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From 50 Years Ago

All Froth Isn’t it time someone told the Government how foolish it is beginning to look in its current exchanges with the three foreign oil companies? Speaking in Bombay last week, the Union Minister....

West Bengal: Politics of Mass Murder Since the Prime Minister’s appointment of Siddhartha Shankar Ray as Union Minister in charge of West Bengal affairs, the Calcutta air has been thick with....

Bound By Treaty It is necessary to repeat the tautology that the ruling group in any country sees foreign policy as a means of defending, preserving or extending its own internal—and consequently the....

Vol VI, Nos 31, 32 and 33 JULY 24, 1971 The Missing Dimension The Government’s response to the economic burdens of looking after the refugees from Bangla Desh has been, to say the least, confusing....

Narrowing Options The Sino-American detente has obviously upset some of the basic assumptions of Indian foreign policy. It was more or less taken for granted till now that the United States would want....

Elitism Rampant A Correspondent writes: The multitudes will be pouring into the imperial capital in their hundreds of thousands to demonstrate their ‘support’ for the Government’s policy on Bangla....

Ceylone: Shambles of Bandarnaike Socialism ( From a Special Correspondent) Liberals used to think that the subcontinent of India, Pakistan and Ceylon was free from revolution; that Pakistan was....

Rajasthan: Subedars Should be Submissive Vol VI, No 28 july 10, 1971 Rajasthan: Subedars Should be Submissive The departure of Mohan Lai Sukhadia from the Chief Ministership of Rajasthan is likely to....

TDA: Export Promotion at Micro Level The first Annual Report of the Trade Development Authority, for 1970-71, sets out the TDA’s ideas on its role in export promotion. In his chairman’s speech, H Lal....

Togetherness by Treaty The wide-ranging dismissals of important ministers and officials in the Egyptian cabinet and ruling party last month were regarded in some quarters as signifying more than the....

Fruitless Errand In the midst of the thousands of refugees pouring into India every day, it may not be exactly comforting to know of “the coincidence of points of view of India and the Soviet Union on....

Maharashtra: The New Feudalism A Correspondent writes: The development of co-operative enterprises by big landowners in Maharashtra, particularly in the western districts, has given the Congress a....

Barely Begun If the tax effort in the Budget for 1970-71 appears substantial—it is certainly not ‘staggering’ or ‘stupendous’, as has been suggested—it is so only in contrast to what Finance Ministers....

India and Ceylon: Generation Gap? A correspondent writes… In sharp contrast to the hysteria which has convulsed our elitist ‘intelligentsia’ over Bangla Desh, there has been almost a deafening silence....