eBook India Today: An Encyclopedia Of Life In Republic, 1st Edition

  • Arnold P. Kaminsky
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  • ISBN-10: 0313374635
  • ISBN-13: 9780313374630
  • DDC: 954.0503
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 864 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Containing almost 250 entries written by scholars from around the world, this two-volume resource provides current, accurate, and useful information on the politics, economics, society, and cultures of India since 1947.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Adviser.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
Alphabetic List of Entries.
Topic Finder.
Chronology.
1: The Encyclopedia.
2: Advani, Lal Krishna.
3: Afghanistan, Relations with.
4: Aged.
5: Agriculture.
6: Aid.
7: Akali Dal.
8: Aksai Chin.
9: Aligarh Muslim University.
10: All India Radio.
11: Amar Chitra Katha.
12: Amritsar.
13: Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
14: Andhra Pradesh.
15: Anglo-Indians.
16: Archaeological Survey of India.
17: Armed Forces.
18: Art, Modern.
19: Arunachal Pradesh.
20: Asian Development Bank.
21: Asiatic Society of Bengal.
22: Asiatic Society of Mumbai.
23: Assam.
24: Ayodhya.
25: Ayurvedic Medicine.
26: Bachchan, Harivansh Amitabh.
27: Bangalore.
28: Bangladesh, Relations with.
29: Bedi, Kiran.
30: Benegal, Shyam.
31: Bhakra-Nangal Dam Project.
32: Bharatiya Janata Party.
33: Bhopal Gas Disaster.
34: Bihar.
35: Biju Janata Dal Party.
36: Bikaner.
37: Birla Family.
38: Bollywood.
39: Cabinet.
40: Central Banking, Development Aspects.
41: Chandigarh.
42: Chhattisgarh.
43: Child Labor.
44: China, Relations with.
45: Christianity.
46: Communalism.
47: Constitution.
48: Consumer Culture.
49: Cooking.
50: Cricket.
51: Cuisine.
52: Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
53: Dalai Lama, 14th.
54: Dalits.
55: Daman and Diu.
56: Dance.
57: Devadasi.
58: Diaspora, Indian.
59: Diaspora in the United Kingdom.
60: Diaspora in the United States.
61: Diet and Health.
62: District Primary Education Program.
63: Doordarshan.
64: Dowry.
65: Dravidian Movement.
66: Dravidian Munnetra Kazhagam Parties.
67: Economy.
68: Economy, Informal.
69: Education, Development.
70: Election Commission.
71: Election of 2009.
72: Environment.
73: Family.
74: Female Feticide.
75: Feminism.
76: Film Industry.
77: Financial Institutions, Development.
78: Food Security.
79: Foreign Policy.
80: Gandhi, Feroze Varun.
81: Gandhi, Maneka.
82: Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand.
83: Gandhi, Rahul.
84: Gandhi, Sonia.
85: Gandhi Peace Foundation.
86: Globalization.
87: Goa.
88: Green Revolution.
89: Gujarat.
90: Gulf States, Indian Labor in.
91: Haryana.
92: Health Care.
93: Himachal Pradesh.
94: Himalaya.
95: Hindu, The.
96: Hinduism.
97: Hindustan Times.
98: Hindutva.
99: Hinglish.
100: HIV/AIDS.
101: Holidays.
102: Human Rights.
103: Hyderabad.
104: Indian Airlines.
105: Indian Express.
106: Indian Institutes of Technology.
107: India Today.
108: Indo-U.S. Nuclear Deal.
109: Intelligence Services.
110: International Monetary Fund, Relations with.
111: Irrigation.
112: Islam.
113: Israel, Relations with.
114: Jainism.
115: Jaipur.
116: Jama Masjid Mosque.
117: Jamia Millia Islamia University.
118: Jammu and Kashmir.
119: Japan, Relations with.
120: Jharkhand.
121: Jodhpur.
122: Judiciary System.
123: Kanpur.
124: Karnataka.
125: Kayasthas.
126: Kerala.
127: Khan, Aamir.
128: Khan, Ali Akbar.
129: Khan, Vilayat.
130: Kolkata.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Ladakh.
2: Lakshwadeep.
3: Land Tenure.
4: Languages and Scripts.
5: Literature.
6: Look East Policy.
7: Lucknow.
8: Madhya Pradesh.
9: Maharashtra.
10: Maldives.
11: Mandal Commission.
12: Marwaris.
13: Mauritius, Relations with.
14: Media and Telecommunications.
15: Medical Tourism.
16: Meghalaya.
17: Mental Health Care.
18: Middle Class.
19: Middle East, Relations with.
20: Missile Program.
21: Mizoram.
22: Monetary Policy.
23: Money and Foreign Exchange Markets.
24: Mumbai.
25: Music, Devotional.
26: Muslims.
27: Myanmar, Relations with.
28: Nagaland.
29: National Alliance of People's Movements.
30: National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
31: Naxalite Movement.
32: New Delhi.
33: Newspapers, Indian-Language.
34: Nizari Ismailis.
35: Nongovernmental Organizations.
36: Nonresident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin.
37: Northeastern States.
38: Orientalism.
39: Orissa.
40: Outsourcing and Offshoring.
41: Pakistan, Relations with.
42: Panchayat System and Local Government.
43: Parliament.
44: Parsis.
45: Patna.
46: Philosophy.
47: Population.
48: Postcolonial Studies.
49: Poverty and Wealth.
50: President.
51: Prime Minister.
52: Puducherry.
53: Punjab.
54: Radio.
55: Railroads.
56: Rajasthan.
57: Ramakrishna Mission.
58: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
59: Regionalism and Regional Security in Southern Asia.
60: Religion.
61: Religious Pollution.
62: Reserve Bank of India.
63: Right to Information.
64: Roy, Arundhati.
65: Russia, Relations with.
66: Sangh Parivar.
67: Sathya Sai Baba Movement.
68: Scheduled Tribes.
69: Secularism.
70: Security, Internal.
71: Shah Bano Case.
72: Shankar, Ravi.
73: Shiv Sena.
74: Sikhism.
75: Singapore, Relations with.
76: Singh, Khushwant.
77: Singh, Manmohan.
78: Slumdog Millionaire (Movie).
79: Soap Operas.
80: Somanatha Temple.
81: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
82: Southeast Asia, Relations with.
83: Space Program.
84: Special Economic Zones.
85: Sri Lanka, Relations with.
86: Stock Exchange Markets.
87: Subramaniam, Lakshminarayana.
88: Surat.
89: Surya, Vasantha.
90: Tamil Nadu.
91: Teen Murti Bhavan.
92: Telangana.
93: Television.
94: Territories.
95: Thackeray, Balasaheb Keshav.
96: Thapar, Romila.
97: Theater.
98: Theosophical Society.
99: Tibetan Diaspora.
100: Times of India, The.
101: Tourism.
102: United Nations, Relations with.
103: United States, Relations with.
104: Uttarakhand.
105: Uttar Pradesh.
106: Varanasi.
107: Vietnam, Relations with.
108: Village Education Committees.
109: Vishwa Hindu Parishad.
110: Water Conflict.
111: Water Policy.
112: Water Resources.
113: West Bengal.
114: Widows.
115: Women, Status of.
116: Women's Reform Movements.
117: World Bank, Relations with.
118: World Economic Forum.
119: World Trade Organization, Relations with.
120: Yadav, Lalu Prasad.
121: Yadav, Mulayam Singh.
122: Yoga.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Index.