16th April 2021

The Hindu

The Hindu
Gs 2 International relations (🚫🚫commentary nothing much important )
1. Page 1
– U.K bid for extradition of nirav modi in PBN case

2. Page 6
– Existing Afghanistan
– The roots of a decentred international order
– Vaccine diplomacy that’s needs specific clarification

3. Page 13
– Iran says it has started enrichingy uranium to 60%

4. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Economy is better shape than during 2020’s COVID19 wave

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


15th April 2021

The Hindu

Gs 2 polity
1. Page 1 – Centre to push judges appointments
Gs 2 IR UNPFA IMPORTANT REST ARE JUST COMMENTARIES READ FOR COMPREHENSION SKILLS

2. Page6
– multipolarity scripted by the middle powers

3. Page 8
– India Australia must Stand Together Morrison
– UN FPA population report launched

4. Page 13
– US imposes new sanctions on Russia US climate envoy Kerry in first China visit
– srilanka opposition challenges bill on Chinese backed up port city

5. Page 14 – WPI inflation quickens to a record 7.4% (gs3 economy prepare the basics of w p i and the trend from the economic survey once and for all)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


15th April 2021

The Hindu

GS 2 IR ⬇️⬇️⬇️
1. Page 6
– WHY may be more for India and China

2. Page 7
– navigation with a permission ( BASICS EEZ ETC)

3. Page 8
– India Russia committed to S 400 deal ENVOY

4. Page 13
– NATO exit Afghanistan along with US
– 60% enrichment In response to israel’s terrorism says Iran

5. PAGE 6
– TWIN TROUBLES( GS 3 ECONOMY)

6. Page 14
– India’s a public debt level among highest in emerging economy( gs3 economy basics of a public debt)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


14th April 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– centre Fast Track approval for more vaccine candidates

2. Page 6
– another beginning ( gs 3 science vaccine)
– a small step (gs 1 women rights gs 2 polity medical termination)
– in climate change in noise India’s role as a conductor(gs 3 environment)
GS 2 international relations

3. Page 7
– BIMSTEC needs to reinvent itself

4. Page 10
– Global Corporation benefits India world
– S400 delivery to begin by November

5. Page 15
– US to withdraw from Afghanistan
– WHO says to halt on sale of live wild mammals in market

6. Page 16 – customs excise fuel indirect tax surcharge in covid hit year( gs3 economics)

7. Page 12
– last two Rhinos translocated under IRB 2020 ( gs 3 environment wildlife conservation)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


13th April 2021

The Hindu

GS 3 ECONOMICS (🚫 ALL BASICS SEE THE IMPACT OF INFLATION ETC )
1. Page 1
– Sensex rupee slip on a fear of appendix inflation surges

2. Page 14
– retail inflation quickens to 5.52 percent
G2 IR⬇️⬇️(🚫🚫ALL COMMENTARIES NOTHING IMPORTANT TO BE LEARNT FOR UPSC MAINS ETC TRY TO PRACTICE MAPPING INSTEAD)

3. Page 6
– a second chance for Nepal young democracy

4. Page 7
– India’s South Asian opportunity

5. Page 9
– military exercise in Bangladesh ends

6. Page 13
– Iran blames Israel for nuclear plant outrage pleasures Revenge
– China extends 500 million dollar loan to Lanka
– Pakistan Human Rights icon I A Rahman dead

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


10th April 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– people are free to choose religion( gs 2 polity FR read in detail RIGHT TO RELIGION VERY IMP)
– India protests U.S Naval exercise

2. Page 6
– India does have a refugee problem
GS2 IR
⬇️(🚫🚫🚫ALL ARE JUST COMMENTS NOTHING CONCRETE DON’T WASTE TIME)

3. Page6
– Time tests ties( India russia relations we already have lot of issues nothing new)

4. Page 9
– India China hold talks again

5. Page 13
– China Pakistan to back each others core interest at UN
– Bhutan China to schedule boundary discussions soon

6. Page 14( gs 3 economics 🚫transistional news should know the basics)
– net direct tax receipts rise 5 %
– fuel consumption Falls 9.1% in f y 21 first drop since 1998 99
– L and T arm t to setup 1.5 GW solar unit in Saudi Arabia

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


09th April 2021

The Hindu

Gs 3 science diseases ⬇️⬇️⬇️

1. Page 1
– suspected American Swine Flu outbreak in Mizoram

2. Page 10
– double mutant strain named B. 1 .617(🚫UPSC NOT IMPORTANT)
( GS 2 IR all transitional news not important ones have a look and avoid)

3. Page 6
– Beyond zero sum( gs 3 environment basics of net zero emissions should be cleared)
– explaining Pakistan flip-flop on trade with China ( repeated news not useful🚫)

4. Page 9
– India and China to hold 11th round of talks on LAC today(since 1 year going one don’t waste time in this🚫)
– Biden will restore credibility on climate change says US envoy(🚫Let the final thing come up)

5. Page 13( transistional news not very important unless something concrete comes up)
– Biden government Restores aid palestinians
– US commits to withdrawal of combat troops from Iraq
– no US decision yet on Afghan pullout
– UK to set up 43 million£ fund for migrants from Hong Kong

6. Page 14 GS 3 economy
– RBI is first purchase under GSAP one set for April 1st

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


08th April 2021

The Hindu

Gs economy⬇️⬇️ and environment
1. Page 1
– RBI keep policy rates unchanged

2. Page 8
– government mulling ways to boost yield from a poppy (gs 1 geo)
– incentives for solar energy sector( renewable sources)

3. Page 14
– RBI extension officer support of rupees 50000 crore to NABARD others

4. Page 6
– deconstructing declarations of carbon neutrality (gs 3 environment )
– staying accommodative

5. Page 7
– for Lok Adalat speed overwrites quality(gs 2 Polity)
– the art of regulation a way forward for transposons( gs 3 SEBI )

Gs 1 society ans gs 2 polity rights
6. Page 6
– Abortion is a women’s right to decide

7. Page 7 – A way forward for tranpersons

8. Page 10(gs2 IR) – PM to launch vessel for Seychelles
– Russia to supply military gear to Pakistan

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


07th April 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 updates⬇️⬇️⬇️
– Justice Ramana will be next CJI
– no move to vaccinate all adults now health ministry
– Vigilance officers be transferred every three years ( gs 2 non constitutional bodies)
GS 2 IR⬇️⬇️⬇️

2. Page 1
– Russia calls for inclusive solution to Afghan crisis

3. Page 6
– fits and starts
– Mayhem and Myanmar

4. Page 10
– India has US as early in fighting climate change says envoy

5. Page 13
– talks begin to revive Iran Nuclear deal
– Ukraine urges NATO to speed up membership

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


06th April 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Lavrov Jaishankar talks today ( gs 2 IR)

2. Page 6
– the pillars of an equitable Post covid India ( gs 2 social justice)

3. Page 7
– US and China need each other
– free and unhindered Justice ( gs 2e governanace Judiciary)
GS 2 International relations

4. Page 13
– I am not going to obey says Jordan Prince
– Afghan President to unveil new peace proposals official
– Japan expresses concerns to China on Hong Kong Uighurs

5. Page 14 – Putin signs laws that could keep him in office till 2036
GS 3 economy
– government amends IBC for MSME resolution

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


05th April 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 (gs 3 economic)
– PSU banks may have to take 2000 crore hit
– another batch of rafel jets to fly in by mid-may
– Sukhma encounter troll reaches 22 ( gs 3 internal security)

2. Page 6
– a walk back ( gs 2 IR)

3. Page 6 – a good start( GS 3 DISEASES)

4. Page 7 – a roadmap for tolerance( GS 1 SOCIETY)

5. Page 13 ( GS 2 IR)
– Jordan Prince Hamraaz under house arrest
– Philippians accuses China of plants to occupy more areas

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


03rd April 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 3
– Kejriwal will represent Delhi at world cities cultural forum

2. Page 4
– first farm based Solar Power Plant comes up in Rajasthan ( gs 3 energy)
GS 2 international relations

3. Page 6
– in Genova faceoff outrage versus hope

4. Page 9
– India wants total disengagement( gs 3 security related aspects as well)
– India stands for revival of democracy in Myanmar

5. Page 13
– US Iran agreed to indirect nuclear talks

6. Page 3
– Kejriwal will represent Delhi at world cities cultural forum

7. Page 4
– first farm based Solar Power Plant comes up in Rajasthan ( gs 3 energy)
GS 2 international relations

8. Page 6
– in Genova faceoff outrage versus hope

9. Page 9
– India wants total disengagement( gs 3 security related aspects as well)
– India stands for revival of democracy in Myanmar

10. Page 13
– US Iran agreed to indirect nuclear talks

11. Page 14 gs 3 economy
– Government ask PSU refiners to review Saudi oil deals

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


02nd April 2021

The Hindu

GS 3 ECONOMY
NO INTEREST CUT ON SMALL SAVINGS

1. Page 6
– Overseeing over sites
– Dadasaheb phalk3 for Rajnikanth ( non Upsc state pcs)

Gs 2 IR⬇️⬇️
– Pakistan freezes plan to allow import from India

2. PAGE 6
– Stop The Ambassadorships for sale
– special no longer( china Hongkong)

3. Page 9
– BIMSTEC meet skirts Myanmar violence

4. Page 13
– Biden allow h1b visa Ban to expire
Gs 2 polity FR 25 ETC.
– an act of colourable legislation

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


01st April 2021

The Hindu

Gs 2 IR
1. Page 1
– Pakistan allows for import of cotton and sugar from INdia

2. Page 7
– Turkey on edge

3. Page 13
– Joe biden set to announce 2$ trillion infrastructure plan
– Saudia Arabia unveils 3.2$ tn investment drive

Gs 3 economy
4. Page 14
– Govt retains 4% inflation target for RBI rate panel for 2021 26
– India GDP to grow 6.5%-12.5% says WB

5. Page 1 – Govt sharply cuts rates on small savings instruments
Gs 2 Polity federal structure

6. Page 6
– Still no recognition of thirs tier
– A step that enhances cooperative federalism

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


31st March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Manipur retracts letter on refugees GS 2 polity (GS 1 migration–> REMEMBERIL INDIA IS NOT SIGNATORYOF REFUGEE CONVENTION1972)
( gs 2 INTERNATIONAL RELATION FOCUS ONLY ON THOSE THAT HAS IMPACT ON INDIA’S POLICY AND KEEP AN EYE OVER EVRYTHING)

2. Page 6
– good neighbours

3. Page 10
– Jaishankar says India backs Afghan taliban dialogue

4. Page 13
– China cuts Hong kong elected seats
– Hifazat e Islam the group behind Bangladesh a protests
– President Xi Gotabaya speak over phone reaffirms ties

5. Page 6 – remoteness is no hindrance to academic excellence (GS 2 education)

6. Page 7
– Road to progress (GS 1 women empowerment )

7. Page 8
– researchers find new butterfly species( gs3 environment)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


27th March 2021

The Hindu

Gs 2 polity related ⬇️⬇️
1. Page 8
– Dormant Parliament fading business

2. Page 12
– SC stays non committal on rohingya issue( gs 1 migration gs 2 polity)
– 40% of RTI rejections did not cite a valid reason says analysis( gs 2 RTI)

GS 2 international relations
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3. Page 1
– India Bangladesh must fight at terror together :PM

4. Page 8
– Israel’s democracy is facing a stress test

5. Page 11
– India US agree to resolve key bilateral trade issues

6. Page 12
– India Pak hold Brigade commander level meet

7. Page 15
– Georgia passes restrictive voting law
– Eritrea will put out troops from Tigray Ethiopian Prime Minister ( mapping of places in news)
– Egypt races to dislodge giant vessel blocking Suez canal

8. Page 16 ( gs 3 economy)
– SUEZ CANAL blocked India eyes cape of good hope

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


26th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Why no decision on collegium list sent Sc asks govt ( gs 2 judiciary appointment)
– apex court bats for women officers in Army (gs 3 security)

