Must Read Current Affairs Articles I 21st October 2020

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We are posting Today’s Must Read Current Affairs Articles below:


About Must Read News Articles For UPSC : Must Read News Articles is an initiative by Team ForumIAS to provide links to the most important news articles of the day. It covers several newspapers such as The Hindu, Indian Express, Livemint etc.

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GS Paper – 1

GS Paper – 2

Punjab formally rejects farm laws

Syllabus Topic – Parliament and State Legislatures: structure, functioning,
conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these

Paper 3 topic- Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support price

Wildlife Institute of India scientists anxious after Finance Ministry recommends funding cut

Syllabus Topic – Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.

The many bright spots on India’s innovation horizon

Syllabus Topic – Government policies and interventions aimed at development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation

MALABAR SIGNAL: Australia’s return shows Delhi is reconsidering deference to Beijing’s interests, giving primacy to its own.

Malabar exercise: US wants Quad to be ‘more regularised’, China ‘notices’ it

Syllabus Topic – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting the Indian interests

What’s in India-US defence deals

Syllabus Topic – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting the Indian interests

GS-Paper 3

Offset dilution in defence, a flawed policy turn

Syllabus Topic – Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth

Court-ordered interest waiver and bad loan recognition ban hurts common man

Syllabus Topic – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilisation of resources, growth, development and employment

Explained: Why scientists are trying to cultivate heeng in the Indian Himalayas

Syllabus Topic – Major cropping patterns in various parts of the country

Kaleshwaram eco-clearance violates law: NGT

Syllabus Topic – Environmental impact assessment

Hybrid model of ‘smart’ fence being tested along the LoC

Syllabus Topic – Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organised crime with terrorism

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