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INDIA: THE BEST FOREIGN MARKET

- INTRODUCTION When determining if a foreign country is a good market to expand into, many factors will help choose which market is best. These factors include Culture, Politics and Law, the Current National Economy, Market Size and Demand, Human Resources, and Financial Resources and Profitability. The factors listed above are not all-inclusive, but give a well-defined checklist to compare other markets. These factors will be discussed and prove that India is a great market to expand into for Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) services....   [tags: India]

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The Political System Of India And India

- POLITICAL SYSTEM Both China and India have developed quickly in the most recent decade. In any case, India appears to perform less well as far as financial development and poverty easing contrasted with China. Though in India, in spite of high development rates, poverty remains a tragic however characteristic component when envisioning the nation 's financial circumstance. As of late, one of my relative connections had asked me whether I believe India 's advancement may be slower a direct result of its political system, i.e....   [tags: Economics, Economy of India, Mumbai, India]

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Construction of Public Sapces in India

- With the rise of British colonization of South Asia in mid-late 18 century came western ideas of the “public”, contextualized in spatial, social and political terms. The later construction of “public” spaces during mid-late 19th century, like parks, evidences that overtime the municipalities, consisting of both Indian and European officials, attempted to alter the landscape of the major cities in an effort to replicate the sociopolitical environment of the western world. However, although, as Sudipta Kaviraj argues, notions of the common or collective identity readily existed in India, adoption of a socio-politically defined “public” sphere proved to be difficult precisely because the ideas...   [tags: India]

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The Generation Gap In India

- As time goes on a gap is created between the past generations and the current generations. This gap between men in the 1950s and the men now (2009) are similar and different in terms of the roles they play, their attitudes towards society, women and work, and their identities. The root to the generation gap in India is due to the influence of media especially television and movies have caused people to look up to the characters and strives to act like them, which reinforce gender stereotypes and identities....   [tags: India]

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India And Its Effects On India

- Further proof of Britain’s exploitative, yet, apathetic relationship with India and its subsequent negative influences can be found in the writings of a variety of Indian nationalists who migrated around the globe after fleeing persecution in British India for their revolutionary messages and who then became vocal Indian nationalists with popular global organizations and publications.6 Most significantly these accounts express issues of British India withholding, storing, and even dumping, edible food in 1943, a year of weak crop production and famine, claiming it unfit for consumption and, subsequently, causing the deaths of millions of Bengali’s due to government greed and negligence.7 Bri...   [tags: Indian independence movement, India, Mumbai]

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The Differences Between India And India

- America and India have many differences but several similarities. Each county has their own culture, traditions, and way of life. Modern day Indian families have a lot of the same traditions American families had in the 1950s. Compared to India, America is more reformed and modernized. Both countries may be different in the way they do things, or even the way they look, but when it comes down to it, we are all the same. India and America are different in many ways. For example, they each have very different beliefs....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Debut albums, India]

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India's Economic History

- Indian civilization traces its early origins back to the Harappan civilization in the 3rd millennium BC, had acquired a definite mould by the early centuries of the Christian era. During this period, India had not only developed a unique social order and philosophy of life, but also a set of political norms which in turn shaped its world view (Cox, 1997: pp124). The concept of religious tolerance, for example has been a leit motif throughout Indian history including the period of Turkish rule between the 13th and 8th centuries (pp125)....   [tags: India]

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India 's Effect On India

- India is a country in South Asia and is surrounded by the neighbouring countries of Pakistan, China, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), and Bhutan. All of these neighbouring countries share a border with India based on kilometers away. India has three geographic regions such as the Himalayan Mountains, the Gangetic Plain, and the Plateau Region. There are three major river systems in India which are the Indus river, the Ganges river, and the Brahmaputra river. These rivers have helped throughout centuries because people used water for cooking, cleaning, traveling, and so much more....   [tags: India, Holi, Uttar Pradesh, Geography]

