THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
16 December 2017

Nehru: A contested legacy

Shashi Tharoor finds that Nehru's imprint on India rests on four tenets. But each of these must be understood in light of the events and values of its own time. Our judgement of this important figure cannot be determined exclusively by our approval or repudiation of those tenets today. Venu Madhav Govindu reviews The Invention of India.