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16 June 2021: What to Read in The Hindu Newspaper

Pg 1

  • Delhi riots: 3 student activists get bail (GS 2- Judiciary)

  • AY.1 not a variant of concern yet: Centre (GS 2- Health)

  • Ownership battle begins in Lok Janshakti Party (GS 2- Party system)

  • Despite assurance, Twitter yet to appoint compliance officer (GS 2- Govt. policy)

  • Charges of fake COVID tests during Kumbh being probed (GS 2- Governance)


Pg 2

  • All terrorists criminals but not all criminals terrorists: HC (GS 2- Judiciary)


Pg 3

  • L-G speaks to U.P. CM over Delhi water supply (GS 1- Urbanisation)

  • NGT dismisses review plea alleging environmental violations in Aravali (GS 3- Environment)


Pg 4

  • SAD-BSP alliance may not deliver in Punjab Assembly polls (GS 2- Polity)

  • Foodgrain ‘scam’ hits Meghalaya (GS 3- Issues of food security and buffer stock)

Previous year question

Q. What are the major factors responsible for making rice-wheat system a success? In spite of this success how has this system become bane in India? (GS 3,2020)


Pg 5

  • SC closes trial against Italian marines (GS 2- IR)

  • Honoured for ending period poverty (GS 1- Role of Women)

Previous year question

Q. Discuss the positive and negative effects of globalization on women in India? (2015 GS 1)

  • Seeking hike in milk price, AIKS to protest tomorrow (GS 3- Farmer issues)

  • ‘Sexual dating’: JNPT official cheated of ?41.87 lakh (GS 4- Ethics)


Pg 6

  • The invisible tax (GS 3- Economy)

  • America’s mistakes in the ‘forever war’ (GS 2- IR)

  • Bracing for a threat (GS 2- Health)

  • An acquittal with no good, but the bad and the ugly (GS 2- Judiciary)


Pg 7

  • Needed: full disclosure on electoral bonds (GS 2- RPA)

  • A paradigm shift in vaccination (GS 2- Governance)

  • Embracing cryptocurrency (GS 3- Economy)


Pg 8

  • SC adjourns W.B. riots hearing (GS 1- Indian society)

  • Research must follow protocol, says Ministry (GS 3- Sci & Tech)

Previous year question

Q. The quality of higher education in India requires major improvement to make it internationally competitive. Do you think that the entry of foreign educational institutions would help improve the quality of technical and higher education in the country. Discuss. (2015 GS 2)

  • IUML gets two weeks to reply to affidavit (GS 2- Judiciary)

  • FCI rice to be used for ethanol production (GS 3- Issues of buffer stock)

Previous year question

Q. In what way could replacement of price subsidy with direct benefit Transfer (DBT) change the scenario of subsidies in India? Discuss. (2015, GS 3)


Pg 9

  • House Standing Committee on IT summons Twitter representatives (GS 2- Governance)


Pg 10

  • States hit by unequal supply of vaccines (GS 2- Centre state relations)

  • Govt. confirms first death from reaction to vaccine (GS 2- Health)

  • ‘Jabs help against hospitalisation’ (GS 2- Health)


Pg 11

  • U.S. moves to tackle domestic terrorism (GS 2-IR)

  • ‘Trump pressed Justice Dept. to probe poll fraud claims’ (GS 2- IR)

  • U.S.-Russia ties are at an impasse: Kremlin official (GS 2- IR)

  • Taiwan reports ‘largest’ incursion by Chinese forces (GS 2- IR)

  • Far-right Israeli groups to march in East Jerusalem (GS 2- IR)

  • UAE-backed troops at Yemen base (GS 2-IR)


Pg 12

  • Inflation spurs spike in bond yield; rupee hits 1-month low (GS 3- Economy)

  • Retail sales decline 79% from two years earlier (GS 3- Economy)

  • RBI restrains DHFL from taking deposits (GS 3- Economy)

  • Covaxin at ?150 to Centre not sustainable: Bharat Biotech (GS 3 - Economy)