|Subject||The Hindu||Headlines||Relevance(P & M)|
|GS 2||6||The sail that Indian diplomacy, statecraft need||1. Q. Striking the right balance between continental and maritime security will enable India’s long-term security interests. Discuss.
2. United States/North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
3. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
3. Q. India’s maritime vision and ambitions have grown dramatically during the past decade. Give a detailed analysis.
4. SAGAR Initiative
5. Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
6. Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)
|GS 2 & GS4||6||Bugle for restraint||Q. In recent years, candidates and parties have been encouraged to use online ways to reach out to voters, throwing a challenge to the election authorities on enforcing the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) and monitoring expenditure. Discuss.|
|GS 2 & GS 3||6||The rise of collaboratives for social impact||1. Migrants Resilience Collaborative (MRC)|
|GS 2||7||Amendments that are unnecessary||1. Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 (RBD Act)
2. The Registrar General of India (RGI)
3. Activities relating to the registration of births and deaths have undergone a sea change in the last decade with computerisation so there is a need for updating the law to take care of these. Discuss.
|GS 2 & GS 3||7||Amendments that are unnecessary||1. India and bilateral investment treaties (BITs)
3. Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)
|GS 2||11||‘No one should interfere in China-Lanka ties’||1. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
|GS 2||11||Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 years in prison||1. Q. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the coup against Ms Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government led to widespread protests and signalled the end of 10 years of tentative political reforms that followed decades of strict military rule. How should India React?
2. Myanmar’s Junta Group
|GS 2||01(text)||Understanding the protests in Kazakhstan||1. Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO)
2. Protests in Kazakhstan
|GS 3||02(text)||GST reform needs a new grand bargain||Q. GST is a crucial and long-term structural reform which can address the fiscal needs of the future, strike the right and desired balance to achieve co-operative federalism and also lead to enhanced economic growth. Discuss.|