1. Report: Frontpage
Relevance: Just know about the two committees and their major recommendations.
2. Will..March 27: Frontpage
Relevance: Know about the tripartite agreement constituting GTA, its powers, no. of departments etc. Also know about the Gorkhaland Hill council that ceased to exist 3yrs ago, Bimal Gurung, Subhash Ghising, GNLF, Madan Tamang etc. Also mark the proposed state of Gorkhaland on India’s map.
3. Interceptor Missile: Pg11
Relevance: What are balastic missiles and what are cruise missiles? Know about the Indian BMD Program, Prithvi air defence, Advanced Air defence, Swordfish Radar etc.
4. Needed caring capitalism: Pg13
Relevance: A good read on the prospectus of World Economy and the issues that were hot during the World Economic Forum meet this year.
Clue: Know about the WEF, Klaus Schwab, Crystal Award, Global Competitiveness Report etc. What is Hard Landing? Last year IMF identified 3 key risks for the emerging economies: Inflation, Overheating and the Hard landing.
5. Health of state: Pg13
Relevance: A good read on the problems and prospectus of the biggest power producer of the country.
Clue: Read about the UMPPs, locate Krishnapatnam, Tilaya, Sasan and Mundra on the map.
6. A tragic impasse: Pg8
Relevance: A good read on the issue.
Clue: Know about the proposed UNSC reforms, G4 etc.
7. Other potential 2 markers: N11 countries(Pg9), Jarawas (Pg11), Time Guerilla(Pg12), Arup Roy Chaudhary (Pg13).
I found only these items useful in Monday’s paper. If you could spot some thing more which is relevant to CSE please feel free to post in comments section.