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Summits in Contrast

C K Arora President Clinton's meetings with the Indian prime minister in September and the Chinese president the following month presented an interesting contrast from which Indian foreign policy-planners can draw useful lessons so as to derive the maximum benefit for the country from the forthcoming series of high-level contacts between India and the US culminating in the US president's visit to this country next year.


eminent. Can there be an instance of greater shortsightedness?
Need the CPI(M) really worry on this count? Perhaps it is more convenient for the ruling party in New Delhi to utilise the services of the efficient and respected chief minister that Nripen Chakravarty is for the immediate period in order to tide over the present crisis. Is it not politically mote suitable to the Congress(I) to allow the Left Front government to supervise the pacification of the tribal revolt and thereby earn a more lasting distrust of the tribal population? So the Union government may on its own stay its hand for the time being. But, if the CPI(M) goes on harping on the 'patriotic' common front against foreign machinations and fails to expose the sordid policies of the ruling party/parties since the dawn of independence

NEPAL-Koirala Returns Home

NEPAL Koirala Returns Home C K Arora IT was a slick operation. Hardly had the Royal Nepal Airlines' Patna-Kath- mandu flight touched the sun-kissed runway of Tribhuvan airport when the aeroplane was signalled to the farthest end of the tarmac instead of being permitted to stop in the regular park- ing bay. The plane was finally berthed behind a stationary aeroplane. Obviously, the idea was to block the view from the visitors' gallery at the terminal building. Earlier, one of the entrances to the aerodrome was covered by a huge canvas screen.

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