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Must read Current Affairs

Yogana Summary Jan 2020

Daily Current Affairs

  • Indian Polity- Lakshmikant

  • Governance- Lakshmikant

  • Geography- 11th, 12th  NCERT and G C Leong

  • Economy- Shankar Ganesh, Economic survey and Budget

  • Environment- Only current affairs and agreements in news

  • History- Spectrum and Bipin Chandra for Modern India

  • Art and culture- Nitin Singhaniya (selective chapters) and NCERT 11TH

  • Disaster Management- ARC report and current affairs

  • Internal Security- MHA website and current issues and IDSA WEBSITE

  • Science and Tech – Current affairs from The Hindu

  • Ethics- G Subba Rao and Lexicon and ARC 4th report

  • International relations- IDSA, MEA Webportal and C Rajamohan, Rakesh Sood, Suhasini Haidar articles

Subject Wise – Referenced Books

History and Art & Culture:

  • OLD NCERTs: Class 6th to 12th

  • Modern History: Spectrum

  • NIOS on Ancient, Medieval History, Art and Culture

  • NCERT Fine Arts Class XI

  • Additionally refer and follow VIA – Vignan Material


  • Laxmikanth (This book will cover most of the topics)

  • Additionally refer and follow VIA – Vignan Material


  • VIA – Vignan Material

  • Annual report from Ministry of Environment

  • Forest and Climate Control

GS I: Social Issues

  • Refer News Paper

  • Weekly and Monthly Current Affairs and Daily News analysis series of VIA – Vignan


  • GC Leong

  • NCERT Class XI

  • Atlas

  • Additionally refer and follow VIA – Vignan Material


  • Refer and follow Vignan Material

  • Economic Survey.

  • Newspaper Business and Economy section

  • 11th Standard NCERT


  • Lexicon Dictionary

  • Michael Sandals Videos

  • Previous year question papers

  • VIA – Vignan Notes and Material

GS II: Governance

  • Book by Laxmikanth on Governance

Current Affairs:

GS: Border Issues, International Affairs

  • Newspaper suffices

  • Monthly series of VIA- Vignan Academy

  • First preference cover VIA- Vignan IAS Academy Monthly series

  • PRS Monthly Policy Review

  • AIR news alerts

  • PIB News

  • Yojana / Kurukshetra Summaries

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