‘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. 13) of the journal was published on October 1, 1962. The editorial covers the developments in the relation between India and China in the context of the border dispute at Tawang and renewed Chinese aggression. The failures in India’s foreign policy is analysed by M A Venkata Rao in ‘A Defence Pact With The West’. Vote bank politics and the trend of political appeals to communal sentiments is examined by M N Tholal in ‘Flunkeyism or Emotional Integration?’. The economic role of gold in India is discussed by S Narayanaswamy in ‘Mobilizing Gold- Is It A Practical Proposition?’. Welfare politics in India in the context of the left-right spectrum is discussed by C Rajagopalachari in ‘Left and Right’. This volume also contains book reviews and news reports.