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India Needs Socialism

- The Indian economy is an interesting thing on one side we see Middle aged men in Imported Cars , Tall buildings with luxury apartments , five star hotels and clubs full of people spending thousands and posh luxury office’s It feels like money just spills out of the pockets of the rich to make this capitalist utopia of the few . We also see slums , factories with horrible workings conditions , Beggars and rag pickers on the roads living on less than the bare minimum needed to survive .When I was 12 years old I saw a women feeding her child of a trash can and in my hand was a burger from a fancy American fast food joint ....   [tags: India]

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India 's Economy : India

- India’s economy, as an upcoming power, ranks 3rd in the world in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) and 7th in the world in terms of nominal GDP. India’s nominal GDP, at $2.4 trillion, ranks much higher than Canada’s GDP at $1.6 trillion (11th globally). Similarly, India’s PPP at $8.8 trillion ranks much higher than Canada’s PPP, also approximately $1.6 trillion as well, ranked 15th globally. Despite India’s large GDP both nominally and regarding PPP, India’s GDP per capita is amongst the poorest nations in the world (Central Intelligence Agency, 2016)....   [tags: Inflation, Tax, Value added tax, India]

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India 's Development Of India

- Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, B.R. Ambedkar shared a common desire for a strong Indian modern state however despite their ambitions for Indian state development, the modern Indian state demonstrates its modernity through its relationship between state corruption and urban development. This short paper will demonstrate how the political ideas of Gandhi, Nehur, and Ambedkar compare to and differ from the modern Indian state’s development. Gandhi, Nehru, and Ambedkar each shared a common desire for Indian development however, the manner in which this development was achieved differed greatly between these leaders....   [tags: India, Indian National Congress, Jawaharlal Nehru]

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Modern India And The Classical Period Of India

- From what we have learned about Classical India, it has indeed become civilized. Many traits of a civilization include social inequalities, development of some sort of government, and many developed a mainly accepted religion as well as the arts and sciences. Documents from the Classical period of India show evidence of these traits in civilization. Document one shows that a woman in India should be taken care of by the men in her life; her father cares for her as a child, her husband while she is a wife, and her sons as an elder....   [tags: India, Hinduism, Buddhism, Caste]

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How the Technological Advancements of the Moguhal Empire Helped Shape India

- The Moguhal Empire was an empire which had many advancements which progressed in the development of India. The Moguhal Empire which is also known as the Mogul Empire had the largest influence over India and Pakistan from the sixteenth to seventeenth century (Richards, 1996) . The introduction of the Moguls to India's subcontinent was led by a man named Babur. Babur learned that India had wealth from his ancestor before him, Timur. Babur invaded India and eliminated the Sultan of power, Ibrahim Shah Lodi in 1526 (1996)....   [tags: India]

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Hindu India vs Muslim India

- At first, the aim of the Muslim League was to establish friendly relations between the Muslims and the British Crown. After the Royal decision of the annulment of the partition of Bengal in 1911, Muslim League saw that in order to get their requests dealt with, they need to form relations with the Congress, the representative party of Hindus. Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the member of Congress, also joined the Muslim League in 1913. After witnessing the annulment, he worked on a pact to unite Muslims and Hindus which was eventually signed on 30th of December, 1916 at Lucknow....   [tags: Hindu vs Muslim in India]

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Indi India And India

- Out of Japan, China, and India, India has arguably faced the most challenges out of all three on its road to modernization. It is hard to assess the weight of the challenges each country faced due to the different nature of each one of them albeit similarities between some of them. India comes out with the slightly more difficult past as there is still today a struggling effort to modernize as well as from the past. The challenges of the past that were instrumental in shaping India to what it is today....   [tags: British Empire, United Kingdom, East India Company]

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india reborn

- In India’s huge and booming economy there are a lot of ways that you can go from being an untouchable to being one of the richest people there. The key for India is to become a model for the world is through education and it also helps that it is the worlds largest democracy. There are three different classes in India the upper class, the middle class which is the largest of the world, and the untouchables and they are all trying to help and make India a better place. The upper class in India is doing many different things to try and make India a better place....   [tags: india]

