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List of topics – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)
Date: 12 March 2017
|News or Article||Page Number||For Prelim or Main?||Area||What to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?|
|1) India commits $1.4 billion for solar energy worldwide|
|1||M||G.S. paper 2||Update on International Solar Alliance|
What’s the news?
International Solar Alliance founding conference in New Delhi
|2) A welcome quietus|
|8||M||G.S. paper 2||All about Hadiya case and Supreme Court’s verdict stating freedom of choice in marriage and in religious belief.|
|3) Under a humane Constitution|
|8||M||G.S. paper 2||What’s the news?|
Supreme Court’s verdict in Common Cause v. Union of India where it ruled that every individual has the right to die with dignity. It upheld the practice of passive euthanasia.
|4) A breakthrough and a gamble|
|8||M||G.S. paper 2||Update on U.S- North Korea equation|
|5) 1,765 lawmakers face criminal cases|
|10||M||G.S. paper 2||Setting up of special courts to try lawmakers facing criminal charges. The Centre has undertaken to set up 12 such courts.|
What’s the news?
Affidavit by the centre before the Supreme Court in this regard
|6) New guidelines likely for child artistes||11||M||G.S. paper 1, paper 2||The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) will revise its guidelines for child participants of television shows.|
|7) U.S. tariffs: ‘India must raise dispute at WTO’|
|13||M||G.S. paper 3||U.S.A’ move to hike import duties on steel and aluminium. It’s impact on India’s export of these goods to America and on global trade.|
India planning to take this issue to World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) dispute mechanism.
|8) What is International Solar Alliance?|
|IR||About ISA- what is this alliance? Who are its members? What is India’s role?|