INDIA: Man with a Knife

"My life has been spent in crowds," said Jawaharlal Nehru last month, "and I feel isolated if bodyguards come in the way between me and the people." In the central Indian city of Nagpur last week, a man with a knife came out of a crowd, and for ten seconds there was nothing between Jawaharlal Nehru and death.

"I know most about the incident," said Nehru afterwards, "because I was standing in an open car and therefore commanded a good view. At a turning, a bicycle ricksha was suddenly pushed at the car. I saw the man who...

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