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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 4

    2

    Bihar: Rs 80-crore deal for JD(U) leader’s family, ex-Minister’s nephew in long list of VIP contractors

    (Ethics)

    Please note down this case as an example of nepotism. Also try to read about the definition of corruption in India. What was the modus operandi of this corruption? What is the way ahead?

    GS 2

    2

    Covid deaths: Centre okays ex-gratia, state funds to cover it

    (Governance)

    What is an ex gratia grant? How will it benefit those who have lost their family during COVID? What are the apprehensions of the states?

    GS 2

    2

    UK updates, Covishield okay, not jab certificate; govt says not told reason

    (IR)

    What is the UK logic behind not recognising Indian Vaccination Program? How will it affect India- UK relations?

    GS 1 & 2

    9

    Supreme Court rejects Centre’s plea to allow women in NDA exam from 2022

    (Society and Governance)

    Why was the government reluctant to induct women this year? How is the Supreme Court verdict an important step towards women empowerment? What are Glass Wall, Glass Ceiling and Glass Cliff?

    GS 2

    10

    PM-CARES Fund not a fund of Government of India, Delhi HC told

    (Governance)

    Please learn about the PM CARES fund. What is its position as per different Supreme Court and High Court Rulings? Is it covered under Article 12?

    GS 3

    10

    African Swine Fever detected in Tripura, culling ensues

    (Health)

    What is African Swine Fever? Does it impact humans or is it found only in pigs? What is the way forward to curtail the disease?

    GS 1 & 3

    12

    Storytelling in times of Covid

    (Culture & Economy)

    How is India’s rich traditional culture of storytelling being revived via OTT platforms and creating different employment opportunities during pandemic? 

    GS 2

    12

     

    13

    The importance of Quad meeting amidst current geopolitical flux

     

    Understanding the American enthusiasm for the Quad

    (IR)

    What is the importance of QUAD? Why is AUKUS being seen as a scorn to QUAD? What are Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) and Build Back Better World initiatives?

    How are QUAD and India important for the USA?

    GS 3

    12

    Not too hot

    (Environment)

    What are the challenges being faced by Panda conservationists? You can also use this anecdote in philosophical essays and ethics: “Life is all about Challenges.”.

    GS 2

    12

    Af-Pak ambush

    (IR)

    Should SAARC recognise the Taliban or wait to get proof of them being trustworthy? 

    GS 2

    13

    Furore over Golwalkar and Savarkar texts reveals our failure to understand purpose of syllabus and pedagogy

    (Education, Polity)

    Why are different groups opposing the introduction of Golwalkar and Savarkar in the curriculum? Is it really the saffronisation of education? Should education not be broad and encompass all ideologies to give students a broad perspective of Indian Culture?

    GS 2

    13

    Judiciary must re-examine how it has viewed citizenship question in Assam

    (Polity and Governance)

    What are the current problems of NRC and Foreigner Tribunals functioning in Assam? Why is there a need to relook into citizenship? Learn about Citizenship in India.

    GS 2

    15

    Explained: CIA officer on India trip reports Havana Syndrome; what is known about its symptoms and causes so far

    (IR)

    What is Havana Syndrome? What are the symptoms and suspected nations to do so? How can it affect Indo-US relations? Where else was it reported?

    GS 3

    17

    DICGC to pay depositors of 21 banks

    (Economy)

    What is the role of DIGCC? How the increased ambit of DIGCC instills depositors confidence in the banking system of India?