Highlights of India Today 8th May 2017, issue:
The India Today cover story of the week, The Last Stand, delves deep into how India’s greatest threat from Maoist fighters is receding, but the complacency of the state is continuing to cost lives. The other story in the cover package - A Shocking Surge – looks at how Maoists are increasingly recruiting minors to replenish their depleting ranks.
The Big Story of the week – Man-Made Migration – is about how the Madhya Pradesh forest department is showing the way in translocating wild animals such as nilgai, barasingha and gaurs.
The States package opens with the rising violence in Kashmir and how the Centre’s ‘no appeasement’ policy has left Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in a blind. The package also looks at the BJP’s beef politics in Kerala, and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s bid to resuscitate the Dravyavati rivulet.
The Arts package on Museums – Collectors’ Additions – talks about five artists and their museums, and what it means for their artistic enterprise.
The Nation on Gujarat Polls – The Battle Comes Home – looks at the challenges the BJP is facing in Gujarat, and how after some rebuilding by CM Vijay Rupani and with the Modi wave being at its peak, it is still advantage BJP in the upcoming assembly election.
The Politics package looks at how, after its delirious rise, the Aam Aadmi Party seems completely at sea now. The story also looks at whether the Delhi MCD poll debacle is the beginning of the end for the party.
The issue also comes with four free magazines: Aspire, Spice, Simply Kolkata, and Simply Gujarati.
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