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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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  • 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 […]
  • The Union Budget: Investor friendly but lacking social vision?
    Deepanshu Mohan reviews India’s latest budget, presented on 28 February 2015. He argues that while the announcements signal the government is clearly working towards an investor friendly and globally competitive India, they lack vision in addressing more structural socio-economic concerns for the Indian grassroots. In a country that has nominally been socialist since independence, the budget is always read as a coded […]