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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

    1

     

    15

     

    19

    ‘Landmark in economic policy’: Why this could signal a new takeoff

     

    Explained: What Air India deal means for Govt, Tatas

     

    Tata’s Air India buy: Restructuring of wages, VRS may be key to plan

    (Economy)

    What is the history of Air India’s nationalisation?

    Why is the selling of Air India being considered a landmark? What were the challenges in privatisation of the company? What are the terms of the Air India deal between Tata and GoI? What do they signify?

     

    What could be hurdles before Tatas to make Air India profitable again? How can they overcome these challenges?

    GS 3

    1

    RBI keeps same rates for 8th time, hints end of easy money

    (Economy)

    Please learn about MPC, MSF, Repo and reverse Repo Rate, easy money and tight money policy. No need to mug up data as MPC meets bi -monthly.

    GS 2 & 3

    1

    Indian, Chinese patrols face-off in Tawang ahead of Corps Commander talks

    (IR, Border management)

    How is border management done on the Indo-China border? Also learn about the Corps Commander level talks. What do Chinese skirmish before talks signify? 

    GS 2

    4 & 5

    Uganda: 59th National Day

    (IR)

    Please read about the India- Uganda Relations and cooperation areas.

    GS 2

    7

    31 from private sector get lateral entry into govt depts

    (Governance)

    What is the lateral entry? What are its pros and cons? Justify the points with appropriate examples. What is the way ahead?

    GS 3

    9

     

    10

     

    10

    Day after Srinagar killings: ‘Can’t believe this… she was an educator’

     

    Warning in Valley

     

    What the attacks against minorities in Kashmir reveal

    (Internal Security)

    Why are the reasons behind the insurgency in J&K? What are the reasons behind targeting minorities? 

     

    How will it impact the future of J&K and plans to rehabilitate Industries if no step is taken quickly? What steps should be taken?

    GS 3

    9

    Retail price of mustard oil high, govt says other edible oil prices softening

    (Economy)

    How has the increasing prices of edible oil affected Thalinomics? Try to understand the reasons behind such a sharp increase. How can it be controlled?

    GS 2

    11

    There’s an urgent need to clean up the World Bank and IMF

    (IR)

    When were Bretton Woods Twins established? What are their mandates? What are the challenges faced by them and reforms needed to be relevant?

    GS 1

    11

    Remembering Jayaprakash Narayan, the people’s hero

    (History)

    What is the JP’s legacy and contribution to Indian Socialism? Read about Total Revolution?

    GS 2 & 4

    11

    Justice is in peril in Lakhimpur Kheri

    (Governance & Ethics)

    Please ignore the political overtone but ponder upon the sensitivity of executives and constitutionalism shown in the Lakhimpur Kheri Case.

    GS 4

    15

    Nobel Peace Prize to independent journalists who stood up for freedom of expression

    (Essay and Ethics)

    Please use these examples and anecdotes in essay and ethics to fetch brownie points.

    GS 3

    16

    A global deal aimed at ending tax havens gains momentum

    (Economy)

    What are the key provisions of the global deal to end tax havens? Why is this deal gaining momentum and isn’t it against the principle of sovereignty?