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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

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    15

    Retaining policy rates, RBI cuts growth, ups inflation estimates

     

    Starting to pinch 

    Inflation Spectre 

    Reserve Bank’s policy thrust: Monetary tightening to tackle inflation

    RBI hints at shift in stance, yields hit near 3-yr high

    Reverse repo out, SDF in: RBI’s new liquidity absorbing tool

     

    (Economy)

    What are the major steps taken by The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently, sequence of priorities,RBI’s slew of measures to support the government borrowing program in a non-disruptive manner ,What are the implications of monetary policy tightening?What might be the sequence for continuing tightening? and what lies ahead ?

    GS 3

    5 &

    13

    Nod for supply of Fortified rice across govt schemes 

     

    Micronutrients packed grains to supplement diet 

    (Economy)

    What is the rationale behind the Union Cabinet to approve supply of fortified rice across three phases?features of the initiatives,What is rice fortification?How does the extrusion technology to produce FRK work?But why does rice have to be fortified in the first place?What are the standards for fortification?What is India’s capacity for fortification?and what lies ahead? 

    GS 2

    6

    SC clears FCRA changes: Receiving foreign donations not absolute right

    (Polity and Governance)

    Recent observation of  the Supreme Court to clear the Centre’s amendments to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act-2010 ,its expected implications ,how  foreign contribution  can have material impact on the socio-economic structure and polity of the country ,What is About the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA)?Features ,Objective ,Latest Amendments,What is the criticism against the amendments?Governments Stand and way ahead 

    GS 2

    6

    SC rejigs Mullaperiyar panel, to have an expert each from TN, Kerala

    (Polity and Governance)

    Why The Supreme Court reconstituted the committee supervising the Mullaperiyar dam?The purpose of strengthening the existing Supervisory Committee and features of  the Dam Safety Act, 2021 in this context .

    GS 2

    11

    How Columbo lost the plot 

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    What caused Sri Lanka’s worst economic crisis?How did the country get here, and who is helping?and what lies ahead ?

    GS 2

    11

    Bonds of the bay 

     

    (International Relations)

    Know about Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC),its objectives ,and several new initiatives to facilitate connectivity and security and enhance the prosperity of the region,various challenges  in the region  particularly Sri Lanka and Nepal,India’s support to these countries ,key analysis and way forward .

     

    GS 2

    13

    Who is a flight risk?

    (Governance)

    What is a Look Out Circular?Who can issue such a circular against a citizen of India?Under what circumstances is one issued? And What law governs the issuance of an LOC?