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The Shah Bano Case

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents several documents relating to the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Shah Bano case on 23 April 1985 and the opening of the locks at the Babari Masjid on 1 February 1986, which would ... More


Gandhi at Bay

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at the Calcutta Agreement and the non-violent, non-cooperation programme. The first part of the chapter focuses on the programme, which was created to meet the 1920 political ... More


Measuring Tribal ‘Otherness’: Colonial Enumeration, Religion, and Governmentality, c. 1876–1909

Angma Dey Jhala

in An Endangered History: Indigeneity, Religion, and Politics on the Borders of India, Burma, and Bangladesh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493081
eISBN:
9780199096909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493081.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter examines the role of enumerative data in defining identity and ethnicity during the late colonial period. Focussing on two surveys of the CHT from 1876 and 1909 by W.W. Hunter and R.H. ... More


The Depressed Classes, Rights, and the Embrace of the Social

Rupa Viswanath

in The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163064
eISBN:
9780231537506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163064.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the contribution of Dalit representatives in solving the Pariah Problem. Beginning in 1918, Dalit representatives—L. C. Guruswami, M. C. Rajah, Rettamalai Srinivasan, and R. ... More


Reinventing Bengal: The 1920s

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the phenomenon behind the emergence in the 1920s in the culture and mentality prevailing in Bengal a new ‘Bengali patriotism’. Some of the factors attributed were: the ... More


National Politics

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad spent one year at the Alipur Central Jail, during which Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi gathered material for his book Azad ki Kahani khud unki Zubani (Azadis story as told by him) from his ... More


Maraimalai Adigal and the Naveenar (Modernist) Saivite Revival in Tamil Nadu

V. Ravi Vaithees

in Religion, Caste, and Nation in South India: Maraimalai Adigal, the Neo-Saivite Movement, and Tamil Nationalism, 1876–1950

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199451814
eISBN:
9780199085354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451814.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

It is with R.S. Vedachalam Pillai, later known by the ‘pure Tamil’ name of Maraimalai Adigal, that the ideas generated by figures such as Robert Caldwell (1814–91), G.U. Pope (1820–1907), Somasundara ... More


An American Interlude

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details Kumarappa’s time in the United States as a student at Syracuse and Columbia University. It traces the origins of his economic thought and transformation into a nationalist to ... More


Denouement: The Final Abolition of Managing Agencies

Nasir Tyabji

in Forging Capitalism in Nehru’s India: Neocolonialism and the State, c. 1940-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457595
eISBN:
9780199085439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457595.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

The report of the Commission on the Dalmia Jain Group caused uproar when it was discussed in the Lok Sabha in 1963. Although Ramkrishna Dalmia claimed that the practices followed by his group were no ... More


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