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Tribal Politics and Movements

Tribal Politics and Movements

The term “tribe” typically suggests “a community denoting a collection of primitive, uncivilized groups under recognized leaders.” The initial discussion on tribal identity was influenced by those advocating for the integration of tribes into the national citizenry and others aiming for their absorption into the Hindu community. A tribe refers to a collective of individuals ...

Reorganization of States in India

Reorganization of States in India

Reorganization of States in India During Independence, India was composed of two main types of political entities: the British Provinces, which were directly governed by the British Government, and the Princely States, which were ruled by native princes but were ultimately subject to the authority of the British Crown. Following the enactment of the Indian ...

Political Parties in India

Political Parties in India

Political Parties in India Political parties in India are organized groups of individuals sharing similar political views, striving to gain power through constitutional means and working towards promoting national interests. The Election Commission of India registers political parties for electoral purposes and grants them recognition as either National or State parties based on their performance ...

Labor Movements

Labor Movements

Labor movements in India advocate for workers’ rights, pushing for better conditions, fair pay, and social protections through strikes, protests, and negotiations, influencing labor laws and policies nationwide. Labor Movements Introduction The industrialization journey in India was characterized by a gradual pace, with coal mining being the solitary industry that resembled modern standards until approximately ...

Farmers' Movements in India

Farmers’ Movements in India

Farmers’ Movements in India Farmers’ Movements in India boast a rich legacy dating back to the colonial era. During this period, farmers across different regions rebelled against various entities such as Zamindars, landlords, and British colonial powers, as well as feudal lords. This social movement revolves around agricultural policies and reflects a historical continuum of ...

Women's Movements in India: A Holistic Exploration

Women’s Movements in India: A Holistic Exploration

Women’s movements in India have tirelessly fought for gender equality, challenging societal norms and advocating for women’s rights across all spheres of life, from education and politics to social and legal reforms. These movements have played a crucial role in empowering women and reshaping the country’s social landscape. Women’s Movements in India Introduction: The advent ...

New Economic Policy

New Economic Policy 

The New Economic Policy aims to liberalize and rejuvenate the economy through market-oriented reforms while maintaining state control over key sectors, fostering a mixed economy model. New Economic Policy  Introduction: The economic landscape of post-independence India was shaped by a confluence of historical factors, ideological inclinations, and pragmatic aspirations. The leaders of newly-independent India, deeply ...

Five Year Plans

Five Year Plans: Blueprints for India’s economic development

Five Year Plans: Blueprints for India’s economic development Introduction: Economic planning in India has been a cornerstone of its developmental journey, tracing back to the early 20th century. Since its inception in 1951 with the First Five-Year Plan, India’s planning initiatives have undergone significant evolution and adaptation to address the nation’s socio-economic challenges. This article ...

BBIN

Roads to Resilience: Navigating the BBIN Initiative for Seamless Connectivity in South Asia

BBIN | Roads to Resilience Introduction: Back in 1996, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal joined hands to establish the South Asian Growth Quadrangle with a vision to enhance various sectors such as energy, power, trade, investment, transport, and tourism. This collaborative effort laid the groundwork for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program, initiated ...

World Bank: Components, Functions, and Global Influence

World Bank: Components, Functions, and Global Influence

World Bank: Components, Functions, and Global Influence The World Bank Group (WBG) stands as a linchpin in the realm of international development, comprising five distinct entities, each wielding unique functions and collectively striving to uplift economies across the globe. This detailed exploration aims to unravel the intricate tapestry of the WBG, delving into the historical ...

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