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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

    1

    CCI freezes Amazon-Future deal, slaps ?200 crore fine on U.S. firm.

    (Polity and Governance)

    Competition Commission of India, its composition, appointments, removal, type of body it is

    GS 1

    1

    Tamil Thai Vaazhthu declared T.N. State song

    (Art and Culture)

    Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has observed that it is a prayer song penned by ‘Manonmaniam’

    Sundaranar, and not an anthem, and there was no statutory or executive order requiring attendees to stand. Government ordered for mandatory singing in Mullaipaani Ragam

    (Mohana Raagam), without any instrument. Similar provisions for the National Anthem.  Hindustani and Carnatic music and its components and the differences.

    GS 2

    1

    Maharashtra local body polls on Dec. 21, Jan. 18

    (Polity and Governance)

    Schedule XI and XII of the Constitution of India and mandatory and optional provisions for Panchayats and Municipalities.

    GS 3

    3

    HPCL launches ultra-premium petrol

    (Environment)

    Octane number, ethanol blending, vehicle scrapping policy, benefits and challenges.

    GS 2

    4

    ICMR approves COVID diagnostic kit.

    (Health)

    Different diagnostic kits for COVID19 testing, their working and cost advantages, agencies, organizations who made them.

    GS 2

    5

    Cong. MLA apologises for rape comment.

    (Polity and Governance)

    Provisions for Parliamentary Privileges in the Constitution of India, Conventions, Rules and Procedure. Article 19 and restrictions under it.

    GS 2

    5

    Delhi HC calls for swift disposal of UAPA trials.

    (Polity and Governance)

    Recent amendments in UAPA, other provisions, issues and challenges, decision of Supreme Court and High Court for its applicability.

    GS 2

    6

    For an honest broker.

    (IR)

    India-Russia relations vis-a-vis relations with China. Issues, Challenges, Way Forward. CAATSA and India-Russia defence deals.

    GS 3

    6

    The challenge of achieving 9.5% growth rate.

    (Economy)

    Different Indicators and Rankings. Infrastructure schemes and Policies like NIP, Issues and Challenges and how to overcome these. Terms like GVA, GDP, Gross Fixed Capital

    Formation, Organizations such as NSO and their reports like PMI etc.

    GS 3

    6

    When the chips are down.

    (Economy)

    Semiconductor Mission, challenges and supply chain constraints and their solution, Production Linked Incentive Scheme, manufacturing sector in India vis-a-vis Agriculture and Service sectors, issues revolving around them.

    GS 2

    6

    For disabled citizens to have the police they deserve.

    (Society)

    Schemes and programs for empowering Differently Abled citizens, International Conventions and Parliamentary laws like Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016, and provisions and bodies under it. Issues and Challenges concerning them and Way Forward.

    GS 1

    8

    Raising women’s legal age of

    marriage to 21 in the House agenda.

    (Society)

    Contribution of historical figures like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar for empowering women, laws enacted during British rule in India for women like Sati Prohibition, marriage etc. Issues and Challenges around lower age of marriage and its impact on health of mother and children, schemes and programs for women and children related to nutrition, education, etc. issues and challenges, way forward.

    GS 2

    8

    ‘52 habeas corpus pleas pending in SC.

    (Judiciary)

    Writs and their application under the Constitution of India. Pendency of cases in courts, solutions to lessen this burden.

    GS 2

    8

    FCRA licence of 3 minority NGOs revoked.

    (Polity and Governance)

    Differences between PMLA and FCRA, implementing bodies, current issues and challenges around it, way forward.

    GS 2

    8

    Elders’ sitting lasted only for 19 minutes.

    (Polity and Governance)

    Parliamentary functioning, Committees and their Composition, current issues and challenges and way forward.

    GS 1

    8

    Kovind inaugurates Kalibari temple in Dhaka.

    (Art and Culture, IR)

    Temple architecture, types, patronage and builders, location, India-Bangladesh relations, issues, opportunities, challenges and way forward.

    GS 2

    9

    Modi to get Bhutan’s top

    civilian award. 

    (IR)

    Order of the Druk Gyalpo. India-Bhutan relations, contributions, issues like Bhutan-China relations, challenges, opportunities, way forward. 

    GS 2

    9

    France is ready to supply more Rafale jets.

    (IR and Defense)

    India-France relations,particularly in Defence and Nuclear Cooperation, France in the Indian Ocean and Indo-Pacific, issues, challenges and way forward.

    GS 2

    9

    WHO emergency nod for

    Serum Institute’s Covovax.

    (Health)

    WHO, functioning, bodies, issues, challenges, way forward. Different vaccines for COVID19, their types, WHO nod given to these vaccines,issues and challenges and way forward for vaccine hesitancy and vaccine delivery and supply mechanism.

    GS 3

    9

    Helicopters of 3 Services see 15 accidents in the last five years.

    (Defence)

    Different helicopters in service with an emphasis on India’s ALH.

    G2 3

    10

    Ecologists oppose changes to

    Biological Diversity Act, 2002.

    (Environment)

    Provisions and recent amendments, issues concerning Biodiversity and developments, committees and their reports, issues, challenges and way forward.

    GS 2

    11

    ‘Radical change is needed in the mindset and governance of Hong Kong’

    (IR)

    One Country, Two Systems of China, human rights violations and democracy

    GS 2

    11

    Russia drafts a pact to limit the U.S.-NATO role in ex-Soviet nations.

    (IR)

    NATO and other such blocs, issues concerning arms race and solutions. Implication of US-Russia relations on India.

    GS 2

    12

    RBI push on card security

    may hit merchants, lenders.

    (Economy)

    Privacy and Data Security law, is economic implications