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India Today

Sep 20 2021
Magazine

India Today is the leading news magazine and most widely read publication in India. The magazine’s leadership is unquestioned, so much so that India Today is what Indian journalism is judged by, for its integrity and ability to bring unbiased and incisive perspective to arguably the most dynamic, yet perplexing, region in the world. Breaking news and shaping opinion, it is now a household name and the flagship brand of India’s leading multidimensional media group. Additionally, the weekly brings with it a range supplements like Women, Home, Aspire, Spice and Simply which focus on style, health, education, fashion, etc. and Indian cities.

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

India Today

Presenting India Today Insight

A QUESTION OF METTLE

HALLMARKING, EXPLAINED

GLASSHOUSE

WHY IS EVERYTHING SO EXPENSIVE?

A BITTER REARGUARD BATTLE

A REDDY FAMILY FEUD

BATTLE FOR THE BACKWARDS • THE OBC VOTE IS CRITICAL FOR EVERY PARTY, WHICH IS WHY THE OPPOSITION IS CLAMOURING FOR A COMMUNITY CENSUS. THE RULING BJP FEARS THIS WILL UNSETTLE ITS SOCIAL ENGINEERING STRATEGY AND UPSET THE CORE UPPER CASTE VOTE BASE

THE POLITICAL MIGHT

A SLIMMER SLICE OF THE PIE • Vacancies in posts reserved for OBCs indicate that quota benefits have not percolated down to the lowest beneficiaries

GENESIS OF THE CASTE CENSUS • The Modi government is not the first one to rebuff an OBC count. Successive governments since Independence have shied away from it

KERALA’S ISIL-K THREAT • SECURITY AGENCIES IN INDIA ARE WARY OF THE RETURN OF INDIANS WHO LEFT TO JOIN THE TERRORIST GROUP IN AFGHANISTAN

ISIL’S KERALA CONNECT • THE FASCINATION WITH ISIL STARTED IN 2015 FOR THE STATE’S ISLAMIC RADICALS

WILL THE TALIBAN TAKEOVER HIT J&K? • India’s big worry is that Pakistan-based terror groups will now get powerful patrons like the Haqqani network

KICKING UP A SWARM • THE ARMED FORCES START PLACING THEIR FIRST ORDERS FOR SWARM DRONES BUT THE NEED IS TO RAMP UP R&D FOR INDIGENOUS PROWESS IN THESE BATTLE-DEFINING MACHINES

DAY OF THE SWARM DRONES • INDIAN ARMY AND AIR FORCE ARE BETTING ON SWARM DRONES TO ACQUIRE MORE LETHAL POWER

THE BIG CHURN • Struggling to adapt curriculums to emerging trends and keep up with the changing needs of industry, engineering institutions are attracting fewer students and either shutting down or slashing the number of available seats

“We are testing students for skills that industry wants” • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) chairman ANIL DATTATRAYA SAHASRABUDHE spoke to AMARNATH K. MENON on the ongoing reforms in engineering education. Excerpts:

THE FATNESS EPIDEMIC • THE STRESS AND SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE INFLICTED BY THE PANDEMIC HAVE TRANSLATED INTO WEIGHT GAIN FOR MANY, TRIGGERING AN ALTOGETHER NEW SET OF PROBLEMS

THE WINNING FORMULA • INDIA’S RICH MEDAL HAUL AT THE TOKYO PARALYMPICS IS A TESTIMONY TO THE POWER OF INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT AND WHAT IT CAN DO TO BOLSTER THE WINNING ATTITUDE

ROLL OF HONOUR • At the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics, India’s contingent won 19 medals, five of them gold. This was a watershed moment—India’s total haul from 1968 to 2016 was just 12 medals

BEST PRIVATE COLLEGES OF NORTH INDIA

IN DEPTH KNOWLEDGE FROM THE MOST CREDIBLE SOURCE

PLAYING ON A LOOP • With his song ‘Jalebi Baby’ having become a rage the world over, Tesher says the fun has only just begun

Pulling the Right Strings • Sitarist PURBAYAN CHATTERJEE hopes to have discovered new musical threads that bind East and West

SITAR-STRUCK • A long playing history of sitar fusion

THE CONTENT QUEENS • With short and funny videos that instantly go viral, women content creators have defied the pandemic and upturned gender...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Living Media India Limited Edition: Sep 20 2021

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  • Release date: September 10, 2021

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English

India Today is the leading news magazine and most widely read publication in India. The magazine’s leadership is unquestioned, so much so that India Today is what Indian journalism is judged by, for its integrity and ability to bring unbiased and incisive perspective to arguably the most dynamic, yet perplexing, region in the world. Breaking news and shaping opinion, it is now a household name and the flagship brand of India’s leading multidimensional media group. Additionally, the weekly brings with it a range supplements like Women, Home, Aspire, Spice and Simply which focus on style, health, education, fashion, etc. and Indian cities.

