What to Read in The Hindu | 06-04-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 06 April 2018

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1)Golden Start1PMisc.- Sports-Mirabai Chanu won the country’s first gold in the women’s 48kg weightlifting category.

– P. Gururaja bagged the silver in the 56kg men’s event.

2) ‘Skill India’ urgently needs reforms


8MG.S. paper 2There is no way the country can reap its demographic dividend without fixing vocational education. Comment.

Reforms suggested by Sharada Prasad Committee  to rationalise the Sector Skill Councils (SSCs).


3) Was the SC right on the anti-atrocities law?


8MG.S. paper 2Debate on Supreme Court’s decision on SC/ST Act.
4) Expanding the SC/ST Act


9MG.S. paper 2Expansion  of the SC/ST Act and amendments made through The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015
5) Govt. forms committee to regulate news portals


10MG.S. paper 2The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has instituted a committee to regulate online portals, including news websites, entertainment sites and media aggregators.
6) U.S. edges back from the brink of trade war


12MG.S. paper 2Possible trade war between China & U.S. and its impact on developing nations like India.