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19 June 2021: What to Read in The Hindu Newspaper

Pg 1

  • SC refuses to intervene in HC ruling on student activists’ bail (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/reading-down-uapa-may-have-pan-india-ramifications-supreme-court/article34847909.ece

Previous year question

Q. From the resolution of contentious issues regarding distribution of legislative powers by the courts, ‘Principle of Federal Supremacy’ and ‘Harmonious Construction’ have emerged. Explain (2019 GS 2)

  • Twitter grilled by MPs over violation of new IT rules (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/twitter-india-representatives-depose-before-parliamentary-panel-over-preventing-social-media-misuse/article34850365.ece

  • Buzz over Centre’s possible meeting with J&K parties (GS 2- Centre state relations)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/buzz-over-centres-possible-meeting-with-jk-parties/article34851363.ece

  • No demand for virtual session, says LS Speaker (GS 2- Parliamentary proceedings)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/lok-sabha-speaker-om-birla-interview-no-demand-for-virtual-session-nobody-objected-to-building-new-parliament-when-it-was-proposed/article34850880.ece

Previous year question

Q. Individual Parliamentarian’s role as the national lawmaker is on a decline, which in turn, has adversely impacted the quality of debates and their outcome. Discuss (GS 2, 2019)

 

Pg 2

  • Pandemics part of draft Master Plan 2041 (GS 1- Urbanisation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/2041-draft-plan-envisions-capital-as-a-24-hour-city/article34800634.ece

  • Delhi gets time till June 30 to operationalise ePoS in ration shops (GS 3- PDS)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/delhi-gets-time-till-june-30-to-operationalise-epos-in-ration-shops/article34854346.ece

 

Pg 3

  • CM, L-G discuss measures to prepare for third wave (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/cm-l-g-discuss-measures-to-prepare-for-third-wave/article34854019.ece

 

Pg 4

  • NGOs slam jab clause in market reopening order in Meghalaya (GS 2- Role of NGO's)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/ngos-slam-jab-clause-in-market-reopening-order-in-meghalaya/article34853447.ece

  • Punjab govt. nod for stringent guidelines to curb illegal mining (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/punjab-govt-nod-for-stringent-guidelines-to-curb-illegal-mining/article34853474.ece#:~:text=In%20a%20bid%20to%20curb,of%20Chief%20Minister%20Amarinder%20Singh.

 

Pg 5

  • Protests in Lakshadweep over lost jobs (GS 3- Job creation)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/protest-in-dweep-over-abolition-of-posts/article34851689.ece

  • ‘Lift restrictions on MGNREGS works in rural areas’ (GS 2- Welfare schemes)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/lift-restrictions-on-mgnregs-works-in-rajasthans-rural-areas-civil-society-groups/article34853318.ece

 

Pg 6

  • Fair assessment (GS 2- Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/fair-assessment-the-hindu-editorial-on-cbse-class-12-evaluation-system/article34853417.ece

  • In India, looking beyond the binary to a spectrum (GS 2- Vulnerable section)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/in-india-looking-beyond-the-binary-to-a-spectrum/article34853466.ece

  • Cold peace (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/cold-peace-the-hindu-editorial-on-first-biden-putin-summit-in-geneva/article34853428.ece

 

Pg 8

  • SC judge withdraws from W.B. violence case (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/supreme-court-judge-withdraws-from-bengal-violence-case/article34851000.ece

  • SC requests Calcutta HC to defer hearing in Narada sting case (GS 2- Judiciary)

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/top-court-asks-calcutta-hc-to-defer-hearing-in-narada-case-101624040487461.html

  • SC declines to put off PG medical exam (GS 2- Education)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/sc-refuses-to-cancel-postpone-pg-final-year-medical-exams/article34847472.ece

 

Pg 9

  • Sale of illegal HTBt cotton seeds doubles (GS 3- Farmer issues)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/sale-of-illegal-htbt-cotton-seeds-doubles/article34852355.ece

  • India, 3 EU nations begin naval exercise (GS 3- Defense)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/first-indian-navy-eu-naval-force-exercise-on-in-gulf-of-aden/article34851905.ece

  • Panel formed for talks on theatre commands (GS 3- Security)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/high-level-committee-formed-for-consultations-on-theatre-commands/article34852286.ece

 

Pg 10

  • ‘Third wave may hit by October (GS 2- Health)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/third-wave-could-hit-india-by-october-experts/article34851407.ece

  • COVID-19 numbers down but cannot lower guard: Paul (GS 2- Health & Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/coronavirus-numbers-down-but-cannot-lower-guard-vk-paul/article34851998.ece

  • No role for State in last rites, says Allahabad High Court (GS 2)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/no-role-for-state-in-last-rites-says-allahabad-hc/article34850529.ece

  • Taking COVID-19 tests to rural India (GS 2- Governance)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/csir-tata-md-partner-to-ramp-up-covid-testing-capacity-across-tier-2-3-towns-and-rural-areas/article34849392.ece

Previous year question

Q. E-governance in not only about utilization of the power of new technology, but also much about critical importance of the ‘use value’ of information. Explain. (2018 GS 2)

 

Pg 13

  • What led to the Biden-Putin summit? (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/vladimir-putin-joe-biden-meet-in-geneva-for-first-summit/article34832070.ece

Previous year question

Q. Indian and USA are two large democracies. Examine the basic tenets on which the two political systems are based. (2018 GS 2)

  • Conservative cleric tipped to win as Iran votes in presidential poll (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/conservative-cleric-tipped-to-win-as-iran-votes-in-presidential-poll/article34852899.ece

  • Hong Kong newspaper raises print run fivefold after arrests (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/hong-kong-newspaper-increases-print-run-after-arrests/article34846608.ece/amp/

  • U.S. to spend $3.2 bn to develop treatments for COVID-19 (GS 2- IR)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/us-to-spend-32-billion-to-develop-treatments-for-covid-19-and-potential-threats/article34845647.ece

  • Sri Lanka to seek India’s help to treat COVID-19 affected lion (GS 2- Neighbourhood relations)

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/sri-lanka-to-seek-indias-help-to-treat-covid-19-affected-lion/article34852948.ece

 

Pg 14

  • ‘Q2 manufacturing expectations drop’ (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/q2-manufacturing-expectations-drop/article34852966.ece

  • RBI clears Centrum’s way for PMC Bank takeover (GS 3- Economy)

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/rbi-allows-centrum-to-set-up-small-finance-bank-paves-way-for-takeover-of-pmc-bank/article34850358.ece