Highlights of India Today Hindi 11th August 2021, issue:
Cover Story: India-China
Sanyam Ki Seema Rekha
China expands its military aviation infrastructure on the Tibetan plateau even as the Indian army begins a great rebalance of forces—from the western border with Pakistan to the northern border with china. The loss of trust and absence of protocols mean miscalculations could spiral into conflict.
Gathbandhan Ka Tanabana
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata met Congress leader Sonia Gandhi for what she called “chai pe charcha”, yet another dig at the big adversary. Talking to reporters later, she said the Congress president was equally keen on building an anti-Modi platform for ‘Hope 24’—Mamata’s catchword for the next general election. He is trying hard to make united opposition against BJP at national level.
Upfront: Assam-Mizoram clash
Seema Par Sangharsh
Two North Eastern State police indulged in worst battle which costs lives of personals. The violent clash at the disputed Lailapur-Vairengte border between Assam and Mizoram on July 26, which resulted in the death of six Assam Police personnel, is a grim reminder of the simmering tensions among the seven Indian states collectively known as India’s northeast. While inter-state border disputes are not new in the region, what makes this incident unique is the clash between the police forces of the two states and the alleged use of light machine guns by the Mizoram Police to open fire on Assam Police personnel.
Akhir Chali Yediyurappa Ki
The BJP picks Yediyurappa loyalist Basavaraj Bommai as its new Karnataka chief minister with an eye on the 2023 state election and the crucial Lingayat vote.
Devta Par Dava
There is dispute on Temple boards’ constitution in the state. Religious people are against to include donors in the board. Governments promises to constitute a committee to streamline things.
Sarkar Girane Ka Khel Aise Hua Fail
On July 24, the Ranchi police arrested three men— Abhishek Dubey, Amit Singh and Nivaran Prasad Mahto—from the city, unravelling an alleged plot to topple the Jharkhand government led by Hemant Soren. The accused, police say, had accompanied three MLAs, including two allegedly from the Congress, to New Delhi on July 15 as part of the conspiracy. Who hitched this conspiracy?
Darakne Laga Garh
Congress leadership just settled the infight in Punjab unite but next challenge waiting for amicable solution. This time difference between Chhattisgarh congress leaders creating problems for a state where party has most stable government.
A lingering dispute between the members of the erstwhile royal family of Panna, Madhya Pradesh, took an ugly turn when the local police arrested the titular maharani Jeeteshwari Devi on July 22 on the basis of a complaint her mother-in-law, Dilhar Kumari, had filed on June 19. The Panna police booked Jeeteshwari, her husband and the titular maharaja Raghavendra, their children and another accused, Salim Khan, on charges of criminal trespass and under sections of the Arms Act.
Pakhand Ke Aar Paar
Despite of RBI caution on politician’s transaction with cooperative banks in 2016 government appointed many board directors with political background. This contradiction fuels debate over government’s intentions to make politics free cooperative banks.
Crime: Raj Kundra Case
Businessman Rraj Kundra’s arrest in an alleged porn racket has brought into focus India’s laws on pornography, reigniting the debate over definitions of obscenity and erotica.
Special Report: Congress
Kaman Sambhalne Ki Jaddojahad
Rahul is trying to change the rules of engagement in the party and build a new team. Will he succeed?
Bharat Ki Best University
The India Today-MDRA Best Universities Survey 2021 maps the country’s higher education landscape to bring you institutes that have sparked a revolution in pedagogy and given students a unique learning experience.
Ansuni Kahaniyan Sunayngi Nirmata Bani Abhinetriyan
New actresses are becoming producers and their films are different and female oriented. This new trend will change set patterns of Bollywood.