INDIA: A Nation Girds

In an effort to get on with the war in spite of the fact that India's politicians still refuse to wait till war's end for India's promised dominion status, the British Raj last week appointed seven "distinguished and representative" Indians to posts in the Viceroy's Executive Council.

Outstanding portfolioists: Sir Hormasji Peroshaw Mody (Supply); Sir Akbar Hydari (Information), longtime President of Hyderabad's State Council; Malik Sir Firozkhan Noon, who has been High Commissioner for India in London, now made Minister of Labor just as India's war-production effort is making her an industrial...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!