The Hindu

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    The Hindu

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    Headlines

    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 3

     

    1

     

    We care more for a policy on MSP than PM’s apology: Tikait

     

    (Polity and Governance/Economy)

    What were the farm laws that have been repealed? what are the key provisions of 3 Farmers Bills and The Controversies Surrounding them, How does the repeal impact the political economy of rural India?

    why there is a need for a law for guaranteed Minimum Support Price (MSP)?

    GS 2

    1

    SC to hear Mullaperiyar dam case on Dec. 10

     

    ( Governance)

    Background of Mullaperiyar Dam issue, Tamil Nadu’s Stand, Kerala’s Stand, SC’s Ruling, What are the constitutional and statutory provisions regarding Interstate Water Dispute? 

    GS 2

    6

    Reversing follies in a haunted battleground

     

    (IR)

     

    Historical Background of Afghanistan crisis and the Peace process, Strategic significance of Afghanistan for India, US withdrawal from Afghanistan and its implications for India, key analyis and way forward.

    GS 2

    6 &9

    Falling short 

    JPC retains exemption clause, adopts personal data Bill

     

    (Governance)

    Joint Parliamentary Committee recent report on Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill 2019, Key Highlights of Personal Data Protection Bill, Need, Criticism, Way Forward

     

    GS 3

    7

    Reforming the fertilizer sector

     

    (Economy)

    Beginning of economic reforms in India, What are the several attempts that have been made to reform the fertilizer sector to keep a check on the rising fertilizer subsidy bill, promote the efficient use of fertilizers, achieve balanced use of N, P and K (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium), and reduce water and air pollution caused by fertilizers like urea, The total demand for urea in the country, issues linked to it, what needs to be done to address the multiple goals of fertilizer policy.

    GS 2

    7&8

    Dynamism in India­U.S. ties

    ‘Unpredictable norms key impediment to bilateral trade

     

    (IR)

    Know about the trajectory of India-U.S. bilateral ties, “increasing convergence of strategic interests” between India and the U.S, the Significance of enhancing the bilateral relationship and strengthening cooperation on contemporary global issues such as terrorism, climate change and reliable chains for critical technologies, key analysis and way forward

    GS 3

    8

    President gives away Gallantry awards

     

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to Gallantry awards and Distinguished Service decorations in a defence 

    GS 2

    10

    Domestic workers’ survey kicks of

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    Objectives and need of the first-ever All-India Survey on Domestic Workers, what does it include?

     

    GS 3

    12

    RBI announces draft scheme for PMC­USFB amalgamation

     

    Centre allows exporters time till Jan. 31 on origin e­ certificate

     

    (Economy)

    The rationale behind the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s)move to place in the public domain a draft scheme for amalgamation of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank with Unity Small Finance Bank Ltd. (USFB)

     

    What is a Certificate of Origin? its features and recent step of the government in this context 

    GS 3

    15

    The paddy procurement problem

     

    (Economy)

    What is the procurement process of paddy ?, What’s the status of paddy procurement after the formation of

    Telangana? Why is the FCI unwilling to procure

    parboiled rice? What is the way out?

     

    GS 3

    15

    Indore cleanest city five years in a row 

     

    (Environment )

    What are the focus areas of the Swachh Survekshan rankings? Do citizens play a role in the selection? How does the ranking work?