Invitation : Attend OPEN Classes on Current Affairs for Mains 2017 on 16th & 17th at 11AM

Walk in to the Test Center at 11AM Today or Register for the 2 Days Open Classes, or enroll for the ONLINE / OFFLINE Current Affairs for Mains 2017 by visiting the below link A registration fee of Rs. 50/day is charged for the two day event to have a correct estimate of the number of people attending.

Crowdsourcing of anecdotes,examples,punchlines, statistics, innovative ideas etc.

What sets apart a great answer from good answer is how you have presented your facts in a way that examiner falls in " love at first sight". These value additions not only
Covers up for our mistakes but helps us gain those incremental marks in every question....
So I will kickstart the thread with some of these...Let me start with quotation...Jump in to make this thread a comprehensive compilation.

1. "The law barks at all but bites only the poor, the powerless, the illiterate,
the ignorant... Can be used in case study, judiciary...
2. Nothing is as permanent as a temporary govt program
3. One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions
rather than their results
4. you cannot shake hands with clinched fists --indira durga gandhi on indo
pak dialogue
5. price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the
price of change..... Use it in IR, govt policy etc.
6. "If you really think the environment is less important than the economy,try
holding your breath while you count your money
7. in a state ,where corruption abounds , laws must be numerous  (GST)
8. VOLTAIRE had once famously said"I Disapprove of what
you say but i will defend to death your right to say
it"... Ban,censor,trolling,Bharat tere tukde honge & stuff like that.
9. Any organisation that does not punish its poor performers punishes its high performers...Use it in ethics, 7th pay commission etc...
10. chankya : "corruption is inevitable just as it is impossible not taste honey that find itself at the tip of the tongue



  • Trust,but verify-ronald Reagan.
    The rights of women are the unfinished business of the 21st century.-hillary Clinton
    The most affected due to global warming are the ones least responsible for it-vandana Shiva
    There is goodness everywhere-dolphins in the sea never leave their wounded ones(guruchran das)
    Poverty is the lack of opportunities-amsrtya sen
  • Nice thread.soon will add.
    There are better starters than me but I'm a strong finisher.
    Usain bolt
  • good initiative let's contribute
  • "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein
    be a UPSC killer than a UPSC lover
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