Aroon Purie

OPEN TO OPINION

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The writer is chairman and editor-in-chief of the India Today Group.

POLITICS

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SCI-TECH

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Mission Gaganyaan: The challenges of the biggest Made in India endeavour to become a superpower

Apart from national prestige, this mission will see large investments in indigenous technology and industry.

POLITICS

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Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan: Why BJP's prospects in 2019 will hinge on these high-stakes battles

A BJP defeat will hand Congress president Rahul Gandhi a victory — at last — and set his party on the road to revival.

POLITICS

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How CBI was rocked by a corruption scandal and a destructive turf war

Restoring the credibility of the country's top internal probe agency will take time and some long-term reforms.

POLITICS

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Economy in distress: Is there a way out?

India Today cover story assesses the state of the economy and looks at the way forward.

POLITICS

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Why religions in India discriminate against women

If women can fly fighter jets, surely they can be allowed the same access to places of worship as men, or even become priests.

POLITICS

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How political interference, corruption and outdated procedures have crippled India's bureaucracy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of India soon becoming a $5 trillion economy. This will remain a pipe dream unless he undertakes a fundamental reform of the bureaucracy.

VARIETY

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Section 377 struck down: Why the war is far from over

The weeding out of this regressive law has come as a release for persons of alternative sexuality who form between seven and eight per cent of India's population.

POLITICS

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Demonetisation: RBI data on banned currency punctures Modi govt's tall claims

India Today cover story looks at the road ahead after demonetisation and the war against black money.

VARIETY

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4,500-year-old skulls found in Haryana and the truth about Indian civilisation

India Today cover story explores the newest findings that reinforce earlier wisdom that India was essentially a melting pot of cultures.