[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #170 : TCA Anant Board, Karnataka Home State, Anthropology Optional, Vipassana, Poetry Writing, Calligraphy Hobbies

Date of Interview: 09.09.2021 Board: TCA Anant Optional: Anthropology Background: Computer Science Engineer. Job Experience: 1 Year at TESCO Home State: Karnataka Hobbies: Vipassana, Poetry Writing, Calligraphy To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman What was your role at TESCO? Why did you leave your Job? You worked with NGO, what Projects?… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #170 : TCA Anant Board, Karnataka Home State, Anthropology Optional, Vipassana, Poetry Writing, Calligraphy Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #162 : TCA Anant sir Board, Karnataka Home State, PSIR Optional, Sports Hobby

Board: TCA Anant sir Background: Civil Engg Optional: PSIR Home State: Karnataka Hobby: Reflective writing, cricket, Table tennis, To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman What have you been doing since your graduation? Not yet all working ?? Why civil services even though civil engg is a good field? Tell any instance… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #162 : TCA Anant sir Board, Karnataka Home State, PSIR Optional, Sports Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #147 : TCA Anant sir Board, Karnataka Home State, PSIR Optional, Watching wildlife docus & reading Gandhi Hobbies

Date of Interview: 08/09/21 – Afternoon Board: TCA Anant sir Background: Mechanical Engg Optional: PSIR Home State: Karnataka Hobbies: Watching wildlife docus and reading Gandhi To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Asked me to remove face shield. What you’ve been doing since grad? Which books on Gandhi have you read? What… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #147 : TCA Anant sir Board, Karnataka Home State, PSIR Optional, Watching wildlife docus & reading Gandhi Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #139 : TCA Anant Sir Board, Karnataka Home State, Sociology Optional, IPS

Date of Interview: 02nd September 2021 Afternoon Board: TCA Anant Sir Qualification: BE ( ECE ) Optional: Sociology Home State: Karnataka IPS To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Are you in IPS training now? Which cadre are you allotted? You’ve already got home cadre IPS, still, why do you want to… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #139 : TCA Anant Sir Board, Karnataka Home State, Sociology Optional, IPS

Famous art of ‘Etikoppaka’ dolls finds mention in PM’s “Mann ki Baat”

News: The famous art of ‘Etikoppaka’ dolls of Visakhapatnam district was mentioned in the Prime Minister’s “Mann ki Baat” programme. Facts: ‘Etikoppaka’ dolls: Etikoppaka is a small village on the banks of Varaha River in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh.In 2017, the Etikoppaka toys acquired a Geographical Indications(GI) tag. Features: Toys are made of soft… Continue reading Famous art of ‘Etikoppaka’ dolls finds mention in PM’s “Mann ki Baat”

Janasevaka scheme

News:The Karnataka government has launched a doorstep delivery scheme- called Jana Sevaka scheme. Facts: About the scheme: Aim:To provide citizens with easy access to important government services at a doorstep delivery. Under the scheme, the citizens will have to place the request for the service through the website or mobile phones.  After the request is… Continue reading Janasevaka scheme

Karnataka anti-superstition law

News:Karnataka Government has formally notified the Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Act,2017. Facts: Key provisions of the act: The act bans performing any black magic, inhumane act and evil practices in search of treasure or bounty, tantric acts. The practices such as barring menstruating women from entering houses of… Continue reading Karnataka anti-superstition law

Karnataka: Supreme Court upholds disqualification of 17 rebel MLAs, can contest bypolls

News:The Supreme Court(SC) has upheld an order by former Karnataka Assembly Speaker disqualifying 17 Karnataka MLAs.However,the court has allowed all the disqualified MLAs to contest in the upcoming bypolls. Facts: Background: Karnataka Assembly Speaker had disqualified 17 MLAs under the tenth schedule of the Constitution(anti defection law). The disqualification had barred the legislators from contesting… Continue reading Karnataka: Supreme Court upholds disqualification of 17 rebel MLAs, can contest bypolls

Kittur Utsav

News:Chief Minister of Karnataka has inaugurated the Kittur Utsav festival. Facts: About Kittur Utsav: Kittur Utsav is a three-day festival which celebrates the Queen Rani Channamma’s victory over East India’s company in 1824. The festival organizes sports, cultural programmes and lectures by resource persons on the kingdom of Rani Channamma. About Kittur Chennamma:  Kittur Chennamma… Continue reading Kittur Utsav

Karnataka Speaker exits House with plea for electoral reforms

Karnataka speaker has defended his decision to disqualify 17 rebel MLAs. He asked the assembly to pass a resolution seeking electoral reforms and review of the 10th Schedule as both have to be looked into by the Parliament. He said that the 10th Schedule of the Constitution dealing with the anti-defection law is not equipped… Continue reading Karnataka Speaker exits House with plea for electoral reforms