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18 June 2021: What to Read in The Hindu Newspaper

Pg 1

  • Apex court approves CBSE assessment formula (GS 2- Judiciary)

  • Students freed as court rejects police’s stand (GS 2- FR's)

  • I have written to PM thrice to withdraw Governor: Mamata (GS2- Centre state relations)

  • ‘Continue demolition of illegal buildings in Aravali forest land’ (GS 2- Judiciary)


Pg 2

  • Amount spent on land purchase for Ram temple shows graft: AAP MP (GS 4- RTI)

Previous year question

  • Q. “Recent amendments to the Right to information Act will have profound impact on the autonomy and independence of the Information Commission”. Discuss  (GS 2, 2020)


Pg 3

  • Ration scheme: CM’s fresh bid to get L-G nod (GS 2- Welfare schemes)


Pg 4

  • ‘Centre’s relief package for children defective’ (GS 2- Governance)

Farm laws will benefit farmers: Lal (GS 3- Farmer issues)

  • Assam seeks realignment of tracks through wetland (GS 3- Environment)

  • Odisha govt. announces package for the poor (GS 2- Welfare schemes of states)

Previous year question

Q.  COVID-19 pandemic accelerated class inequalities and poverty in India. Comment (GS 1, 2020)


Pg 5

  • Plea against development rules dismissed (GS 2- Governance)

  • NBSA reprimands three TV channels (GS 2,4- FR's & Social media)'


Pg 6

  • A judicial pushback to a draconian legal regime (GS 2- FR's & Judiciary)

  • Reverse migration (GS 2- Polity)

  • A place for disruptive technology in India’s health sector (GS 3- Sci & Tech)


Pg 7

  • Should India accept Islamic State returnees? (GS 2- Govt. policies)

  • Recovery takes more than reforms (GS 3- Economy)


Pg 8

  • CBSE to record Class 10, 12 marks throughout the year (GS 2- Education)

  • Ex-encounter specialist, two others sent to NIA custody (GS 2- Polity)

Minor reshuffle in Central bureaucracy (GS 2- Role of civil services in democracy)

Previous year question

Q. “Institutional quality is a crucial driver of economic performance”. In this context suggest reforms in Civil Service for strengthening democracy. (GS 2, 2020)

  • Rules regulating cable TV network amended (GS 2- Governance)

  • Centre opens 14 disability early intervention centres (GS 1- Social empowerment)


Pg 9

  • BJP members of House panel flag rising fuel prices (GS 3- Economy)

  • New Pak. law riddled with shortcomings, says India (GS 2- IR)

  • Shah launches helpline for cyber fraud (GS 3- Cyber security)

Previous year question

Q. Discuss different types of cybercrimes and measures required to be taken to fight the menace. (GS 3, 2020)


Pg 10

  • ‘We must use the available vaccines to protect the most vulnerable’ (GS 2- Health & Governance)

  • Birth, death registrations up in 2019 (GS 2- Governance)


Pg 11

  • Sri Lanka reports cases of delta variant amid a daunting third wave (GS 2- Neighbourhood relations)

  • Hong Kong police arrest newspaper editors (GS 2- IR)

  • Chinese astronauts dock with new space station (GS 3-Space)

  • Brexit hardliner becomes First Minister of N. Ireland (GS 2- IR)

Previous year question

Q. ‘Indian diaspora has a decisive role to play in the politics and economy of America and European Countries’. Comment with examples. (2020, GS 2)

  • Russia is ready for further dialogue if U.S. is willing: Putin (GS 2- IR)

Previous year question

Q. What is the significance of Indo-US defence deals over Indo-Russian defence deals? Discuss with reference to stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (GS 2, 2020)


Pg 12

  • CII urges ?3-lakh crore stimulus (GS 3- Economy)

  • Flipkart challenges court order on antitrust probe (GS 2- Judiciary)

  • Indian IT on track to hit revenue goal: Nasscom (GS 3- Sectors of economy),2025%2C%20said%20Nasscom%20on%20Thursday.

  • Sugar season likely to end with lesser stocks (GS 3- Issue of buffer stock)