What to Read in The Hindu | 09-03-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 9 March 2017

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) Supreme Court restores Hadiya’s marriage


1MG.S. paper 1, paper 2All about Hadiya case

What’s the news?

The Supreme Court has set aside a Kerala High Court order annulling the marriage of Hadiya to Shafin Jahan after her conversion to Islam.

2) Karnataka govt. unveils State flag


5MG.S. paper 2What’s the news?

The Karnataka government has unveiled the State flag (nada dhwaja) for Karnataka. If approved by the Centre, Karnataka will be the second State to have a flag after Jammu and Kashmir.

Will official flags for states pose a threat to integrity of India?

3) A new NAM for the new norm


8MG.S. paper 2India must seek nonaligned partnerships which can work together outside the influence of the U.S., China and Russia. Discuss.


4) Protecting couples from mobs


9MG.S. paper 2About The Prohibition of Unlawful Assembly (Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances) Bill- significance, features
5) Female foeticide a shame: Modi


10PMisc.- SchemesBeti Bachao Beti Padhao, National Nutrition Mission, ‘Suvidha’ napkins
6) Union govt. to set up Arbitration Council




G.S. paper 2 Union Cabinet approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

The government will set up an Arbitration Council that will grade institutions that offer alternative dispute resolution mechanism for commercial disputes.