The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Headlines

    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

    1 &

    10

     

    1971 war altered ideological map: Kovind

     

    India marks 50 years of the 1971 war

    (IR)

    The Liberation War of 1971, India’s role in its liberation, the causes that led to the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, How it changed the “ideological map” of South Asia.

    GS 2

    1

    ‘States told to pre-publish labour rules’

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Key Highlights of the Code on Wages, 2019, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Code on Social Security, 2020 and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020, their features and need.

    GS 2

    2

    Data protection Bill has provisions for ‘right to be forgotten’, Centre tells HC

    (Governance)

    Major provisions of the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 and significance.

    GS 3

    3

    CAQM to decide today on easing curbs

     

    (Environment)

    The Centre’s Air Quality Commission, Composition and Powers & Jurisdiction.

    GS 2

    6

    Reflections on flying blind into the storm

     

    (Governance)

    Why is there a lack of publicly available data on the pandemic from Government sources,  what does Cowin data contain? Why are these data needed? South Africa’s actions with its sequencing data when the Omicron variant was first detected, what lesson needs to be drawn in this context.

    GS 3

    6

    The WTO’s challenge to MSP is another frontier to cross 

     

    (Economy)

     

    Why is there the demand of farmers to provide a legal guarantee for the minimum support price (MSP) for their produce? Can India provide a legal guarantee for MSP without violating its international law obligations enshrined in the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO)? objectives of the AoA, why  India needs to recalibrate its agricultural support programmes to make use of the flexibilities available in the area and way forward 

    GS 2

    6

    Wrong forum

    (IR)

    Why India, Russia block move to take climate change to UNSC, What is the UNSC’s role in such issues, and why was the proposal opposed?

    GS 2

    7

    Is the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act past its expiry date? 

     

    (Governance)

    What is the efficacy of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) of 1958? What is AFSPA, and why are states in the Northeast against it? What impunity does the Act give the armed forces, and how have earlier attempts at repeal played out?

    GS 2

    8

    Cabinet nod to raise  girls’ marriage age to 21

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Know about the Centre’s recent decision to raise the legal age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 years, objectives behind the move.

    GS 2

    10

    SC collegium

    rejects HC

    judge’s name 

    (Judiciary)

    What is the Collegium System? Procedure for Various Judicial Appointments, Related Constitutional Provisions, significance, Criticism of the Collegium System and way forward.

    GS 3

    12

    Regulation needed for cryptocurrencies: IMF

    (Economy)

    How cryptocurrencies are a particular challenge for emerging markets? why regulation is absolutely important, India’s fiscal and monetary policy and way ahead