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09-09-2020
1
09-SEPTEMBER-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
YSRCP MP cleared of office of profit charge
10 8 8 8 8
2
CM releases translations of ‘18 lesser texts’
6 - - - -
3 Cong. to approach DMK for RS Dy. Chairman nominee
1, 
10
8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
4
NDA likely to field Harivansh again
11 9 9 9 9
5 Digital divide shadows post-pandemic education
1, 
10
1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
6 40% children not fully vaccinated: NSO report
13 11 11 11 11
7
Resort owner, 4 tourists held for hunting giant squirrel, barking deer
6 - - - -
8 Prelims Practice Questions
@ end of the video
9 Mains Practice Question
The Hindu News Analysis – 09
th
September 2020                                            
*C – Chennai; B – Bengaluru; D – Delhi; H – Hyderabad; T – Thiruvananthapuram  
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09-09-2020
1
09-SEPTEMBER-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
YSRCP MP cleared of office of profit charge
10 8 8 8 8
2
CM releases translations of ‘18 lesser texts’
6 - - - -
3 Cong. to approach DMK for RS Dy. Chairman nominee
1, 
10
8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
4
NDA likely to field Harivansh again
11 9 9 9 9
5 Digital divide shadows post-pandemic education
1, 
10
1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
6 40% children not fully vaccinated: NSO report
13 11 11 11 11
7
Resort owner, 4 tourists held for hunting giant squirrel, barking deer
6 - - - -
8 Prelims Practice Questions
@ end of the video
9 Mains Practice Question
The Hindu News Analysis – 09
th
September 2020                                            
*C – Chennai; B – Bengaluru; D – Delhi; H – Hyderabad; T – Thiruvananthapuram  
09-09-2020
2
Pg: 10 - C; Pg: 8 – B, D, H, T;
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e v e n t s o f n a t i o n a l a n d i n t e r n a t i on a l
i m p or t a nc e .
? I n d i a n P o l i t y a n d G o v e r na n c e - C o ns t i t ut i o n, P o l i t i c a l
S y s t e m , P a nc h a y a t i R a j , P u bl i c P ol i c y , R i ght s I s s u e s ,
e t c .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies-II: Governance, Constitution, Polity,
Social Justice and International relations
• I n d i a n C on s t i t u t i on — hi s t o r i c a l u n d e r p i n n i n g s ,
e v o l u t i o n , f e a t ur e s , a m e nd m e n t s , s i gni f i c a n t pr ovi s i o n s
a n d b a s i c s t r u c t ur e .
• P a r l i a m e nt a n d S t a t e l e gi s l a t u r e s —s t r u c t ur e ,
f u nc t i o n i n g , c o nduc t of bu s i n e s s , p ow e r s & p r i v i l e g e s
a n d i s s ue s a r i s i n g ou t o f t h e s e .
Background:
• Shri Vijayasai Reddy was elected to the
Rajya Sabha on 3
rd
June 2016.
? June 2019 - he was appointed by the
Government of Andhra Pradesh as the
Special representative of the Andhra
Pradesh Government at Andhra Pradesh
Bhawan in New Delhi - Rank of Cabinet
Minister.
? 4
th
July, 2019 - the appointment as Special
representative was cancelled by the Govt. of
Andhra Pradesh.
• Reappointed again on 7
th
July, 2019
? G.O. - ‘he will not be entitled to any perks
or remuneration other than enjoying the
status of ‘State Guest during his official
travels in Andhra Pradesh in connection with
his duties as Special representative - he
will not be entitled for any other perks. ’
• Allegations - he has held/holding an office of
profit and should be disqualified.
? A petition addressed to President of India
seeking disqualification.
? President referred the petition to the
Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking
its opinion.
