General Studies Mains Paper-1: Indian Society & Social Issues

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The most often noticed feature of Indian society is “Unity in Diversity”. This phrase celebrates how India has been stronger by welcoming various cultural, social and ethnic elements. It also transcends the notion accommodation without assimilation has been the key feature of Indian civilization. India has accommodated different elements of society…
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Topic 1. Sociological Problems of Poor Sanitation Critically discuss the sociological challenges posed by poor sanitation and open defecation in India. Category - GS-I – Salient Features Of Indian Society, Diversity Of India Answer: Open defecation leads to a number of sociological challenges. In India, open defecation is a well-established…
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Social Institutions: Family, Marriage and Kinship: Please read this blog for basic knowledge about family; this blog about marriage and this one for kinship. These provide only fundamental knowledge and don’t need to be included here for GS Mains. Concept of HUF and Recent HC Judgement In January, 2016, in…
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For basic knowledge related to 74th amendment, please read this blog on GKToday. Definition of Statutory Town, Census Town and Urban Agglomerations The term “urban” is used in demographic as well as sociological sense. In demographic sense, the urban areas are defined as per population, population density or other such…
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Globalization which initially arose as merely an economic phenomenon has had a spill over effect on the socio-cultural and even political arenas. Though it has had a milieu of negative effects on society, some of the outcomes have been decidedly positive.Meaning and overview of impactsGlobalisation is the phenomenon which has…
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This is a dynamic document linked with our CGS articles. It updates automatically when a new article is published under Role of Women and Women's Organization Category. Women’s Movements in India During British EraSocial movement is defined as an organized effort by a group of people to bring or resist…