Mrs.Gandhi’s cruel murder in 1984 plunged the entire nation into deep anguish. But the Congress led by Rajiv Gandhi in 1984 got the kind of mandate that the electorates had denied even to Nehru and Gandhi. As 1980’s came to a close the country saw a few developments which made a long continuing effects on
The Fifth General Elections of 1971 marked the restoration of the Congress dominance in India. The victory which the Congress gained in the Lok Sabha elections was repeated in State Elections also later in 1972. The Political commentators called it the ‘Indira Wave’.
1. The Indian Independence Bill passed by the British Parliament, provided for the creation of the two independent Dominions from 15 August 1947, to be known as India and Pakistan.
2. The country was free, but at the cost human life, a lot of trauma and displacement was accompanied with it which became one of the
1. The backdrop to India's Foreign Policy was the Second World War, which caused a lot of destruction in terms of human life and property.
2. The world was trying to recover from the losses incurred during the war.
3. After the failure of League of Nations, the World leaders were attempting to establish another such kind
The League of Nations was born in the tragedy of the First World War. During the first 10 years of its existence, the League of Nations worked well, but it failed when it had to deal with acts of aggression in 1930’s.
The word Globalization has been in use for the last more than 25 years. The credit for coining it goes to Harvard Professor Theodre Levitt. By Globalization we mean ‘Free flow of goods, services, peoples, ideas, capital and cultures across national borders'.
• Indian National Congress had been at the forefront of the national movement which brought freedom to the country.
• The Social base of the Congress was very wide, it had presence throughout India from Kashmir to Kerala and from Gujarat to Guwahati.
• It converted itself into a ‘Party of Consensus’ dominating the political landscape in
1. During the second world war, the economy of the Europe was in ruins and after the warfare the countries determined to integrate to come out of ruins.
2. The US President Truman decided to provide moral and financial assistance to countries whose Political Unity was vulnerable by Communism. This policy came to be referred as