Gs 2 international relations ⬇️⬇️⬇️
2. Page 1
– In signal to China US raises India ties during Alaska talks

3. Page 8
– Remove the wedges in India Bangladesh ties

4. Page 15
– Suez canal temporally halts navigation
– Manila sends more ship to South China Sea
– North Korea launches ballistic missiles

5. Page 8
– Here is why the electoral bonds scheme must go( gs 2 polity)
– an unequal a providence( gs 3 economy)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


25th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– justice NV Ramana set to take oath over as 48 CJI
– double mutant virus variant found
GS 2 POLITY JUDICIARY AND BILLS RELATED TO FEDERAL STRUCTURE
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2. Page 1
– Supreme Court flags concern over misuse of electoral bonds
– RS approves bill empowering Delhi LG amid opposition walkout
gs 2 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

3. Page 1
– excluding Indiafrom Moscow talks a mistake Afghan minister

4. Page 6
– Tactical abstention

5. Page 10
– Pm to visit Mujib’s mausoleum during his trip to Bangladesh

6. Page 13
– China lashes out at US and EU
– taliban Slam Afghan president’s proposal for new election

7. Page 7 – water the looming frontier( gs 3 environment conservation)

8. Page 14
– define the fair trade practices for eCom( GS 3 economy)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


24th March 2021

The Hindu

GS 2 IR india and its neighborhood foreign policy impacting India⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️
1. Page 1
– India abstains in UN HRC vote on a Sri Lanka

2. Page8
– The search of geopolitics in South Asia power trade

3. Page 9
– Recalibrating India Taiwan ties

4. Page 12
– Indus water panel holds meeting
– Delhi should have a bigger role in peace process Afghanistan

5. Page 15
– China Russia propose a new security dialogue a platform
Gs 2 polity

6. Page 8
– corrective a voice(gs 1 women patriarchy)

7. Page 9 ( gs 2 polity)
– an extraordinary legislative misadventure(federal structure)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


23rd March 2021

The Hindu

GS 2 polity separation of power Federal structure )
1. Page 1
– amid protests LS passes gnctd Amendment Bill

2. Page 6
– Delhi’s administration as the tail wagging the dog

3. Page 3
– cabinet approves setting up hundred schools of specialised excellence (GS 3 infrastructure )
Gs 2 IR⬇️⬇️

4. Page 6
– Free and open

5. Page 7
– an unconscionable act

6.Page 9
– M E A silent on reports of UAE role in India Pakistan detente

7. Page 10
– Gandhi Peace Prize for MUJIB and Sultan QABOOS

8. Page 10
– UP MP sign agreement on Ken Betwa interlinking work( gs 1 geography)
GS 3 Economy⬇️⬇️

9. Page 14
– Centre readies draft plan for district wise export promotion

10. Page 9
– LS node for bill to increase FDI in insurance

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


22nd March 2021

The Hindu

Gs 2 International relations
1. Page 1
– Myanmar border shut Amid strains over Refugee crisis

2. Page 9
– Iran deal could be rescued by the IAEA page 11
– CPWD To lay 3 roads near China border in Ladakh( gs 3 border related)

3. Page 15
– Philippines accuses China of incursion in disputed sea
– Pentagon chief makes a surprise visit to Kabul
– Malaysia expels N.Korean a diplomats

4. Page 10 ( gs 3 environment)
– 1815 crore for environment production protection at Kadapa plant

5. Page 8 ( gs 3 economy scrapping policy)
– Junk inefficiency

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


20th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 6
– the message in Alaska from Washington to Beijing( GS 3 IR QUAD AND WAY AHEAD)
– Delhi undermined( GS2 POLITY UNION TERRITORY OF DELHI AND LG BILL)
– chasing peace( gs 2 Ir AFGAN PEACE TALKS)

2. Page 8
– LS passes bill on Devendra Kula Vellalar ( gs 2 social justice
gs 1 society)

3. Page 9
– government questions Global hunger index method (gs 2 hunger and poverty)
– LS passes MMDR Amendment Bill (gs 3 economics mines)
Gs 2 IR⬇️⬇️⬇️
– Lloyd Austin begins India visit by meeting PM Modi

4. Page 13
– new face of US China ties come with test for India

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


19th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– SC to hear plea against sale of electoral bonds India( gs 2 elections)
roads to be freed of Toll booths in a year says Nitin Gadkari ( gs 3 infrastructure ease)

2. Page 6
– Bihar assembly passes lokayukt Amendment Bill(gs 2 polity)
– Aadhaar as a hurdle( gs 2 polity and gs 3 economic )

3. Page 8 gs 2 ir
– Biden and West Asian tinderbox

4. Page 11
Gs 3 economy
– Rajya Sabha passes bill to raise FDI limit in Insurance sector
GS 2 IR⬇️⬇️

5. Page 12
– raise CAA a S400 deal with India

6. Page 15
– Austin visit may Allay concerns about in the indo-pacific Afghanistan
– Russia hosts Afghan peace meet

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


18th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– serious issue if 3 Crore ration cards were cancelled says SC( gs 2 social welfare measures)

2. Page 6
– aligning a missile deal with destination Manila (GS 3 internal security)
GS 2 International relations ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

3. Page 6
– immigration conundrum

4. Page 7
– A Gandhian route in Myanmar

5. Page 13
– Quad Summit strengthens US hand ahead of talks with China
– as criticism grows Biden tells migrants not to come to US
Gs 3 economy privatization ⬇️⬇️

6. Page 7 – looking beyond privatization

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


17th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– vaccines to foreign countries not at the expense of Indians centre
– older IIMs lag behind newer ones in enforcing quota rule(gs 2 polity)
– Delhi remains most polluted capital report( g3 environmental pollution)

2. Page 6
– responsible AI the need for Ethical guardrails (gs 3 Technology)

3. Page 7
– we need to urgently invest in public health ( gs 2 health)

4. Page 9
– Rajya Sabha passes MTP bill k
(GS 1 society women related issues)
Gs 2 Ir⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

5. Page 7
– a robust economic relationship

6. Page 10
– China will allow Travellers only if that take its vaccines

7. Page 13
– US Japan want China against question
– UK turns to indo-pacific in post brexit foreign policy

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


16th March 2021

The Hindu

Gs 2 polity ⬇️⬇️⬇️
1. Page 1
– over 60% OBC SC post vacant in IIM
– Bill to define Delhi LGs powers moved in LS

2. Page 6
– poll position

Gs 3 economics ⬇️⬇️
3. Page 9
– no proposal to bring petrol diesel under GST Nirmala
– India’s arms import down by 33%

4. Page 14
– trade deficit widens 12.6 2 billion dollars

GS 2 IR ⬇️⬇️⬇️
5. Page 7
– giant Leap Forward for the Quad
– Global leader in the post covid era

6. Page 13
– Pak envoy raises concern over burkha ban in Sri Lanka
– Adani ports confirms role in Colombo terminal project
– Biden seeks to boost Asia alliances
– Iran unveils underground missile facility

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


15th March 2021

The Hindu

GS 1 Centre likely to allow residents to fill their NPR details online( GS 2 POLITY)
1. Page 8 ( gs 2 IR⬇️⬇️)
– Forestalling a cyber Pearl Harbour submmit spirit
– the job crunch and the growing fires of nativism
– salutary reminder( gs 2 polity)

2. Page 16 (gs 2 IR)
– China North Korea threatens Loom as Blinken and Austin head to Asia
– US orders emergency agency to help with child migration surge

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


13th March 2021

The Hindu

GS 2 international relations in news⬇️⬇️⬇️
1. Page 1
– Quad leaders for open free Indo Pacific

2. Page 6
– casting the Asian dice on a West Asia board

3. Page 9
– India and China to continue LAC talks exclusive blocks should not target 3rd party China

4. Page 13
– US NSA implies LAC situation discussed at Quad leaders meet
– Russia for Taliban inclusion in Afghan interim government

Gs 2 polity civil services and other constitutional bodies
1. Page 1
– Bureaucrats cannot be state election commissioner

2. Page 14 ( gs 3 economy)
– entre to Infuse 14,500 crore in to banks under PCA soon

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


12th March 2021

The Hindu

ALL news hovers around Gs 2 international relations ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

1. Page 1
– PM To attend first QUAD summit today

2. Page 10
– India Japan space agencies review ties

3. Page 13
– China parliament approves 5year plan
– China overhauls Hong Kong’s poll system
– U.S curbs could hit Quad’s vaccine aims

4. Page 10
– Self reliant India is good for the world ( gs 3 economy can also be related)

5. Page 6 gs 2 environment climate change
-Working towards climate justice in a non ideaĺ world

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


11th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Kerala HC restrains centre on it rules

2. Page 6
– a case for a revamp need-based PDS( gs 2economy)

3. Page 8
– work on floating solar power plant in final stages( gs 3 energy)
GS 2 IR ⬇️⬇️⬇️

4. Page 10
– US Defence Secretary to visit India
– India not part of Russian meet on Afghanistan

5. Page 13
– indo-pacific is key priority White House
– what does binding peace plan mean for Afghanistan ?
– China hopes Quad meet will be conducive to peace
– Sri Lanka invites Myanmar Junta’s minister

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


10th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Over 72% rise in UAPA cases registered in 2019( gs 2 polity)

2. Page 6
– Target judicial patriarchy not the judge(gs 1 society)

All news mentioned below are related to GS2 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ⬇️⬇️⬇️
3. Page 7
– Quad strategic opportunity for quagmire

4. Page 10
– US plan for Afghanistan raises concerns

5. Page 13
– US asks Afghan leaders to consider an inclusive government
– the Tale of Two terminals in Colombo

6. Page 14
– government ask refiners to diversify oil imports after OPEC + move

7. Page 10
Gs 3 security related challenges ⬇️⬇️
– Cyber volunteer program rolled out MHA in forms LS
– Army to showcase counter-terror skills

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


09th March 2021

The Hindu

Gs 2 polity FR 15 on reservation
ELECTORAL BONDS AND PROECESS⬇️⬇️
1. Page 1
– SC seeks States view on 50% cap on quota

2. Page 6
– an alarming diktat

3. Page 7
– ensuring trust in the electoral process
in the pursuit of power

4. Page 9( gs 2 welfare social justice poor infrastructure)
– only half of Government schools anganwadis have tap water

5. Page 13 and 14 GS 2 IR and gs 3 economy related
– Hongkong fully welcomes Poll reforms
– Cairn wins node from US UK and other courts for 1.4 billion dollar award
– Iran slips record volume of oil into China taps Asian clients

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


08th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– China gives green light for first downstream dams on brahmaputra ( gs 2 IR)
– HC sets up panel to find ways to treat patients with rare diseases (GS 3 SCIENCE)

2. Page 6( gs 2 polity)
– Misplaced concern
– Now an expanded horizon of surveillance

3. Page 7
– Railways and a question of transparency ( gs 3 infrastructure)
Gs 2 IR⬇️⬇️

4. Page 9 – Jaishankar Zalmay Khalilzad discuss Afghan peace talks

5. Page 10
– Support for Myanmar resistance Rises – All women crew of SCI vessels make history (gs 1 society)

6. Page 14
– INDIA China need enabling conditions to settle dispute

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


06th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– SC says new rules to regulate OTT platforms lacks teeth

2. Page 6 ( gs 3 space development and gs 3 security related challenges)
– patching the gaps in India’s cyber security
new space
Gs 2 international relations news ⬇️⬇️

3. Page 13
– China targets 6% growth tech supremacy
– more bloodshed in Myanmar as UN AC is set to meet on crisis
– China’s defence budget to cross 200 billion dollars
– India reaffirms Lanka defence tie

4. Page 14( gs 3 Economy)
– OPEC + move to hit recovery

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


05th March 2021

The Hindu

All the news here are Gs 2 international relations⬇️
1. Page 1
– 20 from Myanmar Seek Refugee in India

