What to Read in The Hindu
05 August 2021

Page 1

  • Oppn. rejects Venkaiah’s truce offer to discuss farmer protests (GS 2 Parliamentary proceeding)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/parliament-proceedings-opposition-rejects-venkaiah-naidus-truce-offer-to-discuss-farmer-protests/article35717711.ece

  • Efforts to track emerging COVID-19 variants shrink (GS 2 Health)

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=Efforts+to+track+emerging+COVID-19+variants+shrink&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

  • CJI recuses himself from Andhra-Telangana case (GS 2 Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/cji-recuses-himself-from-andhra-telangana-case/article35735157.ece

  • Expected Question –

Write constitutional and other measures to maintain neutrality of Indian Judiciary.

  • Let’s respect democracy, Kejriwal tells L-G (GS 2 Federation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/lets-respect-democracy-kejriwal-tells-l-g/article35734944.ece

 

Page 2

  • ‘Need viable alternatives to stubble burning’ (GS 3 Ecology)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/need-viable-alternatives-to-stubble-burning/article35734570.ece

 

Page 3

  • Lack of clarity on buffer stock of oxygen: HC (GS 2 Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/covid-19-lack-of-clarity-on-buffer-stock-of-liquid-medical-oxygen-says-delhi-high-court/article35729013.ece

 

Page 5

  • Maiden indigenous aircraft carrier begins trials (GS  3 Security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/maiden-indigenous-aircraft-carrier-starts-sea-trials-off-kochi/article35715620.ece

  • Kerala HC expands rape definition (GS 2 Criminal justice reforms)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/hc-expands-definition-of-rape-in-ipc/article35732800.ece

  • Tea planters in Assam flag dipping prices (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/planters-flag-dipping-tea-prices/article35733170.ece

 

Page 6

  • A grand tax bargain in danger of coming apart (GS 3 economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-grand-tax-bargain-in-danger-of-coming-apart/article35732620.ece

  • Over the borderline: On Centre’s role in resolving Assam-Mizoram row (GS 2 Federation)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/over-the-borderline-the-hindu-editorial-on-centres-role-in-resolving-assam-mizoram-row/article35732474.ece

  • Tigray’s woes: On the conflict in Ethiopia’s north (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/tigrays-woes-the-hindu-editorial-on-the-conflict-in-ethiopias-north/article35732519.ece

 

Page 7

  • Clash of cultures in a federation (GS 2 Federation)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/clash-of-cultures-in-a-federation/article35732328.ece

  • No fundamental right to strike (GS 2 FR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/no-fundamental-right-to-strike/article35732405.ece

 

Page 8

  • Air Quality Commission Bill for National Capital Region cleared (GS 3 Ecology)

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/ls-clears-air-quality-commission-bill-for-ncr/article35735589.ece

  • In about one hour, RS passes 3 Bills (GS 2 Parliamentary proceedings)

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/in-about-one-hour-rs-passes-3-bills/article35735147.ece

  • Nod for continuation of Fast Track Special Courts (GS 2 Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/nod-for-continuation-of-fast-track-special-courts/article35732910.ece

  • ‘EC proposal to link electoral roll with Aadhaar under study’ (GS 2 Elections)

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/ec-proposal-to-link-electoral-roll-with-aadhaar-under-study/article35735152.ece

 

Page 9

  • 2 years on as U.T., Kashmir militancy yet to wane (GS 3 Security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/two-years-on-as-union-territory-kashmir-militancy-yet-to-wane/article35714518.ece

  • J&K rights abuse will go on till elected government is in place (GS 2 Feseration)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/report-warns-rights-abuse-in-jk-will-go-on-until-elected-govt-is-in-place/article35715024.ece

 

Page 10

  • 50% funds allotted for ongoing MPLADS projects lapse (GS 2 Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/50-funds-allotted-for-ongoing-mplads-projects-lapse/article35731768.ece

  • Expected Question –

What is the MPLAD scheme? Critically evaluate its performance in recent years. Do you support the recent decision of the government to suspend MPLADS for two years? Substantiate your views.

  • RTE entitlements to be paid through cash transfers (GS 2 Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/rte-entitlements-to-be-paid-through-cash-transfer/article35731581.ece

 

Page 13

  • Taliban claim attack on Afghan Minister (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/taliban-claim-attack-on-afghan-minister/article35732265.ece

  • U.S. ships 110 mn doses of COVID-19 vaccine abroad (GS 2 IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/us-ships-over-110-million-covid-19-vaccine-doses-abroad-india-does-not-take-any-due-to-liability-issues/article35714255.ece

 

Page 14

  • Service sector contracts for a third straight month: PMI (GS 3 Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/service-sector-contracts-for-a-third-straight-month-pmi/article35735107.ece

  • CERT-In tracks 6.07 lakh cybersecurity incidents (GS 3 Security)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/cert-in-observed-more-than-607-lakh-cyber-security-incidents-till-june-2021-government/article35726974.ece