Aroon Purie

OPEN TO OPINION

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

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.

POLITICS

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Why the legacy of Atal Bihari Vajpayee will live on

India Today cover story explores the stories behind the former PM's key initiatives, written by those who have known him intimately.

POLITICS

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Why BJP is going to need its disgruntled allies and more to get a simple majority in 2019

Mood of the Nation poll says it could be a close call for both the NDA and the UPA, with neither getting a majority.

VARIETY

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71 years of Independence: How free are we?

Top thinkers assess how far India has come, at 71, to give us the freedom to be who we are and the best we can be.

POLITICS

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Why Imran Khan has the world's worst job

India Today cover story examines the challenges that lie ahead for Pakistan's new prime minister.

POLITICS

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Why National Register of Citizens is likely to turn Assam into a tinderbox

With the completion of the NRC, at least two million people are at risk of losing their citizen's rights: to vote, to property, to state benefits.

VARIETY

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Save the Taj: Why the world won't forgive us for letting Taj Mahal become a victim of neglect

Government apathy and short-sighted development priorities are destroying India’s most iconic monument.

VARIETY

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How anonymity allowed the weaponisation of WhatsApp

India Today cover story highlights the dangerous misuse of social media, and how to stop it.