By a regulation in 1793, the District Collector was deprived of his judicial powers and made the collecting agent only. What was the reason for such regulation? [UPSC 2010 (CS-P)]

  • Lord Cornwallis was alarmed at the extent of power concentrated in the District Collector and felt that such absolute power was undesirable in one person.

After Quit India Movement, C. Rajagopalachari issued a pamphlet entitled “The Way Out“. Which one of the following was a proposal in this pamphlet? [UPSC 2010 (CS-P)]

  • A solution for the constitutional deadlock.
The water in an open pond remains cool even in hot summer because –
  • Water absorbs heat less rapidly than the atmosphere