Goaltide Daily News 2020

Dec 29, 2020

News 1:
Failing Institutions: The Statesman

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

Issues relating to Poverty and Hunger.


Institutions like Supreme Court, Bureaucracy, Press, etc are key pillars of any functional democracy. In India as well they play an essential role. Their failure will bring many consequences. However, when the institutions like Anganawadis, PHCs, etc with which common man interacts often fail, they will have direct bearing on common man. The article gives some data that substantiate the argument. Read it carefully.

News 2:
Dealing with India’s two-front challenge: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

India and it’s neighbourhood relations


The two front challenge for India mostly been considered unrealistic by some experts. But, with deteriorating relations with China in 2020, India needs to reconsider it’s strategies to equally tackle China and Pakistan in the Eastern and Western frontiers respectively. The article covers in detail what needs to be done. Read without fail.

News 3:
Post-Covid economic recovery: Can the rich also hurt growth? Hindustan Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III


Because the rich save more, they bring in the bulk of domestic sources of investment, especially equity and debt. Equity markets in India are extremely overvalued if the current price-to-earnings multiple is any indicator. The article discusses various possibilities of performance of the economy keeping the rich in mind. Interesting one, read it.


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