Headlines of the Day 18-11-2023

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     The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB

    HeadlineSource LinkSyllabusKey points to know
    The Tussle between Governor and Chief MinisterThe Hindu(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GS II)– What are the functions and duties of the Governor?- Reasons behind the tussle between Governor and Chief Minister
    HC quashes Haryana’s 75% local quota in private sectorThe Hindu(Page 1)Polity and Governance (GS II)– Why Haryana’s 75% reservation law in private sector jobs struck down by HC?
    – Its impact
    Governor’s nod for Bihar Bill to raise quota for SCs, STs, EBCsThe Hindu(Page 4)
    Polity and Governance (GS II)– What are the key provisions of the Bihar Reservation Amendment Bill? Its significance
    Maratha quotaThe Hindu(Page 4)

    Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is Maratha quota agitation?
    – Its significance and implications
    State of the economy: growth rate for IndiaThe Hindu(Page 6)Economy (GS III) – What is the recent projection of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for India’s growth rate?
    – Its significance
    India’s opium productionThe Hindu (Page 7)Economy (GSIII) – What is the opium production policy in India?
    – Leading opium producing Indian  states 
    Article 370 order pending even as judge is set to retire


    The Hindu (Page 8)

    Polity and Governance (GS II)– What is the debate around Article 370?
    – What are the issues involved in the legal challenge to the removal of Kashmir’s special status?
    Development and Knowledge Sharing Initiative (DAKSHIN) Centre The Hindu (Page 8)

    IR (GSII)

    – What is the Development and Knowledge Sharing Initiative (DAKSHIN) Centre?
    – Its significance
    ‘India targets $40-bn in technical textiles’The Hindu (Page 12)

    Economy (GSIII) 


    – What are technical textiles?
    – Its importance for Indian economy
    Voice of Global South SummitIndian Express(Page 1)IR (GSII) – What is the Voice of the Global South Summit?
    – Its significance for India
    ‘Progress Toward Measles Elimination — Worldwide, 2000–2022’, the report Indian Express(Page 9)

    Health (GSII)– What is measles?
    – Its causes, symptoms and precautions
    Why peace in West Asia matters to IndiaIndian Express(Page 11)
    IR (GSII) 
    – What is the significance of West Asia for India?
    – Why does peace in West Asia matter to India?
    COP28 in Dubai: What to expect from climate meetingIndian Express(Page15)
    Environment (GSIII)– What is the Conference of the Parties (COP)?
    – COP28 in Dubai: What to expect from the climate meeting?
    The new flare-up in Myanmar

    Proposed India-UK FTA
    Indian Express(Page15)


    Indian Express(Page15)
    IR (GSII)



    – What is the current situation in Myanmar?
    – What does this situation mean for India?
    – Proposed India-UK FTA, its politics, and why the UK may benefit more?
    RBI tightening of unsecured loansIndian Express(Page17)Economy (GSIII) – What are the unsecured loans?
    – How is it regulated in India?
    IPEF members conclude negotiations on fair, clean economy agreementIndian Express(Page17)IR (GSII) / Economy (GSIII) – What is the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF)?
    – What are the goals of the IPEF?
    Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue 2023 (IPRD-2023) PIB

    IR (GSII) / Defence (GS III) 
    – What are the key highlights of the Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue 2023 (IPRD-2023)?
    Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI) PIBS&T (GS III) – What is the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)?- Its objectives
    Jan Jatiya Gaurav DivasPIBHistory (GSI) / Governance (GSII)– What is the significance of the Jan Jatiya Gaurav Divas?