17th December 2020: Daily News Analysis || by Jatin Verma || Current Affairs 2020

Class Notes

In this session, Jatin Verma will cover the important current affairs on a daily basis by referring to all the important newspapers/journals and magazines referred for UPSC CSE 2020 preparation including The Hindu, Indian Express, Rajya Sabha TV, Yojana, Kurukshetra, etc.

"THE HINDU TOPICS for 17th December 2020"

Governance & Polity related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 1: SC moots panel for farmer-govt. talks
Page 10: India goes down two ranks in Human Development Index
Page 10: Plea in SC for uniform divorce, alimony rules

International relations related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 13: Russia denies role of FSB in opposition leader’s poisoning

Economy & Internal security related issue
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 14: SBI sees recovery narrowing FY21 GDP contraction to 7.4%
Page 14: U.S. puts India on ‘currency manipulators’ monitoring list
Page 14: Cabinet clears ₹3,500-cr. subsidy for sugar exports
Page 14: Sugar industry confident of meeting target

Environment & Sci-tech related issue
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 8: Communications satellite to be launched today
Page 13: Pak. approves chemical castration of sex offenders

Important Editorials for 17 Dec 2020
Page 6: Excellence in diversity
Page 6: Discouraging numbers
Page 6: A protocol of deference that is plainly injurious
Page 6: Privacy, a fundamental right the state must protect
Page 7: The many challenges for WTO
Page 7: The long road to food security