislature over judicial appointments coupled with a flurry of some uncharacteristic orders like banning registration of diesel cars above 2000cc and imposing environment cess prove that we are living in a world where judges have never been so powerful in the history of mankind.  “Separation of Read More …