Headlines of the Day 02-05-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    April’s gross GST takings power past ₹2.1 lakh cr.The Hindu (Page 1)Economy (GSIII)– What are the key features of Goods and Services Tax?
    – Why are April’s GST revenues usually the highest?
    SC rejects plea for allocating spectrum without auctionThe Hindu (Page 1)Governance (GSII) – What is spectrum and how is it allocated?
    – Why SC rejected plea for allocating spectrum without auction?
    The trouble with the SC’s EVM verdictThe Hindu (Page 7)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What was the Supreme Court’s final verdict on Evm VVPAT?
    – Its significance
    Analysing labour on a warming planetThe Hindu (Page 8)Environment (GSIII) / Economy (GSIII)
    – How are labour productivity, human health and climate change linked?
    – What does the ILO’s latest report,  ‘Ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate’ say about it? 
    SC reserves verdict on community wealth queryThe Hindu (Page 10)Economy (GSIII)– Whether privately-owned resources could be considered as “material resources of the community”?- Constitution provisions related to it
    ‘S. Korea discussing participation in AUKUS tech pact’The Hindu IR (GSII)– What is AUKUS?
    – Its history, objectives and members
    ‘India one of key geographies affected by phishing attacks’The Hindu (Page 13)
    Cyber Security (GSIII)– What are phishing attacks?
    – Its impact on India 
    Inheritance tax ideaIndian Express(Page 9)Economy (GSIII)
    – What is inheritance tax?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages
    DRDO successfully tests missile-assisted torpedo release systemIndian Express(Page 11)
    Defence (GSIII)– What is the Supersonic Missile-Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) system?
    – Its significance for Indian defence
    Hindu marriage not valid ‘unless performed with ceremonies in proper form’: SCIndian Express(Page 11)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – Recently, SC said that Hindu marriage is not valid ‘unless performed with ceremonies in proper form’. What will be its impact?
    China more important for Tesla than IndiaIndian Express(Page 14)
    Economy (GSIII)
    – What is the current status of EV and battery production in India?
    – How is China more important for Tesla than India?
    Article 31CIndian Express(Page 14)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key facts related to Article 31C?
    India set to host the prestigious 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative MeetingPIBEnvironment (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM 46)?