Meaning of kartavya: Our ancient texts provide the conceptual clarity

Source– The post is based on the article “Meaning of kartavya: Our ancient texts provide the conceptual clarity” published in The Times of India on 10th September 2022. Syllabus: GS4- Dimensions of ethics and contribution of moral thinkers Relevance-About the concept of duty. Context- The concept of kartavya or duty is in highlight after the… Continue reading Meaning of kartavya: Our ancient texts provide the conceptual clarity

Philanthropy could help unlock India’s vast economic potential

Source: The post is based on the article “Philanthropy could help unlock India’s vast economic potential” published in the Livemint on 22nd August 2022. Syllabus:  GS 4 – Corporate Governance. Relevance: Philanthropy and its relevance. News: India will reach a per-capita income of some $15,000 by India@100 in 2047. In that, philanthropy can play a crucial role in… Continue reading Philanthropy could help unlock India’s vast economic potential

Indian philanthropy has a worthy record that could shine brighter

Source: The post is based on an article “Indian philanthropy has a worthy record that could shine brighter” published in the Live Mint on 18th August 2022. Syllabus:  GS 4 Corporate Governance. Relevance: Ethics in Corporate Governance; Philanthropist News: Recently, the India Philanthropy Report 2022 was published by Bain and Company and Dasra. The Findings… Continue reading Indian philanthropy has a worthy record that could shine brighter

From Madras HC comments on mangalsutra to a survey in Karnataka, a troubling view of women emerges

Source: This post is based on the article “From Madras HC comments on mangalsutra to a survey in Karnataka, a troubling view of women emerges” published in the Indian Express on 21st July 2022. Syllabus: GS 4 – Role of family society and educational institutions in inculcating values and social influence and persuasion. Relevance: Role of institutions… Continue reading From Madras HC comments on mangalsutra to a survey in Karnataka, a troubling view of women emerges

Don’t Be a Boris

Source: The post is based on an article “Don’t Be A Boris” published in The Times of India on 8th July 2022. Syllabus: GS 4 Ethics – in Private and Public Relationships; Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration: Relevance: The Boris Johnson Case News: Recently, senior cabinet ministers in Britain resigned. Further, Boris… Continue reading Don’t Be a Boris

A red pen moment for corporate governance

News: A lapse in Corporate Governance was observed recently in the conduct of the former Managing Director of National Stock Exchange (NSE). Read here: Corporate governance in India What are the challenges in ensuring effective Corporate Governance? Managerial Misconduct: There were several managerial misconducts at NSE. As in the recent case, the board did not include discussion… Continue reading A red pen moment for corporate governance

Disability must be viewed as a strength, Not burden

News- Globally, unemployment among people with disabilities is higher than the rest of the population and pandemic has further widened the gap in societal inclusion.  Corporates need to acknowledge this disability divide and take proactive steps.  Disability divide is the gap in societal inclusion for people with disabilities, including in education, employment and access to technology.  Problem people with… Continue reading Disability must be viewed as a strength, Not burden

Recognising Gandhi the philosopher

Synopsis: Philosophical dimensions of Gandhi are often ignored. It is time to pay attention to his ethics-led philosophical way of life. Introduction Often, Gandhi is portrayed as a political leader. His philosophical contributions are often ignored. But much like Buddha of the Nikayas and the Socrates of Plato’s early dialogues, he is an ethical philosopher.… Continue reading Recognising Gandhi the philosopher