1. India’s enduring document of governance: GS - 2
UPSC Syllabus : Indian Polity, the Constitution of India
At 69 and stepping into 70, India’s Constitution is one of the world’s oldest and most enduring. At the time of its birth, constitutional experts the world over did not expect our Constitution to survive very long. One of its most incisive critics was Sir Ivor Jennings, the world’s then leading expert on constitutional law.
UPSC Syllabus : Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector-Education
In India, the Right-to-Education Act has been successful in increasing coverage and access to school education but now there is an urgent need to shift the focus to quality. The decision of India to join the Programme for International Student Assessment and the merger of schemes under Samagra Shiksha are encouraging signs that India is moving in this direction.
3. Democracy backers sweep Hong Kong polls: CSAT-1
4. Global trade cheer spurs Sensex: (GS-3)
UPSC Syllabus : Indian Economy; Capital Martket
A strong trend in the global markets due to renewed optimism over U.S.-China trade talks pushed the Indian benchmarks higher. The Sensex closed at a new high on Monday and the broader Nifty a tad lower than its all-time closing high seen in June.
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