Daily Current Affairs

Daily current affairs for UPSC. Highlights of Articles and News from important sources such as The Indian Express, The Hindu, Live Mint, PRS, Down To Earth, Business Line, Hindustan Times, Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and other important sources.

Daily Current Affairs: January 7, 2021

SC to study anti-conversion laws of Uttarakhand and U.P. The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of laws enacted by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, that criminalise religious conversion via marriage and mandate prior official clearance before marrying into another faith. The Supreme Court however did not stay the implementation of the …

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Daily Current Affairs News: January 6, 2021

India needs low-input, high-output agriculture The ongoing debate on agricultural reforms seems to have overlooked one important aspects of agriculture — the role of agricultural R&D in supporting the farming systems. Farmers in Punjab, Haryana and western UP are in the forefront of the current agitation against farm bills. Imagine the scenario of these farmers …

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Daily Current Affairs News: January 5, 2021

Bengal buys dirtiest coal-based power generated in India Thermal power purchased by West Bengal was generated from the most polluting plants in India, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found. Most coal-based thermal power plants (TPPs) supplying to the state had not taken measures to control sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions, the Delhi-based non-profit …

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Daily Current Affairs: January 2-3, 2021

Key Constitutional Values Invoked Last Year One of the most striking images at the beginning of 2020 was that of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Constitutional challenges to CAA ranged from suits filed by several states to petitions alleging infringement on the fundamental right to equality and the secular character of the Constitution. The first …

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