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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

    3

     

    SC accepts security concerns, clears Char Dham road widening 

    (Governance)

    The rationale behind SC approval for Widening Char Dham road, why the project is riddled with environmental issues, about Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna.

    GS 2

    7

    Rajya Sabha passes Bills setting maximum 5-year tenure for CBI, ED chiefs

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Key Highlights of the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021, and the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021,significance, issues and way forward 

    GS 2

    7

    MP seeks 6th Schedule safeguards

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, provisions and significance  

     

    GS 2

    7

    RTI has produced only middlemen, MGNREGA corruption , says BJP MP

     

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Know about Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme, recent issues, what steps need to be taken in this context 

    GS 2

    10

    Refugees of 1971

     

    Renewal after Merkel 

    ( IR)

    Know about the civil war that split Pakistan, how it has had a decisive impact on the ideological battle over India’s national identity, its impact on the subcontinent’s geopolitical landscape, political effects of the refugee influx, issues linked to them, and way ahead 

     

     The strategic partnership between India and Germany, how Germany’s has an increased realisation of the importance of the Indo-Pacific, cooperative goals of the IP guidelines between both the countries, key analysis and way ahead 

    GS 3

    10

     

    A jagged recovery 

    (Economy)

     

    Recent data released by the National Statistical Office for the consumer price index (CPI), why inflation has risen and implications.

    GS 3

    11

    Seeding the next revolution 

    (Economy )

    What is the transformative impact of technology on Indian agriculture? current startup activity and venture investing in agritech and their focused areas, why Innovations in agrifood life sciences remain deeply neglected by venture capital investors and even entrepreneurs, why The agrifood life sciences ecosystem in India needs to be rebooted, filled with talent, and catalysed with capital.

    GS 1

    11

    Celebrating the Unifier 

     

    (Personalities )

    Know about Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Pre and post Independence Contributions.

    GS 2/3

    14

    Climate assertion at UN

    (IR/Environment)

    Why India and Russia have blocked a proposal that would have allowed the UN Security Council to deliberate on climate-related issues, What is the UNSC’s role in such issues, and why was the proposal opposed?

    GS 3

    14

    Log4Shell vulnerability 

    (Cyber Security)

    What is Log4Shell, and is it being exploited by hackers? What have affected tech companies?

    GS 2

    14

    NDPS Act: a drafting error, its implications, and an amendment

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021, What is the amendment, and what has the Opposition said?

    GS 3

    15

    RBI brings NBFCs under prompt corrective action framework

     

    WPI inflation at a double-digit level for 8th straight month

     

    Sugar subsidies ‘inconsistent’, withdraw in 120 days: WTO panel; India to appeal

     

    (Economy)

    What is the prompt corrective action (PCA) framework? Why The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to bring non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) under the ambit of the prompt corrective action (PCA) framework.

     

    Why Wholesale inflation, based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), in November rose 14.23 per cent from 12.54 per cent a month ago, its causes and impact

     

    Why did the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ask India to withdraw its subsidies under the Production Assistance, the Buffer Stock, and the Marketing and Transportation Schemes? How can India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) policy be strengthened?