25 July 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

Click on news headlines to read the full news

High relevance news

Explained: Ending “No detention Policy” in schools


Read this explainer to understand the recent decision of scrapping no detention policy and its effects on the education system

Parliament gives nod to Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill


A major step in curbing corruption. Note important features of the bill. Can be asked in Pre as well as Mains.

[op-ed snap] India needs smart urbanization


A very nice editorial showing the way forward for smart cities and urbanization in India. Important for Mains

[op-ed snap] Anti-trafficking Bill may lead to censorship


Women and children are worst victims of trafficking and a bill introduced to protect them might become counterproductive. Editorial highlights all such sticking points. Read and make notes.

Low Relevance News

Govt stand on Lokpal appointment is ‘wholly unsatisfactory,’ says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said the government’s stand on completing the appointment of a Lokpal, an ombudsman to protect the common man from corruption in public service and power centres, was “wholly unsatisfactory

Though passed in 2014, the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act of 2013 had not been implemented all these years because there was no Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the 16th Lok Sabha

The only important thing in the news is the provision of inclusion of LoP in the search committee.

Privilege notices against Modi, Rahul, Nirmala Sitharaman under my consideration, says Speaker

LS speaker had received five privilege notices against the Prime Minister and five against the Defence Minister from members of Opposition parties for allegedly misleading the House on the Rafale deal during the debate on the motion of no-confidence against the government and these are under her consideration

Not important right now. If admitted, the issue becomes important. Will be covered then.

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