Small Finance Banks

The small finance bank will primarily undertake basic banking activities of acceptance of deposits and lending to unserved and underserved sections including small business units, small and marginal farmers, micro and small industries and unorganized sector entities. What they can do: Take small deposits and disburse loans. Distribute mutual funds, insurance products and other simpleContinue reading “Small Finance Banks”

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PVKY)

Organic Farming : – Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PVKY): It is one of the schemes under NMSA (National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture) to promote organic farming. Under PKVY, Organic farming is promoted through cluster approach and local quality assurance systems. It is proposed to develop 10,000 clusters with a size of 20 hectare so as to increase the area 2 lakh hectareContinue reading “Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PVKY)”

Electoral Reforms : NOTA

NOTA – None of the Above NOTA is designed to allow the voter to indicate disapproval of all of the candidates in a voting system. It is based on the principle that consent requires the ability to withhold consent in an election, just as they can by voting no on ballot questions. The Supreme CourtContinue reading “Electoral Reforms : NOTA”

India’s First Coastal Corridor

Vishakhapatnam – Chennai Costal Corridor The Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor section of the East Coast Economic Corridor, connecting four economic hubs and nine industrial clusters, will mark the first industrial corridor developed along India’s coast. The East Coast Economic Corridor will ultimately extend from Kolkata to Tuticorin The Indian government is keen to encourage manufacturing, includingContinue reading “India’s First Coastal Corridor”

Economy Curves- Very Important

Philips curve shows the tradeoff between unemployment and inflation. It indicates that to reduce unemployment, an economy has to adjust with higher level of inflation. Kuznet curve explain the relationship between growth and equality. During the initial stages of development inequality increases with economic growth. Laffer curve shows the relationship between tax revenue and taxContinue reading “Economy Curves- Very Important”

About Ease of Doing Business Index

Word Bank releases Doing Business reports and it review business regulations and their enforcement across countries. It was introduced in 2004. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. The rankings are determined by sorting the aggregate distance to frontierContinue reading “About Ease of Doing Business Index”

Viability Gap Funding

Viability Gap Funding There are many projects with high economic returns, but the financial returns may not be adequate for a profit-seeking investor. For instance, a rural road connecting several villages to the nearby town. This would yield huge economic benefits by integrating these villages with the market economy, but because of low incomes itContinue reading “Viability Gap Funding”

Liquidity trap

The liquidity trap is the situation in which prevailing interest rates are low and savings rates are high, making monetary policy ineffective. In a liquidity trap, consumers choose to avoid bonds and keep their funds in savings, because of the prevailing belief that interest rates will soon rise. This reduces the Bond yield and makesContinue reading “Liquidity trap”

Differentiated and Payment Banks

Differentiated Banks This system of banks is different from universal banks as they are mandated to serve niche interests and can offer limited products. Payment banks and small banks are part of differentiated banking. The purpose of these banks is to promote financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor committee in 2014 recommended the establishment of such institutions. PaymentContinue reading “Differentiated and Payment Banks”

Indian vs American constitution

Indian vs American constitution Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS Feature India America Length Longest written Shortest written Constitution type Federal with unitary basis Federal Citizen ship One (except J&K A 370) One for America, and one for the state Nature of democracy Parliamentary (because of British rule) Presidential Legislature type Flexible with rigid Rigid Number of constitution OnlyContinue reading “Indian vs American constitution”

Measles and Rubella

Measles  Measles  is a deadly disease and one of the important causes of death in children. It is highly contagious and spreads through coughing and sneezing of an infected person. Measles can make a child vulnerable to life threatening complications such as pneumonia, diarrhoea and brain infection. Globally, in 2015, measles killed an estimated 1,Continue reading “Measles and Rubella”

Difference between Disinvestment and privatization

Privatization involves transforming the ownership of a public sector business to the private sector known as a ‘strategic buyer’. In privatization, full ownership is transferred to the strategic partner. In disinvestment, the same transformation process happens while retaining 26% or in some cases 51% percent of share right (i.e. the voting power) with the publicContinue reading “Difference between Disinvestment and privatization”

