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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

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    12,

    15,

    17

     

    1

    RBI doesn’t hike policy rates, roots for durable broad-based economic recovery

    Pursuit of growth

    Growth vs Inflation 

    What RBI’s status quo means for stock investors and borrowers

    RBI: Inflation to be lower at 4.5% in FY23, rising oil prices pose ‘risks’

     

    Cryptos have no underlying asset… not even a tulip

    (Economy)

    Why has RBI opted for the status quo again? What the major decisions were taken by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Growth forecast and way ahead

     

    What are the central bank’s serious concerns over cryptocurrencies? Features of Cryptocurrency, Concerns/Challenges.

    GS 2

    1&

    15

    Don’t insist on religious dress till order :HC

    Court ruling on Hijab

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    How is religious freedom protected under the Constitution? What is the essential religious practices test? How have courts ruled so far on the issue of a hijab?

    GS 3

    7

    Unemployment down, back to pre-Covid level: Sitharaman counters Opposition criticism

    (Economy)

     

    What is the present status of unemployment in the country? What does the latest periodic labour force survey indicate in this context, how the government had created ample opportunities through its Budget for employment? key analysis and what lies ahead 

    GS 2

     

    7

     

    10 Opposition parties protest proposed changes in IAS cadre rules: ‘Subjugating states’

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are All India Services (AIS)?the rationale behind the  Central Government’s proposal for amendments to Rule 6(1) of the IAS (Cadre) Rules, 1954, criticism, key analysis and way forward 

     

    GS 3

    12

    Eye on Public Finances

    (Economy)

    What does the Economic Survey 2021-22 reveal? how do the budget announcements signal the growing importance of administrative reforms and an inordinate focus on the financial sector? how the government could explore upward revision of the corporate tax rates, key analysis and way forward 

    GS 2

    12

    New bonhomie

    (IR)

    How Sri-Lanka-India relations have reached a “high point? recent deals and agreements, what is a “flashpoint” in India-Sri Lanka ties? key analysis and way forward 

    GS 3

    13

    Missing the wood for trees 

     

    (Environment )

    What are the major takeaways of the recently released India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021? how the assessment of forest cover done? concerns, Governments Policy in this direction and way forward 

    GS 2

    14

    Blinken says the century will be shaped by indo -pacific region 

    (IR)

    Importance of the Indian Ocean Region, Potential of Quad, What is Quad grouping? Genesis, Significance of the grouping, challenges and way ahead

    GS 2

    17

    Piyush Goyal: Australia early harvest deal in 30 days, final FTA in 12-18 months

    (IR))

    Present status of early harvest agreement between Australia and India, its covered areas and significance.

    GS 3

    17

    ‘Manufacturing potential facing legal hurdles: Compliance to criminal clauses’

    (Economy)

    What are the major challenges of a large number of compliances and criminal provisions and how have they played a key role in preventing India from becoming a global manufacturing hub? Major findings and recommendations of the report, titled ‘Jailed for Doing Business in this context