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Party and democracy in India

S. N. Sadasivan

Party and democracy in India

by S. N. Sadasivan

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Published by Tata McGraw-Hill in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Political parties -- India.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS. N. Sadasivan.
      LC ClassificationsJQ298.A1 S215 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 537 p. ;
      Number of Pages537
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4383619M
      LC Control Number78901057

        This report examines the status of intra-party democracy in the two major political parties of India — the Indian National Congress (INC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It focuses on understanding the inclusiveness and decentralisation in two main aspects of intra-party democracy: the candidate nomination process and the selection of Author: Ruchika Singh.   E-BOOK ; Opinion. Cartoon the functioning of India’s multi-party democracy. And also, the many, many stories that occur outside the House itself, along corridor offices within Parliament.

      The emergence of a wide variety of one-party regimes in Asia and Africa in the wake of decolonization has rendered the concept of dominant one-party systems far too simple, if not meaningless.¹ Thus, for example, to classify India as a dominant one-party system during the first two decades of independence tells very little about the nature of the dominant party or about the Indian political. India is the largest democracy in the world. It was declared secular and democratic when its Constitution came into force on 26 January The democratic India believes in the principles of.

        Total poll-related spending in the elections was estimated to be $5 billion, according to a study by the Center for Media Studies. Looks like Indian democracy is set to become a democratic. Not surprisingly, then, the study of elections, the party system and electoral politics has assumed great significance in recent academic writings about India’s democracy.

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Party and democracy in India. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S N Sadasivan. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: A Revision of the author's thesis, University of Poona. Description.

The Congress Party eventually weakened as a result of war with China, the deaths of two prime ministers in successive years and then another war with Pakistan. Indira Gandhi, daughter of India's first prime minister, pushed India's politics to the left and focused on alleviating the dire straits on India's poor.

Political parties are one of the core institutions of democracy. But in democracies around the world—rich and poor, Western and non-Western—there is growing evidence of low or declining public confidence in parties.

In membership, organization, and popular involvement and commitment, political parties are not what they used to be. But are they in decline, or are they simply changing their.

Democracy in India Hardcover – March 7, by Ruchir Sharma (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ruchir Sharma Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It still is not clear from the educated conjectures what makes or breaks the fate of a political party during elections.

I would await a similar book written by a social /5(88). “India has spent odd years as a democracy and for a society deeply racked by social inequalities and hierarchy, has come quite far but needs to go further; the battle for deeper democracy is.

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Theoretically, they consider the essential functions that political parties perform in democracy and the different types of parties. Historically, they trace the emergence of parties in Western democracies and the transformation of party cleavage in recent decades/5(2).

The Story of Indian Democracy 37 different groups of people representing competing interest and often also different political parties.

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In a book entitled “Beyond A Billion Ballots,” author Vinay Sahasrabuddhe boldly states that democracy is fragile and decaying in the country. "Democracy in India is more impressive in form Author: Palash Ghosh. One answer to this question was agreed upon soon after India rid itself of the British in The first generation of Indian leaders wanted their country to be a liberal democracy, in which a.

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A new book recounts the inspiring story of how India’s constitution introduced democracy to people who had never experienced it before. Those freedoms are now in jeopardy. By Sonia Faleiro. historical and social origins of democracy in India are sharply different from those in much of the West, and the indigenous political culture has fundamentally reshaped the processes of democracy.

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The Congress party of India; the dynamics of one-party democracy. [Stanley A Kochanek]. After giving power to a few politicians, today’s democracy becomes autocracy or it plays in the hands of the wealthy to become plutocracy, which is a deformed form of democracy.

India is one such deformed democracy. While political analysts often discuss about the reforms in the Indian democratic system, it can’t be reformed. The lack of intra-party democracy has also contributed to the growing nepotism in political parties.

For the MPs in the 15th Lok Sabha, there is a direct relationship between age and links to a political family. Patrick French in his book ‘India: A Portrait’ has Author: Ruchika Singh. - Buy India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy book online at best prices in India on Read India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5().Democracy in India.

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