Daily Practice Sheet 10 July 2020
- July 10, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPS
Daily Prelims Topic
- Super spreader events and Clusters
- Communicable disease
- State Reorganisation Act, 1956: Chronology of states created
- Sessions of Parliament
- Galwan Patrol Point 14
- Hot Springs area
- Pongong Tso
Criminalization of Politics:
- In 2004, 24% of the Members of Parliament had criminal cases pending against them.
- In 2009, the number went up to 30%
- In 2014 34% of MPs were from criminal background
- In 2019 as many as 43% of MPs had criminal cases pending against them.
Source: The Hindu
Daily Supreme Court Judgements
Decriminalization of Politics
- The Supreme Court in February, 2020 directed political parties to upload on their websites and social media platforms the details of pending criminal cases against their candidates.
- The Supreme Court also asked the parties to publish reasons as to why they are selected, as also for not giving ticket to those without criminal antecedents.
Daily Mains Mantra
GS 1: History
- Post-colonial India redefined internal boundaries in reorganization of states several times over. Explain [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 1: Geography
- What do you understand by reverse migration? How can it be harnessed to bolster agriculture sector? [Reference: Indian Express]
- Examine the role played by migration in the socio economic development of a region. Illustrate with example. [Reference: Indian Express]
- What do you understand by frontiers? [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 2: Polity
- Parliament must find ways to reconvene amid pandemic. Its work is crucial, in good times and bad. Discuss the role of Parliament in our Polity. [Reference : Indian Express, PRS India]
- What do you understand by criminalization of politics and politicization of crime? Explain [Reference: The Hindu, deccan herald, tribune india]
Context: Vikas Dube Case
GS 2:International Relations
- Critically examine the reasons behind Chinese expansionism. How should India respond to it? What lessons it holds for the world? [Reference: Indian Express]
- The pandemic has clearly brought to the fore several shortcomings and weaknesses in the global health body. Critically examine WHO’s functioning.
GS 3: Economy
GS 3: Security
- What do you understand by encounter culture? Do you think it is healthy for just and fair criminal justice system in the long run? [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 4: Ethics