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(Hindi) 16th November 2018 The Hindu DNA part 1
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Mahesh Agarwal
I am a B.Tech graduate from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad.I have appeared for UPSC CSE thrice and cleared pre all the time.I have also cleared SSC CGL 20

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very nice education teaching
  1. MYSELF MAHESH KUMAR AGARWAL B.Tech From IIT ISM Dhanbad .99.9 Percentile in CAT e Cleared SIDBI grade A e Cleared SSC CGL 2016 as GST inspector e Cleared UPSC Prelims thrice in 3 attempts

  2. 16th November 2018 SC pulls up States for not recruiting judges page 1 GS 2 Issues in Juduciary Only one data useful-24% of posts lying vacant in lower judiciary throughout the country. Quote to highlight problems and issues in our judiciary,especially in introduction of an answer. For ex- Qn Judiciary in India is in dire needs of reforms.Comment with special emphasis on lower judiciary. In intro ,1st address the why aspect of the question that is why judicary important for india.Then in next para quote the above data to highlight the problems U.K. faces a new crisis over Brexit page 1 Skip- May seem important-but internal political struggle of UK not important for UPSC-As far as Brexit issue is concerned ,effect of Brexit on Indo-UK relations, Effect of Indian economic interests in Europe-Angle of rising protectionism throughout the world All From GS2 IR- effect of policies of developed and developing nations Mamata showers sops on Matuas page 2 Prelims Matuas-Bangladeshi Dalit-Belong to Namasudra Caste-Founded in 19th Century by Harichand Thakur These info important for prelims On like-Consider the following about Matua community-A) They Belong to Namasudra caste B)They are native to Nepal C) They are tribal group formed in 19th Century 1) All correct 2)only A correct 3) A,C correct 4)A,B correct

  3. Sabarimala turns fortress ahead of season page 5 Reiterating again-Don't do ball by ball commentary on this issue-Already covered some important issue in previous lecture Another orbit page 8 prelims and mains GS3 space science High throughput communication satellite weighing 3423 Kgs , GSLV Mklll launch vehicle For prelims prepare difference between Geostationary ,Geosynchronous, Sun synchronous Polar orbits Other Info-Heaviest rocket made by ISRO Geosynchronous transfer orbit +3 stage heavy lift rocket Consider the following about GSLV Mk3 A)lt is the heaviest rocket ever made by isro B)lt is a 4 stage heavy lift rocket C)lt is designed to carry satelites to Geostationary orbits 1)All correct 2)only A,C correct 3)only A,B correct 4) only A correct

  4. Gaza on the brink page 8 GS1 World History and GS 2 effect policies of developed and developing countries on India We need to cover Israel Palestine issue as GSi world history right after World war 1 till current scenario in concise terms Israel Palestine issue and its effect on India ,Indo-Israel relation-Indo-Palestine relation and interest of india in West Asia needs to be done When judges legislate Page 9 GS2 Separation of Powers between various organs Though Separation of power needs to be done holistically with short notes on it.Article has important information that can be used to justify your stand SC in Union of India v. Deoki Nandan Aggarwal (1991), "The power to legislate has not been conferred on the courts" Quote this in Mains answer to illustrate how in 1991 SC itself restrained against judicial over reach Quoting SC judgements give extra marks.Note- Other SC judgement supporting Separation of power also given , but you should remember only one(Cost benefit) Some Recent SC judgement where SC is enroaching upon legislative power given- Arun Gopal v. Union of India (2017), the Supreme Court fixed timings for bursting Diwali fireworks ,although no law was there for that. . . Mehta V. Union of India no BS IV vehicle should be sold after 2020 Subhash Kashinath Mahajan v. State of Maharashtra (2018), the court amended the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, by annulling Section 18 which said that no anticipatory bail will be granted to persons accused under the Act.

  5. On Separation Of power in India has slowly and gradually evolved to take shape of Judicial Over reach.Critically Analyse Sabarimala, and the quest for equality page 8 GS2 Fundamental Rights issues, Contitutional Underpinnings DY Chandra Chud-"Religion cannot be cover to deny women the right to worship." Quote in support of temple entry Rest of Artcile focus to critices Shashi Throor and Mrs Rao statements. You need to cover Sabarimala issue as I asked earlier ll also attach my own handwritten notes on the same in the last slides of this lecture Searching for an Elusive Peace page 8 GS 2 IR India and its neighbourhood Most part of article gives a historical overview if Afghanistan Situation and What were the policies of Stakeholder countries like USA,Pakistan ,Russia.These are not important from exam point of view. This article was like-Khoja Pahaar,Nikali chuhia. Only last paragraph was important.Author writes that India has supported Afghan led and Afghan owned' peace process, Has opposed talks with Taliban. India accepted very friendly by Afghani people-Social and economic assistance-So india need to be pragmatic to solve Afghan problem, and maintain good relations with Afghanistan

  6. Telecom Secretary. pulls up BSNL, BBNL over Bharat Net prelims and Mains GS 3 Infrastructure Though 1.15 lakhs gram panchayat connected to broad band, in 80-90 % gra mpanchat it is not functional Cite this as example to highlight shortcomings in Bharatnet or Digital India Bharat Net -Renamed version of National Optical Fibre Network-Target-Broadband to 2.5 lk Gram panchayat-Under Ministry Of communication Project funded by USOF(Universal Service Obligation Fund)-Bharat Broadband network Limited is implementing agency for optical fibre networklt is a project Of national Importance Fitch retains rating for India at 'BBB' page 13 GS3 Economic issues E.Survey 17-18 Lashed out at Crating agencies for not upgrading india's Sovereign Ratings.In this backdrop the recent ratings by Fitch which didn't nudged India's Sovereign ratings despite good economic scenario again brings rating agencies into limelight. For that issue make a short note on What is sovereign credit rating-Why India is not rated well-Is their any biases as survey had hinted? PM favours inclusive IndoPacific Page 10 GS2 IR india and neighbourhood 5 th East Asia Summit in Singapore "India is committed to a peaceful and prosperous

  7. East Asia Summit Leaders' summit in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on November 12-13 Russia South Korea Japan US China Vietnam Laos Cambodia Philippines India Myanmar Thailand Malaysia Singapore Indonesia Australia Brunei New Zealand Members of Association of Southeast Asian Nations Sources: Asean/Australia DFAT AFP

  8. India, China agree to expand military ties page 12 GS2 IR india and neighbourhood reln Cadets from Indian and Chinese military academies, as well midlevel officer will meet regularly- add this in ur Indo-china reln notes in convergences section Trade deficit widens to 17.13 bn dollar No need to go through such data from newspapers..when E.survey ill be out,more compressed nd crisp data will be there at one place.Note down from there. SuperEarth' found orbiting Sun's nearest single star page 18 Though looks important for prelims ,but UPSC hasn't asked such astronomy related questions..everyday a new planet is discovered,cost -benefit is low Shh...! S. Korea hushes for crucial examination GS4 moral and political attitude Extra ordinary measures like delaying flights, reshcuduling office timings to ease traffic in morning taken in South Korea so that exam takers don't get disturbed with noise and traffic..Link to moral attitude of the public towards education..How much anation values education

  9. Questions-Peace in Afghanistan has many direct and indirect benefits for india Discuss.Do you think India should be more assertive in its Afghan policy to bring about this elusive peace? MCQ Consider the following about Bharat Net project A)lt was previously known as National optical fibre network B)it is a part of Digital India mission C)Bharat net is being implemented only by Bharat broadband network Limited A)All correct B) Only b correct C) Only A correct D)A,B correct