Highlights of India Today Hindi 19th May 2021, issue:
Cover Story: Covid-2.0
Mass cremations, the scramble for hospital beds, the desperate hunt for medical oxygen, the public outcry, the personal tragedies- how Covid’s second wave has exposed the abject failure of the Indian state.
Upfront: Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Chunav
Dehat Me Feeka Pada Kamal
BJP was unable to repeat its Vidhansabha and Loksabha election performance in recently concluded Panchayat elections. As per party’s claim it says BJP bagged one third seats. Another signal coming out from these results that states politics is now bipolar and it happened after 2 decades.
Upfront: Janadesh 2021
BJP’s weapon of religious polarization in elections not worked this time. Even other parties who tried to mobilize votes on basis of religion also failed in recent 5 state elections. This conclusion is based on election outcome.
Public needs government for better governance but in our country this goal is not achieved. Instead of our government becomes election winning machine. This is defeat of common man.
Janadesh 2021: West Bengal
Didi Se Durga
Mamata Banerjee’s victory holds out hope not just for Bengal but for opposition forces across the country looking to halt the relentless march of the saffron brigade
Janadesh 2021: Tamil Nadu
Suputra Ke Haath AAyi Satta
His poll promises seem to have resonated with voters, but new chief minister M.K. Stalin will be watched closely for how well he delivers on those commitments
Janadesh 2021: Kerala
Ab Yahan Ekchhatra Raaj
The Left’s second consecutive win in Kerala underlines Pinarayi Vijayan’s deft handling of the many crises that hit the state as much as his control over the political narrative
Janadesh 2021: BJP
Yani Baj Gayi Ghanti
Disappointing results in the assembly polls raise questions about the BJP’s overdependence on Brand Modi.
Janadesh 2021: Congress
Plumbing electoral depths, the Congress yet again faces a do-or- die choice. If it can put in an honest effort to reform itself, it can still be a uniting force for the Opposition.