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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    3

     

    3

     

    15

    After Panama, it’s Pandora: facing regulatory heat, elite Indians find new ways to ringfence wealth in secret havens

     

    What ‘bankrupt’ Anil Ambani didn’t tell: his $1.3-billion web of offshore firms

     

    Explained: Why do the Pandora Papers matter?

    (Economy)

    What are pandora papers? What have they revealed?

    What is the new modus operandi of tax evasion? Is this non-disclosure tax evasion or tax avoidance? What are the lessons for the Indian Government and how should the laws be amended?

    What is the case of Anil Ambani’s Bankruptcy? Is the personal property of a person liable if his business fails? What is the concept of limited liability or business as a separate entity?

    What are the grey areas in taxing the Trust? What is the way forward?

    GS 3

    7

    Delhi’s first integrated flyover-cum-metro viaduct to come up near Soorghat

    (Economy, Infrastructure)

    What is the flyover cum metro viaduct system? How can it solve the problem of space crunch in metropolitans? What are the key constraints of such infrastructure? Way ahead?

    GS 3

    7

    Wildlife Cause

    (Environment)

    Learn about “India for Tigers” rally, NH-44 and Pench Tiger Reserve. What is the right of way for wildlife?

    GS 2 & 3

    10

    A leg-up for space

    (Sc and tech, Governance)

    What is the total worth of the space industry across the world? How can India enable its private sector and what may be an ideal regulatory framework?

    GS 3

    10

    Gaining momentum

    (Economy)

    What are the sources of government finances? What has been the trend till now? How will it impact Indian Fiscal space?

    GS 2

    10

    With new PM Fumio Kishida, Japan stays the course

    (IR)

    What will the Japanese stand under its new PM on different Security, Socio-Economic Cooperation issues along with multilateral forum engagement?

    GS 3

    10

    A green response to natural gas price shock

    (Environment)

    How should India respond to increased CNG prices? How can we shift to a Green Economy from Fossil Fuels? What are the bottlenecks and solutions for such proposals?

    GS 3

    11

    Revealing India’s actual farmer population

    (Economy)

    Why is there a difference between estimates of Agriculture Census and SAAH? How can the proper counting methodology surgically transmit the benefits of various schemes to the needy?

    GS 3

    11

    What the continued distress in informal labour market says

    (Economy)

    Is the method of extending formal GDP to judge the informal sector a correct way? What are the challenges faced by the informal sector? Way ahead.

    GS 1

    12

    Temple entry fines, segregation: In this north Karnataka district, untouchability an open secret

    (Society)

    Why is there prevalence of such practices even after nearly 75 years of independence? What must be done to overcome such discriminatory attitudes?

    GS 2

    12

    Polavaram project: Andhra govt seeks Rs 2,033 cr reimbursement

    (Governance)

    Read about Gap 3 Dam? What are centre state issues over the Polavaram Project? What are the benefits of having National Status for a project?

    GS 2 & 3

    12

    Cross-LoC trade: NIA carries out searches at 9 locations in J&K

    (IR, Internal Security)

    How the state sponsored terrorism operating in India? What should be done to curb the menace? 

    GS 3

    17

    Field work for survey on jobs in informal sector launched

    (Economy)

    What is the e-Shram portal? What is needed to map the informal sector? Are informal sector and unorganised sector the same? 

    GS 3

    17

    Stock recommendations: Sebi tightens screws on business channels

    (Economy)

    Why is there a need to curb the stock recommendation on various channels? How do they impact small traders? What will be challenges and the way forward?