Highlights of India Today Hindi 03rd October 2018, issue:
Cover Story: Afsarshahi
Bojh Bante Babu
India’s bureaucratic addiction is an old pathology but despite decades of debate our babus remain mired in a culture of lethargy, corruption, political influence and a bloated yet inadequate workforce. The country needs its civil servants but it’s time for a new template.
Special Report: Indo-Russia Summit
Jaari Rahegi Dosti
After the tango with the US, the bonhomie with Russia as President Putin arrives for the 19th India-Russia annual summit. New Delhi seeks to balance Russian concerns of a pro-us tilt and indo-us defence agreements.
As fiscal discipline unravels in the wake of the weakening rupee, government measures to shore up the currency have failed to cheer investors and markets.
Special Report: Economy
Fislan Bhari Raah Par Rupaya
How the brothers Malvinder and Shivinder Singh lost Rs 22,500 cr and their business empire in just over a decade.
Ab Kishore Ki Rajnaitik Paari
Nitish Kumar calls him the ‘future’ of JD(U), but the poll strategist should know that in the Bihar CM’s universe, the only certainty is uncertainty. Kishor’s aides claim his presence will reduce Nitish’s BJP dependence.
Jammu-Kashmir: Agyat Bandookdhari
A wave of puzzling murders suggests an internecine battle among the militants. The hurriyat says this revival of “mystery killings” will lead to “group clashes, anarchy.”
Bheemon Ki Bhidant
Azad knows, and he doesn’t want to be known as ‘Ravana’ any more. But it may still be early days for him to joust politically with Mayawati. Azad’s Bhim Army is at a crossroads: whether to take the electoral leap or continue as social radicals.
Bhari Pad Sakti Hai Andekhi
BJP has been overlooking small issues of indiscipline for some time and now they have snowballed into major issues in different states. Manvendra Singh in Rajasthan is just an example.
Nation: Uttar Pradesh
Picchdon Ki Buniyad Par Jeet Ki Talaash
Uttar Pradesh BJP has started wooing extremely backward castes in view of General Election 2019. But the party leaders have focused mainly on Yadavas who are supposed to be supporter of Samajwadi Party.