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Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Neera Chandhoke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whereas separatist movements in the developed world have stimulated the interest of normative political theorists, separatism in the postcolonial world tend to fall into the category of ... More


The Governor Replaces the Sadar-i-Riyasat

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes how the expressions ‘Sadar-i-Riyasat’ and ‘Prime Minister’ were replaced with the terms ‘Governor’ and ‘Chief Minister’. The first section of this chapter presents the ... More


Resizing and Reshaping the State: India from Partition to the Present

Gurharpal Singh

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Gurharpal Singh traces the institutional dependence of the Indian state on conceptions of itself and its original borders as sacrosanct. But, the author argues that the state is, in reality, reshaped ... More


Nuclear Weapons in South Asia

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first recapitulates the history of Indian and Pakistani approaches to nuclear-weapon capability, leading up to the 1998 explosive tests. It considers the significance of the 1999 Kargil ... More


India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Stanley Wolpert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in 1947, when “India and Pakistan were born to conflict,” this book provides a primer on what is potentially the world's most dangerous crisis. It distills sixty-three years of complex ... More


Introduction

Stanley Wolpert

in India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The only way in which India and Pakistan have remained virtually unchanged after sixty-three years is in their persistent conflict over the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the final tragic legacy of ... More


White Man’s Burden: Teachers, Missionaries, and Administrators

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The role of the missionaries and public schools in promoting sport in India.


Introduction

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Article 370 of the Constitution of India relating to the State of Jammu and Kashmir is now over sixty years old. The Constitution came into force on 26 January 1950 and with it, this unique ... More


The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter presents the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir. The text includes the preamble, preliminary, definitions, the relationship of the state with the Union of India, the territory of the ... More


Eqbal’s Life

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Surrounded by violence (father's brutal murder with Eqbal close by, the Partition of India and the trek to Pakistan, fighting in Kashmir, family problems in his elder brother's home, the death of his ... More


A Mosque, a Shrine, and Two Sieges

Sumit Ganguly

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the dramatically different outcomes of two sieges conducted in the course of combating India's Kashmir insurgency: one of a historic mosque in an urban setting, and the other of ... More


Household and the Family among the Pandits of Rural Kashmir: Concluding Review

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. In a study of Pandit kinship in rural Kashmir, the relations of the Pandits with the Muslims are not of any direct relevance. Not only are there ... More


Kashmir’s Constitution is Framed: 1954–6

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter contains documents shedding light on how Kashmir’s Constitution was framed from 1954 to 1956. This includes the reports of the Basic Principles Committee and the Drafting Committee ... More


Kashmiri Pandits: History and Social Organization

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter describes the history and social organization of the Kashmiri Pandits. It begins with an overview of the Hindus of Kashmir covering population statistics, Pandits domiciled outside ... More


Utrassu-Umanagri

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter begins with a description of the village of Utrassu-umanagri in Kashmir, covering its location and physical features, settlement pattern, and legend and history. It then discusses the ... More


What Happened to Governance in Kashmir?

Aijaz Ashraf Wani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199487608
eISBN:
9780199097166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487608.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

What Happened to governance in Kashmir? studies the state of Jammu and Kashmir from the perspective of an ‘exceptional state’ rather than a ‘normal state’, a periphery on the margins of the centre, ... More


2009 Parliamentary Elections in Jammu and Kashmir

Rekha Chowdhary

in Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198099178
eISBN:
9780199082988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099178.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter locates the 2009 Parliamentary elections in the context of the changes taking place in the politics of the state in the first decade of this century. It is important to understand the ... More


Kashmir: Has Religion a Role in Making Peace?

Ainslie Embree

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines whether the peacemaking tenets of Hinduism can be applied when taking on the conflict in Kashmir, which has caused the misery of several peoples and has exploited the relations ... More


Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

A. G. Noorani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This collection of documents on Article 370 of the Constitution of India contains ‘temporary provisions’ with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir. This book presents documents on the five-month ... More


Contextualizing the Right of Secession

Neera Chandhoke

in Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The argument holds that secession is a contingent right, which can be invoked only when certain circumstances prevail, such as institutionalized violations of fundamental rights and/or violations of ... More


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