What to Read in The Hindu | 03-02-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 03 February 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1)Jallikattu pleas go to Constitution Bench


1MG.S. paper 2Update on Jallikattu issue- issue of granting constitutional protection to jallikattu as a collective cultural right under Article 29 (1).

Whats the news?

The Supreme Court has referred to a Constitution Bench to decide whether the people of Tamil Nadu can preserve jallikattu as their cultural heritage under Article 29 (1) of the Constitution, and demand its protection.


2) Tulsi and ashvagandha to purify Neknampur Lake in Hyderabad


5PEnvironmentAbout floating island in  Neknampur Lake in Hyderabad- significance of the initiative .

About World Wetland day?

What is hydroponics technique?


3) Scorpene submarine programme makes progress


5PMisc. –DefenceAbout Second Scorpene Submarine Khanderi
4) Forging a new nuclear deal


6MG.S. paper 2It is said that the India-U.S. civil nuclear agreement has become obsolete and therefore  India should revive it  heeding the new global realities. What should India do to revive the deal? Critically Comment.


5) Centre’s plan may boost farmers’ solar power use


11PEconomy Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan or KUSUM scheme