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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    Bill to raise marriage age of women seeks to override laws across faith, sent to a panel

    Wrong on rights 

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are the major features of the Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021? Objective and need, criticism linked to it. Why raising the marriage age of women won’t achieve its stated goal and further steps need to be taken in this context 

     

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    Aadhaar-voter ID linking: Opposition didn’t object last year as part of House panel

    RS clears Bill linking Aadhaar to voter roll, Opposition walks out

     

    Linking voter rolls to Aadhaar

     

    (Governance)

    Key features of Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, significance, criticism and way forward 

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    Ramnath Goenka Awards 2019: stories that broke many a silence

    (Governance)

    Learn facts related to Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards

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    5

    House panel rejects demand for data protection provision in pesticide Bill

    (Governance)

     

    Why a Parliamentary Standing Committee has rejected the pesticide industry’s demand for the inclusion of a data protection provision in the Pesticide Management Bill, 2020? features of The Pesticide Management Bill, 2020.

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    Gupkar alliance says delimitation panel proposal ‘divisive’, plans Jan 1 protest

    Line of interest 

     

    (Governance)

    Know about the recent proposal of The J&K Delimitation Commission to increase six seats for the Jammu division and one for the Kashmir division, besides reserving 16 seats for the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) communities in the Union Territory, expected outcome of the move, Know about the J&K delimitation exercise, Why does the J&K delimitation exercise matter? challenges linked to it.

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    A larger circle of diplomacy 

    (IR )

     

    Know about India -Central Asian countries relations, the importance of central Asia for India, India’s strategy, challenges and way forward 

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    NASA’s flagship telescope, and its successor

    (S&T )

    Features and significance of  James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), how is it different from Hubble Space Telescope?

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    100 yrs of SAD: movements , political power and where it stands today 

    (Governance)

    Know about Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), The birth, Pre-Independence era, Punjabi Suba movement, Anandpur Sahib resolution & Dharam Yudh Morcha, Moga Declaration and return to Punjabiyat

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    Currency in circulation growth falls 

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    latest data from the Reserve Bank of India and the Finance Ministry for currency in circulation (CIC), why the growth in CiC has fallen? And its implications on the economy

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    ‘Unprecedented inflation in several commodities … may see tapering by mid-2022’

    (Economy)

    Inflation is posing concerns, is it transitory or entrenched? In the FMCG segment, we have seen a lot of price rises over the last year. Has it impacted demand and are manufacturers able to pass it on?