Highlights of India Today Hindi 30th June 2021, issue:
Cover Story: Long Covid
Covid Ka Lamba Saya
Doctors warn of the dangers of a lingering post-Covid syndrome that puts patients at risk long after the virus has left their body
Upfront: West Bengal
Khamosh! Khel Jari Hai
BJP leaders were rejoicing over news that the Congress’s Jitin Prasada was joining their ranks, seemingly oblivious of a similar crisis unfolding in their own party in West Bengal, where national vice-president Mukul Roy was returning to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), with son Subhrangshu in tow.
Naye Morche Ka Tilism
Opposition parties begins to form third front to challenge the PM Narendra Modi led BJP government in upcoming polls and Loksabha elections 2024. Grand victory of TMC in W.Bengal gives hope for third front. Mamta Banarjee, Sharad Pawar and Prashant Kishore cultivating the possibilities of this political option.
Upfront: Dalit Voter
Punjab Me Sabhi Dalen Dora
On June 12, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal announced the revival of his party’s old alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). The announcement came on the heels of a promise that if it were voted to power, the SAD would pick a Dalit deputy chief minister. This fueled a new type of dalit politics in the state.
Centre issued a notification stating that collectors in 13 districts across Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab and home secretaries of Punjab and Haryana, have been given the power to grant citizenship to immigrants from any one of six minority religious communities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. This could benefit at least 30,000 legal non-Muslim immigrants living in India.
Sabut Bacha Na Koy
Indians bearing more tax burden then corporate despite of decreasing income. Government gives very little but it take more in the form of tax.
Har Koe Chahe Brahman Voter
In the wake of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections Brahmin voters are now in focus. Every political party want to take their support. BJP is in fear of losing support of Brahmins, making special efforts to attract this cast.
Special Report: Artillery
South Block Ke Bhitar Top Par Jung
The Indian army’s urgent demand for guns has increased the pressure on the government’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat policy.
Aham Sawal Auchitya Ka
Adhering to norms and protocols is the only way civil servants can protect themselves from political pressures
Nation: Jammu Kashmir
Umeed Ki Nayee Roshni
There is new hope of beginning political process emerging in Jammu Kashmir. Though Congress had exited from Gupkar Alliance, they are still working to resume the main stream politics.
After losing assembly elections AIADMK is facing severe in fight between leaders. Close aid of ex CM late J. Jayalalita, Shashikala also claimed that she is integral part of the party. Two ex CMs Palaniswami and Pannirselvam also fighting to control the party.
Special Report: Yadadri Mandir
Astha Ka Naya Sthan
KCR’s extravagant bid to outdo the Tirumala shrine, in a grand display of competitive religiosity, will cost the state Rs 1,800 crore.