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

India Today

Presenting India Today Insight

A QUESTION OF METTLE

HALLMARKING, EXPLAINED

GLASSHOUSE

WHY IS EVERYTHING SO EXPENSIVE?

A BITTER REARGUARD BATTLE

A REDDY FAMILY FEUD

BATTLE FOR THE BACKWARDS • THE OBC VOTE IS CRITICAL FOR EVERY PARTY, WHICH IS WHY THE OPPOSITION IS CLAMOURING FOR A COMMUNITY CENSUS. THE RULING BJP FEARS THIS WILL UNSETTLE ITS SOCIAL ENGINEERING STRATEGY AND UPSET THE CORE UPPER CASTE VOTE BASE

THE POLITICAL MIGHT

A SLIMMER SLICE OF THE PIE • Vacancies in posts reserved for OBCs indicate that quota benefits have not percolated down to the lowest beneficiaries

GENESIS OF THE CASTE CENSUS • The Modi government is not the first one to rebuff an OBC count. Successive governments since Independence have shied away from it

KERALA’S ISIL-K THREAT • SECURITY AGENCIES IN INDIA ARE WARY OF THE RETURN OF INDIANS WHO LEFT TO JOIN THE TERRORIST GROUP IN AFGHANISTAN

ISIL’S KERALA CONNECT • THE FASCINATION WITH ISIL STARTED IN 2015 FOR THE STATE’S ISLAMIC RADICALS

WILL THE TALIBAN TAKEOVER HIT J&K? • India’s big worry is that Pakistan-based terror groups will now get powerful patrons like the Haqqani network

KICKING UP A SWARM • THE ARMED FORCES START PLACING THEIR FIRST ORDERS FOR SWARM DRONES BUT THE NEED IS TO RAMP UP R&D FOR INDIGENOUS PROWESS IN THESE BATTLE-DEFINING MACHINES

DAY OF THE SWARM DRONES • INDIAN ARMY AND AIR FORCE ARE BETTING ON SWARM DRONES TO ACQUIRE MORE LETHAL POWER

THE BIG CHURN • Struggling to adapt curriculums to emerging trends and keep up with the changing needs of industry, engineering institutions are attracting fewer students and either shutting down or slashing the number of available seats

“We are testing students for skills that industry wants” • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) chairman ANIL DATTATRAYA SAHASRABUDHE spoke to AMARNATH K. MENON on the ongoing reforms in engineering education. Excerpts:

THE FATNESS EPIDEMIC • THE STRESS AND SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE INFLICTED BY THE PANDEMIC HAVE TRANSLATED INTO WEIGHT GAIN FOR MANY, TRIGGERING AN ALTOGETHER NEW SET OF PROBLEMS

THE WINNING FORMULA • INDIA’S RICH MEDAL HAUL AT THE TOKYO PARALYMPICS IS A TESTIMONY TO THE POWER OF INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT AND WHAT IT CAN DO TO BOLSTER THE WINNING ATTITUDE

ROLL OF HONOUR • At the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics, India’s contingent won 19 medals, five of them gold. This was a watershed moment—India’s total haul from 1968 to 2016 was just 12 medals

BEST PRIVATE COLLEGES OF NORTH INDIA

IN DEPTH KNOWLEDGE FROM THE MOST CREDIBLE SOURCE

PLAYING ON A LOOP • With his song ‘Jalebi Baby’ having become a rage the world over, Tesher says the fun has only just begun

Pulling the Right Strings • Sitarist PURBAYAN CHATTERJEE hopes to have discovered new musical threads that bind East and West

SITAR-STRUCK • A long playing history of sitar fusion

THE CONTENT QUEENS • With short and funny videos that instantly go viral, women content creators have defied the pandemic and upturned gender...


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