8th January 2021: 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 8th January 2021"

Governance & Polity related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 1: ‘Haryana Panchayati Raj Act provisions arbitrary’
Page 5: HC to State: form panel for online quasi-judicial proceedings
Page 9: SC notice to Centre on plea to debar legislators
Page 10: Key nutrition committees fail to meet
Page 10: Judges should not be hypersensitive: Justice Lokur
Page 10: Panel to study adverse findings of health survey

International relations related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 13: ‘Alarming’ U.K. virus variant needs bolder response: WHO
Page 13: Pak. ATC court issues arrest warrant for Masood Azhar
Page 13: Mob Rule in Capitol

Economy and Internal security related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 1: GDP likely to contract by 7.7% this fiscal: govt.
Page 14: India’s fiscal deficit may exceed 7% in current fiscal, say sources
Page 14: World food price index rises for seventh straight month in Dec.
Page 14: ICRA retains stable outlook for road sector
Page 14: SBI raises $600 mn via bonds, bids total $1.9 bn

Environment & Sci-tech related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 8: Central team assesses bird-flu spread in Kerala

Important Editorials for 8 Jan 2021
Page 6: Flu in full flight
Page 6: Fruits of incitement