‘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. 10, No. 15) of the journal was published on November 1, 1962. This is a special Diwali issue of the journal. The developments under the Cold War, specifically the case of Berlin, is discussed in the editorial. Other topics addressed in the editorial include India’s foriegn policy stance in the context of China and Nepal, as well as the language debate in the country. M A Venkata Rao takes stock of the issue of Chinese aggression in ‘India At The Crossroads’. Jawaharlal Nehru’s foreign policy stance, specifically in the case of China, is analysed by M N Tholal in ‘Statesmanship or Megalomania?’. The Kashmir issue and developments in the matter is discussed by P Kodanda Rao in ‘Kashmir’. A Ranganathan discusses the persistent issue of national unity and dissent in the country in ‘Some Reflections on National Integration’. Indira Awasty examines the language debate that was a major political topic in India in the 1960s in ‘English as the Lingua Franca of India’. This volume also includes book reviews and news reports.