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What about Our Very Own Hand

What about Our Very Own Hand? Romesh Thapar WITH the new level of servility in the national press, it is left to the cartoonists to guide us to the truth. In his usual little scribble, R K Laxman in The Times of India captures this moment, "Who rules India?" asks the teacher "The Foreign Hand", says the bewildered student! We are being battered with theories on the foreign hand. I regularly receive 'documentation' on the 'CIA Hand', and now a pamphlet has surfaced on the 'Russian Hand'. When will our pen-pushers highlight the hand that really makes our problems, the hand of Indira Gandhi? Our very own hand.

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