Download the e-Book “Current Issues – What’s Hot Today?” – 2nd Edition

The 2nd Edition of the ClearIAS e-book “Current Issues – What’s hot today?” (PDF) is now available in the store. The new edition includes about 50 current issues which need your immediate attention (yes, a lot more new issues than our 1st edition!). Also, many of the earlier topics still relevant today are updated with the latest current affairs.

50 Current Issues: Views vs Counter-Views

Issue-based study (with views and counter-views) is highly helpful for the UPSC Civil Services Exam Mains (written test) as well as the Interview (personality test). These are the issues covered in this e-book.

  1. Aadhaar and Privacy issues
  2. Ban on cow slaughter/ Beef Ban
  3. Cashless Economy
  4. Demonetization
  5. Economic growth Vs Environmental conservation
  6. Election Funding
  7. Free Speech: Rights & Limits
  8. Frequent promulgation of Ordinance
  9. Full statehood to Delhi: Should it be granted or not?
  10. Hate crimes against Indians in the US
  11. Interstate water disputes: Focus on Cauvery Water Dispute
  12. India and ISIS
  13. Judicial activism and judicial Overreach
  14. Judicial appointment: Collegium Vs NJAC
  15. Kashmir Unrest
  16. Liquor ban in Bihar and Kerala
  17. Media freedom and Responsible reporting
  18. Muslim Personal law: Polygamy/ Triple talaq
  19. Nationalism vs Regionalism
  20. NGOs and Development/ Crackdown on NGOs
  21. Nuclear Energy: Support, opposition, Safety concerns India
  22. Dalit assertion and Politics of reservation
  23. Restriction on entry of women in places of worship
  24. Should India spend more on science or Social welfare?
  25. Student/Campus Politics
  26. Supreme Court judgement on Caste, Religion in Polls
  27. Parliamentary disruptions
  28. Uniform civil code
  29. Privatization of certain Healthcare Services
  30. Agrarian crisis: Issues in farmer economy
  31. Issues related to Social Media
  32. Criminalisation of politics
  33. Stubble burning in neighbourhood of Delhi
  34. Marital rape
  35. ‘Living wills’/ Euthanasia
  36. Separate State Flag in Karnataka
  37. Net neutrality
  38. Merger of PSU banks
  39. Privatization of Air India
  40. Capital Punishment/death sentence
  41. Politics and Economics of farm loan waiver
  42. Laws to ban certain social practices
  43. Entry of foreign universities in India
  44. Respecting national anthem
  45. Special court for trying politicians
  46. Rajasthan bill to protect civil servants
  47. FRDI bill
  48. National Medical Commission Bill
  49. Barring MPs from practising law
  50. Controversy over changing the Constitution

Link to buy: Click to download the ebook “Current Issues: What’s Hot Today?”

Unique features of the ebook “Current Issues – What’s Hot Today?”

  • Most Important Events of National and International Importance presented in a simple and easy-to-learn language
  • You will get an idea of the background/history of important issues.
  • Arguments in favour and arguments against are presented. This will be highly useful for UPSC CSE Mains and Interview to take a stand.
  • Reference links to related discussions – text and video – from important websites like Rajya Sabha TV, PIB, PRS India, AIR etc are provided.


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