March 22nd-24th, 2021

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Daily snippets

1. Plea on emergency vehicle lane needs policy decision, says Delhi HC

2. SC walks a tightrope over vacancies

3. ‘Varsity regrets events surrounding resignations’

4. Research institution joins efforts to bring law on right to health

5. Amid protests, LS passes GNCTD amendment Bill

6. Why stop at quota, asks SC judge

7. Refund penal interest on EMIs, SC directs lenders

8. Justice Kaul inaugurates web portal

9. Quota percentage should be left to the States, T.N. tells SC

10. OTT case: SC stays all pleas in HCs

11. Notify health policy on rare diseases: HC


Daily snippets

1. Myanmar border shut amid strains over refugee crisis

2. Indian-­Israeli collaboration testing oral COVID vaccine

3. Dhanush, Manoj Bajpayee, Kangana bag top honours

4. MEA silent on reports of UAE role in India­Pakistan détente

5. Gandhi Peace Prize for Mujib and Sultan Qaboos

6. Sagar Sarhadi passes away

7. India abstains in UNHRC vote on Sri Lanka

8. Delhi should have a bigger role in peace process: Afghanistan

9. Road construction near China border in Ladakh

10. Rajasthan brings private medical colleges within RTI Act's purview

11. UP-MP sign agreement on Ken-Betwa interlinking work

12. Odisha government plans 15% quota for government school students

13. Foreigners can apply under CAA after rules are notified : Centre

14. Indus water panel holds meeting

15. Oxfam's report on labor inequalities


Daily snippets

1. Philippines accuses China of ‘incursion’ in disputed sea

2. Malaysia expels N. Korean diplomats

3. Thousands join anti­Netanyahu protest ahead of general polls

4. As Congo Republic votes, Nguesso expected to win

5. Australia’s east faces worst floods in 50 years

6. Bolsonaro critics face ‘intimidation’

7. China, Russia look to deepen ‘best’ ties

8. Twitter CEO’s first tweet sold for $2.9 mn as NFT

9. U.K. to unveil global focus in defence modernisation plans

10. ‘Russian jets hit gas facilities, civilian areas near Turkey border’

11. China, Russia propose new security dialogue platform

12. Rejecting U.S. peace plan, Ghani to propose election in 6 months

13. Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu’s fate

14. Xi, Kim exchange messages to reaffirm China-­N. Korea alliance


STORY : Iran deal could be rescued by the IAEA

(i). Background

(ii). How the story stands

ANALYSIS : No rights despite reforms

(i). Background

(ii). Policy and its shortcomings

COMMENTARY : Recalibrating India-Taiwan ties

(i). Background

(ii). Cultivating political framework

(iii). Deepening economic ties

STORY : The surge of geopolitics in South Asia’s power trade

(i). Background

(ii). Rules on ownership

(iii). India Centricity no advantage

(iv). Mega solar project

(v). Countering China

ANALYSIS : Scrappage policy for automobiles

(i). Background

(ii). The execution paradigm

(iii). Why the policy

ANALYSIS : Treating unpaid work

(i). Background

(ii). The government can


Daily snippets

1. District-wise export promotion

2. RBI names panel for bank licenses

3. Workers in government contract to possess skill certificate

4. Return to normalcy not till 2022, KPMG

5. States to get 30,000 crores in GST dues


Daily snippets

1. Shooting

2. Sabre Title

3. National Para athletics

4. Tokyo Olympics rules

5. Khelo India scheme extended till 2025-26

6. Profile : Nikhat Zareen


1. Reservation and Caste

2. On CAA : People, Religion and discrimination

3. Places of Worship Act

4. On Judicial vacancies

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Sources referred to : The Hindu, The Indian Express, Live Law, Bar & Bench