Highlights of India Today Hindi 29th September 2021, issue: Cover Story: National Asset Monetization plan
Nijikaran Ki Jordar Pahal : Kya Yah Kargar Hogi
The Modi government hopes to raise Rs 6 lakh crore over the next four years by ‘monetising’ public sector assets—leasing them out to the private sector for long-term operations. Can it deliver on this game-changing idea?
Upfront: Automobile Sector
Shutter Girakar Chal Diye
Just 25 years of its operations not too long for an auto manufacturer— Ford Motor Company of the US has decided to exit India. Not that those years were a smooth ride for the iconic maker of cars like Model T, Thunderbird and Mustang.
Upfront: Punjab Assembly Election
Vapsi Ke Liye Bichhti Sukhbir Ki Shatranj
After split with BJP, the SAD is trying to return in the power. But it also faces anger of state farmers. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal suspended his state wide tour, ‘Gall Punjab Di (conversations about Punjab)’, in which he meant to cover about a hundred of the state’s 117 assembly seats.
Upfront: West Bengal
Didi Mat Ab Karobar
It took more than a decade and three back-to-back assembly wins for the Mamata Banerjee government to roll out the red carpet again for the Tatas. Mamata came to power on the back of a farmers’ movement in Nandigram-Singur against the land acquisition for the Tata Nano factory (2006-08), and it hasn’t been easy for her government to shed the anti-industry image it acquired in the bargain.