future for Indian democracy.

by Sitanshu Das

Publisher: Fabian Society in London

Written in English
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SeriesFabian research series ;, 285
LC ClassificationsHX11 .N42 no. 285
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5338799M
ISBN 100716312859
LC Control Number72192359

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Is the future of Indian democracy secure. Mohammed Ayoob IST does not bode well for the future of democracy in India. Procedural democracy in the form of periodic elections. Future of democracy in Hindustan is really really very bright, glorious and the thing we can be proud of.

But past time shows it could be damaged as it happened during Indira Gandhi regime. If power will be accumulated in one man/woman, organisati.

Orthodox democracy has proved itself unequal to the exigencies of India. The problem is to modify the traditional institutions of democracy to suit the present day conditions the inefficiency of democracy first became noticeable in its economic aspect.

THE two general elections held in India under the federal Constitution enable us to reach at least tentative conclusions as to how far our democratic institutions may be considered a success and the likely grouping of political forces in the near future.

These conclusions are strengthened by what occurred in the state-wide elections in Kerala in Author: B. Shiva Rao.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Das, Sitanshu. Future for Indian democracy. London, Fabian Society, (OCoLC) Document Type. THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY Part One: The entire world is in transition.

The developed parts of it, principally the nations of the so called “West”, have achieved multi-generational democracies, while most of the world’s population still lives under regimes that are thinly disguised vestiges of 8th century, pre-democratic is always a local.

But democracy in India has also become predominantly a means of electoral empowerment of different groups—low-castes, dalits, minorities, or even majoritarian Hindus who claim to have been “weakened” by the “privileges” accorded to minorities.

The growth of this politics of identity has made elections into the mainstay of Indian. Dr. Shashi Tharoor talked briefly with journalist Arun Budhathoki for The Diplomat about the election results and the future of Indian politics, especially the.

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Future of democracy in India. Ambala Cantt.: Indian Publications, (OCoLC) But the future of Indian democracy is now being threatened by some ugly forces supporting provincialism, regionalism, religionism, casteism, succession etc.

Now we see the political unrest in Assam, Jammu-Kashmir, etc. that may put our democracy into jeopardy. Sumit Ganguly is Rabindranath Tagore Professor of Indian Cultures and Civilizations and a professor of political science at Indiana University. He is the author, editor, or coeditor of fourteen books on South Asian politics and is currently at work on a new book, India since Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford.

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Further, it was under Nehru’s guidance that India established a constituent assembly and spent nearly two years publicly debating the shape of the future Indian constitution. In contrast, Asia’s other great democracy, Japan, had its constitution written for it by the occupying forces of GEN Douglas MacArthur.

The Story of Indian Democracy 37 different groups of people representing competing interest and often also different political parties. This is an essential part of any functioning democracy. The third part of this chapter seeks to discuss how competing interests function, what the ter ms inter est gr oups and political parties mean and what File Size: KB.

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Norton, pp., $) I. Midway through Fareed Zakaria. Indian democracy has been quite successful and its future seems quite bright.

The Indian voters have exercised their right to vote fearlessly and judiciously. Free, fair and fearless elections are one of the basic pre-conditions for the success of democracy.

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These differences are reflected in the current functioning of democracy in India, making it difficult to fit the Indian case to the canonical.

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a double government (federal in nature) that consists of the central authority at the centre and. “The Future Of India As A Democratic Country Is At Risk” Professor emeritus of law at Princeton University, Richard A.

Falk, on why he’s a signatory to the petition against Modi. The last section of the book, entitled “the future of Politics”, opens up a wider debate on how the current political dynamism will impact the political journey of Indian democracy.

The possibilities have been shaped either with ‘undermining the democratic institutions’ or the emergence of a ‘vernacularised democracy’. This volume presents a collection of articles on democracy and politics in India right from the pre-independence days to the present.

The range of issues covered include: democracy prefigured, democracy and the state, democracy and the civil society, democracy and development, and democracy, locality and region.

The editorial introduction by Niraja Jayal highlights the Reviews: 1. MODULE - 4 Challenges to Indian Democracy Contemporary India: Issues and Goals Notes continues to be a major challenge.

The level of education of citizens is a key to both the successful functioning of democracy and socio-economic development of the country. And perhaps, more importantly, it is an essential condition for. While America is focused on religious militancy and terrorism in the Middle East, democracy has been under siege from religious extremism in another critical part of the world.

As Nussbaum reveals in this penetrating look at India today, the forces of the Hindu right pose a disturbing threat to its democratic traditions and secular s: 1. This article merely seeks to highlight the disconnectedness between elite and mass concerns and bring out its implications for the future of Indian democracy.

In this article, author explained about two aspects of democracies which are substantial and procedural in nature. Two aspects of Indian democracy: Successful democracy is a holistic idea.In thinking about Indian democracy and its future prospects, commentators have lavished far too much attention on “politics” in the narrowest conception of the term.

There is much speculation, for example, on whether India might move towards a two-party system or some variation of it, with the Congress and the left parties constituting one.

This does carry risks for the future of parliamentary democracy. M.K. Narayanan is a former National Security Adviser and a former Governor of .