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May 27, 2019

India Today is the leading news magazine and most widely read publication in India. The magazine’s leadership is unquestioned, so much so that India Today is what Indian journalism is judged by, for its integrity and ability to bring unbiased and incisive perspective to arguably the most dynamic, yet perplexing, region in the world. Breaking news and shaping opinion, it is now a household name and the flagship brand of India’s leading multidimensional media group. Additionally, the weekly brings with it a range supplements like Women, Home, Aspire, Spice and Simply which focus on style, health, education, fashion, etc. and Indian cities.

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from the editor-in-chief

Education, it is often said, is the passport to the future. For tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.The INDIA TODAY Best Colleges Survey has, for the past 22 years, remained the largest, most comprehensive survey of its kind in the country. It continues to be the most accurate benchmark of the state of colleges across the country.In the 23rd edition of the survey, we have extended the ambit of the methodology to offer students the widest possible range of educational institutions for them to make an informed choice. The latest survey covered 1,207 colleges, our biggest sample size so far. Our partner agency, Marketing & Development Research Associates (MDRA), conducted the survey of these colleges between November 2018 and April this year. The evaluation covered 14…

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india today

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Aroon PurieGROUP EDITORIAL DIRECTOR: Raj ChengappaGROUP CREATIVE EDITOR: Nilanjan Das; GROUP PHOTO EDITOR: Bandeep Singh MANAGING EDITORS: Kai Jabir Friese, Rajesh Jha CONSULTING EDITOR: Ajit Kumar Jha (Research) EXECUTIVE EDITORS: S. Sahaya Ranjit, Sandeep Unnithan MUMBAI: M.G. Arun DEPUTY EDITORS: Prachi Bhuchar, Uday Mahurkar, Manisha Saroop HYDERABAD: Amarnath K. Menon CHANDIGARH: Asit Jolly SENIOR EDITORS: Shweta Punj, Sasi Nair, Alokparna Das JAIPUR: Rohit Parihar SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITORS: Kaushik Deka, Ashish Mukherjee MUMBAI: Suhani Singh, Kiran Dinkar Tare; PATNA: Amitabh Srivastava ASSOCIATE EDITORS: Shougat Dasgupta, Chinki Sinha KOLKATA: Romita Sengupta; BHOPAL: Rahul Noronha; THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Jeemon Jacob ASSISTANT EDITOR: Zinnia Ray Chaudhuri, PUNE: Aditi S. Pai PHOTO DEPARTMENT: Vikram Sharma (Deputy Photo Editor), Rajwant Singh Rawat, Yasir Iqbal (Principal Photographers), Chandra Deep Kumar (Senior Photographer); MUMBAI: Mandar Suresh Deodhar (Chief…

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the next global slowdown?

(Illustration by NILANJAN DAS) The simmering trade tensions between the US and China have escalated into a full-blown war. It started after the US more than doubled tariffs on Chinese imports, with the latter retaliating by announcing new tariffs on American goods starting June 1. The trade war has shaken up stock markets worldwide, and with no signs of a de-escalation, market pundits are forecasting a global slowdown and even a recession if the impasse continues. Indian stocks have been under pressure, with the benchmark Sensex falling 2,000 points in nine days up to May 13.On May 10, the US carried out its threat of hiking tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods (from the 10 per cent imposed earlier) to 25 per cent. As many as 5,700 products…

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kcr’s federal moves

Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) called on his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan in Thiruvananthapuram to seek support for his dream of a ‘federal front’ resistant to bullying from the Congress and BJP. Vijayan was noncommittal, supportive of more powers devolved to the states but unsure about such a broad alliance. Exactly a week later, KCR called on the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M.K. Stalin in Chennai on May 13, spreading the message of a BJP and Congress weakened by the general election and ever more reliant on their partners.KCR believes regional parties, even if they don’t enjoy prominence beyond their particular fiefs, pose a serious threat to the swaggering national parties. As a party, the DMK is firm in its demands for greater autonomy and an…

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Union minister for road transport and highways NITIN GADKARI made this scarcely believable vow to the assembled press in Delhi last week, as the city choked again on dust and fumes. Delhi is one of the world’s most polluted cities; indeed, 14 of the 15 most polluted cities in the world are Indian, strung largely across the north. Gadkari claims the construction of expressways, under his watch, to divert traffic around Delhi has reduced pollution in the city by 32 per cent. He was silent on what kind of policy redesign might turn his promise into results. “Our government has done 100 per cent corruption-free, transparent, time-bound, result-oriented and quality work and that is why Delhi will be free of air and water pollution in the next three…

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a billion dollar election

₹3,622 croreSpent by donors to buy electoral bonds in just 2 months between March and April 2019 65.2% Rise in buying of bonds in March-April. In March, Rs 1,365.7 cr worth electoral bonds were sold, Rs 2,256.4 cr in April ₹694 croreIn bonds sold in April in Mumbai, Kolkata (Rs 417.3 cr), Delhi (Rs 408.6 cr), up from Rs 495.6 cr, Rs 370.1 cr and Rs 205.9 cr respectively from Jan to Mar ₹1,056.7 croreWorth of electoral bonds bought in 6 rounds of sales in all of 2018. Rs 1,716.1 cr bought in the first 2 rounds of sales in 2019 ₹222 croreIn electoral bonds sold in 1st round from March 1-10, 2018; Rs 210 cr(94.6%) went to the BJP; Rs 325 cr donated to all political parties…

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