The fortnightly journal titled Indian Libertarian was founded in 1954 by Indian liberal, Ranchhoddas Bhuvan Lotwala, and edited by his daughter Kusum R Lotwala. The first edition of January ’58 was published amid an economic slowdown and covered several articles that narrated the stand. The articles titled, “The Bitter Truth,” and “Nehru Government Flayed-Analysis of Financial Chaos,” had Baburao Patel and A. D. Shroff emphasized the Nehruvian policies, and its failure to address the problems India faced then. Following this, “When Congress High Command Double-Crossed the Muslims,” highlighted the role power-hungry congressmen played in laying down the foundations of Pakistan which lead to a dismaying atmosphere for Indians in its government. This was emphasized by S.P. Agarwala in“Congress is Dying.” “State Trading Corporation: An Indictment” highlighted the monopoly of the State Trading Corporation destroying the stands of individual freedom and democracy. Tahir Siddiqui in,“ This Hitlerite Vegetarianism,” provided a corrective on India consisting of people meddling in others’ rights to eat and drink. Following this, Eric Hotter and Sidney Lens in, “The Intellectual and the Masses” and “ Revolution against communism” highlighted the pattern in the communist regimes and how an intellectual would maintain order there. Jay Kay, “In the Driftway” highlighted the conflict between Nehruvian schemes of nationalism and private enterprise in India. M.A Venkata Rao in “Science and Democracy” emphasized the pursuit of a free society through science. Op-eds from famous newspapers covered the stands on economic and land reforms. Important news headlines captured both nation and worldly stands in this issue and lastly, it concluded with book reviews that addressed Marxist indictment of communism.