Classical Civ. INDIA
We will see much more value in social structure and religion
There was political structure, but much less centralized (CHINA)
India developed very unique traditions in economy and family life
Science shows abstract thought and system of tradition in scientific experiments
Post-independent India is portrayed exceptionally well in Arundhati Roy’s Booker Prize winning literary accomplishment, The God of Small of Things.
The author closely and accurately examines and critiques the paradoxes that were brought to India by the colonial rule and attempts to redefine the religious...
Caste in Politics and the Politicisation of Caste
Lesson: Caste in Politics and the Politicisation of Caste
Lesson Developer: Dr. Jagannath Ambagudia
College/ Department: Department of Political Science,
Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Delhi
Caste in Politics and the...
System in India
India is a multicultural and multilingual country. Indian society is broadly divided into four groups. Forward communities (FC) are communities from caste and religion who do not qualify government of India reservation...
"Caste has polarised the national politics and caste politics breed caste parties. Not a single party, however, avowedly opposes casteism, is free from the dominant influence of caste. During election time when the 'question of number games becomes most important, candidates seek to mobilise the...
The Caste System describes a social stratification in the Indian subcontinent. Although it is entwined in Hindu beliefs, it encompasses non-Hindus as well. A caste is basically a social class to which a person belongs at birth and which is ranked against other castes, typically on a continuum...
POLS 1280 paper #2
Affirmative Action in India:
The Steps Towards An Equalitarian Society
India is, after the United States, the second largest democracy in the world. With a population of around 1.2 billion people, India impresses her international counterparts for staying a stable...
The People’s Republic of China and the Republic of India:
Comparing and Contrasting Political and Economic Structures
In a political perspective “The People’s Republic of China” and the “Republic of India” are from diverse dimensions in which China is mostly dominated by the...
ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA: THE CRITICAL MOMENTS
The investigation of the scope of English Studies within the matrix of a larger crisis that of higher education and the question- How English studies in India understands itself in such a situation is posed by the author Rekha Pappu....
Traditional caste, by reorienting itself, seems to be handling
modernity well. It is modernity that appears clueless as to how to
In his two articles in The Hindu (Jan. 8 and 9, 2009), Justice
Markandey Katju has brilliantly articulated what was once the colonial
— now, the modern...
The Indian caste system describes the system of social stratification and social restrictions in India in which social classes are defined by thousands of endogamous hereditary groups, often termed jātis or castes. Within a jāti, there exist exogamous groups known as gotras, the lineage or clan of an...
China and Classical India
Classical China and Classical India are one of the most unique early civilizations during the Classical Period. They are known for their contributions to its modern world. China and India are similar and different in many ways. Both China and India had many similarities...
The civilizations of the Indus River Valley were a very unique group for a number of reasons. As with most ancient civilizations, the social, political and economic systems were guided by religious beliefs. For ancient Indians; however, religious practice literally dictated most levels...
Caste (Oxford India Short Introductions). By SURINDER S. JODHKA. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012. xvii, 201 pp. Rs 195 (paperback).
Surinder S. Jodhka’s monograph Caste provides a concise yet very informative history of the complex reality of caste in India. At the same time, the author...
The Indian word for caste is jati, which means a large kin-community or descent-group. The word "caste" comes from the Portuguese casta (breed or race). The Sanskrit word applied to these groupings is varna, which means several things but is often interpreted to signify color. In a verse from the first...
Is India a
Introduction: Caste based politics in India
Though the idea that caste is a part of a natural and moral order of things, that it is a hereditary quality which once for all defines ones position and occupational affiliation and which is associated with a particular...
Is Obama good for India?
November 7, 2008 posted by indiatime |
There’s a lot of discussion going on about whether the American president-elect will be better for India than the current American president. I don’t think there is anything fundamentally wrong about asking that question. But I just think...
Rise of Modern India
India poses a development puzzle on a grand scale. Sixty years of electoral democracy, thirty years of rapid growth, and a number of world class institutions (such as the Institutes of Technology or Election Commission) have led to talk of India as a superpower...
Compare and Contrast- India & China
While both Han China & Gupta India had imperial administration there were some similarities and differences between the two civilizations. Similarities include, both of the civilizations flourished during this classical period...
Institute of Law
B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) Course
Article writing on the topic of
“BAN ON CASTE BASED RALLIES: FOR THE BETTER OR FOR WORSE”
In the Course of
COURSE CODE: 2BL509
As a part of continuous evaluation...
CASTE, RELIGION, LANGUAGE AND ETHNICITY
Identity Politics has become a prominent subject in the Indian politics in the past few years.
Rise of low castes, religious identities, linguistic groups and ethnic conflicts have contributed to the significance of identity politics...
the economic potential of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) is such that they may become the four most dominant economies by the year 2050.
India is claimed to be the fastest growing country in Southeast Asia, even some people said that India will be the second China. In this project, we are...
Terrorism in India can be attributed to many low intensity conflicts within its borders. The regions with long term terrorist activities today are Jammu and Kashmir,Mumbai, Central India (Naxalism) and Seven Sister States (independence and autonomy movements). In the past, the Punjab insurgency led to...
China and India
China and India were both very advanced ancient civilizations. Both agricultural based civilizations made various technological advances. Although China and India shared many similarities, they had differences such as the social system, politics, and the importance of trade in the economy...
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Volume 1 , Issue 8 / Feb 2014
THE ROLE OF CASTE IN INDIAN POLITICS
SANDEEP. GULABSINGH AND S.A. PALEKAR
is adopted. Another object of this paper is to analyse the power of cultural
elements in politics and a brief detail on the role of biradaries/castes in local politics with
the reference to Pakistan and India for the reason that it takes one beyond the traditional
range of political theory and practice...
Language, Caste and Power in India
Sociolinguistics and the Language Problem in India
Though there has been a long tradition of studying and interpreting language in India, most of these studies are in descriptive, technical or structural...
the world. India is a perfect example of a nation that is 'fully democratic' even as it develops and faces several challenges. This paper is divided into two different parts showing the problems facing Indian Democracy. The first part briefly talks about the Inequality among peoples in India. Inequality...
India became a nation under the British regime after 400 years of Mughal rule. Despite many changes during this long period, one unchanging phenomenon was castediscrimination.
Before British rule, a stream of Sufi saints had rejected the Brahmanism and injustice to Dalits (untouchables), but their main...
Manohar Lohia and his tackling of Caste issue
This paper will study how and why caste became so crucial to Ram Manohar Lohia’s politics. This would be understood by tracing the different dimensions of some of his theoretical and political activities, specifically on caste and even otherwise. So, for example...