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The Die is Cast(e): The Debate on Backward Caste/Class Quotas, 1990 and 20061

ZOYA HASAN

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the controversy generated by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's decision to extend reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in higher education. It looks ... More


The Dissolution of the Third Force (1998–2012)

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explains the diminishing prospects of the third force from 1998 to 2012. Regional political calculations and economic competition pushed its erstwhile constituents apart. Yet the ... More


Regime Change and Working a Coalition

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/9780195685978.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the regime change in the Congress in the 1990s. It suggests that the 1996 elections marked the end of the Congress epoch in Indian politics and explains that repeated electoral ... More


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

Zoya Hasan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The political history of modern India is intimately intertwined with the history of the Indian National Congress. The Congress is unique not only for its longevity but also for its role in the ... More


Introduction

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter introduces the topic, scope and organization of the book, presents its principal questions, findings and arguments, and summarizes the contents of each chapter. The Janata Party ... More


Introduction

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/9780195685978.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The introduction discusses the theme of this volume which is about the changes in the political strategies and structure of the Indian National Congress after Indira Gandhi. This volume provides an ... More


Coping with Inequalities

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/9780195685978.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Reconciling the welfare of the people at large with economic liberalization alongside political pressures for distribution was the greatest challenge confronted by the Congress after it returned to ... More


Conclusion

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/9780195685978.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the changes and development within the Congress after Indira Gandhi. It discusses the three major changes brought about by Sonia Gandhi's ... More


National Health Insurance for the Poor: A Review of the Implementation of RSBY

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

When the United Progressive Alliance, led by the Indian National Congress, assumed power in 2004, it created a National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) to review the ... More


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