Cover Story
  • It's not the jubilant return six-time CM Nitish Kumar might have hoped for. Big brother BJP is likely to be the real power behind the throne
  • The BJP's victories will boost its bargaining power with allies and energise the cadre for crucial assembly polls in 2021.
  • The leadership crisis in the Congress has manifested as election losses across the country. To survive, it must solve this problem.
Nov 23, 2020
Next issue out on Nov 30, 2020
Nov 23, 2020
Next issue out on Nov 30, 2020

The new lay of the land in Kashmir

The DDC elections come 15 months after the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of the state of J&K into two Union territories on August 5, 2019.

Three more years

The BJP did moderately well in the GC region, taking nine of the 16 seats there, and spectacularly outside it, taking 10 of the 12 seats.

Farm laws: Punjab ups the ante

Since late September, protesters have been blocking highways and railway tracks and laid siege to power plants, petrol bunks, malls and much else.


Here's this week's glasshouse

Covid vaccine not a silver bullet

The Pfizer vaccine BNT162, however, needs to be stored at minus 70 degrees Celsius or below to last up to six months

From the Editor-in-Chief

India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie here talks about the Bihar assembly election results.
Special Report

Running out of pace

A defiant opposition alliance has taken on the imran khan government and, for the first time ever, even the Pakistan army. Where will it all end?

A new era in education

Experts and entrepreneurs came together for the India Today Education Summit to discuss NEP 2020 and the role of technology in institutional learning.

Man in poll position

The BJP has the unenviable task of managing Himanta Biswa Sarma's ambition and keeping him on its side to retain a presence in the northeast.

A man and his art

Manoj Bajpayee on his approach to acting in a comedy film and on giving his voice to the tragedy of labourers during the nationwide lockdown.

Memoirs of an Early Feminist

Translated into English by her granddaughter, Saeeda Bano’s memoir retains the flavour of its Urdu original.

Bold and Brassy

Economist and activist Devaki Jain acknowledges both the inspiration and the irony in her recent memoir, The Brass Notebook.

She’s Got the Moves

Norah Fatehi aims to be more than a dancer in Bollywood

Such a long journey

Not afraid of being political, Deepa Mehta in her latest film, Funny Boy, explores a Tamil-Sinhalese gay love story.

The great Hindu vote trick

They comprise 70 per cent of the population of the state, and are being propitiated by both the BJP and Mamata Banerjee's TMC. But will the Bengali Hindus vote en bloc?