Coalition politics in India

dimensions of federal power sharing
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Manak Publications , New Delhi
Coalition governments -- India, India -- Politics and gover
StatementSubhendu Ranjan Raj.
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LC ClassificationsJQ298.A1 R35 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 377 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL23920847M
ISBN 108178311984
ISBN 139788178311982
LC Control Number2009310681

India is in an era of coalition politics in which state politics plays a major role. This compact book breaks new ground in empirical discoveries about the basis of stable coalitions in Indian states, and also theorises the viability of multi-party coalition governments at the national level in comparative perspective, and examines the dynamics of competition and coalition formation.

Acclaimed to be by far the most sophisticated general study on Indian politics. Politics in India unfolds, here with insight and acumen and the vastness and confusion of the Indian political scene is elaborately discussed.

This book is the first comprehensive treatment of the Indian political system examined from different vantage points and drawing together the contribution 3/5(1).

With the replacement of the dominant party system in India, minority and/or coalition governments in New Delhi have become the order of the day. Except for the Congress minority government of P.V.

Narasimha Rao and National Democratic Alliance government of Atal Behari Vajpayee, all such governments since have been unstable. Yet instability apart, coalition governments. Coalition Politics in India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Oxford India Short Introductions are concise, stimulating, 2/5(1).

This book looks at the evolution of coalition politics in India, both at the national and provincial levels, with the modern Indian polity having emerged Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sahni, Naresh Chander.

Coalition politics in India. Jullundur, New Academic Pub. [] (OCoLC) Many people have given some really great suggestions for a better understanding of politics and current state in India.

I have been reading a few books in the same ballpark and would suggest the following books: 1- Half-Lion by Vinay Sitapati: Thi. Coalition politics: cultural synergy or political expediency --Coalition politics in the Indian provinces, --The third front experiments --The successful experiments of coalition governments in India, Series Title: Oxford India short introductions.

Responsibility: Bidyut Chakrabarty. The book examines successful experiments of coalition governments in India sincewith the coming to power of the BJP-led NDA.

It reinforces the argument that rather than being seen as inherently unstable, coalition formation is an appropriate mechanism in a socio-culturally diverse country like India.

The Oxford India Short Introductions are concise, stimulating, and accessible guides to different aspects of India. Combining authoritative analyses, new ideas, and diverse perspectives, they discuss subjects which are topical yet enduring, as also emerging areas of study and debate. This book is about the growth and evolution of coalition politics in India.

Further, in this new era of coalition politics, regional parties have emerged as active actors in the Indian political system. The new scenario in which coalition politics has come to emerge as a reality of Indian politics sincehas brought home the fact that the national parties must join hands with regional parties to strengthen their.

Some of the core chapters of the book are – Minority Politics in India; Electoral Reforms in India; Problem of Violence in India; Crime and Politics: The Nexus; Defection Politics in India; Coalition Politics in India, Abrogation of ArticleSeventeenth Lok Sabha Elections () and Emerging Political Trends and the case for Presidential.

The Coalition Years begins its journey in and explores the highs and lows that characterized sixteen years of one of the most tumultuous periods in the nation’s political history. It is an insightful account of the larger governance phenomenon in India—coalition politics—as seen through the eyes of one of the chief architects of the /5(4).

About the Book Truly speaking, political parties–both regional and national are not cut well for coalition politics.

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They have utterly failed to adapt themselves to new challenges cropped up at the collapse of one party rule. We have seen conglomeration rather than coalition. Consequently what has been to the fore, is sheer lust for power and governance is put on hold. 17 The Nature of Coalition Politics Sanjeev Kumar Over the last decade or so, the Indian party system has undergone a paradigm shift.

The days of politics as a grand - Selection from Contemporary India [Book]. The politics of India works within the framework of the country's is a federal parliamentary democratic republic in which the President of India is the head of state and the Prime Minister of India is the head of follows the dual polity system, i.e.

a double government (federal in nature) that consists of the central authority at the centre and. This book looks at the evolution of coalition politics in India, both at the national and provincial levels, with the modern Indian polity having emerged as an example of the phenomenon par excellence.

This has come about in spite of the commonly held views of the Indian political experience as a single dominant party system splintering into a multi-party coalition.

Not only. What is coalition politics in India. – In a Parliamentary democracy, coalitions arise mainly as a result of political compulsion. conflicts. It may also be formed due to emergency.

The policies that are adopted by the coalition government are made by the coalescing parties and merely finalized by the leader of the coalition. Equation and dynamics.

A coalition government is a form of government in which political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that "coalition". The usual reason for this arrangement is that no party on its own can achieve a majority in the election.A coalition government might also be created in a time of national difficulty or crisis (for example, during wartime or economic crisis).

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From the Jacket: This volume is a history of the growth and evolution of coalition governments in India both at the national and provincial levels. The phenomenon of political parties of diverse ideologies and affirmations coming together to share power has been highlighted as a prominent feature of Indian politics in the last few decades.

This volume is a comparative study of coalition politics and democracy in Asia, drawing on the experiences of four countries in coalition governments: India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Japan. It examines coalition politics in relation to the consolidation of democracy or its qualitative improvement, particularly inter-ethnic consensus and harmony.

Wallace, P & Roy, R (eds)India's elections: coalition politics, party competition and congress continuity, SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, viewed 26 Aprildoi: / Divided We Govern investigates the rise and fall of the broader parliamentary left in modern Indian democracy, and the dynamics of national coalition governments.

Since the s, socialist, communist and regional parties in India have sought to forge a progressive 'third force'.

Most scholars typically dismiss its principal manifestations -- the Janata Party, National Front and.

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This book examines the emergence of the BJP and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist agenda has been affected by the constraints of being a dominant member of a coalition government. The collected authors take stock of the party's first full term in power, presiding over the diverse forces of the governing NDA coalition, and the by: This volume looks at the evolution of coalition politics in India, both at the national and provincial levels.

It investigates the processes that led to coalition governments. It explores the formation of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the Janata Party experiment, and the Third Front experiments.

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Do you foresee their continued relevance in country;s politics. ( Words. India is in an era of coalition politics in which state politics plays a major role. This compact book breaks new ground in empirical discoveries about the basis of stable coalitions in Indian states, and also theorises the viability of multi-party coalition governments at the national level in comparative perspective, and examines the dynamics of competition and coalition 5/5(1).

The Oxford Companion to Politics in India provides answers through the most comprehensive survey of the Indian political system till date. The depth and breadth of issues covered range from elections to economic reforms; business and politics to redistribution and social justice; coalition politics to judicial activism; and foreign policy.

Coalition Politics in India. Research Books%. Description. Description. Dr Awasthi’s overriding focus in this book is to examine the last decade of the 20 th century, which is a significant phase of the Indian democracy. This decade witnessed the end of the era of one party-dominance in and also the onset of a new era of fractured.

It is correct that in the new era of coalition politics, political parties are not aligning or realigning on the basis of ideology. Now emphasis is laid on pragmatic considerations rather than ideological positions and political alliances without ideological agreement are made.

The focus of political parties has, therefore, shifted from ideological differences to power-sharing arrangements. Book Excerpt: Saba Naqvi's 'Politics of Jugaad' Explains Why Coalition Govt is a Good Option for India In an age where they are also an outcome of very legitimate electoral processes, one can argue that coalitions can be fundamentally more just and representative than single-party regimes.(ii) This gave rise to an era of coalition politics.

Coalition governments were formed i.e., National Front inthe United Front in andthe NDA inBJP led coalition in NDA in and the UPA in and