Weekly Current Affairs Highlights – 22nd to 27th Mar.

On this page, you can read all the major news/Current Affairs of the week.

On a daily basis, we are covering all relevant Current Affairs under our various initiatives. For further reading, you can refer to our following initiatives:

  1. 9 PM: Daily Current Affairs Summaries For UPSC 
  2. Daily Editorials: Daily Current Affairs Editorials For UPSC 
  3. Factly: Daily Current Affairs For Prelims

Updates on Bills, Acts, etc

Bills like The NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, Insurance(Amendment) Bill, The Medical Termination of Pregnancy(Amendment) Bill, Mines and Minerals Amendment bill were in news repeatedly. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Updates in Judiciary and Judicial reforms

This week the Judiciary was in the spotlight with the updates like recommendation of CJI, integrated Judicial system. Following articles covered all updates

Election-related updates

Last week Electoral Bonds came into the spotlight. This week the Remote Voting Facility, Postal Ballots replaced that spot. The important articles covered in this regard are,

The debate of Interlinking of Rivers

The Prime Minister and the Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh signed an agreement to implement the first phase of the Interlinking of Rivers project(Connecting Ken and Betwa). This once again stirred the ever ending debate on the Interlinking of Rivers. The important articles covered in this regard are,

India-Bangladesh relations

This week marks the 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence and also the 50th Anniversary of India-Bangladesh relations. Few important articles covered in this regard are,

Human Rights violation in Sri Lanka

This week the UN Human Rights Council(UNHRC) adopted a resolution against Sri Lanka. India abstained from voting on it, for maintaining a balance between the Sri Lankan government and Sri Lankan Tamils.

Indices appeared in news this week

This week few important indices were released like Military strength, World Happiness Index. The Following are some important articles in this regard,

Other important topics on International Relations

This week the important updates in International relations include the Permanent Indus Commission, Istanbul Convention, etc. The important articles covered by us include,

Updates in Economy

This week the economic topics in news include articles on Bad Bank, India as a global Investment Hub, etc. The important articles on Economy are,

Important articles on Science and Technology

This week there were few important updates in the field of science and technology such as the Double Mutant COVID-19 virus, etc. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Important updates on Environment

This week there were certain important updates on the Environment like suspension of the Inter-state Tiger Relocation project, Namami Gange Programme, etc. The important articles that covered these topics are,

Miscellaneous articles for Prelims this week

Weekly Current Affairs Highlights – 15th to 20th Mar.

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