Sacrifice of analysis

Print edition : September 18, 2015

This picture, taken during the Second World War, shows the assembly line of Harlow aircraft at Hindustan Aircraft Ltd, Bengaluru. The single-engined trainer aircraft was the first plane to be assembled in India. The short-lived economic boom of 1940-41 suggested an overturning of the colonial relationship, with India required to roll out the material requirements of modern warfare. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

In her relentless pursuit of the grail of “capturing it all”, the author deliberately tiptoes around issues and alludes to controversies without explaining them.
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