Central Bureau of Investigation -CBI

Central Bureau of Investigation :- CBI  CBI has grown into a multidisciplinary investigation agency over a period of time. Today it has the following three divisions for investigation of crime: Anti-Corruption Division – for investigation of cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Public officials and the employees of Central Government, Public SectorContinue reading “Central Bureau of Investigation -CBI”

What are invasive species? #upsc #ias

An invasive species is a non native organism that causes ecological harm after being introduced to a new environment. Humans are responsible for the spread of a majority of earth’s invasive species, often carrying them to different parts of the world on ships. Once they enter a new ecosystem, invasive species can outcompete native organisms for resourcesContinue reading “What are invasive species? #upsc #ias”

What is Special Economic Zone? #upsc #ias

Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is a special geographical region which has completely different laws when compared to other regions. SEZ’s enjoys tax breaks, simplified procedures, less regulations and restrictions, exemption from customs and duties, all of which is done to Generate additional Economic activity Promote exports of goods and services Promote InvestmentContinue reading “What is Special Economic Zone? #upsc #ias”

Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan envisages to improve the quality and coverage of Antenatal Care (ANC) including diagnostics and counselling services as part of the Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Strategy. The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan has been launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India. The program aimsContinue reading “Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan”

Military Exercises

Military Exercises Mitra Sakthi Slinex India – Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise. India – Sri Lanka Naval exercise Sampriti India – Bangladesh Yudh Abhyas India – USA joint military training exercise Hand in Hand India – China military exercise Konkan Indian Navy and the Royal Navy maritime exercise Ekuverin India – Maldives Al Nagah IndiaContinue reading “Military Exercises”

What is Human embryo?

What is Human embryo? An embryo is an early stage of development of a multicellular diploid eukaryotic organism. In general, in organisms that reproduce sexually, an embryo develops from a zygote, the single cell resulting from the fertilization of the female egg cell by the male sperm cell. The zygote possesses half the DNA ofContinue reading “What is Human embryo?”

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund It is a sovereign wealth fund created by the Government of India for enhancing infrastructure financing in the country. NIIF was proposed to be set up as a Trust, to raise debt to invest in the equity of infrastructure finance companies such as Indian Rail Finance Corporation (IRFC) and National HousingContinue reading “National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)”

What is Crowdfunding

What is Crowdfunding Crowdfunding is asking a crowd of people to donate a defined amount of money for a specific cause or project in exchange for various rewards. It is the practice of pooling in of resources by numerous people, thus the term ‘crowd’, to fund prospective projects. It is an alternative finance system whereContinue reading “What is Crowdfunding”

Electoral Bond

The concept of electoral bonds was introduced by Mr. Jaitley during his Budget 2017 speech in order to bring some transparency to the electoral funding process. These bonds have to be authorised under a scheme under the Income Tax Act. It will open for a limited period of time during the elections, or maybe a little beforeContinue reading “Electoral Bond”

What is Merchant Discount Rate

Merchant Discount Rate or MDR is a charge that merchants pay every time a debit card or credit card is swiped at their end for a transaction by a customer or the rate which banks charge a merchant when the customer uses a card for a transaction This charge, typically 1% of the transaction, is divided among threeContinue reading “What is Merchant Discount Rate”

Exclusive Economic Zone

Introduction India has a 7,517-km coastline, which is dotted with 12 major ports and 187 minor or intermediate ports. India’s territorial waters end at 12 nautical miles while exclusive economic zone stretches to 200 nautical miles from the coast. EEZ: Exclusive Economic Zone An Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a concept adopted at the Third UnitedContinue reading “Exclusive Economic Zone”

