INDIA: In God's Name

Like many Irishmen, many Hindus believe that Britain's poison is their meat. With German hemlock close to British lips last week, India seemed to have quit talking about dominion status as the price of docility. The London Times's Simla correspondent anxiously reported: "An offer of full freedom within the British Commonwealth no longer meets the [Indian National] Congress case, which . . . asks for complete independence outside the orbit of the British Commonwealth."

Lord Linlithgow responded to the new situation with a crackdown. He ordered the arrest of Subhas Chandra Bose, leader...

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