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
Read about Exercise Kakadu. Can be asked in Prelims.
Sedition clause has been in news frequently. Read related provisions and also law commission recommendations. Important for Mains.
ARIIA can be asked in Prelims. Measures to boost innovation can be a topic for Mains.
Very important judgment related to quota in jobs and other benefits across various states especially when the migrant issue is going on. Note important points.
Note details about Nilgiri tahr such as protection status, habitat and reasons for a decline in population. Can be asked in Prelims.
A major step for women empowerment coming from a matrilineal state. Important for Mains.
Low Relevance News
The Supreme Court has adjourned till the second week of January 2019 the hearing on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A saying it would wait for the panchayat polls to get over in December.
No important points in this news. Article 35A has been covered in detail previously.
The UIDAI has extended till November 1 the deadline for banks to do minimum Aadhaar enrolments and updations in identified branches
The banks have been mandated to set up Aadhaar enrolment and updation facilities within their premises in one out of every 10 branches
No important points from the exam point of view except the trivial detail mentioned above.