Types of Money

Fiat money is a currency established as money by government regulation or law. It differs from commodity money and representative money. Demonetised currency are not fiat money as they are not legal tender Commodity money is created from a good, often a precious metal such as gold or silver, which has uses other than as a medium of exchange,Continue reading “Types of Money”

Jallikattu

Jallikattu is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day. It is a Tamil tradition called ‘Yeru thazhuvatha’ in Sangam literature(meaning, to embrace bulls), popular amongst warriors during the Tamil classical period. Jallikattu is based on the concept of “flight or fight”. All castes participate in the event. TheContinue reading “Jallikattu”

Revolutions in Economy

Black Revolution – Petroleum Production Blue Revolution – Fish Production Brown Revolution – Leather/non-conventional(India)/Cocoa production Golden Fibre Revolution – Jute Production Golden Revolution – Fruits/Overall Horticulture development/Honey Production Green Revolution – Food grains Grey Revolution – Fertilizer Pink Revolution – Meat Production – some also refer it to prawns/onion/pharmaceuticals production Round Revolution – Potato Silver Fiber Revolution – Cotton Silver Revolution – Egg/Poultry Production White Revolution (In India: Operation Flood) – Milk/Dairy production Yellow Revolution – Oil Seeds production

Indus Treaty

Signed in 1960 by then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and then Pakistan President Ayub Khan, the treaty allocates 80% of water from the six-river Indus water system to Pakistan. Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum from the Indus water system that flows from India to Pakistan. The Indus river basin spans parts of 4Continue reading “Indus Treaty”

Veblen goods

A good for which demand increases when its price increases, and vice versa. Luxury goods like diamonds, whose appeal depends on their exorbitant price, are an example. It is named after American economist Thorstein Veblen. Veblen goods are considered exceptions to the law of demand, which states that the demand for a good must decreaseContinue reading “Veblen goods”

Muziris project

Muziris is the largest heritage conservation project in India and is a Kerala government’s initiative involving renovation of ancient places of worship, old markets, forts and the construction of museums. The ancient world’s greatest trading centre in the East, this legendary seaport traded in everything from spices to precious stones with the Greeks, Romans andContinue reading “Muziris project”

Medical council of India (MCI)

Medical Council of India (MCI) The Medical Council of India (MCI) is a statutory body for establishing uniform and high standards of medical education in India. The Council grants recognition of medical qualifications, gives accreditation to medical schools, grants registration to medical practitioners, and monitors medical practice in India. The Medical Council of India wasContinue reading “Medical council of India (MCI)”

​Censure Motion:

​Censure Motion • This motion can be moved only in the Lok Sabha and by the Opposition of the House. • It can be moved against the Council of Ministers or an individual Minister or a group of Ministers for their failure to act or not to act or for their policy and may expressContinue reading “​Censure Motion:”

Economic Corridors in India

​The corridors include :- Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) Bengaluru- Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC) Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC) and  Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC or the East Coast Economic Corridor) Visakhapatnam-Chennai Coastal Industrial Corridor AKIC covers Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal, while DMIC spans Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan,Continue reading “Economic Corridors in India”

​Why India faces huge corruption?

​Why India faces huge corruption? • Colonial Legacy of unchallenged authority and abritary use of power • Asymmetry of power. Reduces societal pressure to conform to ethical behavior  • Conscious choice of our economic policies which put citizen at the mercy of state – Monopoly – Corruption.  • Over Centralization – Power is exercised moreContinue reading “​Why India faces huge corruption?”

