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 Northern Panels of the Northern Path: Fortifying Omniscience

D. Dennis Hudson

in The Body of God: An Emperor's Palace for Krishna in Eighth Century Kanchipuram

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369229
eISBN:
9780199871162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369229.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The three panels discussed here represent Hari's brilliantly blazing omniscient knowledge (jnana). The first two deal with Narasimha, Man‐as‐Lion; he grasps Hiranyakashipu in one and rips him open at ... More


Eight Lectures on India's Economic Reforms

T. N. Srinivasan (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195652826
eISBN:
9780199080649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195652826.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume is based on the lectures on the state of economic reforms in India delivered by the author at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) in Bangalore in July 1998. Each of the ... More


Bribes in Parliament: A Shocking Ruling by the Supreme Court 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter criticises the Indian Supreme Court's April 1998 decision in the Jharkand Mukti Morcha case P.V. Narasimha Rao v State, which held that legislators who take bribes enjoy constitutional ... More


Farce or Obsolescence of Impeachment Process 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0069
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impeachment process, looking at Justice V. Ramaswamy's resignation from the Supreme Court in 1993. It notes the patent unconstitutionality of the Lok Sabha's decision to ... More


Economic Liberalization and Its Discontents

Zoya Hasan

in Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter recounts the economic crises and political processes that spurred a dramatic change of economic policy, which constitutes a watershed in India’s economic history. It is concerned with ... More


Election of Party Leaders: Two Political Cultures 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0104
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On 21 June 1995, P. V. Narasimha Rao, celebrated his four years in office as India's Prime Minister with much fanfare. The following day, his British counterpart, John Major, resigned as leader of ... More


The Congress(I)'s Constitution

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0105
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1993, the Congress (I) Working Committee (CWC) authorised its president, P. V. Narasimha Rao, to not only nominate the entire Parliamentary Board but also a Board to choose the party's candidates ... More


Setting the Stage for Change: From Estrangement to Engagement with Israel (1984–1992)

Nicolas Blarel

in The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 analyses the process towards normalization and explains why a drastic change in India’s Israel policy happened at that specific historical juncture and not before. The incremental approach ... More


Making of National Policy on Education, 1986

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter briefly narrates the great hopes aroused by Rajiv Gandhi’s accession to power and his dashing initiatives such as the reorganization of Central Government ministries and critiques the ... More


The Mikado and the Shogun (P.V. Narasimha Rao and Arjun Singh)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the personality and politics of Arjun Singh who was Minister of MHRD for about nine years in two spells (1991–95 and 2004–9), and left a deep imprint on Indian education ... More


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