Cover Story
  • Cellular intervention promises to change the way the emperor of maladies is diagnosed, treated and perhaps even cured in India. A cover story by India Today magazine
Oct 03, 2022
Next issue out on Oct 10, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Next issue out on Oct 10, 2022
Upfront

Congress party polls | A race for the presidency

Shashi Tharoor’s biggest challenge is that he will be the rebel candidate against the one backed by the Gandhi family

Language divide | Speaking of being equal

One Nation, One Language has few takers outside core Hindi areas. Tamil Nadu's veto now touches all

Hemant Soren | Digging in his heels

The CM’s twin decisions on Sept. 14 are seen as steps to prepare for the what-if scenarios

Sachin Pilot faces turbulence in Rajasthan

Sachin Pilot, who had established himself as an undisputed leader of Gujjars, is facing a challenge from within Rajasthan Congress

West Bengal | Red dawn rising

The Left's new momentum is driven by the youth. They have hit the roads in over 10,000 marches/rallies

Tejas Mk2 fighter jets | A medium-weight contender

The Tejas Mk2 will use the more powerful GE-414 engines that will give the fighter jet more time in the air with heavier ‘standoff weapon’ loads.

Madrassas | Razing questions

Assam has already razed three madrassas, alleging terror links

Glasshouse

Here's this week's glasshouse
EDITOR'S NOTE

From the Editor-in-Chief

India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie on the cellular intervention that promises to change the way cancer is diagnosed, treated, and perhaps even cured, in India
Leisure

Dayanita Singh's Let's See | "All photography is fiction"

Dayanita Singh’s new photo-novel offers ample proof that pictures often speak louder than words

The Parsi nose project | Portrait of a people

An ongoing photo exhibition in Mumbai wants visitors to see the Parsi community in a new light

Indian fashion | Never out of style

Besides tracing the evolution of Indian design and fashion, two new coffee table books show us why their export has been crucial

Shivaji | The king of hearts

Though Vaibhav Purandare holds Shivaji in high esteem, his book on the Maratha king is no hagiography

The history of India | Long story short

John Zubrzycki recounts India’s history in under 300 pages

Q+A with Tanuja Chandra | Leading with the ladies

After directing hits like Sangharsh and Qarib Qarib Singlle for the big screen, filmmaker Tanuja Chandra has made her web debut with Hush Hush, a crime drama that premiered on Amazon Prime Video this week
Special Report

Cinema in J&K | And the curtain rises again

After 23 years, cinema makes a grand comeback in Kashmir as the Valley gets its first multiplex
DEFENCE

Buffering claims on China border

One by one, disengagement at major points of friction between the Indian Army and China's PLA in Ladakh is reducing tension. But there is concern that the creation of new demilitarised buffer zones along the LAC amount to a further loss of territory on the border with China
Spice

Bridegroom fashion | Altar ego

The Indian bridegroom has truly come of age in 2022. He is rebellious, fashion forward, and in some cases, even stealing the show from the bride. Here are some groomsday prophecies to ace W-day

Watches | A fresh take on time

Bomberg watches's bold designs combine a powerful legacy of craftsmanship with unique inspiration

Luxury fabrics | Rumour has it

Couturier Suneet Varma's line of luxury fabrics and textiles for Rumours showcase his penchant for drama, timeless style and fine craftsmanship

India's top presidential suites | The suite smell of success

Choreographed comfort that promises to indulge rock star fantasies and cribs that promise just that. Spice lists the top five presidential suites around the country

The new rules of dining out

The post-Covid world and its changed dynamic has exploded a new world order. Here is how the culinary world is responding to it

Breguet's Classique Dame 8068 | Colour me bold

Beauty, style and charm outline this timeless timepiece

The taste of the sea in Old Pulteney’s single malts

Matured by the sea using timehonoured techniques, Old Pulteney’s single malts capture the taste of the sea in every drop of their liquid gold.

The growing legion of women cigar smokers

The growing legion of women cigar smokers are storming the male order of the fragrant leaf for one upmann-ship

A spirited tour of All About Alcohol museum in Goa

October is a drunken month with specific dates dedicated to Vodka, Liqueur, Gin & Tonic, Beer, Mezcal and Champagne. In Goa, if you want to sit on the high bar stool and talk alcohol, visit All About Alcohol, a first of its kind museum in the country.

Why iPhone 14 Pro is a game changer

Like fine wine, Apple is getting better with age. The new iPhone 14 Pro has reinvented the wheel and set the bar high.

Is the Apple Watch Ultra worth the upgrade?

An exclusive sneak peek at Apple’s hotly discussed Apple Watch Ultra

Sarita Handa NOW concept store | When less is more

The store unveils a fresh story that draws on a new design language, inspired by the design principles of wabi-sabi, feng shui and biophilia.

The power of the paisley

Décor brands come home to a new luxe address on MG Road, Delhi

Luxury sedan review | 2022 Audi A8 is an A-lister

With the 2022 Audi A8, technology consorts with comfort on four wheels.

Hotel review | The new Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort

More than just a weekend getaway, the new Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort pulls out all the stops to lay out a procession of awes.

The Seen Beach Club is a place to be seen in Thailand

Where exquisite sundowners that hero pink grapes is a way of life, and celebration is the theme du jour, The Seen Beach Club at Avani Chaweng Hotel Samui in Thailand, offers more than just sun, sea and surf.

Last look | Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31 - A reimagined classic

Rolex is calling to mind wild summer meadows with news new versions of the Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31
Smart Money

Securing a lifeline through life insurance

Life insurance is a way to protect your family should you unexpectedly die. It is a financial instrument to keep their dreams alive when you are no longer able to provide for them

How much do you need to retire?

To arrive at the sum you need, you have to factor in expenses when you retire, years you have left to save and how much you require to save

Investing in small-cap funds | Small and full of potential

Investing in small-cap funds could be risky, but they also provide an upside that can be a significant wealth creation strategy

Golden opportunity of investing in gold

There are many ways to invest in gold, but each of the available options comes with its share of benefits and pitfalls

Trends | Insurance policies to go paperless

By the end of this year, all new insurance policies are likely to be available in demat form
The Big Story

Lumpy skin disease | Bovine blight

The lumpy skin disease outbreak has hit Rajasthan hard, leaving in its wake thousands of infected cows, carcasses across towns and villages, and the rural economy in ruins
NATION

Agra | City of stalled projects

Development takes a backseat in the zeal to rewrite the history of the erstwhile capital of the Mughal empire and rename its heritage monuments such as the Taj, with many of the city's development projects caught in purgatory
Business

Vedanta-Foxconn deal | Semiconductor heat

The Centre as well as the Maharashtra government come under heavy fire from critics as Vedanta-Foxconn shifts its Rs 1.54 lakh crore semiconductor project from the state to poll-bound Gujarat