§ 12. Sir A. KNOX
asked the Secretary of State for India whether, in view of the increased frequency of murderous attacks on British officials, he will re commend to the Government of India the desirability of measures to prevent the incitement to murder in the press and on the platform?
§ Sir A. KNOX
Does the right hon. Gentleman not consider that the permission of a hartal, as ordered by the Congress, in memory of the execution of Bagat Singh has had a most disastrous effect?
§ 16. Captain PETER MACDONALD
asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has any further information concerning the stabbing of British officers in the Punjab mail train on Thursday, 23rd July?
§ 19. Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE
asked the Secretary of State for India the latest news as to the attack on two young officers in the train between Bombay and the Punjab on the 23rd instant; and what action the Government proposes to take?
§ Mr. BENN
The reports received by me do not add to what has appeared in the Press. I have no information as to the motives for this outrage. I understand that one arrest was made by the police and every effort will of course be made by the authorities to trace the assailants and bring them to justice.
§ 21. Captain MACDONALD
asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has any information concerning the recent attack upon the Acting Governor of Bombay?
§ Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE
May I ask whether the Government here is in touch with the situation in India or whether they are leaving it to the Government in India?