Citizenship (Art.5 -11)

​CITIZENSHIP:  Acquisition of Citizenship:  By descent : Present : registration in embassy.  By registration : 1+ 6/8 By Naturalization  : 1 + 11/14 By Incorporation of new territory.  By Birth : 1993 : Atleast one parent, present : both father and mother. Children of foreign diplomats and enemy alien – no citizenship by birth  TerminationContinue reading “Citizenship (Art.5 -11)”

Law Commission of India

Law Commission of India • The first Law Commission was established in 1834 under the Charter Act of 1833 under the Chairmanship of Lord Macaulay which recommended codification of the Penal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code and a few other matters.  • After independence,  though the Constitution stipulated the continuation of pre-Constitution Laws (Article 372)Continue reading “Law Commission of India”

Indian National Anthem

Indian National Anthem Facts ​• Jana Gana Mana is the national anthem of India. • The underlying message of Jana Gana Mana is pluralism.  • Jana Gana Mana was written on 11 December 1911. • It was first sung on 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress and again inContinue reading “Indian National Anthem”

Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

​Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. You do not lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership. In preparing for battle IContinue reading “Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes”

Alexander Graham Bell

​Alexander Graham Bell When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.Continue reading “Alexander Graham Bell”

Thomas Edison

​Thomas Edison I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to successContinue reading “Thomas Edison”

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Benjamin Franklin Quotes  They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes. YouContinue reading “Benjamin Franklin Quotes”

Democracy and Policy Quotes

Democracy should comprise of three ‘D’s of debate, dissent and decision, not the fourth ‘D’ of ‘disruption’.  If you try to design something that’s idiot-proof, the universe will design a better idiot Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is aContinue reading “Democracy and Policy Quotes”

Rudyard Kipling Quotes

Rudyard Kipling Quotes Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty. I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble. For the strength ofContinue reading “Rudyard Kipling Quotes”

George Orwell

George Orwell Quotes Inn a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever. Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. All animals are equal, but someContinue reading “George Orwell”

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde I can resist everything except temptation. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much. Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Too many people today knowContinue reading “Oscar Wilde Quotes”

Charles Dickens Quotes

​Charles Dickens No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every manContinue reading “Charles Dickens Quotes”

Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington I’m So “NUMB” and “FAINT” Today,  My tears are “CRAWLING” and emotions are “BURNING IN THE SKY” “SOMEWHERE I BELONG” ed to you. Today I am  “LOST IN THE ECHO”. “IN THE END” you have “GIVEN UP” I Know, now you are “A LIGHT THAT NEVER COMES”  “NO MORE SORROWS ” May yourContinue reading “Chester Bennington”

William Shakespeare Quotes

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. The course of true love never did run smooth. There is nothingContinue reading “William Shakespeare Quotes”

George Bernard Shaw – Quotes

​George Bernard Shaw Quotes A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it. Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dreamContinue reading “George Bernard Shaw – Quotes”

​Michel Foucault

​Michel Foucault Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art. In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating. Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authorityContinue reading “​Michel Foucault”

​Henry David Thoreau – The one who influenced Mahatma Gandhi

Henry David Thoreau Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify. Things do not change; we change. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not beContinue reading “​Henry David Thoreau – The one who influenced Mahatma Gandhi”

Friedrich Hegel Quotes – Ardent defendant of State as an Institution

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion. An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think. Education is the art of making man ethical. Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They areContinue reading “Friedrich Hegel Quotes – Ardent defendant of State as an Institution”

Leo Tolstoy – Quotes – Influenced Mahatma Gandhi 

Leo Tolstoy Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. If you want to be happy, be. All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. The two most powerful warriors are patienceContinue reading “Leo Tolstoy – Quotes – Influenced Mahatma Gandhi “

​leon trotsky – Quotes- Russian Revolutionary

​leon trotsky The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end. Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one’s enemies. You may not beContinue reading “​leon trotsky – Quotes- Russian Revolutionary”

​Che Guevara

​Che Guevara The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. Silence is argument carried out by other means. I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man. If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, thenContinue reading “​Che Guevara”

​Fidel Castro – Quotes to support Socialism and Communism 

​Fidel Castro Quotes A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past. They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America? I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating… because it causes war, hypocrisyContinue reading “​Fidel Castro – Quotes to support Socialism and Communism “

Mao Zedong – Quotes to support socialism, communism 

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun. War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun. Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed. An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and aContinue reading “Mao Zedong – Quotes to support socialism, communism “