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India, the World Bank, and the IMF

- Throughout the short history of an independent India, they have relied upon loans to grow their economy. Due to their prior colonization by Great Britain, they received most of their economy from Britain and there was no true need to receive loans. Since the independence of India from its mother- country, India has strongly relied upon the IMF and World Bank to grow its economy to the booming status that it has today. Until the middle of the 20th century, British investment and trade that was introduced by the British fueled India’s economy....   [tags: The Economy India]

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The Microcredit Foundation of India and Poverty in India

- The Microcredit Foundation of India is a non- profit organization, and effective tool for alleviating poverty. The Microcredit Foundation has its base located in southern rural India. Microcredit works with just about everyone who needs their help; however their focus is women. Microcredit presents the women of rural communities with the opportunity to start a business. The services of micro credit are dedicated to creating a better stable economy, opportunities in the establishment of medium sized enterprises, and co-operative development....   [tags: nonprofits, Microcredit Foundation of India, pover]

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Understanding The Kashmir Conflict Of India

- Understanding the Kashmir Conflict To better understand the conflict in the Kashmiri region of India and Pakistan it relevant to examine the recent history and independence that both countries gained from British control in 1947. Kashmir is a small oval of land that appears to be land locked in a successive series of the Himalayan mountain ranges, it is noted to be one of the most beautiful places on the earth. Although it appears land locked the valley has over twenty mountain passes, making the area a crossroads for many travelers, refuges and traders throughout history....   [tags: Pakistan, India, Partition of India, Islam]

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India 's India

- Throughout the semester, India has formed its own unique image in my mind. Beginning the semester, I thought that India was going to be a boring and uninteresting country to learn about and research. Ultimately, come to find out, India is one of the most interesting and unique countries to investigate and understand. First, I find the festivals and holidays of India important. Secondly, I find it interesting that I and many others had the wrong impression of India from the start. By studying another culture, such as that of India, I better understand the paradox of 'The American Dream ' and America as a country....   [tags: India, Holi, Kumbh Mela, Festival]

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A Brief Note On The Country Of India

- Background • Kerala used to be three states, two ruled themselves, one (Malabar) was ruled by British (Wuyts, et al. 1992). • Became one state in 1956 because they all spoke same language- Malayalam (Territories and States of India, 2002). • Population of 30,000,000 (Kerala HDR report, 2005). • Lowest population growth of India in 2001, only 9.4% (Kerala HDR report, 2005). • Lots of different religions - only 54% Hindu - not such a rigid caste structure (Wuyts, et al. 1992). • Has reduced poverty greatly even though the economy has not grown much (Territories and States of India, 2002)....   [tags: India, Social class, Caste system in India]

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Myself in India, by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

- Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was born in Germany but she moved to England at the age of 12. She then moved to India in the fifties, where she married and settle for the better part of her life. The essay is “Myself in India” is based on her experiences there. Jhabvala refers to India as an animal four times in the essay. We first come across it when she is describing India “...but there is no point in making a catalogue of the horrors with which one lives, on which one lives, as on the back of an animal “....   [tags: Myself in India]

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Success in My First Visit to India

- My first visit to India over the summer was a rewarding experience. Most people don’t have the chance to visit a foreign country and see their culture, but I got that chance. I had the opportunity to visit all my relatives for the first time and learning more about my culture and heritage. The atmosphere was nothing compared to the United States and the tradition was very festive. The people, the food, the culture and traditions are what I miss the most. All of those things are what made my two weeks a great experience....   [tags: India, travel, ]

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The Effects of British Imperialism in India

- The Effects of British Imperialism in India One could approach this topic from two points of view; the British and the Indian. One could choose either party and find very different opinions. When British colonizers first arrived in India, they slowly gained more and more control in India through many ways, the most prominent being trade and commerce. At first, they managed India’s government by pulling the string behind the curtain. However, soon they had acquired complete rule over India, converting it into a true British colony....   [tags: Politics, India, British]

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Development in India: A Reality Check

