News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 25, 2020

GS-2 Disaster T.N., Puducherry on edge as Nivar closes in   Why in News? Cyclone Nivar over the southwest Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm in the next 18 hours and cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram around Puducherry. Wind speeds at the […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 24, 2020

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

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

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

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

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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News Analysis The Hindu – Nov 17, 2020

GS-2: Polity Judge recuses himself from Jagan case Why in News? Justice U.U. Lalit of the Supreme Court recused himself from hearing separate writ petitions that  sought action against the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for levelling “false, vague and political allegations” against Supreme Court judge N.V. Ramana and other High Court […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Oct 24, 2020

UPSC Prelims cum Mains Paper-2: General Studies-I Geography Page 1: Northeast monsoon will set in by Oct. 28. Paper-3: General Studies-II Polity & Governance Page 15: Restore Kashmir’s flag: Mehbooba. International Relations Page 1: Pakistan to stay on FATF grey list till 2021. Page 15: Oli move on Nepal map hints at softer stand. Page […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Oct 21, 2020

UPSC Prelims cum Mains Paper-3: General Studies-II Polity & Governance Page 1: Virus still around, PM cautions nation. International Relations Page 12: Soldier was helping herders: China. Page 12: China opposes India-Taiwan trade ties. Page 13: Russia offers U.S. freeze on N-warhead numbers. Page 13: China’s super rich got $1.5 tn richer during pandemic: report. […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Oct 22, 2020

UPSC Prelims cum Mains Paper-3: General Studies-II Polity & Governance Page 1: ICMR nod for low-cost COVID-19 testing device. Page 1:  Chinese soldier held in Ladakh sent back. International Relations Page 10: India-Germany flights resume after 3 weeks Page 11: Pompeo, Esper to travel to India for 2+2 Dialogue. Page 11: Page 1: Taliban ambush […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Oct 23, 2020

UPSC Prelims cum Mains Paper-3: General Studies-II Polity & Governance Page 1: Govt. relaxes visa restrictions. Page 11: Centre vigilant on women’s safety: PM. Page 12: Testimony of sexual assault victim enough for conviction. Page 12: Tri-Service synergy visible amid recent events. International Relations Page 1: U.S. to nix business visas for H-1B speciality jobs. […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Oct 19, 2020

UPSC Prelims cum Mains Paper-3: General Studies-II Polity & Governance Page 1: EC’s distancing norms go for a toss in Bihar. Page 11: Strength of the judiciary is people’s faith in it. Page 11: Jagan’s letter an affront to judiciary. Page 11: Premature to pass a resolution: SCBA chief. Standing crops ruined by the Bhima […]

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