The Hindu

GS1: Salient Features of Indian Society

GS2: Parliament and State Legislatures—Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these.

GS2: Issues Relating to Development & Management of Social Sector/Services

GS2: Government Policies & Interventions for Development

GS3: Disaster Management

  • Another warning Landslips in Himachal Pradesh point to the need for a new development paradigm

GS3: Environmental Conservation

Indian Express

GS2: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections

GS2: Salient Features of Representation of People's Act, Parliament

GS2: Indian Constitution

GS3: Indian Economy, Mobilization of resources

  • How e-RUPI can transform government’s welfare schemes  As a one-to-many payments facilitator, it will help the government sharpen targeted welfare programmes. The private sector will find it helpful to disburse non-cash benefits to employees and support focussed CSR programmes. Later, individuals could use it for gifting.

GS3: Indian Economy, Mobilization of resources

  • Explained: What is the sovereign right to taxation? While scrapping the retrospective levy is believed to provide clarity to investors by removing a major source of ambiguity on taxation laws, the government has stressed the need to establish its “sovereign right to taxation”.

GS3: Science and Technology

Down To Earth

GS2/3: Transparency and accountability, Environmental pollution

  • How transparent are India’s pollution control boards? Here is CSE’s ranking The state pollution control boards (SPCB) and pollution control committees (PCC) in India generate large quantities of data every day, online or manually. Most of them, however, take minimal initiative to disclose the information in public domain, observed the authors of a new report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a Delhi-based non-profit.

PIB Corner

GS3: Energy