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India: Resurgent and Resilient

 
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A massive churning or manthan is taking place in the country, socially, politically and economically. Winds of change are sweeping the nation and the country while trying to rediscover itself is shaking off the baggage of its past that has so far restricted not only its economic growth but also stymied its entrepreneurial and creative spirit. The new Government must create the conditions for realisation of the dreams and hitherto unfulfilled ambitions of its youth, while mending the social fault-lines that threaten to disrupt the process of its economic growth and development of an inclusive,pluralistic society. alient Features: The book contains 30 essays, published in newspapers and academic journals during the last 2-3 years, suitably updated and organised in seven sections dealing with Economy, Institutions, Polity, Society, Neighbourhood and the World. Each section includes between 3 to 7 essays, with incisive analysis of the major events and ideas that that have influenced and are shaping the future of the country and the world. Each essay is self-contained with a short summary at the beginning and an update at the end, wherever called for. The book is an interesting and engaging chronicle of our times capturing the ideas and events that have swept the nation and shaken our neighbourhood while shaping the geopolitics of the region. The book will be an invaluable companion for teachers and students of social sciences including the civil service aspirants and candidates for all national competitive examinations.  

Contents: Preface. 1. A Year after GST. 2. A Waiver to Woo. 3. Regulate, Don’t Privatise. 4. Fifteenth Finance Commission: Contentious Terms of Reference. 5. Withering Heights. 6. Tumbledown Rupee. 7. Promises for Doom Resilient Institutions. 8. Parliamentary Oversight of CAG. 9. House of Cards. 10. Republic of Shame. 11. The Irredeemable Privilege Raj. 12. Future of Voting – Blockchain Contentious Polity. 13. Unfolding of a Saga. 14. Citizenship Tangle. 15. Red Fort Capitulates. 16. Participatory Budget Making Churning Society. 17. The Other India 111. 18. Triple Talaq Conundrum. 19. Festivals of Pollution Stormy Neighbourhood. 20. Trap of the Century?. 21. Dragon in the Ocean. 22. The Afghan Conundrum. 23. Pulwama Aftermath. 24. Chinese Intransigence Changing World. 25. Man’s Quest for Immortality. 26. Revolution that Failed. 27. Robots Are Human Too. 28. Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Councils: Why Do We Need Them. 29. GM Mustard: A Contrary View. 30. Christ’s India Connection. Index.  

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Bibliographic information

Title India: Resurgent and Resilient
Format Hardcover
Date published: 03.08.2019
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789388264884
length 210p.