Weekly Essay Challenge – 2014 – Starts Tomorrow

We will restart weekly essay challenge program. Every Sunday a topic will be posted on the site for you to practice essay writing. Topics will be diverse and thought provoking. This program would continue till November last week (2014). You can see details here.    

The Election Commission and Its Challenges

Saurabh Goyal A Democracy thrives on the integrity, competency and neutrality of its public institutions. Election commission (EC) is arguably single most important institution in a democracy. It is so critical for a democracy that quality of this institution is a baseline to evaluate the overall veracity of representative institutions.EC is constitutionally entrusted to work …

“One is not born a Woman, But Becomes One” – In the Indian Context

“One is not born a Woman, But Becomes One”. Analyze the Statement in the Indian Context. (Best essay written on this question as part of Weekly Essay Challenge) Amudhan (IAS aspirant) The statement in question was made by the female existentialist philosopher Simone De Beauvoir in her book called the ‘Second Sex’. It alludes to …