- At the dawn of history, India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her successes, and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike, she has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength. We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, an opening of opportunity, to the greater triumphs and achievements that await us. Are we brave enough and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future....   [tags: literacy rate, india's struggle]

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A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

- A Passage to India by E.M. Forster Upon a most rudimentary evaluation, A Passage to India is simply a story, a tale of two countries through which we follow a handful of central characters. As readers, we watch as these characters travel from England to India, into mosques and temples and through caves....   [tags: Forster Passage India]

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The Civilizations Of India And China

- The civilizations of India and China are unique. Despite their colonization by British rule, there are existing cultural and religious aspects to their respective regions. In India, British colonization started with the East India Company, which brought several new concepts to the area. These concepts include private property, the English language, and liberal political philosophy. The British lasting influence is incorporated with modernization and technology: the telegraph, print media, the postal system, and the railroad....   [tags: India, Indian National Congress]

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The Position Of Women 's India

- The position of women in India is extremely complicated because of paradoxical statements in ancient India. The Indian women faces lot of violation the status of women is described by “From equal Rights as men “in the ancient time through the low points of the medieval period. The history of women in India has been eventful. It is a myth that women held very important positions in ancient Indian society. Indian cultural history gave the name for women called “Devi” (goddess). They gave the status of the name but never treated as a “Devi”....   [tags: Marriage, India, Dowry, Family]

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Mumbai : The Largest City Of India

- Introduction The largest city in India is Mumbai, located on the west coast of the state of Maharashtra. Is it quite fascinating to know that almost 13 million people live in this city. As Mumbai is the largest city in India that consist of 239 square miles and 619 square kilometers. https://www.britannica.com/place/Mumbai Since it is the largest city of India, this vibrant city is spread over an area of about 437 square kilometers and is approximately 14 m above the sea level. http://www.iloveindia.com/travel/mumbai/ Mumbai is a compilation of seven islands such as Isle of Bombay, Colaba, Old Women’s Island also known as Little Colaba, Mahim, Mazagon, Parel, and Worli....   [tags: Mumbai, Maharashtra, Train, India]

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Britain 's Control Of India

- "Britain was fully in control of India by 1914" How far do you agree. (20) Britain was not fully in control of India by 1914, this was evident through the social, economic and political systems operating throughout India, and how they were not conformed to British rule. Examples of such were, the religious differences between both Indian society and the British, the caste system, and its influence from religion, and the economical aspects and exports from India. Religious difference throughout India showed that the British did not have full control by 1914....   [tags: India, Hinduism, Sociology, Islam]

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Sexual Exploitation of Women in India

- ... The job of an air hostess is only that of a waitress or servant. There is lack of education for women as the elderly people are of the thinking that women have to marry and go one day and according to most of the people in the society even in the urban areas are of this view that the girl is a burden and has to go one day so why spend money on her for studying. Emancipation does not mean the liberty to do what one please. It is movement to recieve self-respect and dignity. A woman gets respects by being upright and traditional bound to some extent....   [tags: rural and modern india, suggestions]

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Indian Culture And Society Of India

- India is a country full of mysteries and differences. It has a long history, a profound yet unique culture, with diversified nationalities, races, religions, languages and a huge population. The pursuit of secularism and inveteracy of sectarianism have brought huge influence to the Indian society. As the mainstream culture in India, Hinduism plays an important role in the Indian society and has dominated almost 2000 years of its history. Although in the following years since, the Indian culture gradually becomes a combination of different races, religions and languages, Hinduism still remains to be the key to dig into the development of the culture and society of India....   [tags: Hinduism, India, Religion, Hindu]

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Terrorism Between India And Pakistan

- India is one of the Muslims countries that have encountered several instances of religiously-related violence. The use of the propaganda is one of the ways in which many leaders of India have used to create many atrocities against the Muslims. In most cases, this misleading information is mostly steered by some government official or elected leaders who look for opportunities to gain by driving humanity into war against each other on the basis of religion or other distinguishing factors. Besides, the causes of propaganda within India are varied as some false information is spread by the non-Muslims who resent their religious domination in India (Shaikh, 2006)....   [tags: India, Pakistan, Hinduism, Islam]