Vladimir Lenin – Quotes for support of Socialism and Communism

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation. The goal of socialism is communism. Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. One man with a gun can control 100 without one. Give meContinue reading “Vladimir Lenin – Quotes for support of Socialism and Communism”

Benito Mussolini Quotes : Use for demerits of Socialism, Democracy 

Benito Mussolini Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day. Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail. The truth is that men are tired of liberty. Every anarchist is a baffled dictator. Let us have a dagger between our teeth, aContinue reading “Benito Mussolini Quotes : Use for demerits of Socialism, Democracy “

Ramakrishna – Spiritual Quotes 

God is in all men, but all men are not in God; that is why we suffer. If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God. When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal; and there remains no distinction of good andContinue reading “Ramakrishna – Spiritual Quotes “

Thomas Aquinas Quotes

​Thomas Aquinas The things that we love tell us what we are. There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truthsContinue reading “Thomas Aquinas Quotes”

​​Albert Einstein Quotes on Everything

​Albert Einstein Quotes Imagination is more important than knowledge. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. Two thingsContinue reading “​​Albert Einstein Quotes on Everything”

Franklin D Roosevelt Quotes 

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little. It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails,Continue reading “Franklin D Roosevelt Quotes “

Dalai Lama – Quotes on Peace, Life and Just World

​Dalai Lama – Quotes on Spirituality, Peace, Life, Hope, Justice which can be used in ethical cases and Essays. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy.Continue reading “Dalai Lama – Quotes on Peace, Life and Just World”

Nelson Mandela Quotes

​Nelson Mandela Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. It always seems impossible until it’s done.Continue reading “Nelson Mandela Quotes”

Vladimir Putin Quotes

We don’t need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole. We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them. The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and gloriousContinue reading “Vladimir Putin Quotes”

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on Equality, Fraternity and Freedom 

​Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on Equality, Fraternity and Freedom to use in Essay and Ethics Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but whereContinue reading “Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on Equality, Fraternity and Freedom “

John F Kennedy Quotes

​John F Kennedy Quotes – ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country. Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. Those whoContinue reading “John F Kennedy Quotes”

Sun Tzu Quotes on Warfare and Realist Politics

​Sun Tzu All warfare is based on deception. Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting. If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. The supreme art of war isContinue reading “Sun Tzu Quotes on Warfare and Realist Politics”

Sigmund Freud – Quotes

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love. The ego is not master in its own house. Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. AmericaContinue reading “Sigmund Freud – Quotes”

Jean-Paul Satre Quotes

Jean-Paul Satre Quotes Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. If you are lonely when you areContinue reading “Jean-Paul Satre Quotes”

Why Quit India Movement (August Revolution)is most UnGandhian?

Why Quit India Movement (August Revolution)is most UnGandhian? It was most militant and UnGandhian because of following reasons. Movement was clear rebellion, least controlled and most spontaneous Gandhi allowed use of arms in self-defense Justified armed resistance against stronger and well-equipped aggressor Called for Do or Die Asked not to remain alive to see countryContinue reading “Why Quit India Movement (August Revolution)is most UnGandhian?”

Edmund Burke Quotes to support State as an Institution

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it. When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fallContinue reading “Edmund Burke Quotes to support State as an Institution”

F​riedrich Nietzsche Quotes

Friedrich Nietzsche That which does not kill us makes us stronger. He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. In individuals, insanityContinue reading “F​riedrich Nietzsche Quotes”

Revolutionary Movement in India – Contribution, Source of Influence, Strategy, Achievement

Revolutionary Movement in India Telegram : https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS Contributions Revolutionary term is used for section of Indian Nationalists who believed in “Cult of Bomb”. Difference between Revolutionary and Terrorist Revolutionaries used violence against those whom they considered as exploiters. Terrorist go for indiscriminate use of violence and Killing of innocent people can not be justified. SourcesContinue reading “Revolutionary Movement in India – Contribution, Source of Influence, Strategy, Achievement”