2. Page 6
– with Biden India may need a new template

3. Page 7
– ending the war in Yemen

4. Page 10
– India wants chabahar port on key corridor

5. Page 13
– Biden government to depend global alliances

Gs 2 Polity⬇️⬇️
1. Page 1
– OTT PLATFORMS WILL NOT HAVE TO REGISTER CENTRE

2. Page 6
– Not so stellar in protecting personal liberty

3. Page 14 Gs 3 economy
– Fuel prices to drop if brought under GST says RBI research
– As Iran’s rupee reserve drop traders almost half exports

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


04th March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Covaxin shows 81% efficacy also works against variants( gs 3 science and vaccine development)
– Voicing decent against government is not sedition (GS 2 polity sedition)

2. Page 5
– Wildfire races in similipal
(G S 3 environment similipal biosphere reserve in Mayurbhanj district Odisha)

3. Page 6
– rape and marriage( gs1 society issues of of marital rape sexual harassment)
– Despite arbitration tug-of-war mutual settlement is the key( gs3 economy)

4. Page 7
– persevering with our Martin fantasies (gs3 space development NASA’s perseverance mission )
– Climate and consciousness ( gs 3 environment )

5. Page 13 ( GS2 IR⬇️⬇️)
– Indian aircraft take part in Sri Lanka event
– India 17 countries face US anti dumping tax(gs 3 economy)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


03rd March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– India and Japan back in new Srilanka port project( GS 2 IR)
– Centre governors 77815 crore in spectrum auction jio top bidder( gs 3 economy)

2. Page 6
GS 2 IR⬇️⬇️
– The anatomy of a spring ceasefire
– Reviving the Iran
– Deal recalibrating relations with EU

3. Page 10
– lstv rstv now merged under banner of Sansad TV (GS2 media platforms)

4. Page 10 – Himalayan serow spotted in Assam( GS 3 environment)

5. Page 13( GS 2 IR )
– KhasHogi killing US tells Saudi Arabia to take action

6. Page 14( gs3 economy) – private investment missing notes RBI article

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


02nd March 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– 25 lakh sign up for COVID jab on day 1 of expanded rollout ( gs 3 science and tech)

2. Page 6
– Cold comfort ( gs 2 IR FATF)
– The vital but delicate task of reviving the IRAN deal ( gs 2 IR)

3. Page 7( gs 2 polity separation of power )
– Master and the roaster

4. Page 9 gs 3 cyber threats
– Chinese may have targeted power systems ports says US firm

5. Page 13 gs 2 IR
– U.S to keep hardline on China trade

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


01st March 2021

The Hindu 1. Page 1 – ISRO puts Brazil’s amazonia 1 18 other satellites into Orbit (GS 3 science and Tech space Technology)
– in Nagaland and itch to revive prickly cages for law breakers( gs 2 polity gs 4 ethics)

2. Page 6( gs 2 Regulation of social media)
– more about Big government it then big tech – an wolf in Watch Dogs clothing

3. Page 9
– PM calls for water conservation drive( gs3 environment )

4. Page 10 (GS 2 IR )
– need to reset India China trade ties Foreign Secretary Surya Kiran Sarang teams to Dazzle Colombo skies

5. Page 14
– China Parliament to Mauli expanded border drone use

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


27th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– India China agree to stablish new hotline( GS 2 IR)

2. Page 6
– A colonial relic (GS 2 polity arguments against sedition section 129A)
– imparting direction to science in India (gs3 Science related development)

3. Page 8
– Karnataka to move SC against Tamilnadu project (gs2 polity inter state water dispute )

4. Page 9
– US welcomes India Pakistan ceasefire agreement( GS 2 IR )

5. Page 10 gs3 economy
– PSU banks insurance important

6. Page 13
– India cannot abandon us says Sri Lanka (GS 2 IR)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


26th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 (GS 2 polity) – e-government to monitor OTT platforms should government regulate online platforms?
– India Pakistan agree to adhere to 2003 ceasefire( GS 2 IR)
– same sex marriages will cause Havoc government tells HC (gs1 society sociology optional changes in marriage and family)

2. Page 8
– INCOIS to go for aerial mapping of ocean floor (GS 1 geography )
– inscription on a Vijayanagara King’s death discovered (gs1 history )

3. Page 13
– Xi hails complete victory in China’s fight against absolute poverty( gs 2 IR)

4. Page 14( gs 3 economy) – bad Bank move will not hit existing ARC :RBI

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


25th February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Vaccines for senior and 45 + with comorbidites from March( gs 2 health covid vaccine updates)
– Disengagement a Win-Win situation(gs 2 IR)

2. Page 4( gs 2 health)
– Universal health scheme to be launched in Rajasthan

3. Page 6
– Bail as right( gs 2 polity)
– Scientific disinterest(gs 3 scientific development)
– Addressing Vaccine reluctance and policy hesitancy( gs 3 science and tech gs 4 ethics gs 2 polity)

4. Page 7
– Federalism and India human capital

5. Page 10(gs 3 environment pollution)
– Winter pollution on the rise CSE

6. Page 13( GS 2 Ir)
– Propose bilateral green deal to U.S
– U.S. will seek to rejoin UNHRC :Blinken
– Imran announces $50 mn defence credit line for Lanka
– Japan UStreaty of product of cold waR

7. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Cabinet approves PLI plan for pharmaceutical,IT hardware

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


24th February 2021

The Hindu 1. Page 1 – Blow to PM Oli as Nepal SC reinstates lower house( gs 2 IR)
– Indradhanush 3 to fill gap in immunization( gs3 science GS 2 Social Justice)

2. Page 6
– human rights are everyone’s business (gs2 polity)

3. Page 7 – The excise duty fiscal policy contradiction( gs 3 economy) – A proper transfer policy needed ( gs 4 ethics)

4. Page 13( Gs 2 IR)
– Imran pitches economic corridor in Srilanka

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


23rd February 2021

The Hindu
Gs 2 International relations ⬇️⬇️⬇️
1. Page 1
– Xi may visit India for BRICS summit

2. Page 6
– Dealing with bigger neighbours China
– Gs 2 polity Data privacy issues
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3. Page 6
– level platform

4. Page 7
– Gs 2 polity debates around sedition
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– Sedition lies in the effect and not in the content

5. Page 13 Gs 2 ÌR
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– Iran IAEA reach deal on inspection

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


22nd February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 6 – Voice vote as constitutional subterfuge (GS 2 polity) – navigating Storm( gs3 economy 15th finance commission)
– time and perseverance (GS 3 Science and Technology space missions NASA Mars)
– the blank pages in India’s online learning experiences (GS 3 science and tech )

2. Page 7
– Clean Energy post covid-19 (gs3 environment gs3 energy infrastructure)

3. Page 14
– (GS 2 international relations) Iran says talks with IAEA chief fruitful

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


20th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 6
– Defamation as crime( GS 2 polity)
– too many IITs unrealistic expectations( gs2 education)

2. Page 7
– when the mountains had a meltdown (GS 3 disaster management)

3. Page 8
– Modi launches sleeve of infraprojects in Kerala( GS 3 infrastructure)

4. Page 10
– Sun shines at night in remote Nagaland village page 13 (gs2 I R )
– US ready for talks on Iran deal
– Northern Tamil sceptical ahead of another Genova session

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


18th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Case against Priya Ramani rejected

2. Page 6
– Hitting the right notes with the health budget(gs 3 economy)

3. Page 8( GS 1 HISTORY)
– No records of chilla adjacent to Charminar says ASI

4. Page 9( GS 2 IR)
– India to gift 2 lakh vaccine doses to UN peacekeepers

5. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– US will pay over $200 MILLION to WHO

6. Page 13(gs 2 IR)
– Srilanka cancels Pakistan pm address to parliament

7. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Cabinet approves PLI plan for telecom
– India’s rating to hinge on lower fiscal deficit, debt

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


17th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 – Kiran Bedi removed as a Puducherry LG (GS 2 polity )
– Rectifying injustice of history says Modi India China pull back troops from Pangong (gs3 security)

2. Page 6
– Leopard population tracking gets a new approach *GS 3 environment )

3. Page 8
– freedom and security( gs 2 polity)
– in telehealth scaling up the Indian advantage
GS 3 (science and tech)

4. Page 9
– the viability of two proposals( gs 2 polity)

5. Page 12 ( gs 3 science and tech )
– Oxford jab get WHO green light

6. Page 15
– Sri Lanka considering India’s grant instead of China project( GS2 IR)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


16th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Indians concerned about privacy( gs2 polity China pulls back from finger 4( gs2 gs3 security )

2. Page 6
– farm loss and taxation of farmers (gs3 economy)
– continuity not change is Biden’s plan for Palestine (gs2 IR)

3. Page 7
– Indian investments and BITS (gs3 economy) structural reforms for any NEP 2020

4. Page 10
– leatherback nesting sites could be overrun by Andaman development project gs3 environment

5. Page 14
– States fiscal deficit to narrow to 4.3 percent of GDP in FY22

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


15th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– PM hands over Arjun mk18 and to Army( gs 3 defence)
– Senate acquits Trump of incitement( gs 2 polity)
– bulk of vaccine recipients pass up second dose

2. Page 8 (GS 2 IR)
– this engagement deal better than expected

3. Page 9
– when Twitter was in the right ( gs 2 political ideologies and social media)
– opening up the vaccine market ( gs 3 scientific development)

4. Page 10
– projects launched in kochi will spur growth PM

5. Page 11
– after lifting 4G Ban Centre plans trip of envoys to JNK ( gs 2 polity)
– G23 leaders upset over being left out

6. Page 12( gs 2 economy)
– farm income mission off target

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


13th February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Not conceded any territory says government(gs 2 IR)
– A puppet master with a chip in brain( gs 1 art and culture)

2. Page 6
– Regulation lite( gs 3 economy gs 2 polity regulation of OTT platforms)
Gs 2 IR⬇️⬇️
– Setting the tone
– Climate change resilience action in step with India

3. Page 8( gs 3 science)
– Excessive alcohol can cause irreversible change to DNA

4. Page 10( gs 3 disaster)
– Relief operations on Chamoli
GS2 IR⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

5. Page 13
– Slaps actions or Myanmar says UN rightS envoy and U.S
– Work with military for democracy
– Former European Bank chief draghi sad to be italy’s new prime minister

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


12th February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Dams in the para glacier zone a danger( GS 1 GEOGRAPHY)
– 17 measure to OTT players adopt self-regulatory toolkit( GS 2 POLITY GS 3 ECONOMY)

2. PAGE 6
– Order at the border( GS 2 IR )
– Agonising cost of ham handed development( gs 3 environment)
– In Biden policy pursuit the world order challenge( gs 2 IR)
– Tender cuts(GS 3 ECONOMY)

3. Page 7
– Is India’s digital service tax discriminatory ?( GS 3 ECONOMY)
– A resilient feature for Uttarakhand(GS 3 DISASTER MANAGEMENT)

4. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– In call with Xi, Biden talks of unfair economic practices
– US imposes sanctions on Myanmar

5. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Amazon moves supreme court in future case

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


11th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– both sides disengaging from Pangong Lake area says China (GS 2 IR )

2. page 5 – lahaul Spiti residents want hydro projects in the region scrapped( gs 3 environment)

3. Page 6
– this information is a cybersecurity threat (gs3 internal security )

4. Page 7
– taking the long view with China (GS 2 IR )
– denying women their right over their bodies( gs1 society sociology optional)

5. Page 10
-Himalayas host to complete the processes(GS 1 geography)

6. Page 13 (gs 2 IR)
– China had no role in Sri Lanka decision on ECT

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


10th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Army raises a specialist unit to sniff out covid-19

2. Page 3
– Centre objects to plea against special Marriage Act (gs2 polity gs1 society)

3. Page 4
– Odisha Re promulgates ordinance on APMCs( gs3 economy)

4. Page 6
– cutting trans fat (GS 3 science and tech)
– Fine-tuning the state of the art Technology (GS 3 science and tech )

5. Page 7
– dams and damages( GS 1 Geography GS 3 environment )
GS 2 IR

6. Page 9
– Joe Biden and Modi talk of Democratic Institutions norms

7. Page 10
– Poland pictures for PM visit to Warsaw

8. Page 13
– virus and likely to have leaked from the lab

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


09th February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– New labour courts to allow 4 day work week( gs 3 economy)

