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
Click on news headlines to read the full news
High relevance news
Net neutrality has been a hot topic for a long time and has been finally culminated by the government with a decision in favour of it. Read all details since policies are being asked in Mains.
Read about MGISC. Can be asked in Prelims.
Stress level is rising among youth and there is a rising concern about unemployment too. Note all these points and quote them in Mains answers as well as Essay paper.
Despite the government’s direct and indirect interventions, female foeticide has continued and Indian parents wish for a male child still remains the same.
Note the points quoted in news.
Low Relevance News
The Supreme Court has said “mountains of garbage” in Delhi indicate that the city is facing a grave situation and slammed the Lieutenant Governor (LG) for not taking appropriate action on the issue of solid waste management
Nothing important in news from exam perspective
The government has mandated the use of Aadhaar card for administering its massive Ayushman Bharat, or National Health Mission, that assures a ₹5 lakh health cover to 10 crore families
Possessing an Aadhaar card isn’t mandatory to avail services, a proof of enrolment, or request for enrolment, is mandatory
No important points from exam perspective.
Govt. Poster for easy recall