12th August 2020: Daily The Hindu News & Editorial Analysis by Jatin Verma

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 12th August 2020":

Governance & Polity related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 4: ‘Confidential’ report on Assam Accord released
Page 10: Rajya Sabha output up, says Venkaiah
Page 11: Daughters have equal right to inherit property, says SC
Page 11: NSCN-IM releases details of 2015 pact

International relations related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 10: Indian, Afghan officials discuss Loya Jirga

Economy & Internal security related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 15: Debt revamp to prolong banks’ asset quality uncertainty: Fitch
Page 15: Tighter norms to keep bank loan rejig under check: ICRA
Page 15: SC ruling on daughters’ rights, a wake-up call to family businesses

Environment & Sci-tech related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 3: Israel AI-based technologies to help tackle COVID-19
Page 3: MoU signed with IIT-B for smog tower at CP
Page 4: Aaditya writes to Centre over draft EIA notification
Page 11: IAF to get 106 trainer aircraft

Important Editorials for 12 Aug 2020
Page 6: Rajasthan lessons
Page 6: Just closure
Page 6: India’s population data and a tale of two projections
Page 7: Whither our view of the world?