Weekly Current Affairs Highlights – 3rd to 8th May.

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

The reservation debate

This week the reservation issue took the spotlight after the Supreme Court’s landmark judgement that declared Maratha reservation Act as unconstitutional. We have covered a few important articles on the issue of reservation. They are,

Updates in Polity and Governance

There are few updates received in the Polity and governance topics from the newspapers. The important updates are,

Update on Social Issues

This week health and social welfare initiatives took the spotlight after the implementation of various pandemic restriction by state governments and Center. The important articles in this regard are,

Articles on Health:
Articles on Education:

Report and Indices

There are a few important reports and indices released this week. The important ones are;

Updates on International Relations

This week the important updates in International relations include the Virtual India-UK Summit, G7 Ministers Summit, etc. The important articles covered by us include

Updates in Economy

This week the economic topics in news include articles on RBI’s economic measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, etc. The important articles on Economy are,

Updates in Agriculture

Science and Technology

Updates on Intellectual Property Rights
Other updates in Science and Technology

This week there were few important updates in the field of science and technology such as solving the reason behind the Positron Excess Phenomenon, India’s decision to conduct 5G trials, etc. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Important updates on Environment

This week there were certain important updates on the Environment like the release of GM Mosquitoes, spotting of White-bellied Heron etc. The important articles that covered these topics are,

Updates on Disaster Management


Miscellaneous articles for Prelims this week

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