Every Civil Service aspirant whether beginner or experienced needs to go through the newspaper daily to keep oneself updated and prepared for the Current Affairs section. Similarly, the editorial part is also important to gain clarity and to understand the in-depth analysis of various issues related to International Relations, Indian Economy, Indian Political System, Culture, Science and Technology, Indian Society, Environment and Climate change, Government policies, etc. The editorial gives an insight to the aspirant to analyze an issue from the viewpoint of various stakeholders.
This analysis helps in the revision of Prelims concepts and brushing up Mains Answer writing skills not only for GS papers but also for Essay paper, Optional Subjects and solving Case studies. So, one would have understood the importance of reading the editorial section in the newspaper. Also, one should not consider the personal views of various writers as final interpretation but should develop an analysis of his own by going through the different articles in the editorial.
Our experts at PendulumIAS provide a brief summary of the editorial section of THE INDIAN EXPRESS, THE HINDU, LIVEMINT, etc. in which the analysis of related articles is compiled together along with other relevant content. This editorial analysis will help aspirants in complete understanding of the issue, and they will be able to save time by not going through other sources for the same topic. There is also a mains question at the end of the editorial summary related to the topic so that an aspirant could develop an analysis based on his understanding.
In order to prevent negative impacts of the outbreak or sudden spread of COVID-19 on people and economy, the government has announced certain measures.
US and Taliban have recently signed an agreement for bringing peace in Afghanistan. As part of the agreement, US and its allies will withdraw their forces from Afghanistan
Competition Commission of India has recently ordered an investigation against companies such as MakeMyTrip, Flipkart and Amazon.
UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recently announced its plan to file an application before the Supreme Court for making Commissioner for Human Rights an amicus curiae
New infections of COVID-19 have been recently reported in India.
The involvement of private sector companies and small countries like UAE and Luxembourg in the space sector has rapidly grown in the 21st century.
On 29th February, the US has signed a peace agreement with the Taliban in Doha.
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka has recently talked about regional economic integration in South Asia and talks between India and Pakistan. He has also proposed an Economic Integration Road Map (EIRM).
On February 17, Hubli (Hubballi) bar association has decided not to represent and passed a resolution to prevent lawyers from outside from representing three Kashmiri students facing charges of sedition.
A nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has recently passed a non-speaking order, which is defined as an order in which reasons for ruling are not provided.
US President, Donald Trump has recently completed his visit to India from 24 February to 25 February. Important outcomes of US President’s recent visit to India
National Museum, New Delhi and One Station Million Stories (OSMS) have jointly organized Gastronomica-Indus Dining Experience Exhibition. Meat has not been included in the Historical Gastronomica-Indus Dining
The Supreme Court has recently ruled against an order of Uttarakhand High Court on quantifiable data showing the representation of SCs in services of state government.
On 24th and 25th February, US President will visit India and procurement of 24 MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) was recently approved by Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) of India.
On 13th February 2020, the Supreme Court has ordered that political parties should publish details about the crime committed by their candidates for Lok Sabha and assembly elections.
Government has earlier changed Terms of Reference (ToR) of Fifteenth Finance Commission (FFC) and ToR of FFC were a matter of debates due to certain issues.
Justice Dilip B. Bhosale, who was one of the four judicial members of Lokpal, has recently resigned from his post.