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Subjective Narration of the Indira Gandhi Years

The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years by Pranab Mukherjee (New Delhi, India: Rupa Publications), 2015; pp x + 321, Rs 595.

The Plurilateral Service Agreement Game at the WTO

Moves are afoot at the World Trade Organisation for a select group of countries to get around the Doha Round impasse and negotiate a plurilateral International Services Agreement, which would then be open to other WTO countries to join. Such a trade pact would be clearly illegal under the WTO rules; the talk is more like a bluff game to pressure all WTO members to open up their services to foreign suppliers.

Haksar and the IAS

In ‘A System of Decay’ (April 5), in the review of the book The Changing Face of Bureaucracy: Fifty Years of the IAS, the reviewer cites the author Sanjoy Bagchi as saying that the decay of the IAS began with Indira Gandhi’s internal emergency and implies P N Haksar supported it. I was the editor-...
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