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Hinduism And The Hindu System Of India

- Colors of Hinduism “Religion as defined by the great sages of India…it did not require belief in a set of doctrines, but rather hard, disciplined work, without which, any religious teaching remained opaque and incredible” (Armstrong 51). The profound history of Hinduism contains important fundamental elements that play a major role in the daily life of its followers. Hinduism is famously known as one of the oldest religions in the world, which is widely embraced and composed of three prominent attributes: spiritual, tradition, and the caste system....   [tags: Hinduism, India, Hindu, Religion]

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Memo: China and India threats

- Contrary to previous predictions, China’s growth has slowed dramatically, and India’s economy has grown to become the globe’s largest economy. As a result, the United States faces India as a rising super power. India has similar threats that we had faced from China, including a larger population, and expanding nuclear arsenal, and an advanced technology. However India differs from the Chinese in that they are a democratic country and have regional tensions, including border disputes with China and difficult relations with Pakistan....   [tags: global economy, China, India]

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Relations Between India and Pakistan

- Often synonymous with open hostility, relations between India and Pakistan are influenced by numerous discordant factors. This essay will examine the primary antecedent, the Partition of India and its bifurcation into two states. In emphasising the collective trauma and fragile nationalisms that emerged, a connection will be established between the ensuing fear and distrust and its manifestation into policies and actions over the past six decades. Its ramifications will be considered in relation to each state’s security and regional ambitions, the Kashmir dispute and their acquiring of nuclear technology....   [tags: History, The Partition of India]

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Religion And Caste System Of India

- Religion and caste system in India. The Indian history of the previous millennia of the contemporary era presents many gray areas, as many historical information have been passed down through the Vedas ("books of the knowledge"), which were written in verses (perhaps between 1500 and 500 of the bygone era) and have been also entrusted to the memorization and to the oral transmission for hundreds of years, up to when, towards the fourth century of the past have been put in writing [Sardesai 2008 29] In this way, their credibility as historical sources becomes questionable....   [tags: India, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism]

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The Water Shortage in India

- India is the seventh largest country in the world by geographical area which is located on the South Asia. Moreover, India is the second populous country and second country which gets the most frequent rainfalls. Then why is India experiencing water shortage. Unfortunately, there is an ecological unbalance on the global scale. India is one of the eight countries which are seriously facing a sharp increase in water crisis that threatens humans, while a huge percentage of the world has no access to sanitation and clean water....   [tags: India Water Crisis]

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The History Of Indian India

- The History of India People started to spread across the world, but they first started their journey from the Fertile Crescent. Some people went on to form cities, such as Mesopotamia and other ones found in the Egypt region. People also traveled past India and started to head towards China in big numbers. Those that stayed in India may have joined one of several cities that were all similar. These people may have lived in Harappa, which was in the north and Mohenjo-Daro in the southwest (pg 67)....   [tags: India, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism]

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Gandhi 's Philosophy Of India

- In order to better understand Gandhi’s philosophy, we need to bear in mind that all of his life was striving for independence of India from British colony. Indian independence means that all Indians are controlled by themselves rather than one hundred thousand of British. He used the Sanskrit word swaraj to express his ambition of India’s independence. The original meaning of swaraj is self-governance or self-rule. Gandhi extended this word by denoting “a sovereign kingdom’s freedom from external control”, on the one hand; “being free from illusion and ignorance, free to gain greater self-knowledge and consequent self-mastery,” on the other hand (Dalton 11)....   [tags: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, India]

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The Manufacturing Industry in India

- India’s manufacturing sector is an important cog in the wheel of economic progress and development; the segment’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product is 16% ( India Brand Equity Foundation, September 2013). Post economic liberalisation era, India has realised the important role of manufacturing industry in the overall industrial development. In this context even the government has been very proactive. The recent initiative counts back to the announcement of the manufacturing policy in 2010, followed by the systematic manufacturing plan for the country with the intensive industry involvement design....   [tags: manufacturing sector, india, mediatek]

