Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do? Episode- 10, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Resources For Understanding The Various Dimensions Of Gandhian Thought

There are more books written on Mahatma Gandhi than on any other Indian alive or dead. Westerners keep writing books on Mahatma presumably trying to show the world unseen persona of the protagonist, in the process, they stir up controversies – not in their countries, but in India. Mahatma was himself a very good writer. …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do? Episode-09, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Power Dynamics – Demand, Supply, Consumption and Losses of Power In India, A Case Study

Guest Article: Paulraj V. Power consumption keeps on increasing year after the year as the economy grows and population increases. In olden days we used to have around  5 to 6 power points(like lights/ fans / Heaters etc) in the houses of middle class. But today there 25 power points in a house of middle class …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do? Episode-08, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do? Episode- 07, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Agent Smith: “Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You’re a plague and we… are the cure.” – Matrix

I came across the following video clip on a forum from the movie Matrix. Though I had watched Matrix movie, which was a very long  time ago, never did I realize and appreciate the profound meaning of the dialogue as much as I do now. Agent Smith, the villain in the movie, delivers this meaningful …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To DO? Episode-06, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Practical Tips For UPSC Civil Service Aspirants To Improve Their Answer Writing Skills

On better answer writing in the exam. The new pattern, which has been introduced from this year by the UPSC for civil service examinations, has six papers – Four General Studies, One Essay and One optional paper. They altogether carry a total of 1750 Marks. Add to this 275 Marks allotted for the Personality Test. So, …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do? – Episode-05, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Justice- What Is The Right Thing To Do? Episode-04, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do? Episode-03, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Leaked report shows Bin Laden’s ‘hidden life’ – Central & South Asia – Al Jazeera English

Former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was able to hide in Pakistan for nine years due to the “collective failure” of state military and intelligence authorities, a leaked Pakistani government report has revealed. The report, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit, also outlines how “routine” incompetence at every level of civil governance structure allowed the …

Justice – What Is The Right thing To Do? Episode-02, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help an UPSC aspirant in dealing …

Justice – What Is The Right Thing To Do?- Episode -01, By Michael Sandel

Michael J. Sandel (born March 5, 1953) is an American political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course ‘Justice’, which is available to view online, and for his critique of John Rawls‘ A Theory of Justice in his first book, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982). The video below would help a UPSC aspirant in dealing …

The Girl Who Silenced The World For 5 Minutes

The girl in the video is Severn Cullis-Suzuki (born November 30, 1979 in Vancouver, British Columbia), a Canadian environmental activist, speaker, television host and author. She has spoken around the world about environmental issues, urging listeners to define their values, act with the future in mind, and take individual responsibility. In 1992, at age 12, Cullis-Suzuki raised money with members of ECO …