What to Read in The Hindu
22 May 2021

SC: personal guarantors liable for corporate debt (Pg 1)

GS 2/3: Judiciary & Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/sc-upholds-centres-notification-permitting-banks-to-proceed-against-personal-guarantors-under-ibc/article34612708.ece

 

Vaccinate, wear masks, Fauci tells India (Pg 1)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/coronavirus-push-very-hard-to-get-as-many-people-vaccinated-as-you-possibly-can-fauci-on-india/article34616482.ece

 

SC grants bail to YSRCP MP Raju (Pg 1)

GS 2

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/supreme-court-grants-bail-to-rebel-ysr-congress-mp-raghu-ramakrishna-raju/article34616990.ece

 

Israel-Hamas reach truce after 11 days of fighting (Pg 1)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/israel-hamas-agree-to-ceasefire-to-end-bloody-11-day-war/article34610010.ece

A green warrior to the core is no more (Pg 1)

GS 1/3 : Environment

 



Red Fort case: no sedition charges against Deep and 15 others by SIT (Pg 2)

GS 2

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/red-fort-violence-case-no-sedition-charges-against-deep-sidhu-15-others/article34617969.ece

 



Samyukt Kisan Morcha writes to PM to resume talks over farm laws (Pg 3)

GS 3: Farmer issues

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/samyukt-kisan-morcha-writes-to-pm-to-resume-talks-over-farm-laws/article34618268.ece

Previous year question: Farming has lost the ability to be a source of subsistence for majority of farmers in India. (2017 Essay paper)

 



Haryana to bear cost of treatment of BPL patients (Pg 4)

GS 1/3: Poverty & Vulnerable section

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/haryana-to-bear-cost-of-treatment-of-bpl-patients/article34618115.ece

 



Members nominated to Kalakshetra board (Pg 5)

GS 1: Art & culture

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/members-nominated-to-kalakshetra-board/article34618562.ece

Question marks over Mumbai’s pre-monsoon works (Pg 5)

GS 1: Urbanisation problems

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/question-marks-over-mumbais-pre-monsoon-works/article34618502.ece#:~:text=In%202020%2C%20Mumbai%20received%2064,issuing%20tenders%20were%20completed%20earlier.&text=%E2%80%9CWe%20have%20achieved%20more%20than,target%2C%E2%80%9D%20the%20official%20said.

 



Extending safety (Pg 6)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/extending-safety-the-hindu-editorial-on-deferring-second-dose-of-covid-19-vaccine/article34617896.ece

 

Fitful approach (Pg 6)

GS 3: Sci & Tech

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/fitful-approach-the-hindu-editorial-on-whatsapp-privacy-policy-and-need-for-data-protection-laws/article34617901.ece

 

The AIDS fight offers a COVID vaccine patent pathway (Pg 6)

GS 2/3: Health & IPR

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-aids-fight-offers-a-covid-vaccine-patent-pathway/article34617907.ece

 



Invading virus, ill-equipped villages (Pg 7)

GS 1/2 : Social problems & Health

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/the-invading-virus-and-ups-ill-equipped-villages/article34617486.ece

 



13 naxals killed in Maharashtra (Pg 8)

GS 3: Security

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/naxals-killed-in-encounter-with-police-in-maharashtras-gadchiroli/article34611757.ece

Previous year question: Left Wing Extremism(LWE) is showing downward trend, but still affects many parts of India. Briefly expalin the govt. of India's approach to counter challenges posed by LWE. (2108 GS 3)

 

Centre wants ‘manipulated media’ tag off ‘toolkit’ tweets (Pg 8)

GS 2/3

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/government-asks-twitter-to-remove-manipulated-media-tag-fom-tweets-related-to-congress-toolkit/article34615696.ece

Previous year question: Social media inherently a selfish medium. (2017 Essay)

 

USSR-era INS Rajput decommissioned (Pg 8)

GS 3: Defence

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ins-rajput-to-be-decommissioned-on-friday-after-41-years-of-service/article34605714.ece

 



Jaishankar to meet Blinken, UN chief (Pg 9)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/jaishankar-to-meet-blinken-un-chief-during-us-visit/article34617518.ece

 

Bahuguna’s simply extraordinary life (Pg 9)

GS 3: Environment

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/sunderlal-bahuguna-simply-extraordinary/article34615794.ece

 



SII unresponsive to States, says Chhattisgarh Health Minister (Pg 10)

GS 2: Health & Governance

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/serum-institute-unresponsive-to-states-says-chhattisgarh-health-minister-singh-deo/article34616515.ece

 

Pandemic has made countries more self-seeking: Jaishankar (Pg 10)

GS 2

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/jaishankar-talks-of-dishonoured-commitments-during-covid-19-pandemic/article34614523.ece

 

SC stays HC order on U.P. healthcare (Pg 10)

GS 2: Health & Judiciary

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/supreme-court-stays-allahabad-hc-order-to-upgrade-healthcare-in-up/article34618565.ece

 

‘1.3 billion doses a realistic estimate’ (Pg 10)

GS 2: Health

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/coronavirus-india-ought-to-realistically-expect-around-13-billion-doses-of-vaccines-says-epidemiologist-chandrakant-lahariya/article34615591.ece

 



Clashes erupt in East Jerusalem after ceasefire comes into effect (Pg 13)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/clashes-erupt-in-jerusalem-after-ceasefire-comes-into-effect/article34617495.ece#:~:text=Scattered%20clashes%20have%20broken%20out,gas%20shortly%20after%20Friday%20prayers.

 

What did Israel achieve in Gaza? (Pg 13)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/explained-israel-hamas-ceasefire/article34614354.ece

 

Biden hails truce, says it’s an opportunity towards peace (Pg 13)

GS 2: IR

 

China offers $3 bn assistance, jabs for developing countries (Pg 13)

GS 2: IR

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/china-offers-3-billion-covid-19-aid-vaccines-for-developing-countries/article34617351.ece

 



RBI to pay Rs.99,122 cr. surplus to Centre (Pg 14)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/rbi-board-approves-transfer-of-99122-crore-as-surplus-to-government/article34613382.ece

 

Rules for insurance firms’ control tweaked after FDI ceiling raised to 74% (Pg 14)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/rules-for-insurance-firms-control-tweaked-after-fdi-ceiling-raised-to-74/article34618019.ece

 

SBI Q4 net rises 80% to ?6,451 cr. (Pg 14)

GS 3: Economy

https://www.thehindu.com/business/sbi-q4-net-rises-80-to-6451-cr/article34618024.ece#:~:text=State%20Bank%20of%20India's%20(SBI,Chairman%20Dinesh%20Kumar%20Khara%20said.