18th 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 18th August 2020":

Governance & Polity related issues G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 1: SC to study context of charges against judges
Page 4: Infant deaths decline 4.6% in Haryana
Page 9: Govt. dismisses Cong. demand for JPC probe


International relations related issues G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 9: Indian, Nepalese diplomats discuss bilateral projects
Page 14: U.S. imposes more sanctions targeting Huawei


Economy and Internal security related issues G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 11: Reimagining and reinventing the Indian economy
Page 15: Power output increases for first time in five months in August
Page 15: Japan’s record economic plunge guts Abe era gains
Page 15: India’s GDP to shrink 16.5% in Q1: SBI report
Page 15: U.S. law firm Rosen plans case against HDFC Bank


Environment & Sci-tech related issues G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 3: NGT tells States to monitor Ganga rejuvenation
Page 5: Conditions in Mahul equal to those of a ‘gas chamber’: NGT
Page 10: DST funds 2 companies for new COVID-19 diagnostics


Important Editorials for 18 Aug 2020
Page 6: A better test
Page 6: Jurisdictional conflict in the running of Delhi
Page 6: Judicial remedies for the J&K net restrictions
Page 7: What is criticism and what is contempt?