Swami Shraddhanand

Topics Covered: Important personalities. Swami Shraddhanand What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Swami Shraddhanand- contributions, Arya Samaj- objectives. Context: On December 23, 1926, Arya Samaj missionary Swami Shraddhanand was assassinated by a man called Abdul Rashid. Who was Swami Shraddhanand? Born on February 22, 1856 at village Talwan in Jalandhar district in Punjab …

South India’s earliest Sanskrit Inscription found in AP

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. South India’s earliest Sanskrit Inscription found in AP What to study? For Prelims: Latest inscriptions, Saptamatrikas, Satavahanas. For Mains: Significance of these findings. Context: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has discovered the earliest Sanskrit inscription in South …

QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 December 2019

QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 December 2019   The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2018. It is not …

Insights into Editorial: What connects the NPR, NRIC and Census?

Insights into Editorial: What connects the NPR, NRIC and Census? In News: As protests spread all across the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 and the proposed National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC), West Bengal and Kerala suspended work related to the preparation and update of the National Population Register (NPR) in their …