Headlines of the Day 17-05-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey points to know
    SC limits ED’s power to arrest PMLA accusedThe Hindu (Page 1)Governance (GSII) / Money Laundering (GSIII)
    – What is the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)?
    – What are the major takeaways from the Supreme Court’s recent verdict on the PMLA?
    Ahead of Ukraine peace conference, Swiss diplomat to hold talks in IndiaThe Hindu (Page 1)IR (GSII)

    – What is the global Ukraine peace conference?
    – Its objectives
    long-term impact of untreated hypertension aThe Hindu (Page )8Health (GSII)

    – What is hypertension?
    – Its symptoms, causes and treatment
    Politics served with concise social media contentThe Hindu (Page8 )Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – How social media content is impacting politics in India?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages
    Reservation in jobs The Hindu (Page9 )Polity and Governance (GSII)– Should reservation in jobs only be in proportion to the population?
    – What will be its impact?
    The use of AI in drug developmentThe Hindu (Page10 )S&T (GSIII)– How is AI used in drug development?
    – Where does India stand in the field of AI drug development?
    Can parties be de-recognised or de-registered?The Hindu (Page10 )

    Polity and Governance (GSII)

    – What are registered and recognised parties?
    – Does the Election Commission have the power to de-recognised or de-registered a political party for violation of the MCC?
    State cannot acquire property without proper procedure: SCThe Hindu (Page12 )
    Polity and Governance (GSII)
    – How private properties are regulated in India?
    – What are the seven procedural rights of citizens which constitute the ‘real content of the right to property under Article 300A’?
    hysterectomyThe Hindu (Page 20Health (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is a hysterectomy?
    – Its risks and benefits
    West Nile VirusThe Hindu (Page 20Health (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What is West Nile Virus?
    – Its causes, symptoms and treatment
    SC verdict on Newsclick shows adherence to due process is much more than a procedural requirementIndian Express (Page 10)Governance (GSII) – What are the key takeaways from the SC’s verdict on Newsclick?
    Indian exporters fear dumping from China after fresh US-China tariff warIndian Express (Page 13)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII)– What is the US-China tariff war? Its reasons
    – How will it impact the Indian exporters?
    draft Digital Competition BillIndian Express (Page 14)
    Governance (GSII) 
    – What is the draft Digital Competition Bill?
    – Why are Big Tech opposing it?