Overview of the Top Posts in Civil Services Exam in India
The Civil Services examination is one of the most admired and prestigious examinations, which is conducted all across India. Every year, the exam is performed under the direction of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Throughout the country, the jobs offered under the Civil Services category have been the most sought after careers by youngsters.
What are the Facilities Given to an IAS Officer
The UPSC aspirants decide to pursue the dream of becoming IAS officers so that they can serve the nation as well as they can enjoy a prestigious designation along with attractive salary and facilities. Since you are gearing up for one of the toughest examinations of India, here is a complete discussion to let you know how much beneficial it would be becoming an IAS officer for you because you will get to enjoy the facilities mentioned below:
What is Screening Test in IAS?
IAS (Indian Administrative service) is top most administrative service of government of India. Every year lakhs of aspirants apply to get selected in this service. This is not an easy nut to crack and requires candidate with immense patience and perseverance to make it through the whole process.
IAS vs IFS: Why Do UPSC Candidates Choose IAS over IFS Post?
It is hard to choose a specific decision of civil service aforeunderstand the insights concerning it. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) are the marvelousness of a wide range of common help posts.
4 Toppers' View on Various Topics of Indian Economy
KSG brings to the hatchway to achieve success like other toppers of UPSC. For the last 10 years, they are producing toppers for Civil Service Examination. For the candidates, experiencing the preparation of the toppers is like getting the golden key to success.
Medical Termination of Pregnancy
The Union Cabinet has approved the amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, which will help strengthen women’s reproductive rights and prevent unsafe abortions along with giving its nod to extend the upper gestation limit for abortion from the existing 20 weeks to 24 weeks
Enemy Property Act
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is going to lead a Group of Ministers (GoM) as they seek to dispose of what is believed to be 9,400 'enemy properties', with a total estimated value of Rs 1 lakh crore.
Sub-Categorization of OBC
The Union Cabinet recently approved a six-month extension in the tenure of the commission to examine sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBC), which had been appointed in 2017 with the initial deadline of 12 weeks.
NIA Act Challenged by Chhattisgarh Government
The Chhattisgarh government recently filed a petition, citing Article 131 to challenge the Constitutional validity of the National Investigation Act, 2008. The petition contends that the NIA Act is ultra vires the Constitution and beyond the legislative competence of Parliament.
Minority Institutions and Supreme Court Judgement
Recently the Supreme Court held that States can regulate minority institutions i.e, the state is well within its rights to introduce a regulatory regime in the “national interest” to provide minority educational institutions with well-qualified teachers in order for them to “achieve excellence in education.
Tenth Schedule and Power of Speaker
The Supreme Court recently in KeishamMeghachandra Singh v. The Hon’ble Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, pronounced a significant judgment in relation to the Speaker’s power to disqualify members of the legislative Assembly on the grounds of defection.
Transfer of Community Resources
The Supreme Court recently asked the Government not to transfer “invaluable” community resources like village water ponds to a few powerful people and industrialists for commercialisation of the property as many areas of the country perennially face water crisis and access to drinking water is woefully inadequate.
Right to Protest
Lately, there have been instances of protests in various parts of the country against CAA and NRC and the police action following the same. The recent example is of the police action in a university in Delhi, which has gained wide criticism throughout the country and has opened the debate on the relevance of ‘Right to Protest’ which is derived from Article 19 of the Indian Constitution.
Transgender Person (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, with an objective of protectingthe rights of transgender persons and their welfare, has come into force on 10th January 2020
Settlement of Bru Tribe in Tripura
Recently, a quadripartite agreement was signed among the Centre, state governments of Tripura and Mizoram and Bru-Reang representatives to facilitate permanent settlement of Bru refugees in Tripura with a Rs 600-crore rehabilitation package. This agreement seeks to end the 23 years old Bru refugee crisis.
Right to Private Property
Recently, the Supreme Court in its judgment held that a citizen’s right to own private property is a human right. Therefore, the statecannot take possession of private property without following the due procedure and authority of law.
All India Judicial Service (AIJS)
Recently a report by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy was released namely 'A primer on the All India Judicial Service - A solution in search of a problem'. The report points out several issues in pitching AIJS as a solution to judicial vacancies.
The Government of Uttar Pradesh had decided to implement the 'Commissionerate system' of policing in two districts viz. Lucknow and Noida. Under this system, more responsibilities were under the jurisdiction of an IPS vis-à-vis an IAS in dual system.
Guidelines on Execution of Convicts
Ministry of Home Affairs has recently moved to the Supreme Court to frame guidelines to execute death penalty of condemned prisoners within seven days of rejection of their mercy petitions.
10 Last-Minute Tips to Crack UPSC IAS Prelims 2020
As the IAS exam is coming near, the anxiety and stress among the students are also going up. As it's no secret that the level of competition is quite high in this exam, everyone tries to give their 100% to crack it. A lot of aspirants regret that due to tension and stress they didn't write up the answers correctly despite of having good knowledge of it. It happens!