Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after laying a wreath before the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral—G.N. JHA

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after laying a wreath before the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral—G.N. JHA

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after laying a wreath before the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral—G.N. JHA

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was oracular in his prophecy: “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago”. Sixty-two years after the Sino-India border conflict, the Indian state remains obtusely paranoid about making the Henderson Brooks Report public.

Wellington, New Zealand Rarely, if ever, have I written a self-referential essay. However, I had occasion to visit the Te Papa Tongarewa, the National Museum of New Zealand. My leisurely stroll through the museum enabled me to peruse the exhibits with some care.