Highlights of India Today 26th December 2018, issue:
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Aalekh
Agla Morcha Unnis Ka
The wins in the three heartland states have re-energised Rahul’s Congress, but can the party stitch together a strategy to challenge Modi in 2019?
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Congress
The inside story of how Rahul Gandhi’s Congress pulled off three stunning victories in the Hindi heartland.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: BJP
Sir Par Mandarati Chunautiyan
What the BJP needs to learn from the 3-0 loss to get back on track for Lok Sabha 2019.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Madhya Pradesh
Nath Ke Haath Mein Baagdore
The Congress did well to tamp down the rival ambitions of its leaders and ran a hard-fought campaign. Now just to bring the same tenacity to governance.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Rajasthan
Pilot Ne Lagayee Naiya Paar
After the euphoria of celebrations will follow the harsh reality of finding a leader who can deliver on poll promises when the Raje regime has left state coffers empty.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Chhattisgarh
Badlav Ki Lahar
A concerted push and anti-incumbency get the Congress a victory beyond expectations. But now it has some tall poll promises to keep.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Telangana
Mehnat Aur Saugaat KA Meetha Phal
KCR’s ‘sop saturation’ strategy wins the TRS a landslide and a second term.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Mizoram
Phir Baaghi Ko Command
Mizoram has a history of voting out governments after two terms. Seeking a third term , the Congress was, in a way, staring at defeat.
Cover Story: Vidhan Sabha Chunav: Uttar Pradesh
Pust Party Mein Jeet Ne Phoonki Nayee Jaan
Uttar Pradesh Congress has seen its worst performance in the last assembly election but with victories in neighbouring states its workers and functionaries are confident of better result next year in general elections.
Special Report: Nagrikta Vidheyak
Assam Ki Gahraati Jung
Fears that the Citizenship Amendment Bill will enfranchise Bengali migrants in Assam stoke a backlash that could damage the BJP’s electoral prospects in the state
Special Report: RBI
Taak Par Saakh
As Urjit Patel moves out of the RBI and Shaktikanta Das moves in, it’ll be of interest to see how the central bank upholds its autonomy even as it liaises with the government on fixes for a slowing, shaky economy.