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The Caste System Of India

- The Caste System is commonly known to be a social structure within India’s population of over one-billion people. The word Caste is derived from the Portuguese word Castas meaning pure. The choice of the word Castas, was perhaps used due to relevance of cleanliness and ritual purity, richly found within Indian society. The ideology pertaining to the caste system, is developed through the Veda’s, the veda’s are a group of four holy books, witch the hindu faith’s obtain a large portion of their doctrine through, although the sanskrit writing such as the Bhagavad Gita, does teach an ideology of which India’s caste system is structured on, there is controversy with wether the Caste system of to...   [tags: Sociology, Hinduism, India, Vedas]

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British Imperalism in India

- Britain had a desire to have a more economic, political, and social influence over India. Even though the British never preserved a notable military existence in India, they were able to maintain political control. Many changes were made, which benefitted India, but there were also some changes, which contributed to its deterioration. Despite the negative impacts Britain left on India, imperialism is best understood as a strong country extending its authority, in order to increase its wealth, by bringing more of the world under its control, because Britain helped in the development of India from a nation-state, to a unified country, which is modernly the world’s largest democracy....   [tags: The East India Company]

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Sex Trafficking in India

- An article released by the BBC entitled “Horrors of India’s Brothels Documented” brought this shocking global issue to my attention. The article provides information about a young Indian girl who was only 11 when she was sold into sex slavery by her neighbor (who had persuaded her family to let her go with him to Mumbai); she was taken from her impoverished village in West Bangel. Brutally raped the first night she arrived in a brothel, Guddi is only one of 20,000 sex workers in that specific area [Kamathipura] (2013)....   [tags: Human Trafficking in India]

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Challenging Imperialism in India

- The 1857 uprising marks India’s initial war of independence. The revolt is attributed to the efforts of disgruntled sepoys, Muslim elites that were dissatisfied with British rule, and the organization of a number of Indian leaders. The main reason for the war is that the Indians were dissatisfied with British efforts to erode their traditions, especially following the introduction of Christianization. Indians intended to get back what they to Great Britain. Though the Indians thought that they would be successful in their revolt, the British army managed to defeat them....   [tags: 1857 Uprising in India]

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The Partition Of India And Pakistan

- “Leave India to God. If that is too much, then leave her to anarchy,” Gandhi proclaimed in May of 1942 (“1942- Quit India Movement”). The partition of India is not only a part of history of the Asian continent, but a warning bell in world history. According to the novel, “Looking Through Glass,” preceding the partition, India was under British rule, which was established in eastern India during the mid-eighteenth century in order to gain control over the substantial economic advantages. Organization and programs were established during this period to enhance the political, cultural, social, and religious interests of both Indian Muslims and Hindus: these took the form of the nationalist bodi...   [tags: Pakistan, Partition of India, British Raj]

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HIV/AIDS in India:An epidemic

- What may be seen as a result of a surplus of labor by an economist, has ultimately led to an epidemic. India's population, estimated to be 1.35 billion, suffers extensive poverty as more than thirty seven percent of its population lives below the poverty line. (Economy Watch) This surplus of labor has driven the price of labor in India to incredibly low amounts, hence the outsourcing which has become rampant. Low labor prices compounded with exclusion due to the caste system and high dependency on agriculture all have amplified the poverty which in turn, has given rise to the largest population—2.3 million--within the borders of a nation to be infected with HIV/AIDS....   [tags: AIDS India Health]

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Sociology Of India Approach And Perspective

- VUNGHOISIAM VAIPHEI ROLL NO: 14 SOCIOLOGY OF INDIA APPROACH AND PERSPECTIVE Sociology is the product of the intellectual response of the Indians to the western interpretation of Indians to the Western interpretation of Indian society and culture mainly after the beginning of British colonial rule in India. The early sociological beginning can be started from Karl Marx, Max Weber as well as Durkheim who depend on the British writing on India for analysis of Indian society and culture. Intensive field work and the first monograph on a people of India in modern anthropological tradition was done by W.H.R.Rivers on the todas, after him two of his students G.S.Ghurye and K.P.Chotapadhyay play an...   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Anthropology, India]

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India Is The Oldest Civilization?

