1 August 2018 | High Relevance vs Low Relevance News , Govt. Posters for easy recall

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

Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018


Chit fund scams have been a big headache for the state as well as central governments. The bill seeks to address this issue. Read and note important points.

[op-ed snap] Improving state finances by reducing power losses


A good editorial discussing power subsidies and its impact on other sectors as well as measures to reduce the burden on the state. Important for Mains.

Law Commission to finalise report on ‘Family Law Reform’


One more strep towards Uniform Civil Code. Note important recommendations and also go back to polity book to read about UCC & related provisions

India gets STA-1 status from U.S.


India-US relations are at an all-time high in recent years. STA status is one more testament to that fact. Note benefits that India would get from this status.

Low Relevance News

Centre warns against data abuse

The Centre informed the Lok Sabha that it was up to social media platforms to weed out fake news, and it would come down heavily on companies found abusing data to influence elections

The Centre would also seek the States’ response to a proposed data protection law

No important details in the news from UPSC perspective

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