‘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. 21) of the journal was published on February 1, 1962. The editorial covers the increasing communist bias of the Congress party and the Kashmir issue. M A Venkata Rao examines the communist ideology in ‘The Communist Party’s Manifesto’. The almost authoritarian tendencies of Jawaharlal Nehru’s Prime Ministership is critically analysed by M N Tholal in ‘Mr. Nehru and His Lieutenants’. A cultural object of Kerala is discussed in fascinating detail by K P Padmanabhan Tampy in ‘Metal Mirror of Kerala’. Further, this volume contains book reviews and news reports.