- India is the oldest civilization in the world; dating to 6500 B.C. India is located between Pakistan, Nepal, and China. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal. From the year 6500 through 1947, Great Britain ruled India. 347 years later, India became an independent country on August 15, 1947. India has a massive population of over one billion people. Sanskrit is the mother of all the European languages. It is well known that India invented the number system. Additionally, the world’s first university was established in Takshilla, India in the year 700B.C....   [tags: India, Hinduism, Islam, Indian Ocean]

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The British Rule Of India

- The British rule in India caused many social, economic, and tradition changes, which still has rippling effect to this day. However, there are aspects of British involvement that helped India making this topic more delicate than a right and wrong choice. Also, many of the British actions came from good intensions, but without understanding the Indian society the British government actually caused more harm than progress. An example would be the education system in India that the British government tried to change to be more like the British system, but ended up ruining a system that had been working well in India....   [tags: British Empire, India, British Raj]

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India And The United States

- No two countries are similar. I witnessed this as soon as I exited the airplane and walked into the Indian airport. India and the United States are ten and a half hours apart from each other and are extremely different from each other. The climate, culture, and technology in India are very different from those in America. However, on my recent trip to India I realized that the two countries are similar in every day life and holidays that are sometimes overlooked because of the major differences....   [tags: India, United States, Diwali, Internet]

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India 's Way Of Life

- India 's way of life is among the world 's most established; progress in India started around 4,500 years back. Numerous sources portray it as "Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara" — the first and the incomparable society on the planet, as per the All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP) association. Western social orders did not generally see the way of life of India positively, as indicated by Christina De Rossi, an anthropologist at Barnet and Southgate College in London. Early anthropologists once considered society as a transformative procedure, and "each part of human improvement was seen as driven by development," she told Live Science....   [tags: India, Hinduism, United States, Hindi]

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The Ideal And India 's Caste System

- Civ 201 Paper Vespuccia’s Troubles Vespuccia has a lot of problems, it would seem. Things are unbalanced, and in this situation there is probably one thing that will come of it. A revolution. The way of life will have to change and new leaders will need to emerge from the ashes. But we have only three modes of society to choose from. But which is the best. That is the true question, since I am somewhat cynical about humans and our forms of government/ society. Of the three we have to choose are Plato’s Ideal, Confucius’s Ideal and India’s Caste system....   [tags: India, Caste, Caste system in India, Sociology]

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Men’s Perception of Family Planning Methods in India

- INTRODUCTION India, being the second largest populous country of the world, contributes about 20% of the births worldwide.1 Altough, the country has been experiencing tremendous pressure to control the growth of population, India was the first among all the developing countries which has been implementing official nationwide family planning programs to restrain population growth since 1950.2,3 The acceptance of family-planning program has been influenced by many socio-cultural and demographic factors at levels of individual, family and society.4,5 At the individual level, the positive attitudes of couples towards the use of family planning eventually determine the accomplishment of family p...   [tags: Contraception in India]

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The Presence of Britain in India and Cultural Disintegration

- The presence of Britain in India has a great significant importance today because the world is globalizing people are becoming interconnected and are becoming dependent on each other. Historical legacies included the cultural traditions and celebrations which the people are involved in. Cultural impacts of the dominant power is still seen on the country being influenced because there would be the same pop culture in the developing countries, same clothing styles and clothes, type of music, language and laws and all these things are not easy to resolve and take back from the country....   [tags: Britain, India, colonization, ]

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Incidents That Indicate India Is Changing For Good

