ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Diary

 Calcutta Diary A M CONTRARY to what pessimists might think, the country, the Prime Minister has assured Parliament, is not going to break up. Taken at its face value, this at least provides an indication that she would, on her part, do her best to restrain forces which encourage tendencies towards national disintegration. Is such a hortatory statement enough? Leave aside Assam for the moment; but is she, or her assortment of advisers, at all capable of comprehending what is happening at the base of the economy, happening, for instance, because of the fiscal and monetary policies that are being pursued?

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