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Aam Aadmi Party

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 108 words.

A political party in India. It was set up in November 2012, its origins lying in differences between leading anti-...

Abdul Ghaffar Khan: the ‘Frontier Gandhi’

B. R. Nanda.

in In Search of Gandhi

October 2004; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 7509 words.

This chapter presents an essay on Mahatma Gandhi’s relation with Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan. It says that Khan was associated with the boldest experiment in non-violence as a tool of social...

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Abu Bakar [Abu Bakar ibni al-Marhum Dato Temenggong Sri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim] (1833–1895), sultan of Johore

A. J. Stockwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics; Indian History. 2454 words.

Abu Bakar [Abu Bakar ibni al-Marhum Dato Temenggong Sri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim] (1833–1895), sultan of Johore, was born in Teluk Belanga, Singapore, most probably on 3 February 1833, the...

Accession to India

A.G. Noorani.

in Article 370

July 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 6672 words.

This chapter presents extracts from the British Cabinet Mission’s statement on 16 May 1946; the Cabinet Mission’s memorandum on Indian states, treaties, and paramountcy; the Indian...

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Accrual Accounting in the Australian Government

S.K. Das.

in Rethinking Public Accounting

July 2008; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 5848 words.

This chapter analyses the experience of the Australian government in converting to accrual accounting. The adoption of accrual reporting by governments in Australia represents an important...

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Accrual Accounting in the New Zealand Government

S.K. Das.

in Rethinking Public Accounting

July 2008; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 7431 words.

This chapter analyses the experience of the New Zealand government in converting to accrual accounting. Evidence suggests that the introduction of accrual accounting has succeeded in...

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Accrual Accounting in the Swedish Government

S.K. Das.

in Rethinking Public Accounting

July 2008; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 9973 words.

This chapter analyses the experience of the Swedish government in converting to accrual accounting. The transition to accrual accounting in the Swedish government was achieved rather...

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‘Act East’

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 99 words.

A policy designed to inject a proactive and assertive edge to India’s dealings with South-East Asia and the wider *...

Act of Creation

Rob Jenkins and James Manor.

in Politics and the Right to Work

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 14834 words.

This chapter provides a close examination of specific provisions found in the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (NREGA). The analysis of the legal and regulatory provisions (the...

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Activity status, morbidity patterns and hospitalisation in India

Harihar Sahoo.

in Work and Health in India

December 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 8127 words.

This chapter provides a comprehensive picture of the relationships between activity status, morbidity patterns, and level of hospitalisation in India and across its six main geographical...

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Adivasi Identity Question in Assam

Meeta Deka.

in Troubled Diversity

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 6080 words.

Democracy in post-Independence India has allowed cultural diversity to flourish in the Northeastern region as elsewhere in India, adding vibrancy to national identity on the one hand, while...

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Adivasi ((in relation to India))

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 98 words.

A collective term for the indigenous people of South Asia. They are a substantial *minority making up around 9 per cent of the Indian ...

Administrative System

Kuldeep Mathur.

in Recasting Public Administration in India

January 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 2337 words.

This chapter highlights the characteristics of the inherited colonial administration and how the mythology of a caring and responsive administration was created and perpetuated in...

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Advocate for India

B. R. Nanda.

in Gokhale

June 1999; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 3537 words.

In the last months as viceroy, Curzon had so thoroughly alienated large sections of the Indian opinion that almost any viceroy succeeding him would have been popular. Lord Minto did not...

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After 2000

Louise Tillin.

in Remapping India

October 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 5186 words.

This final chapter considers the story of federal reorganisation as it stands after 2000, focusing on the resurgent demand for Telangana and the debate about Uttar Pradesh’s reorganisation...

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The Agartala Doctrine

Edited by Subir Bhaumik.

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Indian Politics. 360 pages.

The book revolves round the role played by Tripura in Indian foreign policy on East Pakistan, later Bangladesh. The ‘Agartala Doctrine’, that emerges from the policy of successive Tripura...

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Agrarian Crisis, Changing Jat–Muslim Relations, and Everyday Communalism in Western Uttar Pradesh

Sudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar.

in Everyday Communalism

October 2018; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 16260 words.

This chapter analyses the reasons underlying the revival of communalism in western UP in the 2000s, culminating in one of the most extremely violent riots in recent decades in UP in...

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ahimsa

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 75 words.

A concept describing a non-violent approach to politics. It is a key virtue in Jainism, Hinduism, and Buddhism, and was advocated most prominently in Indian politics by ...

Akhand Bharat

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 105 words.

An aspirational concept concerning the perceived correct extent of India’s borders. It is a belief held by members of the ...

Aksai Chin

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 36 words.

A disputed border region between India and China, now controlled by the latter. Covering over 37,000 square kilometres, it was one of the core issues that led to the ...