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India's Dynastic Feud: A Gandhi Who Hates Muslims

The spectacle in India is riveting: virulent anti-Muslim diatribes spouted by a pedigreed and ambitious young Hindu politician who shares the surname of the...

Sam Manekshaw

It took Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw only 14 days to secure his place in Indian history. The career officer, who died June 27 at 94, had a mystique as...

A Political Dynasty

PATRIARCH JAWAHARLAL NEHRU Freedom Fighter He co-led India's independence movement with Mohandas Gandhi (not related to the Nehru-Gandhi clan) and became the...

Demystifying a Demagogue

There are politicians and the usual rent-a-mob in India who want Katherine Frank's Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi (Houghton Mifflin; 448 pages) banned...

India: Rajiv Takes Charge

He gently scattered his slain mother's ashes into the thin Himalayan air from the open hatch of an Indian air force transport plane. Then Rajiv Gandhi, 40,...

Indira Gandhi: Death in the Garden

Namaste, in Hindi, means "Greetings to you." It is the traditional Indian salutation, accompanied by a crossing of hands before the face, as if the speaker...

Letters: Dec. 3, 1984

Indira Gandhi To the Editors: Most Indians will remember Indira Gandhi [WORLD, Nov. 12] as a woman of great fearlessness, even though her reputation will always...

India: Blush Funds

Scandal over patronage As Chief Minister of India's bustling southwestern state of Maharashtra, Abdul Rehman Antulay, 52, had built a reputation as an...

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