7th 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 7th August 2020":

Governance & Polity related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 4: Arunachal CM Khandu seeks discussion on autonomous councils
Page 8: ‘Centre has no role in choice of capital city’

International relations related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 2
Page 9: India rejects China’s UNSC move on Kashmir
Page 9: Centre takes down report on Chinese transgressions
Page 9: U.S. Congress panel flags restrictions in Kashmir
Page 14: Pompeo against vote for Cuba on Human Rights Council
Page 14: U.S. examines if Riyadh has nuclear goals

Economy & Internal security related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 1: RBI keeps key policy rates unchanged
Page 11: Basmati battle boils over as Chouhan joins issue
Page 15: Inflation to stay elevated: RBI
Page 15: Regulator extends debt recast plan for MSMEs
Page 15: Priority sector lending to include start-ups
Page 15: Jewel loan-to-value ratio raised to 90% from 75%
Page 15: Nod for banks to invest in debt via MFs
Page 15: Credit discipline: current account norms tightened
Page 15: Easy liquidity led to faster monetary transmission: Das
Page 15: Offline retail payments set for fillip

Environment & Sci-tech related issues
G. S. Mains Paper - 3
Page 10: EIA norms will make polluter pay heavy penalty: Javadekar

Important Editorial of 7 August 2020
Page 6: Groundbreaking
Page 6: Cartographic challenge
Page 6: Academic research is necessary, but not sufficient
Page 7: Important Editorials
Page 7: Can the NEP fix access to universal education?