The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Headlines

    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

    1&10

     

    1

    U.S. Deputy NSA warns India of ‘consequences’

    The rise of the rouble amid the Ukraine invasion 

     

    Allow us to send essentials and drugs to Sri Lankan Tamils, Stalin tells Prime Minister

     

    (International Relations)

    What are the major financial and commercial sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine invasion?Implications of sanctions on the Russian economy,consequences to countries that actively attempt to circumvent or backfill the sanctions,how India’s ties with Russia could affect its partnership with the U.S. in the Quad and what lies ahead ?

     

    What led to the economic crisis in Sri Lanka , how does it affect India’s interest and how can it be tackled?and efforts made by India ?

    GS 2

    1

    Areas under AFSPA regime reduced: Shah

     

    SC strikes down T.N. Vanniyar quota

    (Government Policies & Interventions)

    Why did the Union Home Ministry  considerably reduce the “disturbed areas” under the Armed Forces (Special) Powers Act (AFSPA) in Assam, Manipur and Nagaland? rationale behind the move ,What is AFSPA?Why is this required?Controversies around AFSPA and way forward 

     

    What are the recent observations of SC’s on  Vanniyakula Kshatriya community reservation ?  Know about the validity of a Tamil Nadu State law granting reservation to Vanniyars, petitions linked to it, the State Government’s stand,  Madras High Court’s decision, what are Constitutional Provisions related to it and what lies ahead?

    GS 1

     

    2

     

    Heatwave to continue; April to be hotter than normal in Delhi

    (Important Geophysical Phenomena )

    What are Heat Waves?Criteria To Define Heat Waves,Implications of Heat Waves and Strategies To Address Heat Waves.

    GS 2

    6

    Dam Safety Act can end disputes, says SC

    (Polity and Governance )

    What are the key provisions of the Dam Safety Act ?Why is a law on dam safety required? ,Issues/ Challenges, recent observations of SC in this context , and Way Forward

    GS 3

     

    6

     

    Dip in Chilka lake’s dolphin population

     

    (Environment and Biodiversity)

    Learn facts related to dolphins and chilka lake 

    GS 2

     

    8

     

    This is a criminal attack on privacy

     

    Step by step

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Key features of Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022,What is the Significance of the Bill?What are the issues with the Bill? Key analysis and way forward.

     

    Know about the recent agreement between Assam and Meghalaya to end their boundary dispute,What is the dispute between the two states? And way ahead .

    GS 2

     

    8

     

    An opportunity to re polish India-Nepal ties

     

    Cohesion, co-operation

    (International Relations)

    Know about  India-Nepal Relations, various deals & agreements ,Irritants in the Indo-Nepalese Relations and Conclusion and Way Forward 

     

    What are the outcomes of the recent Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit?India’s decision and its relevance .

    GS 3

     

    9

     

    Is the fuel pricing policy problematic? 

    (Economy )

    How has India’s fuel pricing regime evolved in recent years, culminating in the so-called deregulated pricing regime?What are global price trends? How does this affect the Indian economy?and what steps need to be taken in this context ?

     

    GS 2

    10

    The demand for restoring the old pension scheme

    (Welfare Schemes)

    What is the old pension scheme or

    The Defined Pension Benefit Schemes?What is the National Pension System (NPS)?How will the National Pension Scheme benefit the employees ? What are the changes introduced in the scheme ?

     

    GS 2

    13

    Cong., BJP spar over MGNREGS

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Know about  Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme,Latest Budgetary Allocations,Features,Significance,Challenges and what more steps need to be taken to improve its implementation ?

     

    GS 2

    14

    SC goes ‘FASTER’ on delivery of orders

    (Judiciary )

    What is ‘Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records’(‘FASTER’ )? Its features and objectives .

    GS 3

    16

    Core sector output rises 5.8%

     

    Trade gap widens Q3 current account deficit to $23 billion

     

    Fiscal deficit reached 82.7% of target in Feb

     

    (Economy)

    What are Eight Core Sectors of India ?What is the Index of Core Industries and what does it signify?

     

    What is Current Account Deficit(CAD )?reasons ,Implications and Method to deal .

     

    What is the Fiscal Deficit? And what are Effects of Fiscal Deficits on an Economy?