Highlights of India Today Hindi February 2019 issue:
Janadesh 2019: Cover Story
Mahila Matdata Ka Badhta Rasookh
With women choosing to vote in unprecedented numbers, they can now make or break political parties. They are increasingly following their own priorities. Will they cast the decisive vote in 2019?
Janadesh 2019: Cover Story
Mahila Voteron Ka Virodhabhas
Even as the turnout of women voters continues to rise—closing the gap with men—their representation in Parliament and legislative assemblies remains pathetically low. Will the 2019 Lok Sabha buck the trend, and see parties fielding more women candidates? Or is the Women’s Reservation Bill the only way to close the gender gap in power?
Mewa Lao, Sewa Pao
Corruption at higher levels may not affect common man as much as petty corruptions do. A common man has to grease palm of government officials to get birth certificate to death certificate and for the services there are no charge. This has become institutional. India Today surveyed 17 government services across 17 cities and the results are startling.
Special Report: Zahrili Sharab Kaand
Kaise Thamega Zahrile Nashe Ka Qahar
The hooch tragedy hit Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh again killing more than 70 people. It has exposed the inability of excise department to deal with the illegal liquor trade network.
Special Report: BJP Ke Poorva Mukhyamantri
Haar Ki Kasak
Just months after losing power, three former BJP chief ministers face the indignities of defeat and the sharp end of inner party rivalry
Interview: Amarinder Singh
"Agar BJP Ko Paanch Saal Mil Jate Hain To Mere Desh Ko Bhagwan Bachaye"
Punjab chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh spoke candidly to Group Editorial Director Raj Chengappa on a range of key issues facing his state and the country at the India today State of the State Conclave Punjab in Chandigarh.
Janadesh 2019: Chunavi Halchal
Akhilesh Yadav’s remarks about the Congress being integral to an anti-BJP alliance shows a subtle shift in strategy. Is it the Priyanka effect?...And many more small and compact stories related to election 2019.
Special Report: Rafale
Chor Kaun, Kotwal Kaun
The auditor’s report may have cleared the Modi government on the aircraft’s price, but it questions the seven-year process that picked Rafale as the lowest bidder.
Upfront: Nagrikta Sanshodhan Vidhayak
Uttar-Poorva Par Akramak Daaon
Himanta Biswa Sarma has convinced the BJP high command that public outrage over the bill will not cost the party in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
Reserve Bank of India: Das Ke Daur Mein Vyaj Dar
The lowering of rates, on top of the budget sops, could have the effect of stoking inflation.