Highlights of India Today Hindi 22nd December 2021, issue:
Cover Story: Prashant Kishore
Prashant Kishore Ka Vipaksh Ke Liye Jitau Nuskha
In an exclusive interview, the election strategist analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the opposition and lays out a game plan to challenge the BJP in 2024.
General Bipin Rawat, 63, who died tragically in a helicopter crash on December 8, was India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and longest-serving general. Rawat was either loved or hated, he was impossible to ignore. Depending on which side of the divide you spoke to, he was seen as either a visionary reformer or an iconoclast.
Sabko Sadhte Aage Badhte Channi
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh formed new strategy to tackle opponents within party. Channi has tried to tackle Navjot Sidhu by co-opting him in the battle against the Amarinder camp—without conceding much space to him.
Bhrashtar Par Jordar Var
There was much consternation in Patna’s political circles on November 17 after Additional Director General of Police Nayyar Hasnain Khan sent teams of Bihar’s special vigilance unit to raid the office and private residences of Magadh University vice-chancellor Rajendra Prasad. The first vice-chancellor in Bihar to face such ignominy. Unit unearthed many corruption cases in recent past and moving on.
Special Report: Omicron
Idhar bhi Ho Rahi Puri Taiyari
Omicron, the latest Covid ‘variant of concern’, spreads fast but has so far not caused severe symptoms and no deaths. Keep your fingers crossed.
Special Report: Nagaland
Shanti Prakriya Ko Jhatka
The killing of 14 Naga civilians after an ambush gone wrong puts the centre and the armed forces on the defensive in restive Nagaland. It also puts at risk the brittle peace process and raises questions about the harsh AFSPA law.
Nation: Kashi Vishwanath
Astha Ka Galiyara
The inauguration of the new Kashi vVishwanath temple corridor by the prime minister at a cost of INR 800 crore is a boon for pilgrims and a boost for the BJP with polls nigh.
Society: J&K’s bachelors
Vadi Ka Dulhan Bajar
Desperate middle-aged men in Kashmir are turning to brokers to find them a wife for a fee. Families in the heartland are giving away their daughters to make ends meet.