News Analysis The Hindu – DEC 8, 2020

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GS 2 – Polity & Governance SC nod for Central Vista inauguration Why in News? The Supreme Court allowed the foundation stone laying ceremony of a new parliament building to go ahead as scheduled on December 10 after the government gave an undertaking to keep in abeyance the construction or demolition of buildings and the […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – DEC 7, 2020

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GS 3 – Environment Meghalaya village turns an oasis in coal mine desert Why in News? Rat-hole coal mining had sucked the life out of less than a decade ago. The village in the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya has now risen like the proverbial phoenix to become a clean, green dot in a […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – DEC 5, 2020

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GS 2- Polity & Governance Farmers firm on repeal of Agri laws Why in News? Dimming hopes of a compromise, a joint front of protesting farmer groups rejected the Centre’s proposals to amend the three contentious agriculture laws and called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8 to widen the agitation. The front reiterated the […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – DEC 4, 2020

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GS 2- Polity & Governance Govt. offers to make 8 changes to farm laws Why in News? After over seven hours of discussion, the fourth round of talks between the Centre and farmer leaders ended inconclusively. Although the Centre offered to consider eight amendments to the contentious farm reform laws and offered assurances that the […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – DEC 3, 2020

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GS 2- International Relations India will not accept less than bottom line in talks with China Why in News? Talks with China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) could take much longer, External Affairs Minister of India indicated, drawing a parallel to a similar military stand-off in Arunachal Pradesh’s ‘Sumdorong Chu’ in 1986 that […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 30, 2020

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GS 3 – Internal Security 26/11 key accused wanted ‘medal’ for ‘top class’ input Why in News? Tahawwur Rana, key accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, wanted it to be conveyed to one of the Pakistani co-conspirators a year after the 2008 attacks that he deserved a ‘medal’ for ‘top class’ contribution and that […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 27, 2020

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GS 2- Polity & Governance PM pitches for ‘One Nation, One Election’ Why in News? Prime Minister of India again pitched for ‘One Nation, One Election’, it is the need of the country as elections taking place every few months hamper development works. Context He was addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 24, 2020

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GS-3 Economy Move to allow corporates to set up banks attracts flak Why in News? The RBI working group’s proposal to allow corporate houses to set up banks is a “bombshell” and at this juncture, it is more important to stick to the tried and tested limits on involvement of business houses in the banking […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 23, 2020

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GS-2 Polity Uproar over Kerala law to curb abusive content Why in News? A drastic amendment to the Kerala Police Act, 2011, to give the local law enforcement more teeth to curb defamation has sparked outrage, with Opposition parties, journalists’ bodies and civil rights activists seeing a threat to the freedom of the press and […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 21, 2020

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GS-2 Polity Jaish plot to target democratic exercise in J&K foiled, says PM Why in News? Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the security forces had defeated a “nefarious plot to target grassroots level democratic exercises in Jammu and Kashmir” by killing “four terrorists” belonging to the Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad. Context The terrorists, who recently […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 19, 2020

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GS-3 Defence Army builds extreme weather habitats for troops in Ladakh Why in News? As India and China continue deliberations on a proposed disengagement and de-escalation plan to end the stand-off in eastern Ladakh, the Army has completed building extreme weather habitats for thousands of additional troops to remain deployed through the harsh winter. Context […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 18, 2020

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GS-2 Polity What mechanism do you have against fake news, SC asks govt. Why in News? The Supreme Court asked the Centre to explain its “mechanism” against fake news and bigotry on air, and to create one if it did not already exist. Context Inability on the government’s part may well see the job go […]

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