2. Page 6
– The long and the short of India’s naypyitaw dilemma( gs2 IR)
– Troubled mountains(GS 3 DISASTER)
– Law and compassion
– First steps in the journey to universal health care( GS 2 HEALTH)

3. Page 7
– A budget not for the environment.( GS 3 ECONOMY)
– An uphill task fit mario draghi( GS2 IR)

4. Page 9
– No glacier lake found land slip likely trigger( GS 3 DISASTER)

5. Page 13(GS 3 ECONOMY)
– energy project 50 kilometre of Tamil Nadu
– Page slams doT for delay in 5G trials

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


08th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– 7 killed after Glacier brust in Uttarakhand( gs 3 disaster)

2. Page 6
– infrastructure push now physical consideration later( gs 3 IR) – An India EU trade pact May still remain elusive( gs 2 IR)

3. PAGE 7
– The cost of internet shutdown (GS 2 polity )

4. Page 8
– coconut climber wins Kerala government award

5. Page 9 ( gs 3 disaster)
– Glacier collapse brings back the memory of 2013 flash floods

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


06th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– J and K restore 4G mobile internet

2. Page 6( gs 2 IR)
– terminal declined

3. Page 9 gs3 economy – booking 900 % rise in rejection of Crop insurance claims

4. Page 10
– China unlikely to collude with Pak to target India IAF chief( gs 2 Ir)
– Aero components sector to double 60000 crore by 2024( gs 3 Economic infrastructure)

5. Page 14 ( gs 3 economy)
– RBI reiterates growth supportive stance

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


05th February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1 – US government calls for dialogue(gs 2 IR)

2. Page3
– Centre ready to introduce
– Bill defining Delhi government LG powers( gs 2 political bodies)
– CM launches switch Delhi campaign to promote EV police( gs 3 economy infrastructure)

3. Page 6
– Missing the Gandhian imprint(GS 1history GS 3)
– An inevitable showdown( gs2 polity freedom of speech and expression)

4. Page 7( GS 2 IR)
– The way forward in Myanmar

5. Page 10( gs 2 IR)
– India strikes cautions note on payments in Myanmar

6. Page 13
– ICC convicts Ugandan Rebel commander for war crimes

7. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– This is the highest capex ever over a 2 year period

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


04th February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 6
– Urban visions (gs3 infrastructure road and transport )
– No to vaccine nationalism yes to global cooperation

2. Page 7
( gs3 environment and internal security)
– Towards a sustainable growth smart walls for Indian borders

3. Page 10( gs 2 IR)
– Sri Lanka’s ECTmove unilateral

4. page 13 – Joe Biden Homeland Security Chief confirmed – US extends new START nuclear treaty with Russia

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


03rd February 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Suu Kyi party demands her release (GS 2 IR)

2. Page 6
– It’s goodbye to did physical orthodoxy( gs 3 economy)

3. Page 7
– Booting out partial democracy( gs 2 IR)
– The US and India tale of two siege(GS 2 IR)

4. Page 9
– Awareness campaign plan to dispel rumours on NPR census( GS 3 ECONOMICS CENS)

5. Page 10( GS 3 VACCINE RELATED NEWS)
– UK variant mutation causes concern
– Spuntik v vaccine SOS 91.6% efficacy

6. Page 10(GS 2 WELFARE AND GS 3 INFRASTRUCTURE)
– Jal Jeevan mission to help revive urban water bodies

7. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– Myanmar generals tighten control after seizing power

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


02nd February 2021

The Hindu( BUDGET PAPER)
1. Page 1
– Recovery vehicle
– States allowed enhanced 4% of gsdp borrowings
– Record allocation of 1.1 lakh crore for railways

2. Page 2
– Stack sell expected to fetch 1.75 lakh crore
– Tax slaps remain unchanged
– ULIPS tax exemption linked to premium
– Government agrees to maintain States share in the divisible pool of taxes

3. Page 3
– Centre to amalgamate Market laws into single code

4. Page 4
– Government to privatise seven major ports into single code
– Auto sector welcomes vehicle scrappage policy

5. Page 5
– Government hopes to cut fiscal deficit to 4.5 % by the financial year 26
– Highways ministry gets 1,18,101 crore outlay

6. Page 6
– Non lapsable fund for modernization mooted
– Culture ministry suffers a 15% cut

7. Page 8
– 137 % increase in health and wellbeing spend 50000 crore for National research foundation

8. Page 9
– Rular India’s life sign missing in budget speech

9. Page 12
– Nirmala sitaraman presents first ever paperless budget

10. Page 19( gs 2 IR)
– Military seizes power in Myanmar coup

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


01st February 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 (gs3 environment)
– a bullet through an Island’s heart
– Centre likely to postpone census to 2022

2. Page 6
– growth with inequality (gs3 economy)

3. Page 7
– building a robust healthcare system (GS 2 social justice)
– the problem of ageing dams (gs1 geography)

4. Page 8( gs 3 environment)
– garbage to power plant in veggie market gets PM pat

5. Page 10 GS 2 IR
– India delivers two cranes for chabahar

6. Page 13
Britain opens visa scheme for millions in hongkong

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


30th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1( GS 3 economy) – economic survey products 11% growth next fiscal

2. Page 6
– a budget blueprint for difficult Times

3. Page 9
– Novavax to be made by SII shows 89% efficacy in UK

4. Page 10
– India’s ratings don’t reflect economic fundamentals CEA (GS 3 ECONOMY)
– a bARE necessities gap between States has narrowed since 2012 survey( GS 2 SOCIAL JUSTICE INEQUALITY ETC)

5. Page 11(GS 3 economy) – fiscal deficit shows to 146 % at ₹ 11.6 lakh crore

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


29th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 6
– global antitrust and the challenge of big tech gs3 science and tech
– For one and all (GS 2 IR)

2. Page 7
– remembering the holocaust GS 1 world history

3. Page 10
– more Made in India covid-19 vaccines on the way says PM

4. Page 13 (gs2 i r)
– US will rejoin deal if Iran is compliant
– India’s UN SC seat a matter of discussion
– New Zealand tops covid-19 performance ranking
– Rajya paksha thanks India as vaccines arrived in Sri Lanka

5. Page 14 (gs 3 economy )
-Economic survey to be tabled today

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


28th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 6
– troubling trends
( GS 2 Social Justice inequality )

2. Page 7
– emphasizing self Reliance in science (GS 3 science and tech )
– more vaccines than takers

3. Page 10(gs 3 science and tech)
– a global challenge to deliver vaccine
– Covaxin effective against you gave virus variant says study

4. Page 13 (GS 2 IR )
– Iran says Israel is waging a psychological war
– Russia moots West Asia meet as US reset Palestinian ties

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


27th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 (gs3 environment) – Meghalaya government talks tough on illegal coal mining

2. Page 6
– taxing clunkers( gs 3 environment)
– many vulnerabilities( GS 2 to voting behaviour gs3 blockchain )

3. Page 7( GS 1 society gs2 poverty Inequality)
– we are not all in the same boat

4. Page 13 (gs2 IR )
– US announces restore ration off relations with palestinians
– Inclusive reforms must for UN SC to be effective

5. Page 14( economy GS 3)
India set to grow 11.5% in 2021 IMF

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


25th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– mock trials of of remote voting project soon CEC( gs2 polity )

2. Page 6
– troubled waters (GS 2 IR)

3. Page 7
– the shipping sector is at sea (gs3 economy infrastructure sagarmala project)

4. Page 10
– Sundarbans is home to 428 a species of bird says ZSI (gs3 environment)

5. Page 13 ( gs 2 Ir)
– US vows support to Taiwan as Chinese incursions entered day 2
– US Interfering in domestic affairs Russia

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


23rd January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– No further concessions to offer government tells protesting farmers (gs3 agriculture)

2. Page 6
– (gs1 society e GS 2 polity) a new Framework around caste and the census

3. Page 9
– Myanmar Mauritius and Seychelles receive covid shield

4. Page 10
– India proposes to expand research tourism in the Arctic (GS 1 geography)

5. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– Biden respects successful India US ties

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


22nd January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– farmers reject proposal to suspend laws for 18 months (gs3 agriculture )

2. Page 6
– privacy and surveillance (gs3 data localisation gs2 right to privacy recent WhatsApp privacy issues)

3. Page 7
– are courts encroaching on the powers of Executive? ( gs2 separation of power polity)

4. Page 10
– some defence imports in evitable Army chief (gs3 security)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


21st January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Biden sworn-in delivers a message of Unity hope (gs 2 IR)
– In a Thaw, Centre offers to put of farm reforms for 18 months(gs 3 agriculture )
– Karnataka tops in innovation shows index (gs 3 economy)

2. Page 6
– managing the rollout( gs3 vaccine hesitancy )
– removing the creases in housework valuation (gs1 woman gs2 women)

3. Page 10 ( gs 2 state specific)
– in Gujarat Lotus eaters munch on just dragon fruit

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


20th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 – cancer care Pioneer no more (gs4 ethics page 1 SC panel Lays out roadmap on farmers issue( gs3 agriculture )

2. Page 5 ( gs3 environment)
– SC seeks status report on river water quality

3. Page 6 ( gs 2IR)
– India Nepal relations in a new transition

4. Page7
– a stress test for American democracy
– The threat of deepfakes gs3 security page 9( gs2 polity question hour)
budget session to have question hour

5. Page 10( GS 2 IR)
– India to fly out vaccines to neighbours
– India asks WhatsApp to revoke changes in its privacy policy (gs2 data protection right to privacy)
– Netaji birthday anniversary to be celebrated as parakram Divas (gs1 history)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


19th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– covaxin vaccine not to be used in cases of allergy fever poor immunity (covid update)

2. Page 6
– being tethered to bars during a pandemic ( g’s 2 rights g’s 3 covid)
– Mining in India equals selling the family gold( GS 3 mining economy )

3. Page 10
– experts to be assigned to review state labour laws (gs3 economy)
– new monsoon forecast models on the anvil (GS 1 geography )

4. Page 13(GS 2 It)
– US China spar over the origins of noble coronavirus
– Imran Khan to visit Sri Lanka

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


18th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– 2.24 lakh vaccinated into days 447 report adverse reactions( covid update )

2. Page 6 – injecting confidence( gs4 ethics GS 3 vaccination)
– financial boom at a time of economic stagnation (gs3 economy)

3.Page 7
– the rise of shadow entrepreneurship (GS 3 economy GS 4 ethical issues involved)

4. Page 9 ( gs 2 IR)
UK invites PM Modi to G7 summit in June

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


16th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
-World’s largest vaccination programme begins today ( gs 3 science and tech)

2. Page 6
– Private space( gs 1 society marriage)
– Double ignominy( gs 2 India and US election system)
– Vaccine optimism and the scientific uncertainty link

3. Page 10
– Nepal raises Kalapani boundary issue with India ( gs 2 IR)

4. Page 13 ( GS 2 IR)
– BIDEN unveils $1.9 trillion relief package
– After US RUSSIA pulls out of open skies treaty

5. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
-Army inks $20 mn deal
– With idealforge for UAV

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


14th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 6
– terror trail (GS 2 IR India Pakistan UN SC )
– meditating the farmers protest is difficult terrain (GS 2 polity GS 3 agriculture)

2. Page 9( gs 3 security)
– CCS approves 83 Tejas fighters for Air Force
– BSF UNearth tunnel in Jammu

3. Page 10
– adultery law must stay for military government ( GS 1 WOMEN GS 3 SECURITY)

4. Page 13
– a strong India would act as counterbalance to China US (GS 2 IR)

5. Page 14 – RBI forms working group on digital lending( gs3 economy)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


13th January 2021

The Hindu

  1. Page 1 – SC stays implementation of three controversial farm laws (gs2 polity separation of power)


2. page 6 – claiming SAARC from the Ashes of 2020 (GS 2 IR International group) – imposing a compromise (GS 2 polity separation of power) – strained ties( gs2 polity Puducherry UT)