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09-09-2020
1
09-SEPTEMBER-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
YSRCP MP cleared of office of profit charge
10 8 8 8 8
2
CM releases translations of ‘18 lesser texts’
6 - - - -
3 Cong. to approach DMK for RS Dy. Chairman nominee
1, 
10
8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
4
NDA likely to field Harivansh again
11 9 9 9 9
5 Digital divide shadows post-pandemic education
1, 
10
1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
6 40% children not fully vaccinated: NSO report
13 11 11 11 11
7
Resort owner, 4 tourists held for hunting giant squirrel, barking deer
6 - - - -
8 Prelims Practice Questions
@ end of the video
9 Mains Practice Question
The Hindu News Analysis – 09
th
September 2020                                            
*C – Chennai; B – Bengaluru; D – Delhi; H – Hyderabad; T – Thiruvananthapuram  
09-09-2020
2
Pg: 10 - C; Pg: 8 – B, D, H, T;
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e v e n t s o f n a t i o n a l a n d i n t e r n a t i on a l
i m p or t a nc e .
? I n d i a n P o l i t y a n d G o v e r na n c e - C o ns t i t ut i o n, P o l i t i c a l
S y s t e m , P a nc h a y a t i R a j , P u bl i c P ol i c y , R i ght s I s s u e s ,
e t c .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies-II: Governance, Constitution, Polity,
Social Justice and International relations
• I n d i a n C on s t i t u t i on — hi s t o r i c a l u n d e r p i n n i n g s ,
e v o l u t i o n , f e a t ur e s , a m e nd m e n t s , s i gni f i c a n t pr ovi s i o n s
a n d b a s i c s t r u c t ur e .
• P a r l i a m e nt a n d S t a t e l e gi s l a t u r e s —s t r u c t ur e ,
f u nc t i o n i n g , c o nduc t of bu s i n e s s , p ow e r s & p r i v i l e g e s
a n d i s s ue s a r i s i n g ou t o f t h e s e .
Background:
• Shri Vijayasai Reddy was elected to the
Rajya Sabha on 3
rd
June 2016.
? June 2019 - he was appointed by the
Government of Andhra Pradesh as the
Special representative of the Andhra
Pradesh Government at Andhra Pradesh
Bhawan in New Delhi - Rank of Cabinet
Minister.
? 4
th
July, 2019 - the appointment as Special
representative was cancelled by the Govt. of
Andhra Pradesh.
• Reappointed again on 7
th
July, 2019
? G.O. - ‘he will not be entitled to any perks
or remuneration other than enjoying the
status of ‘State Guest during his official
travels in Andhra Pradesh in connection with
his duties as Special representative - he
will not be entitled for any other perks. ’
• Allegations - he has held/holding an office of
profit and should be disqualified.
? A petition addressed to President of India
seeking disqualification.
? President referred the petition to the
Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking
its opinion.
09-09-2020
3
CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
102. Disqualifications for membership.—
(1) A person shall be disqualified for being chosen as, and for being, a member of either House of Parliament—
(a) if he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State, other
than an office declared by Parliament by law not to disqualify its holder;
(b) if he is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court;
(c) if he is an undischarged insolvent;
(d) if he is not a citizen of India, or has voluntarily acquired the citizenship of a foreign State, or is under
any acknowledgment of allegiance or adherence to a foreign State;
(e) if he is so disqualified by or under any law made by Parliament.
(2) A person shall be disqualified for being a member of either House of Parliament if he is so disqualified under
the Tenth Schedule.
103. Decision on questions as to disqualifications of members.—
(1) If any question arises as to whether a member of either House of Parliament has become subject to any of
the disqualifications mentioned in clause (1) of article 102, the question shall be referred for the decision of
the President and his decision shall be final.
(2) Before giving any decision on any such question, the President shall obtain the opinion of the Election
Commission and shall act according to such opinion.
Opinion of the Election Commission of India
• The Rajya Sabha member Shri Vijayasai has
not incurred disqualification under
Article 102(1)(a) of the constitution.
? Section 3(i) of the Parliament (Prevention of 
Disqualification) Act, 1959,
? Judicial precedents at the Higher Judiciary 
that an office will not fall in office of 
profit if no pecuniary gain can be made 
from it.
