bhakti movement

Bhakti Movement, Sufism and Development of Literature in Regional Languages

Bhakti Movement Background: Bhakti Movement which stresses mystical union of the individual with God was there before the arrival of Turks. Lord Vishnu was worshiped as a personal God, many…

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Control over Administration in India: Lokpal and Lokayukta, Right to Information

Lokpal and Lokayukta The 1st Administrative Reform Commission (1965) recommended the setting up of Lokpal and Lokayukta for redressal of citizen’s grievances. After many failed attempts by the Parliament, The…

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Control on Administration in India: Parliamentary, Executive and Judicial

Administration is run by the bureaucracy- the officers appointed in different departments. They follow the rules and procedures framed by the Legislature and the Executive. They can’t work and act…

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Hindu social organization

Hindu Social Organization: Religion, Ashram, Varna, Purusharth; Indian Social Problems

Traditional Hindu social organisation was primarily governed by religion i.e. Hindu Dharma. The social relations were defined in terms of religious obligations. Various means were used of enforce religious values…

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Structural Changes in Indian Economy: Public and Private Sectors

The World Economic Outlook of October 2019 has estimated India’s economy to become the fifth largest in the world, as measured using GDP at current US$ prices, moving past United…

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banking reforms in India

Monetary Policy: Banking Institutions and their Reforms, Regulation of Credit by RBI

Monetary policy refers to the policy of the central bank (i.e. Reserve Bank of India) to control inflation and achieve the ultimate objective of economic policy in the country. It…

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Environmental Pollution (Part II): Noise, Thermal and Nuclear Pollution

Pollution is the effect of undesirable changes in our surroundings that have harmful effects on plants, animals and human beings. During the last few decades we have contaminated our air,…

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Environmental Pollution (Part I): Air, Water, Sea, Soil Pollution

Pollution is the effect of undesirable changes in our surroundings that have harmful effects on plants, animals and human beings. During the last few decades we have contaminated our air,…

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financial relations

Relation between Center and States: Financial

The Constitution of India, being federal in structure, in Part XI divides powers- legislative, administrative, financial- between the Center and the States.The Center- State relations can be divided under three…

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Relation between Center and States: Executive (Administrative)

The Constitution of India, being federal in structure, in Part XI divides powers- legislative, administrative, financial- between the Center and the States.The Center- State relations can be divided under three…

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