18th 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 18th December 2020"

Governance & Polity related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 1: Mamata refuses to allow 3 IPS officers to go to Centre
Page 9: ‘Elected MP’s right to speak must be protected’
Page 10: House panel members want free grain scheme extended
Page 10: Five parties spent ₹34 cr. on Delhi polls: ADR

International relations related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 1: Strengthening ties with Bangladesh a priority, says PM
Page 14: Top U.S. General meets Taliban negotiators in Doha

Economy & Internal security related issue
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 11: ‘Tata Sons violated Companies Act provisions’
Page 15: Govt. plans $60-bn investment to bolster gas infrastructure
Page 15: ‘Advance corporate tax inflows jump 49% in Q3’

Environment & Sci-tech related issue
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 4: Delhi not too happy with Centre’s panel to curb air pollution: CJI
Page 10: ISRO launches satellite for communications

Important Editorials for 18 Dec 2020
Page 6: Shackles and ties
Page 6: Sanctions overreach
Page 6: In agri-reforms, go back to the drawing board
Page 6: Putting food at the centre of India’s nutrition agenda
Page 7: Converting waste to energy