Section 3 (i) of the Parliament (Prevention of
Disqualification) Act, 1959
The office of chairman, director or member of any
statutory or non-statutory body other than any
such body as is referred to in clause (h), if the
holder of such office is not entitled to any
remuneration other than compensatory allowance,
but excluding (i) the office of chairman of any
statutory or non-statutory body specified in Part I
of the Schedule 4 [, (ii) the office of chairman or
secretary of any statutory or non-statutory body
specified in Part II of the Schedule and (iii) the
office of deputy chairman of the non-statutory
body specified in Part III of the Schedule.
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09-09-2020
1
09-SEPTEMBER-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
YSRCP MP cleared of office of profit charge
10 8 8 8 8
2
CM releases translations of ‘18 lesser texts’
6 - - - -
3 Cong. to approach DMK for RS Dy. Chairman nominee
1, 
10
8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
4
NDA likely to field Harivansh again
11 9 9 9 9
5 Digital divide shadows post-pandemic education
1, 
10
1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
6 40% children not fully vaccinated: NSO report
13 11 11 11 11
7
Resort owner, 4 tourists held for hunting giant squirrel, barking deer
6 - - - -
8 Prelims Practice Questions
@ end of the video
9 Mains Practice Question
The Hindu News Analysis – 09
th
September 2020                                            
*C – Chennai; B – Bengaluru; D – Delhi; H – Hyderabad; T – Thiruvananthapuram  
09-09-2020
2
Pg: 10 - C; Pg: 8 – B, D, H, T;
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e v e n t s o f n a t i o n a l a n d i n t e r n a t i on a l
i m p or t a nc e .
? I n d i a n P o l i t y a n d G o v e r na n c e - C o ns t i t ut i o n, P o l i t i c a l
S y s t e m , P a nc h a y a t i R a j , P u bl i c P ol i c y , R i ght s I s s u e s ,
e t c .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies-II: Governance, Constitution, Polity,
Social Justice and International relations
• I n d i a n C on s t i t u t i on — hi s t o r i c a l u n d e r p i n n i n g s ,
e v o l u t i o n , f e a t ur e s , a m e nd m e n t s , s i gni f i c a n t pr ovi s i o n s
a n d b a s i c s t r u c t ur e .
• P a r l i a m e nt a n d S t a t e l e gi s l a t u r e s —s t r u c t ur e ,
f u nc t i o n i n g , c o nduc t of bu s i n e s s , p ow e r s & p r i v i l e g e s
a n d i s s ue s a r i s i n g ou t o f t h e s e .
Background:
• Shri Vijayasai Reddy was elected to the
Rajya Sabha on 3
rd
June 2016.
? June 2019 - he was appointed by the
Government of Andhra Pradesh as the
Special representative of the Andhra
Pradesh Government at Andhra Pradesh
Bhawan in New Delhi - Rank of Cabinet
Minister.
? 4
th
July, 2019 - the appointment as Special
representative was cancelled by the Govt. of
Andhra Pradesh.
• Reappointed again on 7
th
July, 2019
? G.O. - ‘he will not be entitled to any perks
or remuneration other than enjoying the
status of ‘State Guest during his official
travels in Andhra Pradesh in connection with
his duties as Special representative - he
will not be entitled for any other perks. ’
• Allegations - he has held/holding an office of
profit and should be disqualified.
? A petition addressed to President of India
seeking disqualification.
? President referred the petition to the
Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking
its opinion.
09-09-2020
3
CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
102. Disqualifications for membership.—
(1) A person shall be disqualified for being chosen as, and for being, a member of either House of Parliament—
(a) if he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State, other
than an office declared by Parliament by law not to disqualify its holder;
(b) if he is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court;
(c) if he is an undischarged insolvent;
(d) if he is not a citizen of India, or has voluntarily acquired the citizenship of a foreign State, or is under
any acknowledgment of allegiance or adherence to a foreign State;
(e) if he is so disqualified by or under any law made by Parliament.
(2) A person shall be disqualified for being a member of either House of Parliament if he is so disqualified under
the Tenth Schedule.
