As a result there is no political life at all in the native states.
This is the Sawbwa, or chief, of Hsipaw, one of the native states.
These native states have agreed to conform to the British system.
The rajahs of the native states in India prepared a memorial and sent it to the British Government.
There are some seven hundred native states, and the rulers of every one has his treasure-vaults on a more or less elaborate scale.
Only in the native states do the Indians see remaining traces of their former independence.
In the partition of Africa native states have been treated as non-existent except as local bodies.
It is hardly possible that the present popular wave in Europe would not have touched our native states.
It referred to non-interference by the Congress in the internal affairs of the native states.
The real problem of the native states is how to get over the treaties when they conflict with the interests of their subjects.