The Hindu


    The Hindu


    Pg No


    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2






    Lockdown gains


    Back in the shortage economy


    COVID waves inevitable without proper protocol


    Need of the lockdowns in order to control the second wave of the Covid-19. Steps taken to ensure stringent lockdowns and how helpful they really are? Also, know about previous such circumstances where India had to go through similar difficult times like the mid-1960s drought and how did it manage to come out of that and how can it get inspired from those times?

    GS 2


    Outreach and overreach


    Know about the judicial intervention in response to the health crisis in the nation. Is judicial intervention helpful in better policy formulation and intervention and if not, what are the concerns related to it? A way forward.

    GS 2


    A TRIPS waiver is useful but not a magic pill

    (International Relations)

    Temporary waiver of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement for Covid-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Its impact on the global vaccination drives and also highlighted the other challenges associated with patent waiver.

    GS 2


    FCRA amendments crippling our work


    Know about the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), its provisions, significance, concerns, amendments and suggestions.

    GS 3


    Green panel allows Great Nicobar plan to advance

    (Biodiversity and Environment)

    NITI Aayog’s Great Nicobar plan, features and various concerns highlighted especially with respect to the environment and biodiversity of the islands. A way forward.

    GS 1


    Hakki-Pikki tribal wins a battle

    (Culture and Population)

    Know about the Hakki-Pikki community of south Karnataka.

    GS 3


    China rocket debris falls in Indian Ocean near Maldives

    (Science and Technology)

    Falling of the Chinese Long March-5B Y2 rocket, carrying the Tianhe component of its space station. What was the mission, features, failure and global reaction to the falling?