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Jaipur: A Success Story of Land Leasing and Sales

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter studies the land leasing and sales practices in Jaipur. Jaipur is known for being the very first planned city in India, as well as the capital of Rajasthan. The first part of the chapter ... More


Strengthening Urban Services: The Way Forward

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

in State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the different findings the four case studies on Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, and Kolkata, discussed in previous chapters. The discussion begins with a summary of the findings ... More


Jaipur Metro

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Jaipur. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. The Durgapura to Ambabari corridor was ... More


Govindadeva Temple A Festival of Devotion

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Govindala temple was completed in 1590. It was said to be the largest single building serving as a Hindu temple in all India. Its outstanding feature was the large interior vaulted space, ... More


Seeing Krishna Aṣṭayāma Līlā

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The descriptions that follow were drawn from all three productions of the aṣṭayāma līlā: the Caitanya līlā in Vrindaban in 1989, the Krishna līlā in Vrindaban in 1992 (when the black bee appeared), ... More


Seeing Krishna Aṣṭayāma Līlā Continued

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides an account of the aṣṭayāma līlā from the fourth day up to the eighth day. The sixth day of the Caitanya līlā is filled with songs of Caitanya's beauty, of the need to worship ... More


Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, an Olympics silver medalist and former army officer who has served in counter-insurgency operations, is an unusual politician. He did not enter politics, either working ... More


Sachin Pilot

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Sachin Pilot, a senior Congress politician, is the son of Rajesh Pilot who was also a Congress Party leader. Sachin has been a two-time MP, a union cabinet minister, an MLA, the state president of ... More


Princes and the People

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/9780195663433.003.0021
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Jamnalal’s expertise and his efforts to settle the conflict in the princely states in Rajasthan. It looks at his interest in his native Rajasthan, which was influenced by his ... More


Claiming Religious Rights from a Secular Power: Judgment Regarding the Rules of Succession to the Position of Shebait in a North Indian Temple

Catherine Clémentin-ojha

in Filing Religion: State, Hinduism, and Courts of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199463794
eISBN:
9780199086849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463794.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1968, after a long legal battle, the District Court of Allahabad declared that all dedicated property of the deity Govindadeva belonged to one juristic person alone and that only one shebait ... More


Frugal Innovations for the “Bottom of the Pyramid”

Charles Weiss

in The Survival Nexus: Science, Technology, and World Affairs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190946265
eISBN:
9780197571941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946265.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter presents examples of innovative technologies for low-income and disadvantaged people. Such innovations often offer unattractive prospects for profit and require collaboration between ... More


Historical Background

Kiyokazu Okita

in Hindu Theology in Early Modern South Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198709268
eISBN:
9780191779688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709268.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

This chapter explores the historical context regarding the creation and the development of the Gauḍīya tradition in early modern North India, particularly paying attention to its relation to the ... More


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