Cover Story
  • It was supposed to be over with Ayodhya. But Kashi, Mathura and a flurry of other mandir-masjid disputes signal a new phase of Hindu revivalism. A cover story by India Today magazine
Jun 13, 2022
Next issue out on Jun 20, 2022
Jun 13, 2022
Next issue out on Jun 20, 2022

Moosewala murder case in Punjab | A fatal ride

CM Bhagwant Mann’s government was already on the back foot over the law and order situation. Moosewala’s murder has compounded matters

Yogi shows some industry in Uttar Pradesh

The Yogi government claims projects worth Rs 3 lakh crore are now off the ground, and these have led to 500,000 new jobs

Rajasthan | Walking a tight rope

CM Ashok Gehlot has to defend his loyalists, but can’t be seen to be standing in law’s way

Federal freeze in Telangana

The TRS is worried that a restricted fund flow won’t allow it to finance its vote-spinning welfare schemes

Knots against caste in Bihar

There seems to be quite a groundswell of rebellion against traditional caste endogamy among Bihar’s youth

Fallen icons | Where are they now?

Once upon a time, these leaders were the toast of India Inc. Here’s a snapshot of who is where

Mamata tightens her grip in West Bengal

Though young leaders have grouped around Abhishek, Mamata has shown she has the last say

Book review | The Resilient Society by Markus Brunnermeier

In a resilient society, argues Markus Brunnermeier, we can “take more chances and embrace more opportunities—because the shocks will be less detrimental.”


Here's this week's glasshouse

Ayushmann Khurrana: Say it through your art

Regardless of their box-office fate, actor Ayushmann Khurrana is picking films that push the envelope

I’ve always found my stories in real life: Filmmaker Prakash Jha

As the third season of his hit Mix Player show Aashram drops on June 3, filmmaker Prakash Jha talks to us about his several loves and passions—Bhopal, politics, the piano and painting.

The past functions within and upon us in a variety of ways: Author Geetanjali Shree

Last week, Geetanjali Shree’s novel Tomb of Sand (Ret-Samadhi in the original Hindi; translated into English by Daisy Rockwell) became the first Hindi novel to win the International Booker Prize. We caught up with the 64-year-old Delhi-based writer shortly after the announcement.

‘Tell Me How To Be’: A new book on family drama

Neel Patel's debut novel has all the nostalgia of diasporic fiction and the angst of a family melodrama

Book Review: 'City of Incident' by Annie Zaidi

Annie Zaidi’s lyricism is sometimes at odds with the harsh urban realities she hopes to portray

‘Traversing Space’ exhibition: The story of how S.H. Raza’s art evolved

The selection of S.H. Raza’s works brings out the recurring preoccupations, making the whole look seamless

Tantra on the Edge: An exhibition on how the artists and their art had a connection to Tantra philosophy

By collecting the works of 16 artists, a Delhi exhibition is helping viewers join the dots of a tantric pattern

IT Jobs: A techie's market

The growing demand for digital specialists during the pandemic and their limited supply revved up the tech jobs market and techies found themselves beset with multiple offers and fantastic compensation. how long will the boom last?

Covid-19: War of the variants

A variety of Omicron sub-variants and hybrid variants are floating around the world. Is the virus mutating to become deadlier? And should India be worried?

From the Editor-in-Chief

India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie on a flurry of Mandir-Masjid disputes signalling a new phase of Hindu revivalism

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel's humble presence

The quiet and unassuming Bhupendra Patel has launched several popular schemes, but as polls near, he faces headwinds on key fronts

Audio streaming: How audio dramas are on the rise and better than ever

Run out of things to watch? Tune in to some audio drama, a welcome addition to audiences’ entertainment choices

Climate Change: How to save the world

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report warns that stemming the slide towards ecological catastrophe would require far more ambitious action than has been seen so far