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India Studies

These pages will enable you to locate a range of resources on India from books and journals to electronic resources and government statistics.


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  • Trends and lessons from India’s latest shock elections
    Dramatic results in the Lok Sabha and Delhi Assembly elections point to a change in broader trends in Indian electoral politics, writes Abhirup Bhunia. The February 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections which the young Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept and the erstwhile invincible-looking BJP took a massive drubbing in has been analysed from every angle possible. The BJP, it must be […]
  • Kashmir: Can new government provide healing touch?
    The alliance between India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the regional People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to govern Indian-administered Kashmir is the most hopeful development in the region in a quarter of a century, writes Professor Sumantra Bose on the BBC website. The anti-India insurgency that erupted in Kashmir in 1989 has abated over the past decade, but the situation […]