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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
…AND NOW, OMICRON
BEND IT LIKE BABUL
EYEING A RETURN TICKET?
RISE AND FALL • Param Bir Singh has seen many ups and downs in his career spanning more than three decades
IN AMMA’S NAME
RAINING ON INDIA’S CRYPTO PARADE?
THIS ROUND TO THE MEN IN KHAKI
THE STATE’S DATA OVERREACH
FROM AATMANIRBHAR GUJARAT TO AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT
MISSION 2022 • THE BJP HIGH COMMAND HONES ITS ELECTORAL STRATEGY FOR KEY POLLS IN UTTAR PRADESH AND OTHER STATES TO OVERCOME ANTI-INCUMBENCY AND THE HEALTH AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES RESULTING FROM THE PANDEMIC
ON THE FRONTLINES • PARTY STRATEGIES AND THE CORE TEAMS FOR THE SEVEN ASSEMBLY POLLS TO BE HELD IN 2022
THE BJP’S ELECTION MACHINE • Using technology, the BJP has activised its grass-root level workers across the country and corporatised its election machinery, even introducing KRAs for state leaders
THE WORLD’S LARGEST POLL ARMY • THE BJP BEHEMOTH IS BUILT ON DIFFERENT LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP. THESE ARE SOME OF THE LEADERS THAT HELP KEEP THE PARTY ON TOP IN INDIA’S POLITICAL ORDER
“THE BJP IS NEVER COMPLACENT. WE HAVE TAKEN ALL STEPS TO WIN IN 2022” • After holding an hour-long video conference with state party leaders on December 1, Bharatiya Janata Party president J.P. Nadda sat down for an exclusive interview with Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director (Publishing) and Anilesh S. Mahajan, Senior Editor, at his Delhi residence, in which he discussed his party’s prospects and the challenges it faces in 2022. Excerpts:
RACE TO THE BOTTOM • Indian scientists begin an ambitious project to explore the seabed. Inside India’s Deep Ocean Mission to extract resources from the seabed
EXCELLENCE OF GOOD GOVERNANCEIN UTTARAKHAND
LEADING LADY • Falguni Nayar, founder and CEO of Nykaa, is redefining the language of beauty in India. After a bumper IPO, India’s first woman-led unicorn to have gone public is preparing to expand across categories. What the queen of beauty needs to watch out for as she takes the next big step
Nykaa in Numbers
BETTING ON GROWTH
WHEN LESS IS MORE • WITH MORE AND MORE YOUNG PEOPLE CHOOSING TO REJECT A LIFE OF EXCESS, MINIMALISM IS GAINING CURRENCY AS A WAY OF LIFE
GETTING THRIFTY • A shopping guide for the thrifting enthusiast
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SURGING AHEAD • At the India Today State of the States e-Conclave, the leaders of the winning states shared how they ran a tight ship during the pandemic to not just sail through but to move towards a brighter future
FROM THE WINNING CHIEF MINISTERS
“I AM STILL HERE” • EVEN AS RAVEENA TANDON RETURNS TO OUR SCREENS WITH ARANYAK, SHE INSISTS SHE HAD NEVER LEFT
“MY MOTHER IS MY ROLE MODEL” • With two streaming releases, Hiccups & Hookups (Lionsgate Play) and Cobalt Blue (Netflix), Prateik Babbar is back into the reckoning. The...