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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

     

    Two SC judges pull out of Krishna water case

     

    Top court to urgently hear hate speeches case

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    About Krishna River Water Dispute, Latest development which stirred this dispute, Challenges and Way Ahead

     

    What is hate speech and what are the impacts? Proposed hate speech provisions of Sections 153C and 505A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).Concerns regarding the new provisions and suggestions. 

     

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    1

    Two lakh more got jobs in 9 sectors: govt. survey

    (Economy)

    Major findings of the second round of the Quarterly Employment Survey (QES), what is the estimated total employment status? 

    GS 2

    2

    No complete ban on use  of cannabis’

     

    (Governance)

    What is Cannabis? Legalising Cannabis: Good or Bad for India? 

     

    GS 1

     

    3

    Rape is punishable but the marital relationship is different: HC

     

    (Women Related Issues )

    What is the difference between a marital and a nonmarital relationship? Why hasn’t marital rape been criminalised in India yet? 

    GS 2

    4

    Manipur government issues ‘disturbed area’ notification

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Why does the Manipur government declare the entire State excluding the Imphal Municipal areas as “disturbed”, what does it mean and what its implications, learn about the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.

    GS 2

    6

    The sail that Indian diplomacy, statecraft need

    (IR)

    Why is India exploring the possibility to invite central Asian leaders on Republic Day? objectives behind it, what are the developments of high concern for India’s continental security interests? How Striking the right balance between continental and maritime security will enable India’s long-term security interests? what are India’s maritime vision and ambitions? recent initiatives in this context and what lies ahead?

    GS 2

    6

    The rise of collaboratives for social impact

    (Social Justice)

    Major findings of the Bridgespan Group  report, “Philanthropic Collaboratives in India: The Power of Many”, issues highlighted by it and suggestions 

    GS 2

    7

    Amendments that are unnecessary 

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Why the Central government had invited comments on the proposed amendments to the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 (RBD Act)? key provisions of the RBD Act? issues, key analysis and why there is a need for updating the law?

    GS 3

    7

    A BIT to review 

     

    (Economy )

    Major takeaways of the report of the Standing Committee on External Affairs on ‘India and bilateral investment treaties (BITs), what are the core elements of BITs?its recommendations, why there is a need for India to expedite the existing negotiations?

    GS 2

    MHA seeks more time to frame CAA rules

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Why the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought another extension from parliamentary committees in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha to frame the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019? Latest updates on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, Background, Key Features, the rationale behind it, Arguments Against, Arguments in Favour, key analysis and way forward 

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    Outward FDI dipped 8% to  $2 bn in Dec. 

     

    (Economy)

    Why did outward foreign direct investment (FDI) by Indian companies fall by over 8% to $2.05 billion in December in the current fiscal? recent data from the Reserve Bank of India in this context.