Highlights of India Today Hindi 17th October 2018, issue:
Cover Story: Istree and Eeshwar
Aakhir Yeh Andhera Kyun?
The Supreme Court ruling on the Sabarimala temple casts a bright light on religious practices that diminish women. Six experts—scholars, activists and authors—consider the vexed relationship between patriarchy, women, religion and the law.
Film Jagat Ki Saazish Bhari Chuppi
When actress Tanushree Dutta reminded Indians of the alleged sexual harassment she suffered at the hands of Nana Patekar a decade ago on the sets of Horn Ok Pleassss, Bollywood professionals didn’t respond with #MeToo but #IBelieveHer.
Arthaat: Rupaye Ke Rahu-Ketu
Rupee seems to be stuck in a vicious circle. With American economy recovering fast and oil is to reach $100 per barrel, the Indian currency may further slip.
Baatcheet: Antonio Guterres
Ek Baar Phir Sookhe Ki Maar
The Marathwada region is again battling a water crisis—and it’s man-made. Despite the scarcity, six sugar mills are still functioning in drought-prone Latur.
Karnataka: Sajhidar Se Khatpat
CM Kumaraswamy is having a hard time keeping restless Congress MLAs in line. both the JD(S) and the congress claim the BJP is trying to poach their MLAs. the latter scoffs at the charge.
Special Report: IL&FS
Fizoolkharchi Ka Bura Anjaam
Can the government’s intervention to save ‘systemically important’ IL&FS shore up its prospects—and prevent a larger NBFC meltdown? Those who worked with him closely on projects say Parthasarathy’s aggression as a CEO suited a fledgling IL&FS in the early 1990s, both in raising funds as well as in finding infra projects.
Special Report: CJI Gogoi
Supreme Court Ke Naye Mukhiya
With approaching elections and a pile-up of high-profile cases, the year ahead brings formidable challenges for the court of new CJI Ranjan Gogoi, but in tow comes the opportunity to assert the centrality of the apex court.
'Suraksha Parishad Mein Bharat Ki Davedari Ke Tark Se Koi Inkar Nahin Kar Sakta'
"Nobody can deny the logic of India’s UNSC candidacy. You have a population of 1.3 billion, you are becoming a global economic powerhouse, you have one of the largest contingents of peacekeepers protecting civilians in different parts of the world, and you are deeply engaged in all the central activities of the UN including climate change issues," says UN chief Antonio Guterres in an exclusive interview with Raj Chengappa.