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Indo-US Nuclear Deal and Great Power Ambitions

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/9780195685978.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the domestic politics of the Indo-US nuclear deal in the context of the debate over the shifts in the politics of the Congress. It explains that this deal approved by the ... More


Two Power Centres and Government–Party Relations

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/9780195685978.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the Congress-led coalition government's implementation of division of powers between the prime minister and party president in 2004. The relationship between the government ... More


‘4.30 a.m.’

Rudra Chaudhuri

in Forged in Crisis: India and the United States Since 1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199354863
eISBN:
9780199388271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354863.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides the first complete account of negotiations between Indian and American policy actors in finally agreeing to a historic, unprecedented, and game-changing initiative: the so ... More


Individual-Level Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In addition to factors at the structural and domestic political level, several personalities played key roles in the negotiations that made the nuclear pact between India and the United States a ... More


The 1991 Reforms: Context and Timing

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a discussion of the fiscal and external payments crises of the 1980s that provided the context for the post-1991 reforms, and other contingent factors that contributed to the ... More


Co-opting the Minorities

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/9780195685978.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the how the Congress-led coalition government dealt with the minorities, particularly Muslims. It discusses the pogrom in Gujarat in early 2002 and the history of minority ... More


Irrepressible Present

Deep K. Datta-Ray

in The Making of Indian Diplomacy: A Critique of Eurocentrism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190206673
eISBN:
9780190492144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206673.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The practices and practitioners constituting Indian diplomacy during Manmohan Singh’s prime ministership are revealed in modern terms, but they alone cannot suffice as an explanation since diplomats ... 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


Nonalignment to Multialignment

Ian Hall

in Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines, by way of background, the evolution of Indian foreign and security policy after the country became independent in 1947. It discusses Jawaharlal Nehru’s dominance in the first ... More


Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Jairam Ramesh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199457526
eISBN:
9780199085255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The debate on whether to privilege economic growth over ecological security is passé. Environmental considerations must be at the heart of economic growth, especially for a country of 1.25 billion ... More


Tumultuous Times: The Contemporary Discourse on Civil–Military Relations

Anit Mukherjee

in The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190905903
eISBN:
9780190069223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905903.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses contemporary civil–military relations in India, engaging with, and occasionally refuting, a number of narratives. It begins with an overview of four main controversies—the ... More


From Musharraf to Modi

Christopher Clary

in The Difficult Politics of Peace: Rivalry in Modern South Asia

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780197638408
eISBN:
9780197638446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197638408.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following Pakistan’s defeat in the 1999 Kargil War, the region found itself in repeated, serious crises in 2001–2002, 2008, 2016, and 2019. Yet amid this troubling environment was one of the more ... More


Reform Impulses in a Bipolar Government

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/9780199474943.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the far reaching changes as a result of which the Indian education system ceased to be almost exclusively public funded and closed system, how these far reaching changes were ... More


Jyotiraditya Scindia

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/9780190125837.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Jyotiraditya Scindia, recently of the BJP, is a member of the Indian parliament’s upper house. He is the scion of Gwalior’s royal family and joined active politics with Congress party upon the ... More


The Running Thread

Jairam Ramesh

in Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199457526
eISBN:
9780199085255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457526.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

A three-point brief from the Prime Minister to ensure transparency and accountability in the ministry’s working; balancing high growth with environmental protection. This chapter gives an overview of ... More


Education and Health

T.N. Srinivasan

in Eight Lectures on India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195652826
eISBN:
9780199080649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195652826.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on educational and health care reforms in India. It explains that while the education and health sectors have always been accorded very high priority in India, none of the plans ... More


Conclusion

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

in Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786522
eISBN:
9780804788434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786522.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book concludes by showing how statements from leaders in India and China today still reek of victimization. Rather then emphasizing the fact that India and China were the victors in colonialism, ... More


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