3. page 9 – In his first speech at UNSC Jaishankar Slams China and Pakistan( gs 2 IR)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


12th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– SC intends to stay farm laws (GS 2 polity separation of power)
– Centre orders 11 mn doses of covishield

2. Page 6
– reframing India’s foreign policy priorities bridging the gulf (GS 2 IR Central Asia policy of India)
– dialogues of democracy lessons from Rajasthan (GS 2 governance)

3. Page 7
– a step back in gender equality (gs1 society GS 2 Social Justice essay ethics wome

4. Page 13 Gs 2 Ir
– W H O experts to visit China to trace Origins of covid-19

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


11th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 2
– After trial run real drive set to kick off

2. Page 6
– planning and exit out of easy money resign gs3 economy

3. Page 7
– the front seat in electric mobility( gs 3 electric lithium)

4. Page 8
– Telangana main face a shortfall in revenue registration gs3 economy

5. Page 10
– ministry state officials on co Win news
– arunanchal harbours a venidium source (G s3 scienCe)

6. Page 13 ( gs 2 IR)
– Qataris head to Saudi Arabia after reopening of border
– US remove restrictions on diplomatic contact with Taiwan

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


09th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1 – LeT commander gets 5 years jail term for terror financing (gs3 security) – Supreme Court tells government to Aam forest officers to fight poachers (gs3 environment GS 2 polity)

2. Page 6
– grading India’s counter coercive strategy GS 2 IR
– Night and day gs1 woman

3. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– China holds 3rd edition of South Asia multilateral meet
– Biden picks Sumona guha for key role on South Asia at NSC

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


08th January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– GDP likely to contract by 7.7% this fiscal government (gs3 economy )

2. Page 6
– flue in full flight ( gs 3 diseases basics)

3. Page 8
– Satya Paul who invented the sari passes away in Coimbatore

4. Page 10
– new freight corridor a big boost pm (gs3 infrastructure)
– key nutrition committees fail to meet (GS 2 polity Social Justice)

5. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– Indian American named US Army’s first CIO

6. Page 14
gs3 economy
– India’s fiscal deficit may exceed 7% in current fiscal says sources

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


07th January 2021

The hindu

1. Page 1
– SC to study anti-conversion laws of Uttarakhand and up (gs1 society gs2 polity )

2. Page 6
– boosting India with Maritime domain awareness ( gs 3 security)

3. Page 8 ( state specific )
– Kerala to share cost of Sabrimala rail project Foundation stone laid for new Anubhava Mantapa

4.Page 10
12 Avian flu epicenters in India
China surging ahead says Niti Aayog (gs 2 Ir)

5. Page13
China denies entry to WHO experts( gs 2 IR)

6. Page 14 gs 3 Economy
SEBI moots entry norms to set up stock exchanges

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


06th January 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Supreme court clears centre’s plan to build a 3 times bigger parliament( GS 2 INFRASTRUCTURE)

2. Page 6
– The dark steps of writing hate into law( GS 2 POLITY)

3. Page 7( gs 2 IR)
– The hurdles in Xi’s great power ambitions
– Changing contour of India UK ties

4. Page 8
– PM inaugurates Kochi mangaluru LNG pipeline( gs 3 infrastructure one nation one grid)
– Two day Asian waterbird census off to a flying start

5. Page 9
– Union budget set to be presented on February 1

6. Page 10( GS 2 Ir)
– Us India cooperated on LAC actions say juster

7. Page 14( gs 3 economy Gs 2 IR)
– Gulf leaders sign deal to end years long dispute
– Global India output set to expand in fy22 World Bank

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


05th January 2021

The HINDU
1. Page 1 – biggest covid-19 vaccination program set to begin
– DoE circular ask teachers to check weight of school bags (gs2 education)

2. Page 4
– track social media to check pangolin poaching( gs3 environment wildlife conservation)

3. Page 6
– quality gigs a solution to Urban unemployment (GS 1 urbanization gs3 on employment issues)

4. Page 7
– hasty approval no transparency( GS 2 polity) embracing energy-efficiency (gs3 environment and conservation gs3 energy resources)

5. Page 8 – Kerala on a lot after bird flu in two districts (GS 3 science diseases)

6. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– Iran steps up uranium enrichment seizes tanker

7. Page 14
– Vietnam buys Indian rice for the first time in decade

Indian Express
1. Page 1
– Covaxin to protect against mutants data in a week Bharat Biotech

2. Page 5
– New Year brought achievement with made in India vaccines PM

3. Page 6
– change rules on confiscation of animals SC tells Centre (gs3 conservation )
– 1800 migratory birds found dead in Himachal
– 2020 eighth warmest year recorded by India in 1 21 years IMD (gs3 environment)

4. Page 9
– India’s UNSC opportunity gs 2 IR

5. Page 11 – to why stakes are high in renaming of Aurangabad to
Sambhaji Nagar( GS 2 polity)

6. Page 12 – Iran starts and rich granny I’m up to 20% ceases tanker in straight

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


04th January 2021

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– India approves two covid-19 vaccines for emergency use

2. Page 6
– anti disclosure amendment that hits public health( gs 2 social justice health)

3. Page 7
– Don’t ignore the women’s farmer(GS 1 SOCIETY GS 3 AGRICULTURE)

4. Page 9
– India still at risks of a biased citizenship regime(GS 2 POLITY)

5. Page 10
– FSSAI slashes limit for trans fat levels in food( GS 3 SCIENCE TECH TRANS FOOD)

6. Page 14
– China amends defence law to boost war preparedness( gs 2 IR)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


02nd January 2021

THE HINDU
1. Page 1
– expert panel gives the go-ahead for covishield

2. Page 4
– Assam Congress plans one family one job scheme
(GS 2 Social Justice )
– an ill-conceived overboard and fake ordinance(gs 1 society gs 2 polity sociology optional)

3. Page 9
– PM unveils project for affordable housing (GS 2 Social Justice Welfare of vulnerable section)
– India seeks action for attack on Pak Temple (GS 2
IR)

The important articles Indian express
1. Page 1
– panel clears covi Shield short last step before regulator approval( gs 3 vaccine progress)
– All should get free access to science general public research data new draft S&T policy( gs 3 science and tech)

2. Page 6
– Muslim men can be accused under triple Talaq Lord not has mother says -Supreme Court (gs1 Society sociology optional)

3. Page 9
– When the Arctic warm ( gs 1 geography gs 3 environment)

4. Page 11
– 3 states 3 anti-conversion loss what similar what different( gs1 society gs2 polity sociology optional)

5. Page 13( gs 3 economy)
RBI launches digital payments

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


01st January 2021

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– vaccine close to approval hints DCGI ( gs 3 science and tech)

2. Page 6
– Leopard account with a missing benchmark number
(gs3 environment human and man conflict)

3. Page 7
– has the special Marriage Act failed to protect interfaith couples (gs1 society optional sociology )
– Acclimatising to climate risk gs3 climate change

4. Page 10 GS 2 IR
– Pakistan theatre tricks at the UN pose no challenge to India

5. Page 14
gs3 economy
– fiscal deficit suits up to 135 % of target
– India must raise the bar on anti money laundering systems( GS 3 internal security money laundering issues)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


31st December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– UK approved Oxford vaccine science GS 3

2. Page 2
– facial recognition Technology law yet to catch up (gs3 science )

3. Page 6( gs 2 IR)
– Himalayan manoeuvres

4. Page 7
– straws in the wind in South Block

5. Page 9
– government nod for emissions in Estonia Paraguay and Dominican and Republic (gs 2 IR)
– Assam CM sets Jan 31 deadline to rehabitat National Park dwellers( gs 3 environment and rehabilitation)

6. Page 10
– cabinet gives approval for Akash missile export (gs3 defence)

7. Page 10
– CCEA nod for three infra projects

8. Page 13
– china set to launch third aircraft carrier (GS 2 IR)

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


30th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page4
– explore utilisation of fly ash in cement plants (gs3 environment do basics of fly ash)

2. Page 6
– resilient supply chains as a pandemic lesson (gs3 economy)
(gs3 e environment and climate change)

3. Page 7
– the climate policy needs new ideas the tragedy of conservation
– the broken bones of democracy (gs2 polity)

4. Page 8
– INCOIS launches digitalocean( gs3 environment)
– GS 2 international relations and groupings

5. Page 10 Harshvar
– dhan made member of GAVI board islamist groups from Gaza fire Rockets into Sea Bangladesh sense 1804 refuses to remote Islands gs3 economy

6. Page 14
– India can build on rural push federalism and consumer base

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)

29th December 2020

The Hindu

Page 1

-four states begin dry run for rollout of vaccine

-pm flags off India’s first driverless train( GS 3 infrastructure)


-Army to restore Grave of Naushehra ka sher


Page 6( gs 2 IR)
-Dealing with India’s two-front challenge
war and words


-Reforms with the future and farming needs in mind( gs 3 agriculture)
Page 7


-granting bail is the rule (GS 2 criminal justice system)


Page 10
-Assam tables bill to make Madras as regular schools( gs 2)


Page 13 GS 2 IR
-China defends progress of Pal. corridor

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


25th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Britain EU clinch brexit tradedeal( gs2 IR International relations) – economic Revival beating predictions RBI bulletin( gs3 economy)
– construction major Prince out a building( gs3 e science and tech 3D printing)

2. Page 6
– learning to let go (gs3 economy retrospective taxation )
– provocation trap (GS 2 IR Israel Iran Bidden)

3. Page 9
– Union boycott consultations on draftt rules for labour codes (gs3 economy)

4. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– EU leaders help post brexit deal
– Xi Jinping tightens grip on China

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


24th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Cairn energy wins arbitration award( gs 3 economy)
– Tamilnadu Government gives go ahead for jallikattu( gs 1 society gs 2 polity)
– Cabinet nod for 100% FDI IN DTH service(gs 3 economy)

2. Page 6
– The tightrope between production industrial peace( gs 3 industries and labour sociology optional alienation and karl Marx capitalism)

3. Page 8
– beware of illegal digital lending apps
Gs 2 IR

4. Page 10
– Sailors still stranded off Chinese ports

5. Page 13
Trump rejects wasteful covid 19 aid bill

By Megha Agarwalla( expert in current affairs)


23rd December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1 gs3 environment – Fireflies to shine a light for Great Indian Bustard

2. Page 6
– pandemic resilience

3. Page7
– 5 years since Paris and opportunity to build back better( gs3 environment)

4. Page 8
– Western Ghats home to 3387 river path( gs3 environment ) – Modi awarded legion of merit by Donald Trump( gs 2 IR)
– health data shows India does not need a two child policy PCI ( gs 2 health)
– Japan India conquer on Defence issues

5. Page 14 gs3 economy – Centre to set up Development Finance entity in 3 to 4 months

By Megha Agrawalla( expert in current affairs)


22nd December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– House panel moots law to keep a check on private hospitals(gs 2 health)

2. Page 4( gs 3 irrigation gs 1 )
– New irrigation model to have desert villagers

3. Page 6( gs 2 IR)
– Nepal in Turnmoil

4. Page 10( GS 3 SCIENCE)
– Super hornet fighter jets being tested for Navy use


21st December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Nepal set to face fresh election( gs 2 IR)
– 34 arrested under new UP ordinances so far( GS 2 POLITY CONVERSION LAWS GS 1 SOCIETY )

2. Page 6
– Laying the foundation for faster growth( GS 3 ECONOMY)
– Smouldering unrest( GS 3 LABOUR UNREST)
– Stopping the slide of health care in India(GS 2 3 HEALTH )

3. Page 7
– Losing the plot on women’s safety( GS 2 GS 1 WOMEN MAHARASHTRA GOVR SHAKTI ACT)

4. Page 10( GS 2 IR)
– India to bring more Nations into coastal radar network
– India US mull over unfinished work


19th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1 – Supreme court finds High court order on AP government disturbing( Gs 2 polity)
– India China agree to hold another round on LAC talks( gs 2 IR)

