Issue : India Today-25th August 2014
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Highlights of India Today English issue dated August 25th, 2014. The Cover Story this week is on former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh’s revelations which have created ripples in India's political corridors. Once a confidante of the Nehru-Gandhi family, Singh has disclosed several inconvenient truths about Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and the UPA government. The Big Story this week focuses on the ongoing UPSC row. BJP’s student wing ABVP has raised the emotive Hindi argument to push for much-needed reforms in the Civil Services exam. The Nation story this week deals with Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s attempts to have a separate gurdwara management committee and his Punjab counterpart’s vehement opposition to such a move. The Special Report section exposes the ambitions of leaders who are allegedly turning minor incidents into full-fledged communal clashes in western Uttar Pradesh. In this week's Opinion section, guest columnist Arvind Panagariya talks about the changes needed to reform the Indian education system. The Arts section has young directors Fahad Mustafa and Deepti Kakkar narrating the story of urban decay and desperation arising out of a severe power crisis. The issue has 3 free magazines – Aspire, Simply Bangalore and Simply Kolkata – with it.
India Today is India?s leading weekly news magazine published by Living Media India Limited. The magazine belongs to the India Today Group and was first published in 1975. India Today is Asia?s largest selling magazine with a readership of over 1.77 million. India Today is popular for its ability to bring unbiased and incisive perspective to arguably the most dynamic, yet perplexing, region in the world. It is now a household name and the flagship brand of India?s leading multidimensional media group. Also published along with the main magazine are a number of supplements such as Aspire, Women, Spice and Simply. The last supplement has editions for each of India?s metropolitan cities and urban hotspots.