Colonel Charles Yate: 22. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been called to the virulence of the vernacular papers in the Punjab which has been instrumental in increasing the communal tension between Muslims and Hindus that has led to so many outbreaks and deaths of late at Delhi, Kohat, and elsewhere; and whether the Secretary of State will now consider the question of the...
Colonel Charles Yate: Can the hon. Gentleman say if any convictions have been obtained?
Colonel Charles Yate: 23. asked the Under-Secretary of State fur India whether his attention has been called to the address presented to the Governor of the Central Provinces by the Depressed Classes' Association, calling attention to the incessant demand put forward by the higher castes for immediate Swaraj for India and pointing out the danger that if the grant of complete Swaraj be unduly accelerated the last...
Colonel Charles Yate: 25. asked the Prime Minister if he has received any communication from Mr. Justice P. R. Das, of the Patna High Court, acting on behalf of his brother, Mr. C. R. Das, the leader of the Swaraj party; and whether he can give any information to the House as to the purport of this communication?
Colonel Charles Yate: 12. asked the Home Secretary if his attention has been drawn to an article headed, "Working women murdered by Imperialism, British rule in India," which appeared in the Communist organ the "Workers' Weekly," on the 12th September, 1924 and whether he has instructed the Director of Public Prosecutions to institute proceedings against this journal?
Colonel Charles Yate: Has the hon. Gentleman realised that British rule in India has nothing whatever to do with this case, and that the article in question is simply an incentive to people in this country?
Colonel Charles Yate: I will put down another question.
Colonel Charles Yate: Can the right hon. Gentleman do something to increase the number of these organisers?
Colonel Charles Yate: 11. asked the President of the Board of Education how many male inspectors of physical education are now employed, and how many hours a week are devoted to the physical education of boys in elementary and secondary schools respectively?
Colonel Charles Yate: Will the right hon Gentleman lay down some law in this respect?
Colonel Charles Yate: Can the right hon. Gentleman say what is the cost to the country.
Colonel Charles Yate: 36. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India, if his attention has been called to the note submitted by the Moslem members of the Legislative Assembly and the Council of State to the member in charge of the Home Department of the Government of India, pointing out that only some 5 per cent. of the total Government appointments held by Indians are Moslems, and that such disparity cannot but...
Colonel Charles Yate: Do we understand that this reduction will not reduce the pensions of officers below pre-War rates?
Colonel Charles Yate: 58. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that during this year armed bands of Akali Sikhs, known as Jathas, have been collected by an organised body in the Punjab and marched through British territory, terrorising the rural population on the route, to invade the Nabha State and to take forcible possession of religious foundations there, whereby the Nabha State has...
Colonel Charles Yate: Has the hon. Gentleman seen the telegram from Simla on this subject in this morning's newspaper, stating that certain of these men are being arrested; and will the Government now arrest the men who are organising and instigating the march of these Jathas?
Colonel Charles Yate: Has the right hon. Gentleman considered any scheme for the erection of elevators?
Colonel Charles Yate: 2. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether, now that the Punjab Government has notified that it has been Compelled to prosecute the publishers of newspapers containing matter calculated to excite the feelings of one community against another, the Government of India will introduce legislation to put a stop to the license of abuse that since the repeal of the Press Act has been...
Colonel Charles Yate: Will the hon. Gentleman think over this matter, because it is very serious?
Colonel Charles Yate: 3. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India if he can give any information regarding the document signed President in Council, Red Bengal, posted on the walls of public buildings in Calcutta and also sent by post to the police officers, judges of the High Court, and others in Calcutta, announcing a campaign of ruthless assassination of police officers and any others obstructing their...
Colonel Charles Yate: Is there any hope that an arrest will be made? Is there anything going on in Calcutta to put an end to this state of things?