Highlights of India Today Hindi 14th August 2019, issue:
Cover Story: Vahan Udyog
Mandi Ki Dhalan
The auto industry is in the midst of a severe slump. Policy interventions to revive the sector and the economy at large are necessary to stave off a protracted crisis.
Special Report: Praeeksha
Hathiyaron Ki Gutthi
India’s military rebalancing tack with Russia has raised President Trump’s hackles. Multi-billion dollar arms deals with the us hang in the balance. Can India have its way?
Special Report: Maharashtra
Ganna Kisanon Ki Nayee Ummeed Hai Ethenol
The Fadnavis government is pushing ethanol production in Maharashtra, but refineries have yet to sign long-term purchase agreements.
Baaghon Ke Liye Ummeed Abhi Zinda
While the tiger population is on the rise, sustaining their numbers will be an uphill battle.
Upfront: Soochna Ka Adhikar
Soochnaon Ki Asuraksha
India’s Right to Information Act, recognised the world over as one of the most robust sunshine laws, has been mutilated. It’s a serious setback for the RTI law, but the legal validity of the amendments is open to challenge.
Unnao: Balatkar Ki Khauf Dastaan
Anger spilled over from social media onto the streets, with citizens holding placards in front of Delhi’s India Gate to assure the Unnao rape survivor that she wasn’t alone.
Chakma Dene Ki Rajneeti
The Bihar CM is keeping the BJP guessing, and eyeing the Muslim vote ahead of the 2020 assembly poll. Bihar’s sizeable Muslim votes, almost 17%, can prove decisive in many assembly segments.
Karnataka: Natak Khatm, Kaam Ki Baari
The BJP wins the trust vote, but there are problems aplenty for new chief minister Yediyurappa. Yediyurappa can’t ignore the disqualified legislators who helped him become chief minister.
West Bengal: Kaise Kaise Chale Aa Rahe
After a spate of inductions of TMC leaders with a dubious past, the BJP is forced to rethink. With an eye on the 2021 assembly poll, the BJP wants to project itself as a party with a difference. Hence the caution with inductions from the TMC.
Special Report: Haryana
Mission Sau Feesadi
In the last General Election BJP was far ahead in 79 assembly constituencies out of 90. The 11 seats where the party lagged behind is dominated by Jats and Muslims, which are challenge to the ruling party.
Special Report: Jauhar Vishwavidyalay Vivad
Zameen Par Qabze Ka Jauhar
Mohammad Ali Jauhar University of Rampur is in the news for wrong reasons. Not only the university but its chancellor and Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan are in political trouble as they are facing illegal encroachments and illegally acquiring lands.
Special Report: Jan Aushadhi Yojna
Sasti Dawaon Ki Beemar Yojna
The central government had launched an scheme of cheap generic medicines a decade ago. The new government changed its name and publicised it as a job opportunity but due insufficient publicity and mechanism this scheme itself seems to be ill.