Free Essays on Caste And Politics In India

  1. caste

    Peth, Solapur - 413 005 Maharashtra, India Cell : 9595 359 435, Ph No: 02172372010 Email: ayisrj@yahoo.in Website: www.ror.isrj.net Research Directions Volume 1 , Issue 8 / Feb 2014 ISSN:-2321-5488 Research Article THE ROLE OF CASTE IN INDIAN POLITICS SANDEEP. GULABSINGH AND S.A. PALEKAR ...

  2. Caste Politics

    System in India Caste Politics Introduction 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...

  3. caste politics

     "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...

  4. satti practice

    Major Contemporary Issues 22 Notes COMMUNALISM, CASTE AND RESERVATIONS In a democratic system, it is quite common that people use different methods for expressing solidarity and achieving political power. In a country like India, politics has been dominated by promoting communalism and castism...

  5. Caste Based Poitics in India

    Is India a ‘Caste Democracy’? 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...

  6. Is Caste an Economic Development Vehicle?

    Traditional caste, by reorienting itself, seems to be handling modernity well. It is modernity that appears clueless as to how to handle caste. 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...

  7. An Evaluation of Depressed Classes in Indain Social Stratification

    hereditary groups that is often termed as jatis or castes. Within a jati, there exist exogamous groups known as gotras which explains the lineage or clan of an individual. There is no universally accepted theory about the origin of the Indian caste system. The Indian classes are similar to the ancient...

  8. The Game of Divide and Rule

    to prove themselves. But our politicians are not letting these socially backward classes to get rid of the "backward" tag for the sake of vote bank politics. • At present, only 0.7 per cent of the GDP is spent on higher education and 3.79 per cent on education overall. • Why has the provision...

  9. Transceding Sociolinguistics: Language, Caste and Power

    Transcending Sociolinguistics: 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...

  10. English Studies in India

    ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA: THE CRITICAL MOMENTS Rekha Pappu 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....

  11. Tajmahal

    DEMOCRACY IN INDIA India is the seventh largest (by area) and the second most populous country in the world, with roughly one-sixth of its population, of about a billion and a quarter. It is the world's largest democracy. It is one of the world's oldest civilizations yet, a very young nation. Elections...

  12. Parliament Form of Government

    been satisfied with the institutions they inherited. Recently, a debate has been going on in our country about the form of government. Should India go in for a Presidential form of government in view of the peculiar problems being faced by the Indian polity today? There are a large number of political...

  13. Ancient India

    Ancient India 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...

  14. A Review of Edward Luce’s in Spite of the Gods: the Strange Rise of Modern India

    Rise of Modern India Lant Pritchett* 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...

  15. Foreign Country Analysis Report - India

    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...

  16. Social and Economic Issues in India

    Social and Economic issues. In India Since India's Independence in 1947, country has faced several social and economic issues. |Contents | |1 Violence | |1.1 Religious violence ...

  17. fdrgrfdsd

    UNIT 17 IDENTITY POLITICS IN INDIA (CASTE, RELIGION, LANGUAGE AND ETHNICITY) Structure 17.1 17.2 17.3 Introduction What is Identity Politics? Identity Politics in India 17.3.1 17.3.2 17.3.3 17.3.4 17.4 17.5 Caste Religion Language Ethnicity Summary Exercises 17.1 INTRODUCTION ...

  18. caste system

    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...

  19. Caste

    Caste and census: “A caste based census is central to attaining social justice in India” The Indian national census of 2010/11 has been discussed the world over. The biggest undertaking of its kind, the exercise to count an estimated 1.2 billion population will be India’s fifteenth national census...

  20. caste based political rallies in india

    Nirma University Institute of Law Semester V 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 Constitutional Law-II COURSE CODE: 2BL509 As a part of continuous evaluation...

  21. Compare/Contrast China and India

    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...

  22. Compare and Contrast India and China

     Compare and Contrast- India & China Imperial Administration Thesis 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...

  23. Social Evils 1

    the backward features of Indian society, such as the caste system had religious sanctions in the past. Therefore, it was necessary to reform religious practices as well. The condition of women was pathetic. The various religions practised in India as well as the personal laws based on them consigned...

  24. Pers

    WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT IN INDIA An Analytical Overview Prepared by Reecha Upadhyay General Overview Women’s empowerment in India is heavily dependent on many different variables that include geographical location (urban/rural), educational status, social status (caste and class), and age. Policies on...

  25. Ram Manohar Lohia and His Tackling of Caste Issue

    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...

  26. Racism

    India is characterized by more ethnic and religious groups than most other countries of the world. Aside from the much noted 2000-odd castes, there are eight "major" religions, 15-odd languages spoken in various dialects in 22 states and nine union territories, and a substantial number of tribes and...

  27. Affirmative Action

    Chang POLS 1280 paper #2 10/16/14 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...

  28. Presidential Form of Government

    Thank you for accepting to debate on the issue that is important for India's future. India is a big and second most populous country in the entire world. India needs a leadership that is accountable, that can submerge the divisions within and make it a strong nation free from corruption, inequities and...

  29. Caste , Religion & Language

    CASTE, RELIGION, LANGUAGE AND ETHNICITY INTRODUCTION Identity Politics has become a prominent subject in the Indian politics in the past few years. 1 Rise of low castes, religious identities, linguistic groups and ethnic conflicts have contributed to the significance of identity politics...

  30. The Caste System

    Caste System 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...