INDIA: Ten Years After

One hundred years ago next month, a small force of intrepid Englishmen stormed into the sprawling Red Fort of Old Delhi and thereby broke the back of what the British still call the Indian Mutiny. (Some Indians now call it the "First War of Independence.") Last week, as the Republic of India celebrated its tenth Independence Day, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru spoke to his people from the Red Fort's symbolic ramparts. Said he: "We have completed one journey of freedom. The second is just to begin. We have to understand that we...

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