Headlines of the Day 03-1-2024


    PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, AIR

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    Roll-out schedule of 3 new criminal codes will be notified by January 26The Hindu: (Page1)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key provisions of the 3 new criminal codes?
    – Its significance 
    Free Movement Regime at Myanmar border to end soon, entry into India will need visaThe Hindu: (Page1)IR (GSII)– What is a Free Movement Regime (FMR) along the Myanmar border?
    – Its significance, challenges and the way forward
    report — ‘State of the Judiciary’ The Hindu: (Page2)Judiciary (GSII)– What are the key findings of the ‘State of the Judiciary’ report?
    The global nuclear order (GNO)The Hindu: (Page 6)
    IR (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– Is the global nuclear order under strain?
    – What needs to be done?
    Aadhaar-seedingThe Hindu: (Page 6)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is Aadhaar-seeding?
    – Its benefits and concerns
    An ‘India out’ plan that could impact the MaldivesThe Hindu: (Page 6)IR (GSII)
    – What is the ‘India Out’ campaign in the Maldives?
    – Its impact 
    Governors in Opposition-ruled StatesThe Hindu: (Page 7)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the functions and duties of the Governor?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Cases involving Indian prisoners in jails abroad,The Hindu: (Page 7)

    IR (GSII)– How many Indians are imprisoned abroad?
    – Issues faced by them
    – What needs to be done?
    Centre has amended the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules of 2021The Hindu: (Page 10)
    Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – What are the key provisions of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules of 2021?
    – Its significance
    ‘CAA rules may be notified before Lok Sabha election’The Hindu: (Page 12)Polity and Governance (GSII)– What is the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)?
    – Its significance and the criticism
    Pleas in SC challenge new law on appointment process for CEC, ECsThe Hindu: (Page 12)Governance (GSII)– What is the CEC and Other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Term of Office) Act, 2023?
    – Its significance, criticism and the way forward
    Credit Information Companies (CICs)The Hindu: (Page 14)Economy (GSIII)– What are Credit Information Companies? 
    – Why has the RBI flagged concern over credit information?
    – Its significance 
    hate groups onlineThe Hindu: (Page 18)

    S&T (GSIII)
    – What are online hate groups?
    – How do online hate communities form and develop?Its impact
    Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO)Indian Express (Page 1)S&T (GSIII)– What is the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO)?
    – Its significance
    the US-led global orderIndian Express (Page 11)IR (GSII)– What is the US-led global order?
    – Is it collapsing? Its significance for India
    Inoperative & unclaimed accountsIndian Express (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– Inoperative & unclaimed accounts: How will the RBI’s revised guidelines benefit customers?
    RBI proposed easing of norms for dividend payout by banksIndian Express (Page 13)Economy (GSIII)– RBI has proposed easing norms for dividend payout by banks. Its significance
    designated terrorist Indian Express (Page 14)Internal Security (GSIII)– Gangster Goldy Brar declared a designated terrorist under UAPA: What does this mean?
    Saudi Arabia officially becomes a full member of BRICS group AirIR (GSII)– What is BRICS? Its history and members 
    PM Modi pays tributes to social reformer Savitri Bai Phule & Rani Velu NachiyarAirHistory (GSI)– Who were Savitri Bai Phule & Rani Velu Nachiyar?
    – Their contributions