Bring out the causes for more frequent landslides in the Himalayas than in the Western Ghats.  (10mark) (150words) 

Landslides are mass movements of soil or rock along mountain slopes caused by natural or man-made factors. Studies show that more than 12 percent of the land area in the country is susceptible to landslides. Landslides incidentally are the third most deadly natural disaster on earth with $400 billion being spent annually on landslide disaster … Read more

[JKPSC] Time has come to revisit, rethink and reshape Indian Cities. Discuss. (150 words) (10)

Time has come to revisit, rethink and reshape Indian Cities. Discuss. (150 words) (10) Answer Urbanization is the process of the population shift from rural to urban areas. It is largely driven by economic growth and industrialization, leading to a concentration of population in cities. India is currently facing an unprecedented urbanization boom, with the … Read more

[Solved] Write a note on prehistoric paintings with special reference to Bhimbetka rock shelters.

Write a note on prehistoric paintings with special reference to Bhimbetka rock shelters. Answer Prehistoric paintings in India are found in many different places, including the Bhimbetka rock shelters in Madhya Pradesh. These paintings are mostly from the Mesolithic period, which dates from about 8,000 to 10,000 years ago. The paintings depict animals, hunting scenes, … Read more

Q.) Discuss the positive and negative effects of globalization on women in India. 2015

Globalization involves people, companies, and governments globally interacting and integrating. Faster connectivity has encouraged globalisation. Positive effects of globalization on women 1) Role-redefined The belief that women should be homebound has changed. More women are independent and participate in family and societal decision-making. Globalization has made this possible. 2) Bad practices eliminated Globalization has helped … Read more

What is the basis of regionalism? Is it that unequal distribution of benefits of development on a regional basis eventually promotes regionalism? Substantiate your answer. 2016

People living in a particular geographic region who are connected by their particular language, culture, and other factors may express a shared sense of identity and purpose through regionalism. For instance, the movements in Telangana, the North East, and Khalistan Although unequal resource distribution is not the only reason, it contributes to regionalism. Other factors … Read more

[Solved] To what extent ancient cave art paintings were influenced by contemporary religious movements?

Painting flourished in India since ancient times. The history of ancient cave art paintings can be known from primitive rock paintings of Bhimbetka, Mirzapur, and Panchmarhi. These paintings were influenced by contemporary movements like religious movements. Main ancient religious movements include Buddhism, Jainism, and Brahmanism. Influence of contemporary religious movements The common themes of Ajanta … Read more

[Solved] To what extent has the urban planning and culture of the Indus Valley Civilization provided inputs to the present day urbanization? Discuss.

The Indus Valley Civilization’s urban settlements had exceptional planning, particularly in terms of sanitation and drainage. It has contributed significantly to contemporary urbanisation. Dealing with unplanned development has been one of the most pressing concerns in Indian urban planning. Evidences of IVC urban planning and culture in present day The streets of the IVC were … Read more

[Solved] Mesolithic rock cut architecture of India not only reflects the cultural life of the times but also a fine aesthetic sense comparable to modem painting. Critically evaluate this comment.

Mesolithic art encompasses all arts and crafts produced between the end of the Palaeolithic Ice Age (10,000 BCE) and the advent of agriculture, i.e., the Neolithic period. The art of the era was primarily concerned with how men lived, whereas the classical arts mostly depicted what men observed, and modern art primarily depicted what men … Read more