Indian National Congress

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  • Factors For The Rise Of The BJP And Hindu Janata Party

    democratic journey. It has faced many challenges and has its own set of unique problems. Today, about 80 percent of the Indian population is Hindu, and the recent political and social trends show that there is a rise of a Hindu Nationalism in India. There are many factors like, the decreasing popularity and power of Congress over the years, party fragmentation and rise in leadership and popularity of the BJP that are responsible for the electoral rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which is the current political party in power. This electoral rise of BJP and Hindu Nationalism may have various consequences for Indian politics, depending on if the BJP as a party can moderate…

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  • Hindu Nationalism In India

    Hindu nationalism is a political ideology which refers to Hindu religious values. The Sangh Parivar, or “family of organizations,” is a group of Hindu nationalists, which emerged from bitter confrontations with European colonists, who sought to establish their own national identity in India. In the 1920s, the Hindu nationalist movement gained support amongst Hindus who felt oppressed by the British colonists and desired a return to India’s pure roots. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), or the…

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  • Stuck In The Middle The Story Of Pakistan Essay

    with the consequences of partition. Firstly, the Muslim League and the Indian Congress established their own ideals on partition and reasons why the wanted Kashmir to be a part of their respective countries. Next, a monarch ruled Kashmir at the time of partition, which was a puppet of the British government. Lastly, the reality and transformation Kashmir and its people have experienced throughout the decades since partition. The leaders of the Indian National Congress, which included…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Demonetization In India

    amongst the majority of Indians; notwithstanding the ostensible support, there isn’t an ounce of doubt that the country has been put through a great deal of pain. While it should come as no surprise to anyone that many opposition parties have tried to gain some political capital out of this entire issue, the Congress’s complete and utter inability to effectively accomplish this elementary task…

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  • Indira Gandhi Influence

    Indira Gandhi was a prominent stateswoman, a key player in the Indian National Congress Party, and the first and only female Prime Minister of India. She was Prime Minister Jawaharal Nehru’s only child, born on November 19, 1917 (Wolpert). At twelve, she became involved in politics by protesting the British Raj. It was during this time that Indira met future husband, Feroze Gandhi (Dommermuth-Costa 33). Later, as her father grew older, Indira Gandhi stepped in as his personal assistant.…

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  • Indira Gandhi: Mother India Or Tyrant

    No other country on earth combines religion and culture, with modernization, better than India. India is trying to maintain tradition in a rapidly transforming environment. Indians live with one foot in the past, and one in the present. India has experienced rapid change, especially in the seventy years since Independence and Partition. Mixtures of religions and cultures in diverse India, challenge traditional ideals. India has always been a diverse nation. Waves of invasions and regime…

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  • Non-Alignment Policy And Its Impact On India's Foreign Policy

    like the United States; however, the Indian constitution provides a parliamentary form of government. The legislative and executive branches are composed together in a Parliament called a Sansad. Furthermore, the Sansad consists of two houses that include the Council of States as the upper house and People’s Assembly as the lower house. The Congress Party, Bharatiya Janata Party , and the United Front that makes up the main political parties found in India. India’s foreign policy was conducted…

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  • The Negative Effects Of European Imperialism In India

    imperialism shifted and changed how India was controlled and how its people lived. The Europeans brought with them many new ideas and technologies that India had not yet been introduced to. Peace and order was established in India as well. On the other hand, almost all political and economic power had been torn from Indians and they were treated as inferior to the British. They were patronized and dehumanized by Europeans. As imperialism and colonialism spread throughout the country, the…

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  • Indira Nehru: A Controversial Prime Minister Of India

    Indira Nehru, also known as Indira Gandhi, was one of the most controversial prime ministers of India who led from 1966 to 1980. Gandhi came to power after the death of her father and India’s leader of the Indian National Congress at the time, Jawaharlal Nehru. She started Indian feminism and increased the potential power of women in the world, but she committed many crimes that prove that she was a bad leader for India. She did everything she could to keep herself in power even though she was…

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  • Importance Of Being A Student Of Law

    My grandfather told me about how his father was one of the first elected officials of the Indian National Congress, and how he got his start as a political activist and eventual trained to become a barrister. Those stories that made me wonder about what I could do to help change the world were actually about my great-grandfather and his work with Mahatma Gandhi and Vallabhbhai "Sardar" Patel to help establish the Indian National Congress. They made me…

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