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Ukraine war: Why India makes an ideal peacemaker

Delhi should seize the opportunity to bring an end to the conflict, a move which will burnish its credentials for a permanent place in the United Nations Security Council

Debris is seen next to a damaged building, amid Russia's invasion, in Moshchun village, Kyiv, on April 22, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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"An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth would lead to a world of the blind and toothless."

Mahatma Gandhi may not have said this literally but it is widely attributed to him because in 1947, his biographer Louis Fischer used it to describe his philosophy. Seventy-five years have passed since. Yet, humanity hasn't become wiser.

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