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Reservation in India

Reservation in India Reservation in India is a policy aimed at addressing historical and systemic disadvantages faced by certain groups within the Indian society, especially the marginalized communities. The reservation system includes quotas in educational institutions, government jobs, and legislatures for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBCs). Historical background of Reservation Policies: The concept of a caste-based reservation system was initially proposed by William Hunter and JyotiraoPhule in 1882. Communal Award of 1932: The reservation system, as it exists today, was substantially shaped by the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald’s “Communal Award” in 1932. The…

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri Lal Bahadur Shastri was an eminent Indian political leader who served as the second Prime Minister of India. His life was marked by dedication to the cause of India’s independence and the well-being of its citizens. Early Life and Education: Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on October 2, 1904, in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh, India, into a humble family. His parents, Sharada Prasad Shrivastava and Ramdulari Devi, instilled in him values of simplicity, honesty, and hard His early life was characterized by financial hardships, but he was a determined and bright He graduated from Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi…

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Birth and Childhood (1869-1888): Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, a coastal town in Gujarat, India. He was born into a devout Hindu family and was deeply influenced by his mother’s religious Gandhi’s early education was in Porbandar and later in Rajkot. He was a diligent student but relatively Studies in England (1888-1893): At the age of 18, Gandhi left for London to study In London, he was exposed to Western culture and ideologies, and he also became involved in the vegetarian and theosophical Gandhi completed his law degree and became a…

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Today marks 77 years since Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s death anniversary. On his death anniversary, the country pays its homage to one of the greatest leaders of modern India. About Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth and Early Life: Birth: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897, in Cuttack, Odisha, India, in a well-educated and politically active family. Education: He completed his early education in Cuttack and later pursued his higher studies in Calcutta (now Kolkata) and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. In the early years, Subhas Chandra Bose was deeply influenced by…


MATSYA 6000 Recently the government revealed that as a part of Samudrayaan mission, a self-propelled manned submersible (MATSYA 6000) will carry 3 persons to a depth of 6000 meters for exploration of deep-sea resources. About MATSYA 6000 About India’s Deep Ocean Mission India’s “Deep Ocean Mission” was launched in 2019, focusing on exploring and extracting deep ocean minerals. About International Seabed Authority (ISA) About United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

The Katchatheevu Island

The Katchatheevu Island Prime Minister Narendra Modi referenced the island of Katchatheevu during a speech in the Indian Parliament on August 10. Where is the island of Katchatheevu? What is the island’s history? The Agreement of 1974 The Impact of Sri Lankan Civil War What is Tamil Nadu’s position on Katchatheevu?

Quit India Movement

Quit India Movement The Quit India Movement, also known as the August Movement or Bharat ChodoAndolan, was a watershed event in India’s fight against British colonial rule. Background Key Events Key Leaders: Parallel Governments Sections who did not participate Impact and Legacy: Quit India Movement fizzles out In the end, the Quit India Movement began to lose its intensity due to British repression, leadership arrests, changing global dynamics, and the gradual shift towards negotiations and talks.