‘The Indian Libertarian’ was a fortnightly journal, founded in 1954 by Indian liberal, Ranchhoddas Bhuvan Lotwala, and edited by his daughter Kusum R Lotwala. This edition (Vol. 9, No. 9) of the journal was published on August 1, 1961. The editorial covers India-Pakistan relations, with specific focus on the border conflict with Assam. The economic issues with the public sector is analysed by J M Lobo Prabhu in ‘Planning Commision Wakes Up To Failure of State Enterprises’. M N Tholal discusses the linguistic divide facing the country in ‘Linguistic Fanaticism’. M A Venkata Rao discusses Karl Popper’s book The Open Society and its Enemies in ‘Dr. Popper On The Defence of Democracy’. This volume also includes book reviews, news reports and a Rationalist Supplement.