Read Between the Lines [08-05-20]

Read between the lines is to encourage aspirants to self study and refocus on the newspapers instead of totally depending on third party sources for their preparation.

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Important Keywords and Topics In Newspapers [08-05-20]

Constitution, Polity & Governance

  • chief minister relief fund
  • public interest litigation
  • Election commission of India article 324
  • Representation of peoples act 1951
  • state legislature and state assemblies — is it possible for nomination of a member by governor to state legislative council ?
  • what is president’s rule
  • what is declaration of emergency- article 356 applies to ?
  •  what is basic structure doctrine –give some examples of concepts that are under basic structure doctrine ? case name?
  • what do you understand by adjournment sine die
  • National disaster management act 2005
  • Epidemics act to 1897 — Epidemics act Amendment Ordinance ?
  •  Healthcare should be a fundamental right
  • right to health and right to health care are different things?
  • health is a state subject under 7th schedule
  • Can high courts take suo Moto cases ?
  • national human right commission
  • can national human right commission take suo Moto cognizance of media reports and issue notices to Central and state governments?
  • industrial disasters are serious violation of human rights ?
  • National green tribunal

Society & Social issues

  • Tuberculosis in India
  • India has never spend more than 2% of its gross domestic product on healthcare – Not a compliment right ?
  • Sanjivani app
  • Ayush ministry– Ayush health care systems
  • non-governmental organisations
  • domestic violence increase in domestic violence due to quit pandemic

International relations

  • Vande Bharat mission to bring standard non resident Indians
  • Pak occupied Kashmir –Gilgit-Baltistan
  • India Afghanistan relations –6 + 2 + 1 meet on Afghanistan & 6 + 4 meet on Afghanistan


  • marginal cost of funds based lending rate
  • what is monetary transmission
  • micro small and medium enterprises
  • what is the difference between a loan waiver and loan write off
  • what is gross value addition
  • what do you understand by public goods in economics
  • Ayushman Bharat health –Health insurance scheme — India needs a universal health care system ? same ?
  • sustainable development goals
  • National action plan on climate change
  • food security
  • water resource management– carbon sinks -wetlands -peatlands -mangroves -Rainwater harvesting -water reuse- waste water reuse-
  • 15th finance commission -vertical devaluation -horizontal revolution
  • what do you understand by helicopter money?
  • Fiscal responsibility and budget management act
  • centrally sponsored schemes
  • border security force
  • herd immunity
  • mutual funds
  • Non performing assets –bad Bank


  • national security advisor

Science and Technology

  • Global genome database
  • what are brown dwarfs are they called failed stars?

Geography, ,Environment, Biodiversity and Disaster Management

  • Styrene gas -industrial disasters
  • national disaster response force –chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defence team
  • Indian metrological department
  • Sundarbans World Heritage and ramsar site
  • Geography : creeks,High tides and low tides , what is water cycle

History, Indian Heritage and Culture

  • Buddha Purnima –Gautama Buddha

Ethics Integrity and Aptitude

  • Solatium ?
  • 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy
  • World war 2 pearl harbour & global terrorism September 11 2001 attacks comparing them to COVID19 for elections is unethical
  • Comparison of pandemic to war only create more issues ?

Questions :

  1. Arogya Setu app is an example of why India needs a data protection and privacy law do you agree ?
  2. Bois locker room issue — there is an urgent need for serious discussion on sex education in India ?

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