Reading News for UPSC is utmost important and rising number of questions year on year in UPSC Prelims is a testimony of this
We are starting a daily series where we will analyze news covered in The Hindu, Indian Express and other newspapers which are important from exam perspective and which are not
Important news would have been covered in our daily news coverage in form of newscards.
Unimportant ones will be mentioned here and a short description regarding why it is not relevant for the exam
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High relevance news
India to control Mattala Airport in Hambantota
Indian move to counter Chinese encroachment in Sri Lanka. Note the name of the port and places nearby. Can be asked in Prelims.
Supreme Court upholds Chief Justice of India as ‘Master of Roster’
After the 4 judges of SC shown anger towards the functioning of the collegium system and other processes in SC, it had become quite necessary to fix the hole in the ship.
The judgment comes with regard to this and clears doubts regarding the regular functioning of SC
Govt. deploys 800 IAS officers for village outreach
Although there have been talks of cooperative federalism to increase compatibility between centre and states, this move can be a prime example of centralized tendency of administration.
Points can be quoted in Mains & Essay.
Ayushman Bharat: Hub-and-spoke model to help train health workers
Read and make notes about the ECHO model as being a unique approach to solving manpower issue in the healthcare system.
Low Relevance News
SC defers plea on use of govt. land
The Supreme Court has referred to a larger bench the question of whether religious activities can be allowed on government land or property in a secular State
Nothing important from exam perspective until a final verdict is announced
Supreme Court judge defends verdict on SC/ST Act
Supreme Court judge, Justice A.K. Goel, in his farewell speech justified his controversial March 20 verdict which overrode the written law to grant anticipatory bail to those accused of Dalit atrocities
No important points for exam in the news