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IAS 2017 Notification and Eligibility

UPSC has notified Civil Services Exam 2017; let us see what has changed and what remains the same apart from the number of vacancies, eligibility and other details of IAS exam 2017. The Preliminary exam or the IAS Prelims will be held on 18th June 2017. There are approximately 980 vacancies in IAS exam 2017. This is big […]

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How to Prepare for IAS 2017 in 4 months

how to prepare for ias 2017

UPSC Preliminary exam for 2017 will be held on 18th June 2017 which implies that this year’s Prelims is exactly 4 months away. And you must be neck deep in preparing for IAS exam 2017. The tips on this page will help you channelise your efforts and gain edge in your preparation in the last […]

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Highlights of Economic Survey 2016-17

The Economic Survey 2016-17 was published in January 2017. Here I have posted the main points in this year’s Economic Survey which you should focus on from Prelims as well as Mains standpoint. Credit rating agencies like Stand & Poor have displayed seemingly differently yardsticks towards India vis-a-vis China. It says “In December 2010, it […]

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Current Affairs for December 2016

Welcome to another edition of monthly Current Affairs bits for IAS Preparation. This post lists the important events that took place in December 2016. Climate Change Union Cabinet approves India’s negotiating position adopted at Kigali conference to Montreal Protocol Defence India inks Rs 5,000 crore defence deal with US to buy 145 M777 howitzers Economy NITI […]

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Current Affairs Updates for November 2016

Welcome to another edition of monthly Current Affairs bits for IAS Preparation. This post lists the important events that took place in November 2016.   Agriculture Maharashtra tops in 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog Defence 10th Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran commences Black Money Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment […]

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Impact of Currency Demonetisation on the Indian Economy

In the first post on Demonetisation series, we looked at the objectives of currency demonetisation, the facts and figures related to this exercise and how this entire demonetization scheme has been implemented so far. In this post we will look at the impact of demonetisation policy on the economy and the people and how far […]

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  • Updated December 22, 2016
  • Economy

Demonetisation of Old Currency Notes Explained

The past one month or so has seen heated debates and extensive media coverage around the phenomenon of ‘demonetisation’ of old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination. Since this issue has affected the entire population and economy of India and has far reaching socio-economic implication, it is a crucial topic for General […]

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