Jawaharlal Nehru

DMPQ-. How did the spread of Marxist and Socialist Ideas effected India’s freedom struggle ?

Answer. Ideas of Marx and Socialist thinkers inspired many groups to come into existence as socialists and communists. These ideas also resulted in the rise of a left wing within the Congress, represented by Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhash Chandra Bose. These young nationalists, inspired by the Soviet Revolution and dissatisfied with Gandhian ideas and political programme, began advocating radical solutions for economic, political and social ills of the country. These younger nationalists : were critical of both Swarajists and No-Changers; advocated a more consistent anti-imperialist line in the form of a slogan for purna swarajya (complete independence); were influenced by ... Read more

DMPQ-Trace the significance of Lahore Congress session and declaration of purn swaraj in freedom struggle.

Jawaharlal Nehru, who had done more than anyone else to popularize the concept of purn swaraj, was nominated the president for the Lahore session of the Congress (December 1929) mainly due to Gandhi’s backing (15 out of 18 Provincial Congress Committees had opposed Nehru). Nehru was chosen because of the appositeness of the occasion (Congress’ acceptance of complete independence as its goal), and to acknowledge the upsurge of youth which had made the anti-Simon campaign a huge success. Nehru declared in his presidential address, “We have now an open conspiracy to free this country from foreign rule and you, comrades, ... Read more

06.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Subsidised rice scheme will never be stopped: raman   Chief Minister Raman Singh said that subsidized rice scheme of the Chhattisgarh Government will never be discontinued as it is  State’s most ambitious project .   He was addressing a massive public meeting at Manpur in Rajnandgaon district as a part of his ongoing State-wide Vikas Yatra.   He also transferred paddy bonus worth Rs 15 .89 crore to about 17 694 farmers online.   Singh said that by the time farmers reach their destinations, the amount of paddy bonus will be transferred to their bank accounts.   He also ... Read more

27-28.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Issue of bill must on sale of goods worth rs 200   The Commercial Tax Department has made it mandatory for traders and shopkeepers to issue bills as per the rules on sale of goods worth Rs 200, under Goods and Services Tax Act (GST) 2017.   Officials informed that with an objective to prevent tax-evasion, e-way bill system has been introduced. Under this system, if any businessman or transporter transports consignment worth more than Rs 50,000 within the state or outside the state, then he would have to compulsorily carry certificate of e-way bill issuance along with sale ... Read more

READ: India – Israel Relations

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam     India – Israel Relations Israel, officially State of Israel, in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, to the northeast by Syria, to the east and southeast by Jordan, to the southwest by Egypt, and to the west by the Mediterranean Sea. Jerusalem is the seat of government and the proclaimed capital, although the latter status has not received wide international recognition.   Israel is a small country with a ... Read more

Religious tolerance and Secularism

Secularism India is a multi religious and multi cultural country from its known history.Greatness of our nation is highlighted by the unity in diversity maintained by various sections of Indian society. Secularism in the multi-cultural, multi-lingual and plural society of India a significant role to play in reducing religious conflicts and persecution, upholding human rights and on the whole building a „strong‟ and „unified‟ nation. Secularism has its origin in western countries and it is related to the separation of the church from the state, which gives the state a position of neutrality between different religions, while at the same ... Read more

30.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH All govt hospitals must have sewerage treatment plant   Chief Secretary Ajay Singh has directed officials to establish 32 Kv power transmission line to meet the rising power supply demand of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Raipur.   In a review meeting held at the Mantralaya, the Chief Secretary directed that the officials must ensure pure drinking water for patients in all government hospitals of the State.   He also directed that all government hospitals must have proper arrangement for disposal of bio medical waste and should have sewerage treatment plant. INTERNATIONAL   ... Read more

Independence and Partition of India

Mountbatten plan The British government sent a Cabinet Mission to India in March 1946 to negotiate with Indian leaders and agree to the terms of the transfer of power. After difficult negotiations a federal solution was proposed. Despite initial agreement, both sides eventually rejected the plan. An interim government with representatives of all the Indian parties was proposed and implemented. However, it soon collapsed through lack of agreement. While the Muslim League consented to join the interim government the Indian National Congress refused. By the end of 1946 communal violence was escalating and the British began to fear that India ... Read more

Attorney General of India

Attorney General of India Constitutional of Attorney General Article 76 The President shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court to be Attorney-General for India. It shall be the duty of the Attorney-General to give advice to the Government of India upon such legal matters, and to perform such other duties of a legal character, as may from time to time be referred or assigned to him by the President, and to discharge the functions conferred on him by or under this Constitution or any other law for the time being in ... Read more

18.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt to launch mobile medical units in all districts   The Chhattisgarh Government will soon launch operation of mobile medical units in rural areas of all the 27 districts of the State.   The Government had been striving to improve healthcare infrastructure across the State, officials informed.   Notably, the Government last year proposed to seek term loan of Rs 64 crores from banks or other financial institutions for setting up the ‘DKS Post Graduate Research Center’ in Raipur, official sources informed.   The State Health Department has decided to establish a 450 bedded  super speciality hospital having all ... Read more