2. PAGE 6
– MSP the factoids versus the facts( gs 3 economy)
– Friend and neighbour

3. Page 8(gs 3 SCI and tech)
– Research finance indomethacin beneficial in covid-19 care

4. Page 10
– Parliamentary panel calls for migrant workers database

5. Page 13( Gs 2 ir)
– Iran starts nuclear facility work amid US tensions

6. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Budget to Prioritise health investments
– Government mulls bad Bank to boost banking sector


18th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Farmers have constitutional right to continue protest SC( GS 2 POLITY)
– Strengthening ties with Bangladesh a Priority says PM( gs 2 IR)

2. PAGE 6
– In agri reforms go back to the drawing board (gs 3 agriculture)
– putting food at the centre of India’s nutrition agenda( gs 3 food security)
Gs 2 IR⬇️
– shackles and ties
– sanctions overreach

3. PAGE 7
– converting waste to energy( GS 3 ENVIRONMENT)

4. Page 10
– ISRO launches satellite for communication (GS 3 SCIENCE AND TECH)
– meditate on this yoga Sana is now a sport

5. Page 14( gs 2 IR)
– WHO to probe virus Origins in China
– won’t step back from S400 deal with Russia says Turkey

6. Page 15
government plans 60 billion dollar investment to bolster gas infrastructure( gs 3 economy)


17th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– SC moots panel for farmer government talks
– Covaxin phase 1 trials show promising results – Cabinet clears spectrum auction( GS 3 ECONOMY)

2. Page 6(gs 2 social justice)
– Excellence in diversity
– Discouraging numbers

3. Page 7
– Million reasons to March( gs 3 farming)
– The many challenges for WTO( gs 2 IR)
– The long road to food security( gs 2 hunger issues )

4. Page 9
– Farmer protest part of UK politics because of diaspora

5. Page 10
– India goes down two rank in human development index(GS 2 SOCIAL JUSTICE)
– Study warns of vaccine hesitancy

6. Page 14(GS 3 ECONOMY)
– SBI Seems recovery narrowing fy21 GDP contraction to 7.4%
– US puts India on currency manipulators monitoring list


16th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Law ministry nod sought on postal ballots for NRIs( gs 2 polity voting behavior)

2. Page 6
– Punjab Haryana to look beyond MSP crops( gs 3 economy agriculture issue)
– From a digital India to a digital Bharat( gs 3 economy)

3. Page 7
– Test for Ghana( gs 2 IR)

4. Page 9
– Spike in return of people to Bangladesh( GS 1 GS 3 geo and economics)

5. Page 10
– British PM chief guest of republic day celebrations
– Netaji museum planned in Kolkata for 125th anniversary

6. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– US imposes Caatsa sanction on Turkey over s-400 purchase
– Over 5 lakh uighurs involved in Xinjiang cotton coerced labour


15th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 6
– Green over brown (gs 3 environment revise all set target’s recent REPORT BY GREENWATCH )

2.Page 7
– India needs to rethink its nutrition agenda( recent NFHS 5 report Gs 2 hunger and poverty issues)

3. Page 10
– India Britain to discuss upgrade ties( gs 2 IR)
– Stealth frigate Himgiri is ready ( gs 3 science and tech)

4. Page 13 ( gs 2 international news groupings etc)
-Us agency hit by massive cyber attack

5.Page 14 ( gs 3 economy)
– CII urges center to disinvest aggressively ,monetise asset
– Multiple bids received for AIR INDIA SALE says centre


14th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Now explore Kaziranga on boats and bicycles( gs 3 environment Kazirnaga location other WLS and NP in the region)

2. Page 6
– The roots of the agriculture crisis run deep(gs 3 economy)

3. Page 7( gs 3 environment)
– Hazardeous ideas for the Himalayas
– Innovations for cleaner air

4. Page 8
– Rare myristica swamp treefrog found in Thrissur

5. Page 9( gs 2 IR )
– Slowdown in loan sanction to struggling firm
– Connectivity infrastructure key points in Modi Hasina summit
(Gs. 3 Science and tech )

6. Page 10
– Virus RNA found in sewage symbols says ICMR study

7. Page 13
– China moon probe heads back to earth


12th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Industrial output stays in positive territory for second month at 3.6 %( gs 3 economy)

2. Page 6
– Connecting more people
– Pointing the finger at parliamentary scrutiny(gs 2 polity)

3. Page 8
– Not all Indian droughts are caused by EI NINO( gs 1 geo)

4. Page 10
– India is on track to reduce emissions( gs 3 environment)
– Pm Uzbek president discuss Afghan project( gs 2 IR)
– New cross sector initiative for universal health coverage

5. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– Israel Morocco fact follows a history of secret dealings

6. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Centre set to unveil ambitious PSE Divestment policy Bajaj
– NK Singh calls for a fresh look at the seventh schedule


11th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– HelpAge India presented UN population award for 2020 ( gs 1 geo population gs 1 society)

2. Page 6
– Grain and chaff( gs 3 farming)
– True to its name( vaccine)
– Gs International news groupings and laws

3. Page 7
– Iran’s calculated risk( gs 2 IR)

4. Page 13
– Sunday deadline for brexit talks
– Riot turns spotlight on
– Srilanka’s jails
– Morocco to normalise ties with Israel
– Israel set to open up parts of herods palace
– ABD narrows India’s FY21 GDP contraction projection to 8%


10th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Cabinet note for public Wi-Fi networks ( gs 3 infrastructure)

2. Page 4 – Cattle buffalo meat Residue found in Indus valley vessels
– too many cattles robbing Rhinos of nutrition in mini Kaziranga (GS 3 Environment)

3.Page 6
– the reality of an India at the Crossroads( gs 2 policy)
– the road taken(gs 2)
– Thousand days of nutrition and a billion dreams (GS 2 Social Justice poverty and hunger)

4. Page 8
– Karnataka assembly adopts bill against cow slaughter

5. Page 10(gs 2 IR)
Quad is US anti China game Russia not viable to extend Moratorium RBI( gs 3 economy)

6. Page 13 IR. Gs 2 – UAE approves Chinese covid-19 vaccine


09th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– SC clears land acquisition for Chennai Salem highway
– Mount Everest grows taller as China Nepal announce new height( gs 1 geo)
( gs 3 science and tech)

2. Page 6
– In Stanford ranking hope for Indian Science

3. Page 7
– the rise of AI economy

4. Page 8
– Nickel lead found in patients blood samples

(Gs 2 international relations and groupings neighborhood policy)

5. Page 10 – SAARC needs a terror free Mileau
– no joint commemorative stamps with India says China

6. Page 13
– Biden picks retired general .Lyod Austin as Defence Secretary
– Britain EU strike deal on Ireland border
– Sri Lanka to get $300 million Chinese tyre factory

7. Page. 14( GS 3 economy) – manufacturing services services lead recovery SBI


08th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– SC nod for Central Vista inauguration

2. Page 4
– data of transgender prisoners to be included in reports centre (GS 2 Social Justice )

3. Page 5
– tribals come together to protect soil biodiversity

4. Page 6
– A duet for India’s urban women* gs1 woman
the ground has fallen out from beneath the farmers feet *gs3 agriculture

5. Page 8
– organic farming allowed in Lakshadweep

6. Page 14 IR GS 2
US China dominate arms market


07th December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Meghalaya village turns an oasis in coal mine desert(gs 4 ethics example environment conservation)

2. Page 6
– culture and peace(gs 2 Ir)
– a mirage sold as a panacea for the unorganised sector(gs 3 economy)
– Tenuous tack ( gs 3 MPC RBI)

3. Page 7
– through fiscal responsibility page 8
– Hampi Chariot cannot be touched

4. Page 10
– Navy want to join IAF in jet shopping as
– India government to promote AYUSH Exports( gs 2)
– Madhya Pradesh readies to treat 1lakh malnourished children ( gs 2 social justice hunger and poverty)


05th December 2020

1. Page 1
– RBI holds rates sees FY GDP contraction at 7.5 %

2. Page 6
– Trust deficit ( gs 3 LEGAL BACKENING OF MSP)
– the many layers to Agricultural discontent( GS 3 AGRICULTURE ISSUES)

3. Page 13 ( GS 2 IR)
– West Asian nations us signal progress to resolve Qatar crisis
– China turns on artificial sun

4. Page 14
– RBI tightens oversight of nbfcs


04th December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Government offers to make 8 changes to farm laws

2. Page 6
– Farmers protest the core is procurement ( gs 3 agriculture)
the Iran challenge

3. Page 7
– does India’s neighbourhood policy need reworking ( gs 2 Ir india and neighborhood policy)

4. Page 9
– carefully monitoring Brahmputra development ( recent china to build dam on brahmaputra)

5. Page 10
– speak for all religion India tells UN
– lottery gambling and betting taxable under GST act Supreme Court( gs 2 centre state relation)

6. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– Us . tightens Visa rules for CCP members
– Iran moves to Step Up nuclear enrichment
– US to block Import of slave labour cotton from China
– CYCLONE Burevi hits Northern Sri Lanka 12000 people affected
– US Senate clears bill on immigrant visa


03rd December 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– India will not accept less than bottomline in talks with China ( gs 2 IR)
– Honey the sweetener on your plate maybe sugar syru

2. Page 6
– questionable data little room for exuberance (gs 3 economy)
– Castes count ( gs 1 society sociology optional caste dynamics)
– chobby tidings(gs 3 economy)

3. Page 7
– A looming health crisis ( gs 2 social justice health)
Gs 2 international events

4. Page 13 – Biden sets new demands for return to Iran Nuclear deal

5. Page 14 – China buys first Indian rice in decades amid scarce supply


02nd December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– GST inflows top ₹1 lakh cr for second month in a row( GS 3 ECONOMY)

2. Page 5
– Jalyukta Shivar state sets up panel to pick works for Probe( gs 2 state scheme MAHARASHTRA WATER CONSERVATION)

3. Page 6
– The last straw is being further this disabled( gs 1 society gs 2 social justice welfare of vulnerable)
– Regional priorities( gs 2 INTERNATIONAL SUBMIT SCO)
– Slow progress( GS 3 ORIGIN OF COVID WHO)

4. Page 7
– No leverage for Biden on Iran
– Winners who disappointed( gs 2 IR events Egypt andTIGRAY)

5. Page 13( GS 2 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS)
– China ,Pakistan military deal
– In Karabakh ,Putin play peacemaker

6. Page 14( gs 3 economy PURCHASING MANAGER INDEX)
– PMI shows manufacturing losing steam


01st December 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1( Gs 2 international grouping)
– Cross-border terror biggest challenge for SCO regions: Venkaiah

2. Page 2(gs 1 society gs 2 social justice)
– Plea to maintain data on transgender prisoners

3. Page 6
– The perils of deregulated imperfect agrimarkets( gs 3 economy agricultural)
– A misguided policy that cuts deep into patient safety( gs3 science)

4. Page 7
– Is a person’s address public information(gs 2 RTI)
– Recalibrating India Nepal ties(gs2 IR add on notes)

5. Page 10( ALL NEWS RELATED TO GS 2 IR)
– Effective information sharing crucial says fATF

6. Page 13
– Biden intends to nominate neera tanden as OMB chief

7. Page 14
– UK mercenaries role in Sri Lanka war under lens


30th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– China nod for downstream dam of the Brahmaputra(gs 2 IR. Please refer lectures of IR)

2. Page 6
– Clear the fog ,draw a clear vaccination policy (gs 3 science)
– Reaping the whirlwind( gs 3 economy agriculture)
– Historic recession( gs 3 economy recession)

3. Page 7 gs 2 Ir
– The Paris agreement is no penancea(gs 3 environment)
– Assassination and it’s after math

4. Page 9( GS 2 IR)
– In Colombo Ajit doval meets SamPanthan

5. Page 10 GS 3 SCIENCE
– Lifetime risks of diabetes in metro alarming

6. Page 13 IR GS 2
– Chinese defence minister meets Nepal’s stop leadership


28th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– GDP contract 7.5% in second quarter( gs 3 economy)
protect right of ordinary people to bail supreme court tells judge( gs 2 Polity)

2. Page 5
– GMRT accorded prestigious IEEE milestone status ( gs 4 science and tech)

3. Page 6
– Tech tact( gs 2 IR)
– Stepping out of shadow of India malnutrition( gs 2 social justice)
– Karnataka defers decision on inclusion of lingayats in OBC( gs 2 polity)
– SEA SPARKLE HAS AFFECTED MARINE FOOD CHAIN

4. Page 10( gs 2 IR)
– Sparkling stone sparks frenzy in Nagaland

5. Page 13
– Top Iranian nuclear scientist killed

6. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Core sector contraction widens to 2.5 %
– Fiscal deficit reaches 120 % of annual target
– Hetero to produce Russia’s covid-19 vaccine in India


27th November 2020

Page 1

  1. Pm pitches for ‘One Nation, One Election’ – GS2 – ( prons and cons of One Nation, one election in Electoral Reform)

Page 6.

