ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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NORTH- Hard Headed on Money and Power

But the economic arguments in support of peaceful nuclear explosions as a means of mining crude minerals are sound enough, and if the Indian government really does intend ultimately to produce a viable nuclear deterrent, then it must be congratulated on having justified a large amount of the necessary groundwork for manufacturing one in terms of purely peaceful economic motives! India is not alone in her decision to use underground nuclear devices, and it is important for Indian scientists to VINDICTIVE action by Chief Ministers against colleagues and unobliging officials is by no means uncommon in this country, but Havana's Chief Minister, Bansi Lal, practises this tradition with outstanding verve. On one pretext or another, he has gradually eliminated most of his political opponents. The state Assembly Congress party has been reduced to a pliable and subservient entity. Bansi Lal reigns supreme in the state. The Central leadership has been extending unstinted support to him. The state Governor has endorsed Bansi Lal's acts of commission and omission

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