What to Read in The Hindu | 02-05-2018

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List of topics  – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)

Date: 02 May 2018

News or ArticlePage NumberFor Prelim or Main?AreaWhat to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?
1) SC tells HCs to set up panels to monitor POCSO Act trials




G.S. paper 1, paper 2About POCSO Act

What’s the news?

Shocked by the high rate of pendency of child sexual assault cases, the Supreme Court has directed High Courts to set up panels of its judges to regulate and monitor trials under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

2) Taj Mahal turning brown and green, says worried SC


1MG.S. paper 3Effect of pollution on monuments esp. Tajmahal, Efforts in conservation of monuments

What’s the news?

According to Supreme Court Bench the Taj Mahal was yellow and now it is turning brown and green.

3) SC admits petition to quash Section 377


7MG.S. paper 2Section 377 0f IPC
4) ‘Sub-village units will be powered too’


7PMisc.- SchemesSaubhagya’ Scheme
5) End of celebrations with party poppers

6) What are party poppers?






PS&TWhat are party poppers?

Armstrong’s mixture- chemicals used?

7) Power drive


8MG.S. paper 3Electrification of rural India and how its benefits