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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Hijab protests spread, Karnataka govt shuts colleges, high schools for three days

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is the controversy over the hijab or headscarf worn by Muslim girls? What has the government said? How have courts ruled so far on the issue of a hijab? How is Religious Freedom Protected under the Constitution?

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    Raise guaranteed days of work, says House panel

    (Welfare Schemes)

    A recent report on MGNREGA by Parliamentary committee, its recommendations and overview of  MGNREGA.

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    Haryana: Cabinet nod for draft anti-conversion Bill, puts the burden of proof on accused

     

    Sec 498A being used to settle personal scores against the husband, his kin: SC

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Key highlights of draft of The Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religious Bill, 2022 and its objectives  

     

    Why there is “an increased tendency to employ provisions such as 498A IPC”?aim of provision, Supreme Court stand on it.

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    FCRA registration of MoC, PHFI restored: Govt to Lok Sabha

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is FCRA? What are the added compliance requirements for NGOs? Who cannot receive foreign donations? When is registration suspended or cancelled? why has the government been accused of targeting NGOs?

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    Sri Lanka’s interests best served by peace for Tamils: Jaishankar

    (IR)

    Know about the trajectory of the India-Sri Lanka relationship, several agreements and MoUs in areas of defence, culture and education, the positive impact of India’s developmental and rehabilitation support for Srilanka 

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    An enabling environment

    (Economy)

    Significance of nurturing economic development with sustainable and wide-scale employment, how the budget has crafted a growth plan which is driven by investment policy levers? why is there an increase in capital expenditure? relevance of Stimulating the digital infrastructure, related initiatives highlighted in the budget, key analysis and way forward 

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    Bad Economics,Bad Politics 

    (Economy)

    Major announcements of Union Budget 2022-23,

    How Union Budget 2022-23 gives a heavy impetus to the private sector and neglects the public and social sectors, why is it necessary to invest in agriculture? why country reeling under poverty, inequality, unemployment and disease and what needs to be done in this context?

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    Controlling women’s bodies 

    (Women Related Issues )

    What arguments in marital rape cases reveal about the insecurity of patriarchy? arguments made in favour of criminalising marital rape, legal ramifications of criminalising marital rape,The petition against marital rape,key analyis and way forward 

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    Everest’s highest glacier could disappear this century:Experts 

     

    (Environment)

    Know about Mount Everest and the impact of climate change on it 

     

     

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    13

    The China-Russia relationship

    (IR)

    Know about The China-Russia relationship and What are India’s stakes in this context?

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    On EPFO agenda : interest ,tax,investment  

    (Economy)

    What is The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation agenda for the upcoming Guwahati meeting and its earlier recommendation for interest rate? 

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    Stricter policy for accreditation of journalists, and the concerns

    (Polity and Governance)

    Why the government has issued a new policy on accreditation of journalists. What has changed? Who is eligible for accreditation? What concerns does this raise?