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By Nivedita Menon

1989 marks the unraveling of India's 'Nehruvian Consensus' round the proposal of a contemporary, secular kingdom with a self-reliant economy.

Caste and faith have come to play significant roles in nationwide politics. international monetary integration has ended in clash among the nation and dispossessed humans, yet approaches of globalization have additionally enabled new areas for political statement, resembling round sexuality. Older demanding situations to the belief of India proceed from hobbies in Kashmir and the North-East, whereas Maoist insurgency has deepened its bases. In an international of yankee Empire, India as a nuclear strength has deserted non-alignment, a shift that's contested by means of voices within. 

energy and Contestation exhibits that the turbulence and turmoil of this era are symptoms of India's persevered vibrancy and democracy. The ebook is a perfect advent to the advanced inner histories and exterior strength kinfolk of a huge worldwide participant for the hot century. 

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