As long as regular demographic elections with intact socio-political framework are faithfully exercised, India will sail peacefully to prosperity despite encountering turbulent sea. Its The first book, I read on Indian history. Feb 14, Sandeep Goyal rated it liked it. This volume, a sequel to the best-selling India's Struggle for Independence, analyses the challenges India has faced and the successes it has achieved, in the light of its colonial legacy and century-long struggle for fre A thorough and incisive introduction to contemporary India The story of the forging of India, the world's largest democracy, is a rich and inspiring one. Also started with the authors' book on India's freedom struggle.
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See-saw emotions credited to the fortunes of Indian Army due to loss of and against China and LTTE followed by victories during and Kargil conflict was further cherished by progressive improvised ingenious missile and nuclear test by DRDO emboldened the Prime Minister to demand permanent seat in United Nations Security Council. The book describes how the Constitution was framed, as also how the Nehruvian political and economic agenda and basics of foreign policy were evolved and developed.
Significant focus is on the politics chancra at the center, and its struggles with the economy, poverty, land reforms, internal uprisings, communalism, bureaucracy, party politics etc An extremely biased work.
Apart from detailed analyses of Indian economic reforms since and wide-ranging land reforms and the Green Revolution, this new edition includes an overview of the Indian economy in the new millennium. Preface to the Revised Edition Acknowledgements.
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It is qui The book is supposed to be one of the most authoritative histories of the period, presented by a set of celebrated authors who were instrumental in authoring most of the text books of the academic curriculum India. Attempts to promote common Hindu nationalist movement by right wing organisations to the ilk of VHP, RSS,Shiv Sena, Bajrang Dal and Jana Sangh failed initially but proselytization during late 's which lead to demolition of Babri Masjid followed by instigation of mass chamdra and minority massacre led to precipitation of discontent among Indian Muslims.
My favorite bits were the chapters on international relations, brief and crisp. Although fundamentally agreeing on his position, i think it could have been taken more seriously by a larger audience had it taken a slightly neutral tone. Oct 11, Archies rated it really liked it. Penguin UKFeb 11, - History - pages. Cooperatives and an Overview of Land Reforms. Also, my respect for Guha and his superb 'India after Gandhi' keeps growing.
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India Since Independence
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. SO called federal democratic nation India, which is anti-Imperialistic,non- Communist but socialist unlike Anglo-Saxon, with plurality did have unfortunate blot of 'mass pogrom' such as and riots against Punjabis and Muslims respectively by Hindu Chauvinists.
The book doesn't flow like a story, like Guha's India after Gandhi, but is divided in separate phases and topics.
That is the place which it has pleased Providence to assign to us in this struggle, and our responsibility is ended when we have done the work which belongs to that place. This volume, a sequel to the best-selling India's Struggle for Independence, analyses the challenges India has faced and the successes it has achieved, in the light of its colonial legacy and century-long struggle for fre A thorough and incisive introduction to contemporary India The story of the forging of India, the world's largest democracy, is a rich and inspiring one.
It looks like a book which has been written in parts and then put together. This revised edition offers a scathing analysis of the growth of communalism in India and the use of state power in furthering its cause.
Unnecessary glorification of Congress and no mention of Ram manoha lohiyashree A. May be the path they had taken was wrong for someone but they sacrifice their life for india, so it become our responsibility to respect them rbook call them terrorists.
In contrast, Guha's book takes a holistic view along with a superb analysis.
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independejce Jul 22, Riku Sayuj rated it really liked it Shelves: This revised edition offers a scathing analysis of the growth of communalism in India and the use of state power in furthering its cause. It takes a special talent to eulogise IndiraG's economics, and exonerate RajivG and co for riots and hence this book has been like a textbook for civil services: The book describes how the Indepenfence was framed, as also how the Nehruvian political and economic agenda and basics of foreign policy were evolved and developed.
Also started with the authors' book on India's freedom struggle. Books by Bipan Chandra. Selected pages Candra Page. Oct 06, Rashid is currently reading it. Indomitable will and spirit put forward by Patel and Ambedkar for national integration and constitutional improvisation fertilized t Remarkable journey of India to become world's largest successful democracy despite the pluralism of religion, caste,class, language and ethnicity is fluently and lucidly narrated by Guha is this page manuscript.
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