Foreign News: Clear-Eyed Sister

Everyone knows of India's Jawaharlal Nehru and of Madame Pandit, his handsome sister. Few know, however, of "the other Nehru sister," comely Krishna Nehru Hutheesing, who is 17 years younger than Jawaharlal, seven years younger than Madame Pandit. In the January Ladies' Home Journal, Mrs. Hutheesing has produced a charming portrait of herself and her distinguished family. But she is also clear-eyed about what power has done to her brother.

"I have always adored Jawahar," she writes. But "thirty years of struggle and sacrifice have left their mark. Each year has taken away something of the warmth, gaiety and outgoing charm ....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!