https://twitter.com/mail_today NEW DELHI, Saturday, August 8, 2020 www.mailtoday.in / www.mailonline.in WEEKEND ED questions Rhea, brother in Sushant death case SEE PAGES 4-5 https://facebook.com/mailtoday Vol. 13 No. 266 | Pages 24 | ` 5.00 15 killed, 50 missing as landslide ravages Kerala’s Idukki SEE PAGE 6 SC: MARINES CASE TO CLOSE ONLY WHEN ITALY PAYS COMPENSATION SEE PAGE 7 INDIA TODAY MOOD OF THE NATION POLL 66% already think 78% rate his Covid But only 43% say he is the best choice crisis handling from economy better than for country’s next PM ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’ it was under the UPA ‘MODI BEST BET AMID CORONA & CHINACRISES’ By Kaushik Deka in New Delhi COVID-19 has been a crisis of unimaginable magnitude in the last six months, testing the efficiency and performance of global leaders. The situation was worse in India. The country witnessed unprecedented crises on multiple fronts — a pandemic, a lockdown, millions of migrants spilling out of cities, an economic downturn and a military stand-off at the China border. The focus, therefore, was sharply on the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was expected to guide the nation through these troubled times. So how did the people of India rate his performance? The latest iteration of the biannual India TodayKarvy Insights Mood of the Nation (MOTN) survey provides a The cover of the India definitive answer to Today Magazine that this question. hits the stands today Turn to Page 2 16 DIE IN KOZHIKODE CRASH AI plane skids off runway, falls into valley, splits into two A Dubai-Calicut Air India flight (IX 1344) with 191 onboard skidded during landing at Kozhikode Airport at 7.41 pm on Friday. The aircraft fell into a valley and broke in two pieces. 16 died and many others were hurt in the freak accident that took place when it was raining heavily. An airline spokesperson said the aircraft apparently overshot the runway. Relief and rescue operations were going on in full swing. SEE PAGE 2
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