The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

    1,6&11

     

    De-escalation of Russia-Ukraine tensions top priority, says India

    Russian recognition

    What does the recognition mean for the Ukraine crisis?

    (IR)

    What are the latest developments along Ukraine’s eastern border? background of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict, What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean? what is the role of Minsk agreements in this context? India’s position on the situation.

    GS 2

    1

    Panel on AFSPA removal misses the ‘45-day’ deadline

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    What does the AFSPA mean? What is a “disturbed area” and who has the power to declare it? Which States are, or had come under this Act? How has this Act been received by the people? why are states in the Northeast against it?

    GS 2

     

    3

    DDA to allot housing to 679 JJ households

     

    ‘Mid-day meals will resume after 100% attendance’

     

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Know about Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) scheme, its aims, Beneficiaries, Features and Components.

     

    Learn about Mid Day Meal Scheme, Coverage, Issues and Challenges and Way Forward

    GS 2

     

    4

    T.N. defends Vanniyar quota law in Supreme Court

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    Who is the Vanniyars, why did the Madras High Court quash the 10.5% special internal reservation provided by the Tamil Nadu government to Vanniyars? What is the stand of the Tamil Nadu government and what lies ahead?

    GS 2

     

    6

     

    Untangling Kerala’s Lokayukta controversy

     

    (Polity and Governance)

     

    What are the proposed changes in the Lokayukta Act of Kerala? The controversy surrounding the amendment to the Lokayukta Act of Kerala, Lokayukta’s current powers, How does Lokayuktas work in the states? why the Lokpal-Lokayukta issue has always generated intense debate in the country? key features of Lokpal and Lokayukta Act 2013, Jurisdiction of Lokpal, Need for Lokpal, Limitations and way ahead 

    GS 3

    6

    A new measure of inflation is brewing on the horizon

     

    (Economy)

    What is Consumer Price Index(CPI)?, types of CPI, how the ‘basket’ of commodities and their weights are selected?, loopholes associated with it, what is the new index alternative to CPI, provided by the U.K. Government’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) and how index certainly gained prominence?

    GS 2

    7

    Biden is risking his Indo-Pacific strategy

    (IR)

    What is the United States Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific? aims and objectives and how does it affect India’s interest? 

    GS 2

    8

    J&K delimitation panel gets 2-month extension

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is the present status of the Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the Assembly constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir,?know about the delimitation process and why is it needed?

    GS 2

    10

    Scheme for COVID-19 orphans extended

     

    Child welfare scheme saw a hike of 390%: Irani

    (Welfare Schemes )

    Know about the PM CARES scheme for children orphaned due to COVID-19 pandemic, its coverage and significance. 

     

     What are budgetary allocations for the children-centric scheme of the government?