  1. Storm warnings- GS3 – ( Disaster Management)
  2. Rein in the vaccine nationalism , the profiteering – GS2 – ( concept of Vaccine Nationalism and geo politics on vaccine, rich-poor country divide)

Page 7

  1. Are together laws the answer to check online abuse? – GS2 – ( section 118A Kerala Police Act , Section 66A of IT act, Shreya Singhal vs UOI case, conflict between public order and fundamental right)

Page 8

  1. HC has taken over executive functions : AP – GS2 – ( Doctrine of separation of powers , Article 50 of COI(DPSP) )

Page 14

  1. GDP contracted 10.7% in Q2 – GS3 – ( impact of pandemic on Indian Economy, GST )

26th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1( GS 1 GEOGRAPHY)
– Heavy rain as cyclone nivar approaches coast.

2. Page 6( GS 3 ECONOMY)
– Jobs , exports and the trade pacts link
– Refining trade union strategies to strike a chord

3. Page 9( GS 2 IR)
– Navy inducts 2 drones on lease from the U.S
– More trilateral naval excercise on the cards

4. Page 10
– PM To lay foundation for new parliament building

5. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– Bhutan establishes formal ties with Germany

6. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Government allots₹2000 crore for infra funding


25th November 2020

  1. Page 1 -Govt bans 43 more apps citing threat to security – GS2 – ( concept of national security, sovereignty,, Section 69A of IT Act)

2. Page 6 -Say ‘no’ to corporate houses in Indian banking- GS 3 – ( prons and cons of banks running by corporates )

3. Page 7 -Kerala to withdraw amendment – GS 2 – (reason of violation of article 19(1)a of COI by the Section 118-A of kerala police act

4. Page 10 -Poshan Abhiyaan needs a boost: study – GS2 – ( National Nutrition Mission)

5. Page 13 -With US drawing down troops, what’s next for Afghanistan? – GS2 – ( National interest of India in Afghanistan)

-Sri Lanka, China to focus on ‘poverty alleviation’ – GS2 – how it affects India national interest in Sri Lanka


23rd November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Arunachal Pradesh CM pushes for Highway along Tibet border ( gs 3 internal security border issues)

2. Page 6
– in vaccine race last lap the key steps for India
– no Minister the trade agreement which is flawed pressure and punishment( gs 2 IR GS 3 SECURITY)

3. Page 9
– PM for integrated fight against climate change gs 3 environment
– 132 countries attend Global meet on criminal finances gs 3 security

4. Page 10 gs 2 Ir
– India Thailand Singapore Naval exercise concludes India set to launch deep sea mission

5. Page 13 – Japanese grant to spend in Maldives Coast Guard


21st November 2020

The Hindu 1. Page 1 (Gs 2 IR related) – Bhutan says no Chinese village on its territory

2. Page 6 (GS 3 economy) – India’s No to RCEP could still be a no

3. Page 9 – UNSC India calls for immediate Afghan ceasefire Exercise Malabar comes to an end

4. Page 10
– Australia to temporary host is ISRO satellite tracking facilities

5. Page 14 – raise private bank promoter cap to 26%


20th November 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1 Gs 3 security
– terror funding saaeed gets 10 years in jail

2. Page 5 Gs 1 society
– Rajasthan government launches Maternity Benefit scheme for second child

3. Page 6 Gs 3 economics
– India Mask of economic liberalism is of

4. Page 9
digital India is now a way of life

5. Page 13 Gs 2 IR
– In AP EC speech XI TOUTS China’s economy as base of FREE TRADE
– Pompeo visits west bank settlement
– in visit to Afghanistan Pak pm goes to help stem bloodshed
– what are Sri Lanka prospectus with RCEP in India’s absence

6. Page 14 – Oxford economics cuts India’s 2020 25 growth average to 4.5 %
– moodys narrows fy21 GDP outlook to 10.6% contraction
– Centre keen to grow India as a large data economy


19th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Army builds extreme weather habitats for troops in Ladakh( gs 3 security)

2. Page 6
– New challenges ( gs 2 ir)
– Reinventing cities( gs 1 society urbanization)
– Decoding Biden’s presidency for India and the world

3. Page 7
– The need for maximum government gs 2 governance

4. Page 8
– Kerala to commission genome survey for SARS cov 2 gs 3 science and tech
– 10 kilometre swim across a canal hands and legs bound
– Finance panel for PPPs on health infra (gs 3 health infra)

5. Page 10
– With dossier ,Pak tries to kill two birds with one shot gs 2 Ir
– IAF for short term leasing of trainers aircraft light copters
– Getting MGNRGES wages harder than the labour gs 3 economy

6. Page 13 GS2 ir
– Will return to nuclear deal if US sanctions are lifted Iran
– Who won the war over karabakh

7. Page 14
– IMF foresees legacy scares for covid-19 crisis GS 2 Ir


18th November 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– What mechanisms do you have against fake news Sc asks govt
– MP planning law against love jihad says minister( gs 1 society gs 2 social justice)

2. Page 4
– Blue refugee demand immediate implementation of settlement pact( gs 2 social justice tribals )

3. Page 6
– Shot in the arm gs 3 science
– Changing the discourse on victim jurisprudence ( gs 2 polity)

4. Page 7
– T cell immunity and COVID 19

5. Page 9
– Confront sponsors of terror says Modi gs 3 security
– Modi speaks with BIDEN affirms importance of ties gs 2 IR
– Haryana to draft law on love Jihad( gs 1 society and gs 2 social justice)

6. Page 10
– lack of Consent won’t vitiate CBI probe SC

7. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– Sri Lanka to open up Chinese backed port city elements in Pakistan military had Qaeda links


17th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1( gs 3 science)
– Modern assays its vaccine is 94.5 percent effective

2. Page 6
– threat or treat ( gs 2 IR ORGANIZATION)

3. Page 7
– fallen through the cracks(GS 1 SOCIETY WOMEN)

4. Page 8 – GAIL completes Kochi Mangaluru pipeline( gs 3 infrastructure)
(All below news are international relations gs 2 Ir)

5. Page 9
– Pakistan continues to raise terror charges

6. Page 10
– Indian students in US dropped 4.4 % last year page 13
– Sri Lanka to unveil crucial budget today Ahmed virus
– what’s behind the conflict between Ethiopian Government and degree levels

7. Page 14
– a day after RCEP Jaisan sankar Slam trade pacts ;globalisation


16th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– megatrade Block RCEP takes off (GS 2 IR)
– Nitish to take oath as Bihar Chief Minister again today

2. Page 6
– border on the boil page 7
– a recipe to Tear down trade unions( gs 3 economy)

3. Page 8
– Formula 3 racing track getting already in Andhra Pradesh

4. Page 9
– Arunachal records best sex ratio Manipur the worst(GS 1 Society)

5. Page 10
– ministry seeks feedback on draught social security rule( GS 3 SECURITY)
– India US keen on training Peace mission( gs 2 IR)

6. Page 13
– judge rejects limits on DACA program


10th November 2020

The Hindu
All news are related to GS 2 international relations and organization


1. Page 6
– The real significance of biden and win
– Under Biden unfurling India’s foreign policy concerns

2. Page7
– Lessons from veitnam and Bangladesh
– The cost of clearing in the air ( gs 3 environment)

3. Page 10
– Academic credit banks,degree with entry and exit option soon( gs 3 banking)

4. Page 13
– India Maldives sign four moUs to boost ties

5. Page 13
– Suru kyi’s party claims victor


09th November 2020

The Hindu

All below news are from gs paper 2 IR international relations and groupings.
1. Page 1 – Joe Biden pledges to unite America

2. Page 6
– Guwahati zoo new home to rescued exotic animals
finally great Banyan Tree breathe a fresh

3.Page 8
– The US vote is about building back better
– turning the spotlight on America’s election custodian India and BIDEN
walk and talk

4. Page 9
– strategic comfort with Maldives

5.Page 11
– Biden May relax curves on h1b job based visa

6. Page 12
– Experts want more US action on climate

7.Page 15
– As Myanmar goes to polled sucree is expected to win
Gs 3 environment.


07th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– India won’t accept shifting of LAC( gs 2 IR)

2. PAGE 6
– Biden India and comfort in the old normal( gs 2 IR)
– Market dictates and a blow against Equality( GS 3 ECONOMIC)

3. Page 10
– It is a long journey to distribute fortified rice togovernment school( gs 3 food security )
– Ties with US cover every sphere India ( gs 2 IR)
– Army chief Naravane meets Nepal PM Oli( gs 3 Ir)

4. PAGE 13 IR
– U.k to face brexit trade disruption

5.Page 14 ( gs 3 economy)
– NBFCs with high systemic risks need more regulation,RBI


06th November 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– SC reserves judgement in Central Vista case GS 2 polity

2. Page 6
– The Forgotten part of China occupied Kashmir GS 2 IR

3.Page 7
– recent indicators hint at a real economic Revival GS 3 economy
the crucial expertise of CAPF (GS 3 internal security )

4. Page 13 ( gs 2 IR)
China bars Travellers from India UK


05th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Biden ahead, but no clear winner yet( gs 2 IR)
– Supreme court laid down guidelines for matrimonial cases( GS 1 SOCIETY )

2. Page 5( gs 2 social justice)
– 56% migrants who went back to MP unemployed: study( GS 3 MIGRANTS UNEMPLOYMENT)

3. Page 6( gs 2 polity center state relations)
– The financial capacity of states is being weakend

4. Page 9( GS 2 IR CHINA PAK INDIA DYNAMICS)
– China remains white aur Pakistan gilgit Baltistan move

5. Page 13( GS 3 ENVIRONMENT)
– Us formerly exits Paris pact on curbing climate change

6. Page14( GS 3 ECONOMY)
– GDP will be higher than forecast this year


04th November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– States cannot make isolated plans for vaccine distribution(gs 2 polity)
– Amendment J&K land laws have built in safeguards( gs 2 Polity)

2. Page 6
– Heating fossils fuel companies where it her hearts( gs 3 environment)

3. Page 7
– Academia and the free will( gs 2 education )

4. Page 10
– India Navy matches kill with three foreigner fleets for off Vizag
– Mor children to get forfeited rice( gs 1 empowerment gs 2 welfare )

5. Page 14( gs 3 economy)
– Exports fall again on good global trade woes


03rd November 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– SC stays EC order revoking star campaigner status of Nath GS 2 polity

2. Page 4
– Satellites to detect drug cultivation in Odisha (gs 3 science usages artificial intelligence).

3. Page 6
– Education the nation and the states GS 2 education

4.Page 7
– The nutrition fall out of school closures GS 2 to issues of poverty and hunger

5. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– Gilgit baltistan to be a full province :pak PM


02nd November 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– GST inflows cross Rupees 1 lakh cr in October

2.Page 6( IR GS 2)
– the shifting trajectory of India’s foreign policy

3. Page 7( GS 2 IR )
– For China a loose loose election
– a secure future for platform workers ( gs 2 welfare gs 3 economic )

