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Under Cover of Detente

and the fears that such talents could not always be assured of being directed against targets chosen by the Prime Minister. The very success of a courtier thus necessitates his eventual disgrace; Vidya Charan Shukla should therefore not merely be accused, quite unfairly, of having made a mess of his sugar responsibilities, but dark hints have to be dropped about his alleged CIA links, anti-party activities, etc.

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