Highlights of India Today Hindi 21st April 2021, issue:
Cover Story: Covid 19
Doosri Lahar Ko Kaise Roken
A combination of new strains, vaccine hesitancy and Covid-denial among people at large has led to a potent second surge of cases in India. We must do more than step up the vigil and ramp up the ongoing vaccination drive
Upfront: Deshmukh Bribery Scame
Girne Lage Wicket
Maharashtra Minister Anil Deshmukh resigned from the Home Minister post after Mumbai High Court ordered CBI enquiry of allegations made by ex police commissioner of Mumbai Parambir Singh. It is expected some more name of politicians will unearth in coming days in this case.
Fir Jale Jungle
Forest of Uttarakhand catches fire and all efforts to control it goes into vein. Due to forest not only wild animals and locals suffered but also fertile land become harder and nothing can be sowed into it.
Sangh Par Nishana
Sukhbir Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) struggles to regain the trust of its core support base in the state—Punjab’s rural farmers and religious Sikhs, the so-called Panthic voters—after quitting the NDA alliance over the farm laws in September last year, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has added fuel to the fire. On March 31, it passed a resolution condemning the the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) for attempting ‘to make India a Hindu Rashtra’. Critics say this is a purely political move
Arthat: Bharam Gati Tare Nahi Tari
India becomes third country in terms of covid patients and deaths. Factors responsible for second wave of covid are irresponsible behavior of citizens. Political rallies and social events contributed heavily to this. Sero survey shows that second wave is worst and our more than 6% population is infected which is 6 fold more to what it was in year 2020.
Special Report: Maoist Attack
Bijapur Ka Raktpaat
As they close in on the last redoubts of the Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the security forces come under a deadly attack. Lessons from past ambushes remain unlearned.
Special Report: Mukhtaar Ansari
Don Ki Ulti Ginati
Gangster-neta Mukhtar Ansari’s transfer to an Uttar Pradesh jail from Punjab is seen as a victory for the Yogi government. How will the politics play out?
Bengal Ki Jung: Har Morche Par Chaukas Mamta Banarjee
Mamata Banerjee is still counting on a decisive mandate even while keeping the door ajar for a post-poll alliance, if needed
Special Report: Startup
Nai Lahar Ki Taiyari
Many start-ups with strong financials are planning to list in Indian stock markets. This is the indication that not only established business but new ventures are also raising funds through market.
Fursat: Maulikta Ke Sahare Khsetriya Cinema Ki Balle-Balle
Regional movies are becoming popular among Hindi viewers. OTT put many options before viewers to choose from different regional movies. Punjabi, Marathi etc movies are coming with Hindi and other subtitles so the language is no bar to understand.