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
Important judgment related to Aadhar. Read where it is required and where not. A tricky statement question might appear in Prelims.
A progressive move by SC to bring in more transparency and accountability. Important for Mains.
Read all details about the award. Important for Prelims.
An area seeing unprecedented growth and new technological developments is the telecom sector. Read all points of the policy as each year a policy is being asked in Mains.
Low Relevance News
A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court declined to refer the question whether a “mosque as a place of prayer is an essential part of Islam” in the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid appeals to a larger Bench
The bone of contention here is an observation made in a 1994 judgment of the Supreme Court in the Ismail Faruqui case that “a mosque is not an essential part of the practice of the religion of Islam and ‘namaz’ [prayer] by Muslims can be offered anywhere, even in open”
No important points in the news from exam point of view