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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

    GS 2

     

    WHO sets the stage for Covid-19 booster: Prioritise high-risk groups

    (Health )

    What is the significance of the recent announcement of the World Health Organisation in the context of the introduction of booster doses? What is COVID-19 vaccine booster dose or vaccines? 

    GS 2

    7,

    12

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    Poll reforms Bill will make electoral rolls clean: CEC

    debate 

    The missing 

     

    A time for electoral reform 

    (Governance)

    Major provisions of The Election Laws (Amendment Bill), 2021, significance, criticism, why another wide range of electoral reform proposals has been pending with the government and their implications.

    GS 2

    8

    18 sittings in 24 days, the session ends a day early 

    (Governance)

    Know about the sessions of the Parliament and key terminologies associated with the Parliament working, the productivity of Parliament, what are reasons of Disruption delays in Upper House? And its implications 

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    11

    ‘Content will only be found at ground zero’

    (Governance)

    Learn facts related to Ramnath Goenka Award

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    12

    Profit isn’t enough 

     

    (Economy)

    What is socially responsible investing (SRI) in the United States? how it has played a key role in ensuring that one-third of all investments? Has SRI made a big enough difference? Or has it been absorbed as terminology or window-dressing while money-profits still ruthlessly dominate? 

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    13 

     

    Weaving a safety net 

    (Economy)

     

    What is the present status of employment in the country, findings of panel results from CMIE, why the expansion of social security/protection has been languishing in India, features of the e-Shram portal, and the pace of registration, and its significance?

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    2

    13

    Minding the courtroom 

    (Judiciary )

    There are serious issues of constitutional propriety with how the apex court is gradually taking over the administration of the district judiciary, creation of a National Judicial Infrastructure Corporation (NJIC), aims and objectives, significance of creating a culture of transparency within the judiciary.

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    17

    Personal laws in marriage

    (Polity and Governance)

    Major provisions of Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, What issues does this raise; how have courts ruled on this?

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    3

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    Kerala’s SilverLine: why it has been planned, why it is facing protests

    (Economy)

    What is the Silverline project, and why is it needed? What are its features? Why are there protests?

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    3

    21

    Merchants to RBI: Not prepared, extend tokenisation deadline

    (Economy)

    What is tokenization? How does it work? How tokens instead of credit card details can make transactions safer.