Current Affairs for UPSC


Daily Current Affairs Analysis based on The Hindu Newspaper & Articles by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri

Jan 18 @ 9:30 am
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Online Current Affairs   Course Name: Daily Online Current Affairs Analysis Course coverage: Current Affairs Analysis by video lecture (daily news from Monday to Saturday) Important & relevant news for UPSC CSE preparation. (Prelims 2017[...]
Jan 18 @ 11:30 am
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NEWS 18 JANUARY 2019 Daily Current Affairs based on ‘The Hindu’ newspaper as per the syllabus of UPSC Civil Services Examination (Prelims and Mains) Compiled by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri. Sr. No. Topic News 1. GS III:[...]
Jan 18 @ 11:45 am
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18 JANUARY 2019 Collegium controversy An unusual change of decision brings the judicial appointments system under scrutiny The controversial collegium system of judicial appointments is under public scrutiny once again. This time, the potential for[...]
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am
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Online Current Affairs   Course Name: Daily Online Current Affairs Analysis Course coverage: Current Affairs Analysis by video lecture (daily news from Monday to Saturday) Important & relevant news for UPSC CSE preparation. (Prelims 2017[...]
Jan 19 @ 11:45 am
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19 JANUARY 2019 Nudged into action After long delays, a Supreme Court push is needed to establish the Lokpal It should have never come to this on the Lokpal. That it requires a Supreme Court[...]
Jan 19 @ 2:30 pm
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19th JANUARY 2019 QUESTION BANK (1 Question) GS II: INTERNATIONAL https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/shape-of-the-slowdown/article26030889.ece Q1. The Chinese economy is facing a slowdown and it is not on path of recovery. Comment. Ans. The Chinese growth juggernaut is slowing[...]
Jan 19 @ 4:37 pm
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NEWS 19 JANUARY 2019 Daily Current Affairs based on ‘The Hindu’ newspaper as per the syllabus of UPSC Civil Services Examination (Prelims and Mains) Compiled by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri. Sr. No. Topic News 1. GS II:[...]
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am
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Online Current Affairs   Course Name: Daily Online Current Affairs Analysis Course coverage: Current Affairs Analysis by video lecture (daily news from Monday to Saturday) Important & relevant news for UPSC CSE preparation. (Prelims 2017[...]
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am
9:30 am
Online Current Affairs   Course Name: Daily Online Current Affairs Analysis Course coverage: Current Affairs Analysis by video lecture (daily news from Monday to Saturday) Important & relevant news for UPSC CSE preparation. (Prelims 2017[...]
Jan 21 @ 11:30 am
11:30 am
NEWS 21 JANUARY 2019 Daily Current Affairs based on ‘The Hindu’ newspaper as per the syllabus of UPSC Civil Services Examination (Prelims and Mains) Compiled by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri. Sr. No. Topic News 1. GS III:[...]
Jan 21 @ 11:45 am
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21 JANUARY 2019 Clear the air The fog of doubt over the Rafale deal can be lifted only with greater transparency That troubling questions about the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets will persist despite[...]
Jan 21 @ 2:30 pm
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21st JANUARY 2019 QUESTION BANK (1 Question) GS III: ENVIRONMENT https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/this-is-not-the-future-we-want/article26043852.ece Q1. The NITI Aayog’s  ‘Strategy for New India @ 75’ focuses on sustainable growth but at the same time falls short on many environmental[...]
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am
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Online Current Affairs   Course Name: Daily Online Current Affairs Analysis Course coverage: Current Affairs Analysis by video lecture (daily news from Monday to Saturday) Important & relevant news for UPSC CSE preparation. (Prelims 2017[...]
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am
11:30 am
NEWS 22 JANUARY 2019 Daily Current Affairs based on ‘The Hindu’ newspaper as per the syllabus of UPSC Civil Services Examination (Prelims and Mains) Compiled by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri. Sr. No. Topic News 1. GS II:[...]
Jan 22 @ 11:45 am
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22 JANUARY 2019 Death by design Tighter regulations cannot eliminate the element of danger intrinsic to jallikattu In situations involving humans and animals, Murphy’s law takes a strong hold: if things can go wrong, they[...]
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm
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22nd JANUARY 2019 QUESTION BANK (2 Questions) GS II: SOCIAL- RESERVATION https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-ambiguity-of-reservations-for-the-poor/article26053843.ece Q1. The 103rd Constitution Amendment Act introducing special measures and reservations for ‘economically weaker sections’ (EWS) is well within the ambit of the[...]


 

UPSC syllabus for General studies Paper I of Preliminary (Prelims) Examination Starts with Current Events of national and international importance. Hence Current Affairs is an integral part of study for UPSC- Civil Services Examinations, not only for prelims but for mains as well. The important keyword here is “National and international importance”. Thus candidates are required to understand which news is important and relevant for UPSC CSE point of view. It may further be noted that UPSC doesn’t ask any factual questions, as such candidates are not required to learn or remember factual data.

Current Affairs for UPSC: Among others, news related to following topics are important and relevant:

  • Economic issues
  • Social issues
  • International / Bilateral / Multilateral Relations
  • Legislature / Bill / Act
  • Judiciary
  • Elections
  • Centre – State Relations
  • Inter–state Relations
  • Governance
  • Government schemes
  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Science & Technology
  • Internal security
  • Art & culture

 

For the benefits of IAS aspirants A. A. Shahs IAS Institute releases FREE Daily Current Affairs which is the best Online Current Affairs Free:

  1. Daily News Headlines from The Hindu newspaper (Videos)
  2. Daily News Analysis with proper heading and topics in downloadable PDf format
  3. Daily ‘The Hindu’ editorials in downloadable PDF format
  4. Monthly compilation of Topic-wise News In downloadable PDF format. This is monthly Current Affairs Notes available free online, which can be downloaded and saved. It is UPSC study material free for all.
  5. Daily Question Bank – Subjective questions with suggested links and answers.