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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.


The Library holds material both on India as a whole but also the individual states indicated in the map above. Use the menu on the left hand side to discover more about the resources the Library has.

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India at LSE

  • Begging for answers: Film review of “Beggars of Lahore”
    LSE Visiting Fellow Dr Sheba Saeed recently screened her film “Beggars of Lahore” on the campus. Marielle Velander writes that the documentary makes a powerful statement about the complex factors underpinning the problem of begging but leaves viewers feeling the issue is too big to chew—let alone digest. “Even if we are begging, it’s not as if we are stealing or looting” says […]
  • The power of public service predictability in urban contexts
    Rohit Sinha and Anahita Das demonstrate how improving the predictability of service delivery has benefits for both citizens and the government.  Any trade-offs would be outweighed by benefits such as better management of public business, improved citizen trust in government and increases in the economic output of Indian cities. Public services are usually the first point of contact for a […]