India Today is India’s leading weekly news magazine published by Living Media India Limited. The magazine belongs to the India Today Group and was first published in 1975. India Today is Asia’s largest selling magazine with a readership of over 1.77 million.
India Today is popular for its ability to bring unbiased and incisive perspective to arguably the most dynamic, yet perplexing, region in the world. It is now a household name and the flagship brand of India’s leading multidimensional media group.
Also published along with the main magazine are a number of supplements such as Aspire, Women, Spice and Simply. The last supplement has editions for each of India’s metropolitan cities and urban hotspots.
July 14, 2014: The Cover Story this issue focuses on the empowerment of bureaucracy in the month-old Narendra Modi government which is working hard to end policy paralysis and boost growth.The Big Story deals with the controversy surrounding sex education in schools which is often considered a taboo both by parents and teachers.The Special Report this week is on the pitiable condition of the Ganga from Kanpur to Varanasi. Large-scale contamination of the river has raised serious doubts about its survival.The Nation section focuses on RSS’s displeasure against Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the Professional Examination Board scandal.
July 7, 2014: The Cover Story this week is on Union Budget 2014. The Narendra Modi-led NDA government faces a tough task to boost India's economy.The Big Story this week is on the rise of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who leads the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the Sunni Jihadist group busily murdering its way across Iraq.The Special Report focusses on Chief Justice of India RM Lodha's statement expressing the need for courts to remain open round the year. In such a situation, the vacation plans of judges are likely to be affected.The Society Trends section has a feature on Life Coaches who have become the next big thing.
June 30, 2014: The Cover Story this week is on Varanasi becoming a litmus test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claims to change India. There have been endless campaigns from all over India to save the Ganga along the banks of which the city is situated.The Big Story focuses on BJP’s efforts to expand its stronghold across the country. Having decimated the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls last month, the saffron party aspires to consolidate its mandate.
June 23, 2014: The Cover Story this week is on how the Aam Aadmi Party seems to have lost the plot. The growing dissent within the party ranks has left Arvind Kejriwal being questioned on the party’s style of functioning.
The Defence section features the story on Union Minister VK Singh being up in arms against Army chief-designate Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag and how it could loom into the first major controversy for the newly-elected Narendra Modi government.
June 9, 2014: The cover story this issue is on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet. Although Modi has hit the ground, his Cabinet is still a work in progress. The story looks at the new Cabinet, highlighting its strengths and the odds.The special report is again on Narendra Modi, who is now the toast of global leaders. The package has columns from Pakistan, the US, the UK and Japan.
June 2, 2014: The Cover Story this issue looks at Rahul Gandhi's run in the Congress after the party has been reduced to its lowest-ever tally in the Lok Sabha, leaving demoralised cadres and alienated leaders. Now, can the party recover with him at the helm? Modi and Abe mean business, a story in the Nation section, talks of the unique rapport between India’s Prime Minister-designate and the Japanese Prime Minister which would add fresh impetus to ties between the two nations.