4. Page 9
– gilgit baltistan a part of India says MEA( IR GS 2)

5. Page 10
– file FIR for cybercrime States told ( gs 3 internal security)

6. Page 13( gs 2 Ir)
– more ups and downs in India ties


31st October 2020

The Hindu 1. Page 1
– Import barriers will not be perpetual(gs 3 economy)
– New wage code bars bonus for those facing sex abuse charges(gs 3 economics labour)

2. Page 6
– Time for sponge cities mission in India
– Science of monsoon( gs 1 geo)

3. Page 10 (gs 2 Ir related)
– Malabar Naval exercise to kickoff next week

4. Page 13
– China gears up for strategic period


30th October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
-Three killed in French Church attack GS 3 internal security
-Lowest core sector shrinking since March GS 3 economy
-Centre sets of commission to tackle NCR pollution GS 3 environmental pollution bodies

2. Page 6
– The India US defence partnership is deepening GS 2 IR
– Gaps in learning GS 2 issues related to education

3. Page 7 – less pollution more soil fertility GS 3 environment

4. Page 13 GS 2 IR
– France races Third Level to highest
– What is behind the Spat between Turkey and France


29th October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– 20% rural rural students lacks books( gs 2 social justice education)

2. Page 6
– The challenges of walking the indo Pacific talk( gs 2 ir)
– Countering deepfakes the most serious AI threat( gs 3 science and tech)
– Real estate

3. Page 9( ge 2 ir gs 3 security)
– India , central asian republic calls for destruction of Terror safe havens

4. Page 10
– Boundary issue with India is bilateral, china tells Pompeo( gs 2 IR)
– IRSO to launch satellites ESO-01 on November(GS 3 SCIENCE AND TECH)

5. Page 14
– U.K. to partner for developing GIFT city,funding infra pipeline(GS 2 IR)


28th October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Us to support India’s Defence of territory( gs 2 IR)
– Now outsiders can buy land in J and K( Gs 3 polity)

2. Page 6
– GST and the complexity of political negotiations(gs 3 economy)
– Compound conundrum( gs 3 economic)
– India’s Discom stress is more than the sum of its past( gs 3 economy)

3. Page 7
– India’s outreach to Myanmar( gs 2 IR)
– The gilgit-baltistan game plan

4. Page 8
– Elephant skeleton Chinese pots found at Temple cellar( gs 1 history)

5. Page 10
– Dynasty corruption can weaken country says pm
– Pm lauds beneficiaries of scheme for street vendors

6. Page 13( IR)
– Us to sell defence systems worth r 2.4 million dollars to Taiwan
– Philadelphia police shooting of blackman triggers unrest

7. Page 14 ( gs 3 economy)
– Negative or zero growth but firm recovery on
– Covid to Erode three years of Fiscal consolidation games of state RBI


27th October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Centre promises law to check stubble burning( gs 3 environment)
– India to sign geospatial Corporation deal with US(gs 2 IR)

2. Page 6
– The shade of Grey( gs 2 IR)
– Clearing the air ( gs. 2 IR gs 3 environment conservation)
– Contesting neighbours revised geo political Play Books(gs 2 IR)

3. Page 10
– Army to review border situation(GS 3 SECURITY)
– Polio networks helped curbed covid-19 WHO(GS 3 SCIENCE)

4. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– Chileans vote for new constitution
– China to levy sanctions on US companies

5. Page 14
– Responsible fuel pricing needed PM


24th October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Pakistan to stay on FATF grey list till 2021( gs 2 IR)

2. Page 6
– India’s UN journey from outlier to high the table( gs 2 IR)
– Taking on the centre( gs 3 economy farm bills)

3. Page 9
– CBSE immense SOP for procurements( gs 2 bodies)

4. Page 10
– A mistake to have left Quad says Australia(gs 2 IR INTERNATIONAL GROUPINGS)
– India to chair key ILL ForUm after 35 years( gs 2 Ir )

5. Page 14
– MPC wary of inflation -minutes


23rd October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Government relaxes visa restriction
– Us to Nix business visa for h1b speciality jobs ( gs 2 IR )

2. Page 6
– Drive a hard Bargain at the Delhi meet( gs 2 IR) INDIA US 2+2

3. Page 7
– At 75 the UN needs a rebirth(gs 2 IR united and organizations)

4. Page 8
– Army commissions INS karavatti at Visakhapatnam( gs 3 science and tech)

5. Page 9
– Centre vigilant on women’s safety PM
– 2 + 2 talks will focus on regional issues( gs 2 Ir)

6. Page 10
– Testimony of sexual assault victim enough for conviction(gs 1 gs 2 women related issues)

7. Page 13 ( gs 2 IR)
– Sri Lankan Parliament passes 20th amendment


22nd October 2020

The Hindu
1. Page 1
– Air pollution now biggest health risk in India says(gs 3 environment pollution)report

2. Page 6
– On the digital payments superhighway(gs 3 economy )
– In West Asia it’s a bleak future Amid America fading( gs 2 IR)

3. Page 7
-The manacles of caste in sanitation work(GS 1 SOCIETY AND SOCIOLOGY OPTIONAL)

4. Page 13 ( GS 2 IR)
-Pompeop esper to travel to India for 2+2 dialogue
-Taliban Ambush kills at least 25 Afghan security personnel

5.Page 14(gs 3 economy)
-Economy almost at doorstep of Revival DAS


21st October 2020

The Hindu

1. Page1
– Punjab formally reject farm laws( gs 3 agriculture)
– FDI blooms in covid-19 gloom(gs 3 economy)
– WII scientists annexures about potential funding cut

2.Page 6
– Upset dilution in defence a flawed policy turn(gs 3 security)
– The many bright spots on India’s innovation Horizon( GS 3 Economics)
– The triumph of hope ( gs 3 IR)

3. Page 8
-Kaleswaram Eco clearance violets law NGT( gs 3 environment)

4. Page 10 and 13(gs 2 IR)
– China opposes India Taiwan trade ties
– Russia offers us fridge on n ward numbers


20th October 2020

The Hindu


1. Page 6
– The sorry plight of the Andhra Pradesh higher judiciary(gs 2 judiciary)

2. Page 7
– Dormant but waiting to strike
– Many gains in fighting HIV( gs 3 science and tech)

3. Page 10
– No time for relaxation who
– India setting up a robust vaccine delivery system(gs3 science)
– Australia to take part in Malabar naval exercise(gs 2 IR)

4.Page 13( gs2 IR)
– Its China that happens to have the cash now says Sri Lanka prime minister

5.Page 14(GS 3 ECONOMY)
– China GDP growth accelerates to 4.9 percent
– Assessing hit on economic will share GDP estimate in time, FM


19th October 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– GST cess will stay finance panel cheap( gs 3 economics)
– Celebrating skinks ZSI lists 62 species in India( gs 3 environment)

2. Page 6
– The hues in the greentribunal resilient journey( gs 3 environmental bodies) – No Great Escape( gs 3 economy food security PDS strengthening)

3. Page 10 (gs 3 border )
– women soldiers check drug smuggling through LOC

4. Page 13 (gs 2 International relations )
– China passes Lo to safeguard National Security sensitive Tak
– Iran Hailss lifting of UN arms embargo


18th October 2020

The Hindu

1. Page 1
– Ensure speedy access to vaccine Modi( gs 2 health)
– 76% of rural Indians can’t afford nutritious diet( gs 2 health)
– Zero Rajdhani skirts Guwahati cuts travel short ( gs 3 infrastructure bogibheel)


2. Page9
– Focus on individual manipulators BARC ( gs 2 press)


3. Page 12 ( gs 3 science and tech developments)
-New superconductor – IISER Pune uses SMelL to identify asymptomatic cases
how global warming might affect food security


17th October 2020

The Hindu


1. Page 1
– MSP IS KEY to India’s food security ,says PM( gs 3 MSP issue)
– Stubble burning : justice lokur , students to save NCR( gs 3 environment conservation )


2. Page 4
– New group to revive Bodoland , movement (gs 2 polity)
– New research sheds a light on the declining stars formation in Milky way(gs 1 geography universe)


3. Page 5
– China’s rise and fall at the UN(gs 2 IR)
– HOPE amid uncertainty


4.Page 9
– India fares poorly in hunger index(gs 2 social justice poverty gs 1 society also sociology optional)


5. Page 10
– Repurposed drugs did not cut down mortally ,says WHO (gs 3 science and tech)


6. Page 13 ( gs 2 IR)
– Johnson says prepare for no deal Brexit ,cancels talks
– Knesset backs Israel UAE DEAL
– What is behind the anti-government demonstrations in Thailand
– Putin wants new START treaty extended


16th October 2020

The Hindu


1. Page 1
– J and k parties team up for restoring special status( gs 2 polity )
– GST, center to borrow from States(gs 3 economy)
– Zoo revise schemes for animal adoption( gs.3 environment revise basic bodies like CZA the recent changes)


2. Page 6
– The message in the peace Nobel _multilateralism( gs 2 social justice)
– The road to zero hunger by 2030( gs 2 social justice hunger issues SDG 2)

3. Page 13( gs 2 IR)
– Despite ban, thousands join Thai protest
– Eu imposes sanctions on six Russians over Navalny attack


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PRELIMS ANALYSIS

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is conducting Civil Services Preliminary Examination
2020, today on 4th October 2020. The exam is being conducted at 72 centres and 2500 sub-centres
across the country with more than 10.58 lakh registered applicants. Due to covid-19 global pandemic
the exam was postponed to October. Previously, some applicants appealed to the supreme court for
re-postponement of prelims 2020, however the commission had ruled out any such possibility due
to various pertinent reasons.
Highlights of UPSC CSE 2020
• The exam is being conducted in two shifts as per its standard patterns.
• Paper 1 is to be conducted in the morning shift from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
• Paper 2 of CSAT is being conducted in the second shift from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
• A total of 10.58 lakh aspirants have registered to appear for upsc cse prelims.
• The exam is being conducted in safer environment with UPSC following all the guidelines
owing to Covid-19 pandemic.
• Special measures have been taken by the commission and aspirants were given the facility
to change their test centres.
Analysis of UPSC CSE Prelims 2020 – Paper 1
• The preliminary examination of UPSC CSE was conducted in a safer environment with all
precautions and due adherence to guidelines.
• According to few sources, around 4.5 lakh aspirants appeared for the prelims examination
all over the country.
• According to the field-experts and senior panellists, the difficulty level of Paper 1 was
moderate to difficult.
• Questions were well-framed from diverse set of subjects based on UPSC standards.
• Some aspirants reported that the paper was a bit difficult for them.
• Questions were asked from history, polity, science and technology, art & culture,
economics, and environmental sciences.
• There were total 18-19 questions from Art & Culture and History.
• The total count of Indian Polity and Indian Economy was around 14 questions.
• The total count of current affairs questions was around 19-20 approximately.
• A good number of questions were asked from science and technology.
• Current Affairs were based on the period of 6-10 months prior to Covid-19.
• Aspirants all over the country have reported that current affairs were asked from prelockdown period.
• UPSC did not ask purely fact-based questions.
• Most of the questions were based on conceptual understanding and thorough analysis of statements.
• Some questions were directly asked from standard textbooks, which could be easily solved by any serious aspirant.

According to estimates, the expected cut-off will be around 98 (+ / – 3) for General category.
The candidates who will clear the civil services preliminary exam will appear for UPSC CSE Mains in the month of January. The answer key and cut-off marks will be uploaded on the commissions website after the whole process will be over.

SubjectNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Indian Polity14Moderate
History & Art and Culture19Moderate to Difficult
Economy14Moderate to Difficult
Geography14Moderate
Science and Tech10Easy
Current Affairs19Moderate to Difficult
Environment & Ecology11Moderate to Difficult
Total100Overall – Moderate

Subject-Wise Question Analysis of Prelims Exam
Cut-Off Trends of UPSC CSE Prelims Exam
20162017201820192020
116105.34989898 (+/- 3) Expect.
Expected cut-off for 2020

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