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
Rajya Sabha fault lines clear for Deputy Chairman poll
Elections for Vice chairman of Rajya Sabha are due next week. Since UPSC has asked a question related to the presidential election in Prelims this year, there is a probability that a direct or indirect question on this topic can be asked next year.
Along with news, go back to Laxmikant and read all details about Rajya Sabha and its functioning
India launches its first National Healthcare Facility Registry
Read about NHRR and National Health Profile. Less important for Prelims but has a high chance of appearing in GS Paper 2 in Mains.
How to make affordable housing more attractive
With launch of various welfare schemes for poor, their performance and lacunae also need to be noted.
The newscard discusses ways to help make PMAY more inclusive. All points are useful and can be used directly in Mains.
Low Relevance News
India, Maldives talks to end logjam
Proposed meeting between India & Maldives later this month to resolve various issues which are affecting bilateral relations.
Substantial points can only be taken from final statements after the meeting. Nothing important as of now.
India for rules-based world order: Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind has said that India wants to be a rule framer in a multi-polar world
President Kovind’s speech highlighted the syncretic connections between the European and Indian traditions of art, politics and state formation
Nothing important from exam point of view.
Govt. Poster for easy recall