Highlights of India Today Hindi 15th December 2021, issue: Cover Story: BJP
The bjp high command hones its electoral strategy for key polls in Uttar Pradesh and other states to overcome ant incumbency and the health and economic challenges resulting from the pandemic.
Aur Ab Omicron
Barely a fortnight after news broke of a new Covid-19 ‘variant of concern’—codenamed ‘Omicron’ and first reported to the WHO (World Health Organization) by South Africa on November 24—and even before a single case has been reported in the country, India is scrambling to implement measures to contain what some say is the most contagious variant yet.
Yahan Bhi Faisla Palta
After strong protest from priests of shrines State Government decided to take back the controversial Devasthanam Prabandhan Adhiniyam.
Upfront: Paramvir Singh
Ab Param Sankat
When Param Bir Singh, director general (DG) of the Maharashtra Home Guard, flew down to Mumbai from Chandigarh on November 25—after going missing for 231 days—he had probably made up his mind to face investigation in the extortion cases against him. Singh reached his home in South Mumbai’s Malabar Hill, changed to formals and headed for the Kandivali unit of the Mumbai Police crime branch.
Upfront: Crypto currency Bill
Bharat Me Crypto Ka Maja Kirkira?
With millions of Indians already invested in crypto currencies and possibly as many trying to assess its scope and risks before taking the plunge, there is a lot of interest in the upcoming Crypto currency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021, slated for discussion in the ongoing winter session of Parliament. The Bill is expected to include accountability and transparency standards for crypto-trading exchanges, with many hoping the digital tokens will be treated as assets like equities or real estate.