Mother Teresa – Quotes on Peace

​Mother Teresa Quotes If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoesContinue reading “Mother Teresa – Quotes on Peace”

Immanuel Kant Quotes – Use for Ethical Case Studies

​Immanuel Kant Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness. Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law. So act that your principle of action might safelyContinue reading “Immanuel Kant Quotes – Use for Ethical Case Studies”

​Confucius Quotes on Everything

​Confucius Quotes Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it. It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of yourContinue reading “​Confucius Quotes on Everything”

Barak Obama – Quotes  On Hope, Life, Modern Issues

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. The future rewards those who press on. IContinue reading “Barak Obama – Quotes  On Hope, Life, Modern Issues”

Mark Twain Quotes

Mark Twain Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. I have never let my schoolingContinue reading “Mark Twain Quotes”

Atal Bihari Vajpayee -Quotes to use in International Relations

​Atal Bihari Vajpayee Quotes Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary. You can change friends but not neighbours. Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries. We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.Continue reading “Atal Bihari Vajpayee -Quotes to use in International Relations”

Winston Churchill – Quotes which gives hope for optimistic Future

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. If you’re going through hell, keep going. You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listenContinue reading “Winston Churchill – Quotes which gives hope for optimistic Future”

Adolf Hitler Quotes

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live. If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed. He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future. Make the lieContinue reading “Adolf Hitler Quotes”

​Simone de Beauvoir’s Quotes :- An Ardent Feminist

​Simone de Beauvoir Quotes One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius. I tore myself away fromContinue reading “​Simone de Beauvoir’s Quotes :- An Ardent Feminist”

Hannah Arendt -VIP Quotes for Essay and Ethics

​Hannah Arendt The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but onlyContinue reading “Hannah Arendt -VIP Quotes for Essay and Ethics”

Voltaire Quotes For Ethical and Political Questions and Essays

Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers. I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it. Common sense is genius in homespun. II Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. Every man is guilty of all theContinue reading “Voltaire Quotes For Ethical and Political Questions and Essays”

Jeremy Bentham’s Quotes – Father of Utilitarianism

Jeremy Bentham Quotes The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong. The question is not, can they reason? Nor, can they talk? But, can they suffer? Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers atContinue reading “Jeremy Bentham’s Quotes – Father of Utilitarianism”

George Washington – Quotes on Everything From Life to State

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb andContinue reading “George Washington – Quotes on Everything From Life to State”

Thomas Jefferson Quotes – Declaration of American Independence

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the politicalContinue reading “Thomas Jefferson Quotes – Declaration of American Independence”

Montesquieu Quotes – Use in Political Essays

There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice. Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed. I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but beContinue reading “Montesquieu Quotes – Use in Political Essays”

Pramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda – Spiritual quotes Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. The season of failure is the bestContinue reading “Pramhansa Yogananda”

Vivekananda Quotes on Spiritualism and Life

​Vivekananda Quotes You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul. We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. The world is theContinue reading “Vivekananda Quotes on Spiritualism and Life”

Gramsci, Follower of Marxism – Quotes for Essay and Ethics

Gramsci Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will. I’m a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will. The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned. To tell the truth is revolutionary. I turn and turn in my cell like a fly that doesn’t know where toContinue reading “Gramsci, Follower of Marxism – Quotes for Essay and Ethics”

J.S. Mill Quotes -Father of Liberalism

​John Stuart  Mill One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but mostContinue reading “J.S. Mill Quotes -Father of Liberalism”

Joseph Stalin Quotes – Can be used for Realist Political Essays.

It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything. A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and atContinue reading “Joseph Stalin Quotes – Can be used for Realist Political Essays.”

John Locke Quotes – Use to defend Liberal State and Preserving Democracy

John Locke I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. TheContinue reading “John Locke Quotes – Use to defend Liberal State and Preserving Democracy”