17th February 2021: Daily News Analysis || by Jatin Verma || Current Affairs 2021

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 February 2021"

Governance & Polity related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 1: Toolkit case: role of PJF under scanner
Page 1: ‘Sedition law can’t be used to quell disquiet: court
Page 6: New Assam party takes crowdfunding route to polls
Page 11: Toolkit content does not disclose sedition: ex-judge

International relations related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 15: Rocket strike at U.S. base in Iraq kills contractor, injures 5
Page 15: Sri Lanka considering India’s grant instead of China project

Economy and Internal security related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 12: Explain action taken on OTTs, SC tells govt.
Page 16: Cairn files case in U.S. to push India to pay $1.2 bn award
Page 16: Telcos ask government to defer net neutrality rules
Page 16: ‘NBFCs’ stressed assets may rise to ₹1.5-1.8 lakh cr. by March-end’

Environment & Sci-tech related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 6: Leopard population tracking gets new approach

Important Editorials for 17 Feb 2021
Page 8: Freedom and security
Page 8: In telehealth, scaling up the Indian advantage
Page 9: The viability of two proposals