April 17, 2024

Lukmaan IAS

A Blog for IAS Examination

WSDP Bulletin (28-10-2021)


(Newspapers, PIB and other important sources)

Prelim and Main

  1. Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri JyotiradityaScindia releases Krishi UDAN 2.0 READ MORE
  2. ‘Knock every door’ campaign to boost second-dose vaccination READ MORE
  3. Supreme Court forms committee to examine Pegasus allegations READ MORE
  4. In Jharkhand’s Rajmahal hills, stone mining is threatening an Adivasi group and rare fossils READ MORE
  5. Is Earth Surrounded by a Giant Magnetic Tunnel? New Findings Suggest Possibility READ MORE
  6. ‘Hyperlocal neighbourhoods’ can promote sustainable travel, help decarbonise transport sector: Report READ MORE

Main Exam    

GS Paper- 1

  1. A world minus ads: Social media outrage against brand campaigns is fuelled by intolerance to progressive values READ MORE  
  2. Right to marry READ MORE

GS Paper- 2


  1. A credible probe: The Centre must fully cooperate with the inquiry instituted by the SC on spyware use READ MORE
  2. IGF: In celebration of the Internet | OPINION READ MORE
  3. The need today: Localising solutions READ MORE


  1. Hunger Index May Have Limitations – But There’s More Than Enough Proof That India Has a Problem READ MORE


  1. A new overarching Asian order: With the Indo-Abrahamic bloc, the United States can pivot to East Asia without leaving a vacuum in West Asia READ MORE

GS Paper- 3


  1. India’s post-pandemic fiscal future READ MORE
  2. How emerging economies can afford the transition to cheaper, greener power READ MORE
  3. Need procurement reforms READ MORE


  1. Explained: What is the climate vulnerability index released by CEEW? READ MORE
  2. Towards a net zero emission economy by 2050 READ MORE
  3. Agenda for CoP26: How to achieve net zero READ MORE


  1. India needs a policy solution for the problem of radicalization READ MORE

GS Paper- 4


  1. A world minus ads: Social media outrage against brand campaigns is fuelled by intolerance to progressive values READ MORE  
  2. Chemical drugs cannot give real happiness READ MORE

Questions for the MAIN exam

  1. ‘The rights and choices of the individual matter more than gender’. Discuss the statement in the light of LGBTQ Rights.
  2. In the light of the recent developments, discuss the need for a proper policy to address the issue of radicalization in India.


  • Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
  • High economic inequality might drive India to embrace fairer surveillance capitalist personal data economies.
  • At Glasgow, the world must focus on plans and targets to make developed countries net-zero by 2030 and make sure that these are achieved.
  • Delaying the switch to zero-carbon power isn’t giving developing countries a chance to catch up with richer nations — it’s retarding their development.
  • An inclusive process of planning and programme deployment is the only way to ensure that the most vulnerable have access to benefits.
  • Only when we empower our local administrations with the resources to take independent decisions can we design and implement effective solutions.
  • The rights and choices of the individual matter more than gender.
  • Society is made up of all kinds of individuals with exclusive rights to none. And no tradition is ever written in stone.
  • The NEP 2020 recommends the integration of academic and vocational knowledge, which indicates the impact of Gandhian education philosophy The strength and resilience of Indian democracy receive widespread appreciation.
  • Any programme aimed at deterring or reversing radicalisation must focus on the ideological commitment that enables violence.
  • The problem of radicalisation in India is well past its primary stages and has entered a second stage with more defined characteristics.


  • Supreme Court has redeemed itself with its forthright order on Pegasus snooping. National security has long been misused to cut corners around the law and liberties. The judges are wise to dismiss this excuse. Now, they must stay firm, ensure probe is fair and fast, fix accountability and issue correctives.

Things to Remember:

  • For prelims-related news try to understand the context of the news and relate with its concepts so that it will be easier for you to answer (or eliminate) from given options.
  • Whenever any international place will be in news, you should do map work (marking those areas in maps and also exploring other geographical locations nearby including mountains, rivers, etc. same applies to the national places.)
  • For economy-related news (banking, agriculture, etc.) you should focus on terms and how these are related to various economic aspects, for example, if inflation has been mentioned, try to relate with prevailing price rises, shortage of essential supplies, banking rates, etc.
  • For main exam-related topics, you should focus on the various dimensions of the given topic, the most important topics which occur frequently and are important from the mains point of view will be covered in ED.
  • Try to use the given content in your answer. Regular use of this content will bring more enrichment to your writing.
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