The Hindu

GS2: Transparency and accountability, Social Justice

GS2: India and Neighbourhood- Relations

GS3: Indian Economy, Mobilization of resources

GS3: Energy, Environmental pollution

GS3: Environmental pollution and degradation

Indian Express

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

GS2: India and neighbourhood-Relations

GS3: Security Challenges & their Management in Border Areas

GS3: Environmental Pollution

GS2: Transparency and accountability, Social Justice

  • Putting an end to police brutality According to the NCRB’s 2019 figures, 85 cases of custodial deaths were reported in the year with Tamil Nadu registering the highest number of cases followed by Gujarat, Punjab and Rajasthan and Odisha. No policeman was convicted.

PIB Corner

GS1: Modern Indian History

GS2: Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society

  • PM to launch Ujjwala 2.0 on 10th August During Ujjwala 1.0 launched in 2016, a target was set to provide LPG connections to 5 crore women members of BPL households. Subsequently, the scheme was expanded in April 2018 to include women beneficiaries from seven more categories (SC/ST, PMAY, AAY, Most backward classes, tea garden, forest dwellers, Islands). Also, the target was revised to 8 Crore LPG connections. This target was achieved in August 2019, seven months ahead of the target date. 

Down To Earth

GS3: Disaster management