103. Decision on questions as to disqualifications of members.—
(1) If any question arises as to whether a member of either House of Parliament has become subject to any of
the disqualifications mentioned in clause (1) of article 102, the question shall be referred for the decision of
the President and his decision shall be final.
(2) Before giving any decision on any such question, the President shall obtain the opinion of the Election
Commission and shall act according to such opinion.
Opinion of the Election Commission of India
• The Rajya Sabha member Shri Vijayasai has
not incurred disqualification under
Article 102(1)(a) of the constitution.
? Section 3(i) of the Parliament (Prevention of 
Disqualification) Act, 1959,
? Judicial precedents at the Higher Judiciary 
that an office will not fall in office of 
profit if no pecuniary gain can be made 
from it.
Section 3 (i) of the Parliament (Prevention of
Disqualification) Act, 1959
The office of chairman, director or member of any
statutory or non-statutory body other than any
such body as is referred to in clause (h), if the
holder of such office is not entitled to any
remuneration other than compensatory allowance,
but excluding (i) the office of chairman of any
statutory or non-statutory body specified in Part I
of the Schedule 4 [, (ii) the office of chairman or
secretary of any statutory or non-statutory body
specified in Part II of the Schedule and (iii) the
office of deputy chairman of the non-statutory
body specified in Part III of the Schedule.
09-09-2020
4
News
• 31 August 2020 - President of India,
in exercise of his powers under Article
103, has decided that the member had
not incurred disqualification for being
a member of Parliament under
Article 102 (1) (a) of the Constitution.
Source: Election Commission of India
Order of the President of India, dated 31 August 2020
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09-09-2020
1
09-SEPTEMBER-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
YSRCP MP cleared of office of profit charge
10 8 8 8 8
2
CM releases translations of ‘18 lesser texts’
6 - - - -
3 Cong. to approach DMK for RS Dy. Chairman nominee
1, 
10
8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
4
NDA likely to field Harivansh again
11 9 9 9 9
5 Digital divide shadows post-pandemic education
1, 
10
1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8
6 40% children not fully vaccinated: NSO report
13 11 11 11 11
7
Resort owner, 4 tourists held for hunting giant squirrel, barking deer
6 - - - -
8 Prelims Practice Questions
@ end of the video
9 Mains Practice Question
The Hindu News Analysis – 09
th
September 2020                                            
*C – Chennai; B – Bengaluru; D – Delhi; H – Hyderabad; T – Thiruvananthapuram  
09-09-2020
2
Pg: 10 - C; Pg: 8 – B, D, H, T;
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e v e n t s o f n a t i o n a l a n d i n t e r n a t i on a l
i m p or t a nc e .
? I n d i a n P o l i t y a n d G o v e r na n c e - C o ns t i t ut i o n, P o l i t i c a l
S y s t e m , P a nc h a y a t i R a j , P u bl i c P ol i c y , R i ght s I s s u e s ,
e t c .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies-II: Governance, Constitution, Polity,
Social Justice and International relations
• I n d i a n C on s t i t u t i on — hi s t o r i c a l u n d e r p i n n i n g s ,
e v o l u t i o n , f e a t ur e s , a m e nd m e n t s , s i gni f i c a n t pr ovi s i o n s
a n d b a s i c s t r u c t ur e .
• P a r l i a m e nt a n d S t a t e l e gi s l a t u r e s —s t r u c t ur e ,
f u nc t i o n i n g , c o nduc t of bu s i n e s s , p ow e r s & p r i v i l e g e s
a n d i s s ue s a r i s i n g ou t o f t h e s e .
Background:
• Shri Vijayasai Reddy was elected to the
Rajya Sabha on 3
rd
June 2016.
? June 2019 - he was appointed by the
Government of Andhra Pradesh as the
Special representative of the Andhra
Pradesh Government at Andhra Pradesh
Bhawan in New Delhi - Rank of Cabinet
Minister.
? 4
th
July, 2019 - the appointment as Special
representative was cancelled by the Govt. of
Andhra Pradesh.
