Ranjit Singh

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  • Role Of Agriculture In Agriculture

    Agriculture in most developing economies is the core sector providing a livelihood to a significant proportion of population, especially in rural areas. Since this sector faces the largest burnt of underemployment, unemployment and poverty, a growing agriculture and allied sector is expected to contribute vastly to overall growth and poverty alleviation. Increasing the productive capacity of agriculture through higher productivity has been an important goal in developing countries. There has been decline in the share of agriculture sector in the overall gross domestic product (GDP) mainly on account of the high growth in services sector. The share of agriculture in GDP was 29.76 per cent during 1993-94 to 1995-96 and this fell to 16.7 per cent during the period 2004-05 to 2006-07. Agriculture is the dominant and major sector in the country as well as in Kashmir and is considered the backbone of state economy, in reality; however, it has been treated as as a backbone without a spinal cord, because its position has been deplorable. From time immemorial rice has been the staple crop in Kashmir grown through out the valley of Kashmir and the staple food of the indigenous population. Yet, the state has never acquired self-sufficiency in food grains, in spite of agriculture sector continuing to be the major sector contributor to the state domestic product. However the analysis of data reveals that the dependence on agriculture as a permanent occupation is continuously declining.…

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  • The Impact Of Climate Change In India

    In 2008 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change, the NAPCC. The NAPCC outlines existing and future policies that address climate mitigation and adaptation. It is made up of eight national missions that will run until 2017. The first is the National Solar Mission. This mission promotes the use of solar energy. It specifically looks at increasing solar technology in urban areas, industry and commercial establishments. The National Mission for…

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  • Kashmir Conflict Case Study

    1) The Kashmir battle is a close-by conflict generally among India and Pakistan, having started not long after the division of india in 1947. China has on occasion recognized a minor part. India and Pakistan have fought three wars over Kashmir, including the Indo-Pakistani Wars of 1947 and 1965, and the Kargil War. The two countries have additionally been combined into a couple conflicts over control of the Siachen Glacier. As an inevitable answer for this issue was for Kashmir to have the…

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  • Module 5: Critical Thinking Analysis

    Module 5: Critical Thinking Option 1 I have chosen a political news conference for my final project video (NDTV, 2015). This video focuses around three of the major political parties in India. The parties are the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), the Congress (Indian National Congress Party), and the AAR (Aam Aadmi Party). The interviewees include a former Chief Election Commissioner, a journalist and political commentator, and three former and current politicians. The host asks each of the…

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  • British East India Research Paper

    Doab) (1801), Delhi (1803), and Sindh (1843). Punjab, Northwest Frontier Province, and Kashmir, were annexed after the Anglo-Sikh Wars in 1849. Kashmir was sold under the Treaty of Amritsar (1850) to the Dogra Dynasty of Jammu, and thereby became a princely state. In 1854 Berar was annexed, and the state of Oudh two years later. The Main purpose of the subsidiary alliance system was to expand the British Empire in India by bringing new territories under its control and to decrease the French…

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  • Summary Of Shiv Subramaniam's Dharma

    The imputed language – i.e., the language in which the tales ‘would have been’ told were the characters ‘real’ – of the stories narrated by Subramaniam is not an Indian language but English, allowing for snatches of dialogue, phrase or song imputedly in other languages. It is the job of the frame-narrator Ranjit, acting as stand-in for the author, to transmit the stories to the reader, again in English. In Love and Longing in Bombay, Vikram Chandra has adopted a new technique of story-telling: …

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  • The Effects Of Colonialism In The Mimic Men

    Ralph endows himself with a Western name which is unimportant but useful; his Indian identity is denied and he would rather be anonymous. As a matter of fact, the Western name is hollow because he cannot possess a Western identity simply by possessing a Western name. Identifying with the Western name and dismantling his Indian name symbolize the loss of Ralph’s original culture. Ralph Singh was unable to experience himself as normal with others or at home in the world. Instead Ralph is…

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