096 - Human Values

Philanthropy even after being a part of the Indian culture and various religions has been very minuscule in India. In this context, highlight its significance and state the factors that are holding back philanthropy in India.

Philanthropy represents voluntary donation to worthy causes. It is advocated by several religions including Christianity, Islam and Hinduism. Significance of philanthropy: It can augment government’s funding for priority sectors, e.g. healthcare. Given fiscal responsibility rules, philanthropy can be a game changer in the sphere of education, as the required spending in the field of education ..


There have been calls for self-regulating mechanism for Over-the-Top (OTT) platforms similar to print media, instead for government regulation. Discuss.

With the rise of OTT platforms in India, the need for their regulation arose. Hence, government passed the order for regulating OTT platforms like Amazon, Netflix, Hotstar, etc under the IT Act. Rationale behind the regulation: Growing obscene programs on these platforms. Crime and violence are prevalent on the content, which can be accessed without ..


What is compassion? Examine the role of compassion in your life.

Compassion is the understanding or empathy for the suffering of others. Compassion is the emotion that we feel in response to the suffering of others that motivates a desire to help. Compassion is often regarded as having an emotional aspect to it, though when based on cerebral notions such as fairness, justice and interdependence, it ..