Travancore's non-existent 'Breast Tax'

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Mulakaram The Breast Tax and Woman Empowerment Mulakaram, commonly known as the “Breast Tax,” is a historical practice that has garnered attention in recent years due to its significance in understanding the struggles faced by women in Kerala, India. This topic holds immense importance for aspirants preparing for the UPSC Civil Services Examination, particularly in…

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The El Nino Effect

The El Nino Effect Catalyzing Heat Waves Across India and the Pacific

The El Niño phenomenon has long been a subject of scientific interest due to its profound impact on global weather patterns. Recently, it has been at the center of intense scrutiny for causing unprecedented heat waves across India and various Pacific countries. In this comprehensive article, we delve into the mechanics of El Niño, its…

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The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) All you need to know UPSC 2020

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The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) All you need to know UPSC 2020 It seeks to allow illegal migrants from certain minority communities who are facing religious persecution or fear of religious persecution in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan eligible for Indian citizenship by amending the Citizenship Act of 1955. The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) All you need to know…

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The Northern Plains of India: A Land of Rich Heritage and Vibrant Culture

The Northern Plains of India A Land of Rich Heritage and Vibrant Culture

India’s northern plains, often referred to as the breadbasket of the country, are a vast expanse of fertile land stretching from the foothills of the Himalayas to the Indian Peninsula. These plains are not only agriculturally rich but also boast a diverse cultural heritage, historical significance, and unique geographical features. The Northern Plains of India…

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conflict between Israel Palestinians

Top 8 must read points of conflict between Israel and the Palestinians

Early Jewish settlement 19th century Palestine did not formally exist as a country before the First World War, when the British fixed Palestine’s borders after their conquest of what would become Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. For hundreds of years before the British took control, Palestine had been divided into provinces of the Ottoman…

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Powers of President and Governor Indian Polity The Issue of Delhi

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Powers of President and Governor Indian Polity The Issue of Delhi In a federal  <constitutional division of power b/w centre and states> parliamentary democracy <real power vests in council of ministers which is accountable to lower house i.e LokSabha> which is India, president and governor are only ceremonial heads of state, real power lies with elected govt…

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