Highlights of India Today 16th January 2017, issue: As we enter 2017, India Today asks leaders in different fields in to do a bit of crystal gazing and tell us what the new year has in store for us in the coming 12 months. With the Uttar Pradesh Aseembly elections round the corner, The Special Report The Cub Earns His Stripes, looks at the split within the ruling Samajwadi Party and talks about how chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has stood up to his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and has become the first dynast politician in the post-liberalisation era to have his own identity. The issue also has a special interview with India's new Army chief General Bipin Rawat in which he outlines an aggressive response to security challenges, from conventional war to cross-border terrorism. India Today's State of the State report on Gujarat is a report card as well as a roadmap for the state to follow in the coming years. The issue also comes with three free magazines: Spice, Aspire, Simply Hyderabad.
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