The Hindu

GS3: Indian Economy, GS2: Govt. policies and intervention

  • Patchwork progress Move to hasten insured bank deposits’ repayment need not have taken this long

GS3: Environment/ Security

GS2: Indian Constitution: Significant Provisions, GS3: Cybersecurity

  • SC to hear plea against snooping next week The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear next week a petition filed by senior journalists N. Ram and Sashi Kumar for an independent probe headed by a former or sitting judge into mass surveillance of over 142 potential “targets”, including journalists, lawyers, ministers, Opposition politicians, constitutional functionaries and civil society activists, using military-grade Israeli spyware Pegasus.          

GS2: Government Policies & Interventions for Development

  • Govt. introduces Bill on insurance firms Amid the din, the government introduced the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill and the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill. However, a scheduled discussion on the COVID situation could not be held.

Indian Express

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

GS2: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections

GS2: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections, Govy. policies and intervention

  • Explained: Defining the creamy layer During the Monsoon Session, MPs have raised questions about revising the criteria for defining the creamy layer among OBCs. What are the present criteria, and what is the government stand on revision?

PIB Corner

GS3: Transport & Marketing of Agricultural Produce & Issues & Related Constraints

GS2: Bilateral, Regional & Global Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India's Interests

  • 36TH EDITION OF INDIA – INDONESIA COORDINATED PATROL As part of Government of India’s vision of SAGAR (Security AndGrowth for All in the Region), Indian Navy has been proactively engaging with countries in the Indian Ocean Region to enhance maritime security in the region. India and Indonesia have traditionally enjoyed a close and friendly relationship covering a wide spectrum of activities and interactions, which have strengthened over the years. Maritime interactions have been growing steadily between the two navies with frequent port visits, bilateral exercises and training exchanges.

GS2: Bilateral, Regional & Global Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India's Interests

  • 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial India participated in the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM3) meeting, jointly organised by Iceland and Japan and virtually hosted by Japan, for discussing research and cooperation in the Arctic.

GS2: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections, Govt. policies and intervention

  • Equal Opportunity Commission The Ministry of Minority Affairs is entrusted with the work related to improvement of the socio-economic condition of the minority communities through affirmative action and inclusive development efforts, so that every citizen has equal opportunity to participate actively in building a vibrant nation.

Down To Earth

GS3: Disaster Management

  • It’s been 40 years! Update India’s flood map NOW This demarcation, however, is based on estimates made in 1980 by Rashtriya Barh Ayog (RBA) or National Flood Committee formed four-decades ago. Around 40 million hectares of geographical area in India is vulnerable to floods, according to the body.