INDIA: Turn of the Times

The archconservative, triple-chilled London Times has recently shown signs of a warming of the blood (TIME, Oct. 13). Last week this ancient defender of the British Raj and all its works not only criticized British policy in India. It also went on record in favor of extending to India more of that democracy which Britain is asking India to fight for. Said the Times:

"Disappointment at yesterday's announcement . . . that the Government of India could not . . . announce the release of Indian [political] prisoners will not be wholly dissipated...

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