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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
SET UP YOUR DREAM IN “THE HEART OF INCREDIBLE !NDIA” MADHYA PRADESH
Presenting India Today Insight
CONGRESS ‘YUKT’ BHARAT
All Is Not Well Between Shinde And Fadnavis
SHIFTING THE LINES
A New Quota Calculus
CLEANING HOUSE OR A PURGE?
THE RESERVATION CIRCLE
AN OPPOSITION IN DISARRAY
JUST A FRIENDLY CHAT?
A FLYING RUMOUR
NO WINTER BREAK IN BIHAR
Myron Homes The Champion of Customers’ Financial Victory
CELEBRATING FESTIVALS TRADITIONAL AND MODERN • Jamil Nadu is a land of festivals and the month of January offers particularly rich picldngs, the biggest celebration being the hanrvest festival of Pongal
THE KEY TO HAPPINESS • IT LIES IN LEARNING OF THE DIFFERENT WAYS IN WHICH WE CAN RISE AND LIVE ANEW EVEN AS WE KEEP FALLING
“Focus on yourself” • Wise men have always been part of the Indian tradition, helping humanity navigate the ups and downs of everyday life. Keeping that practice alive are this set of religious savants. Here are their words of wisdom
“Share your resources and wisdom to be happy”
“Practise traffic control of the mind”
“Be more action-oriented than result-oriented”
The Chemistry of Contentment
“Unconditional love, equality best way to achieve bliss”
“Beatitude comes when we are merciful”
WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY? • From spending some quality time with their family to making a breakthrough at work, from helping out the underprivileged to helping themselves to a large slice of pizza… Inspirational personalities from different walks of life share what happiness means to them
IN DERTH KNOWLEDGE FROM THE MOST CREDIBLE SOURCE
IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS • Most of us are driven by visions of personal happiness, but there are rare individuals who work tirelessly for the joy of helping the marginalised whether specially-abled, orphaned, malnourished or just down on their luck. We celebrate people and organisations that bring smiles to the faces of so many
A Reading Nook of Their Own • Happiness delivery: The Buguri Community Library opens a window to a better world for the children of waste workers
In a Higher Space • Happiness delivery: Hasudi Ausanpur in Uttar Pradesh’s impoverished Siddharthnagar district ticks all the boxes of a smart village, bagging seven national awards
Breakfast Mama • Happiness delivery: A primary school teacher at a tribal school in Kerala takes steps to make sure her wards are not sitting in class hungry
ART AND SOUL • Happiness delivery: Reviving traditional handicrafts such as the Kani shawl by introducing new designs and patterns, inspiring the younger generation to learn the craft of their forefathers and using art to dispel stereotypes about Kashmir
Helping Hand on the Sundarbans • Happiness delivery: Baikunthapur Tarun Sangha helps people in the Sundarbans’ remote coastal villages battle grim lives by taking care of their basic needs
Nurturing the Next Generation • Happiness delivery:...