• Reappointed again on 7
th
July, 2019
? G.O. - ‘he will not be entitled to any perks
or remuneration other than enjoying the
status of ‘State Guest during his official
travels in Andhra Pradesh in connection with
his duties as Special representative - he
will not be entitled for any other perks. ’
• Allegations - he has held/holding an office of
profit and should be disqualified.
? A petition addressed to President of India
seeking disqualification.
? President referred the petition to the
Election Commission of India (ECI) seeking
its opinion.
09-09-2020
3
CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
102. Disqualifications for membership.—
(1) A person shall be disqualified for being chosen as, and for being, a member of either House of Parliament—
(a) if he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State, other
than an office declared by Parliament by law not to disqualify its holder;
(b) if he is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court;
(c) if he is an undischarged insolvent;
(d) if he is not a citizen of India, or has voluntarily acquired the citizenship of a foreign State, or is under
any acknowledgment of allegiance or adherence to a foreign State;
(e) if he is so disqualified by or under any law made by Parliament.
(2) A person shall be disqualified for being a member of either House of Parliament if he is so disqualified under
the Tenth Schedule.
103. Decision on questions as to disqualifications of members.—
(1) If any question arises as to whether a member of either House of Parliament has become subject to any of
the disqualifications mentioned in clause (1) of article 102, the question shall be referred for the decision of
the President and his decision shall be final.
(2) Before giving any decision on any such question, the President shall obtain the opinion of the Election
Commission and shall act according to such opinion.
Opinion of the Election Commission of India
• The Rajya Sabha member Shri Vijayasai has
not incurred disqualification under
Article 102(1)(a) of the constitution.
? Section 3(i) of the Parliament (Prevention of 
Disqualification) Act, 1959,
? Judicial precedents at the Higher Judiciary 
that an office will not fall in office of 
profit if no pecuniary gain can be made 
from it.
Section 3 (i) of the Parliament (Prevention of
Disqualification) Act, 1959
The office of chairman, director or member of any
statutory or non-statutory body other than any
such body as is referred to in clause (h), if the
holder of such office is not entitled to any
remuneration other than compensatory allowance,
but excluding (i) the office of chairman of any
statutory or non-statutory body specified in Part I
of the Schedule 4 [, (ii) the office of chairman or
secretary of any statutory or non-statutory body
specified in Part II of the Schedule and (iii) the
office of deputy chairman of the non-statutory
body specified in Part III of the Schedule.
09-09-2020
4
News
• 31 August 2020 - President of India,
in exercise of his powers under Article
103, has decided that the member had
not incurred disqualification for being
a member of Parliament under
Article 102 (1) (a) of the Constitution.
Source: Election Commission of India
Order of the President of India, dated 31 August 2020
09-09-2020
5
Pg: 6 - C; 
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e v e n t s o f n a t i on a l a nd i nt e r na t i ona l
i m p or t a nc e .
? H i s t or y o f I nd i a a n d I nd i a n N a t i o n a l M o v e m e n t .
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-II 
General Studies-I : Indian Heritage and Culture,
History and Geography of the World and Society.
• I n d i a n c u l t ur e w i l l c ove r t h e s a l i e n t a s p e c t s o f A r t
F o r m s , l i t e r a t u r e a nd A r c h i t e c t u r e f r o m a n c i e nt t o
m o de r n t i m e s .
News
• TN Chief Minister has released the
translations of 1,837 select poetic works from
Pathinenkilkanakku Noolgal of Tamil literature
or ‘18 lesser texts ’.
? Translated into French and German, through
the International Institute of Tamil Studies.
? Last year, translated into Hindi, Malayalam
and Telugu, and released.
Sangam Literature
• foremost source of ancient Tamil history
• Beginning of the composition of Sangam
literature - 2300 years ago.
• Sangam age - period of history of ancient
Tamil Nadu and Kerala - 5th century BCE to
3rd century CE.
? Sangam Academies gained importance and
developed into a historic pride and fame -
nurtured and brought up by the Pandya Kings.
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