Indian Express


    Indian Express


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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2


    PMGKAY off the table, Govt looks at a rethink on wheat export ban


    (Issues Relating to Poverty & Hunger)

    What led the Indian government to ban wheat exports and why Govt looks at a rethink on wheat export ban now? Also, Know about Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY).

    GS 3


    India, Japan joint exercise from Jan 12 to promote air defence cooperation



    Know about the exercise ‘Veer Guardian-2023’ and Why India is stepping-up its defence ties with Japan?

    GS 2


    PM launches Aspirational Block Programme aimed at spurring development parameters


    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about Aspirational Block Programme (ABP), and compare it with Aspirational District Programme (ADP) that was launched in 2018.

    GS 2


    In a first, Kerala sets up welfare board to provide pension to MGNREGS workers


    (Govt. Policies and Interventions)

    Know about the MGNREGA Scheme. Its issues and how setting up of welfare board by Kerala government to provide pension to the MGNREGA workers will help them?

    GS 1 / 2


    In Bihar, caste survey under way, as is political battle for credit


    (Population & Associated Issues / Govt. Policies and Interventions)

    Know about Caste Census and Why it is being done? Its impact and way forward.

    GS 2 / 3


    Demonetisation: three dimensions


    (Govt. Policies and Interventions / Economy)

    What is Demonetization? Know about the Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions of Demonetization.

    GS 2


    Judiciary vs legislature: A story from 1964


    (Separation of Powers between various organs)

    What is Separation of Powers and Why Is It necessary?

    GS 3


    Why did foreign exchange reserves fall $70 bn in 2022?



    What are foreign exchange (forex) reserves? Significance of forex reserves, What are some of the key reasons behind the decline in forex reserves and What lies ahead?