UPSC 2017: Current Affairs Easy Revision – WEEKLY NEWS ANALYSIS (Aug 27 – Sept 02)

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The segment provides most important current events from 27 Aug to 02 September 2017. Below listed are the events in the news that are categorized into GS Papers I. II, III, and IV of UPSC Mains Syllabus, which will help the candidates to revise and remember the important news and events for UPSC Mains Exam and aid them in answer writing as well.





  1. Talaq to be a part of madrasa curriculum
  2. Marital rape a crime in many countries, an exception in many more


  1. The lowdown on Article 35A
  2. Rajiv Kumar appointed as the second Vice-Chairman of the NITI Aayog
  3. Haryana on alert as Dera chief is set to be sentenced
  4. Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as the 45th Chief Justice of India
  5. Over the years, major questions on institutions of minority education
  6. Centre set to roll out new treatment for encephalitis
  7. Top court sets aside HC order on riot recompense
  8. Centre argues against making marital rape a crime in Delhi high court
  9. Consumer is king if new law gets nod
  10. Religion At State Expense
  11. All seven parliamentary secretaries of Mizoram resign in deference to SC ruling which held their appointment unconstitutional
  12. Delhi HC no to order granting SCs, STs quota in promotion
  13. Parents are behind child marriages: SC
  14. ‘Medical boards proposed to hear abortion pleas’
  15. Making the Doklam standoff useful for India
  16. Plea to re-start tonga race in Nagaur rejected
  17. Order on net neutrality in a month
  18. Nationwide programme to test all TB patients
  19. HC puts Haryana quota law in abeyance till March
  20. Expedite trial in gang rape case, says SC
  21. Central panel says states don’t need to hike NREG pay to match minimum wag
  22. SC to hear Rohingya plea for help
  23. U.S. court rules in favour of Dr. Reddy’s in patent litigation
  1. 3.8 million displaced by DR Congo violence: UN
  2. India, Qatar discuss citizens’ welfare
  3. Issues related to H-1B a challenge: Jayapal 
  4. Doklam standoff ends as India, China step back

  5. Agreeing to disagree

  6. Trump’s Pakistan test

  7. With Doklam standoff resolved, PM to visit China

  8. Agreeing to disagree

  9. Govt to ease norms for organ donors

  10. Switzerland President on 3-day visit
  11. Giving Bhutan its due
  12. An article of faith
  13. India thanks Switzerland for support in global fora
  14. India to sign 4 pacts at BRICS summit
  15. Sushma Swaraj meets Sirisena, discusses progress on Indian projects


  1. Using satellite imagery, Internet to arrive at farm insurance solution
  2. India facing problem of severe under-employment, says Niti Aayog
  3. ‘Centre ready to provide capital support for PSU banks’ merger’
  4. New tax regime to give manufacturing a boost
  5. ‘JAM’ will end exclusion: Jaitley
  6. ‘Reform labour laws to ease compliance’
  7. Under-employment severe in India: NITI
  8. New norms for solar power bids to enhance transparency: MNRE
  9. Forex reserves: The problem of plenty
  10. Consolidated FDI policy document released
  11. Unease of doing business
  12. Centre to unveil ‘future-ready’ industrial policy in October
  13. Forex reserves: The problem of plenty
  14. Minimum wage to vary across states
  15. 9% of demonetised notes returned, says RBI report
  16. First GST data in: 65 per cent pay Rs 92,000 crore
  17. Powering aspirational India
  18. GDP growth slips to 5.7% in April-June
  19. Fiscal deficit touches 92.4% of budget estimates at July-end
  20. Core sector output growth quickens to 2.4% in July
  21. ‘Trade-distorting farm subsidies must go
  22. Odisha rated as low-growth State
  23. Domestic sugar production may increase 18-20% in October-September: ICRA
  24. Centre tells PSBs to begin merger process ‘immediately’
  25. Switzerland for early India-EFTA pact
  26. Shifting goal posts: Demonetisation has totally failed to curb black money
  1. A new score in waste management
  2. Cloud seeding project hits hurdle
  3. ‘Bonnet monkey may soon be endangered’
  4. Lantana removal under MNREGA from next week
  5. Greater flamingos paint a pretty picture in Ballari
  6. Ocean forecasting system unveiled
  7. Lakes of fire
  8. Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming: study
  9. Marine diversity in Antarctica under threat
  1. Researchers from NIT-Karnataka and US develop cheaper plastics
  2. Ocean forecasting system for Madagascar and Mozambique
  3. Govt. approves plan to deploy more troops on the frontline
  4. When it pours
  5. IRNSS-1H set to launch on Thursday
  6. U.S. approves first gene therapy for cancer
  7. 39 successes later, PSLV launch fails
  1. Jaish-e-Mohammed carries out a deadly attack in J&K
  2. Defence Minister dedicates upgraded jet trainer Hawk-i to the nation
  3. Only Indian phones for defense officials?
  4. Eastern turbulence
  5. Behind Mumbai flood, cruel August
  6. Despite big reforms in Army, no clarity on sahayak system