Year: 2021

22 Oct

Chipko Movement

Chipko movement, also called Chipko andolan, nonviolent social and ecological movement by rural villagers, particularly women, in India in the 1970s, aimed at protecting trees and forests slated for government-backed logging. The movement...

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22 Oct

POST INDEPENDENCE CONSOLIDATION OF INDIA

Nation Building Process and its Challenges Partition and its aftermath The initial few years of independent India were full of daunting challenges and concerns regarding national unity and territorial...

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21 Oct

Important International institutions – G-7

The Group of Seven (G7) is an inter-governmental political forum consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Its members are the world’s largest IMF advanced economies and wealthiest liberal democracies; The group is officially organized around shared values...

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21 Oct

Important International institutions – World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution states its main objective as “the attainment by all...

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21 Oct

Statutory bodies

Statutory body or authority means a non-constitutional body which is set up by a parliament. Statutory bodies are authorized to pass the law and take the decision on the behalf...

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21 Oct

Diversity of India

When the word “Cultural” is used in reference to anyone or anything, it relates to the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a society. Considering this we could say...

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21 Oct

The Freedom Struggle – Its various stages and important contributors/contributions – The First War of Indian Independence

Many voices had strengthened and enriched the nationalist movement during the Gandhian phase. Our national movement was more than a struggle for independence – it was an exercise in...

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21 Oct

Decolonization

Decolonization, process by which colonies become independent of the colonizing country. Decolonization was gradual and peaceful for some British colonies largely settled by expatriates but violent for others, where...

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