- 10 incidents that suggest India is changing for good 1. Common people being aware of mobile,internet and technology A dispute over seat allocation in train 16590 was solved with the help of mobile and internet technology by accessing the PNR Enquiry website of Indian Railways. Apparently, this was due to a mistake by the TTE (Traveling Ticket Examiner) which was solved with technology. The important observation to be made here is that the decision is readily accepted by both the parties to the dispute....   [tags: Lok Sabha, India, Transgender]

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Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative with India

- Nuclear technology and weaponry is an issue that has often been the focal point for many nations around the world as it relates to the development of their foreign policy. During the past fifty years, nuclear technology has been on the rise and in some cases has resulted in tension between certain nations. One example would be that of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 when the United States and the Soviet Union almost engaged in nuclear war. Since the rise of nuclear weaponry, global precautions have been taken to prevent the outbreak of war and violence....   [tags: US India Nuclear Deal]

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Comparing the Economic Power of India and Australia

- Studying economics of any county can be very enlightening. Macroeconomics, which studies the economy as a whole, (Boyes & Melvin, 2012) can give insight on any country’s economic performance. The use of economic indicators such as Growth Domestic Product (GDP), GDP Per capita, GDP spent on military, and the population growth rate can be effective when analyzing the overall well-being of countries such as Australia and India. The information from the economic indicators is also useful in contrasting specific areas of interest between countries....   [tags: India vs Australia]

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Policy Proposal: Foreign Aid to India

- Executive Summary: The nation of India is known for its growing economic dominance as well as recent tourist booms, which continue to bring in revenue for the country. On the other end of spectrum, the same country has an estimated 36% of the worlds poor, many of which live under an insufficient 2 dollars a day. Throughout this proposal, I offer a detailed view of what the nation has done wrong, and how foreign aid can eradicate one of the world’s biggest issues in a short course of time. Specific Development Program: Eradicating extreme poverty in the Madhya Pradesh region of India....   [tags: economy, india, poverty]

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Water Shortage in India: Problems and Solutions

- Water is an integral part of not only human beings but all other creatures in the world. We use it every day for different purposes such as domestic, agricultural and industrial. Water has always been a prestigious resource. However, the majority of people do not appraise water’s worth since they do not face water scarcity; whereas, in third world countries it is one of the most serious problems. Nearly 2.4 billion people have a lack of water resources in the world, shows the investigation done by the Pacific Institute, an Oakland, California-based non-profit scientific research group....   [tags: Water Scarcity in India]

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Cultural Differences Between India and Pakistan

- Cultural differences have been the most influential sources of conflict in world history. These cultural differences arise due to the lack of understanding between the parties involved (Gumperz, 1998). However, deliberately acquired cultural awareness is the biggest weapon in overcoming the negative factors that arise because of differences in culture (Wunderle, 2006). The objective of this assignment is to contrast the cultural difference between India and Pakistan. Next, to show how these differences cause conflict....   [tags: Culture, India, Pakistan]

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The First Governor General Of India

- 1774, Warren Hastings appointed the first governor general of India by the East India Company. In 1774, he was appointed the first Governor-General of Bengal. He was also the first governor of India. The post was new, and British mechanisms to administer the territory were not fully developed. Regardless of his title, Hastings was only a member of a five-man Supreme Council of Bengal so confusedly structured that it was difficult to tell what constitutional position Hastings actually held. 1857, The Sepoy Rebellion....   [tags: Indian independence movement, India, British Raj]

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India And The Formation Of Other Civilizations

- India is a country I knew very little about before enrolling in this course. I knew nothing of pre-civilization history, nor did I know the contributions that India made to the formation of other civilizations. I chose India as the topic of my essay and I will covering the migration to 1000 B.C.E. of this country. I wanted to expand my knowledge on a diverse country. I wanted to choose a country that would broaden my knowledge and outlook on Middle Eastern culture. In my opinion the best way to understand something is to start from the beginning....   [tags: India, Social class, Indus Valley Civilization]

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Experiencing Difference And Taste Of India

- Experiencing Difference; Taste of India In an effort to experience difference, my group decided to try Indian culture by going out to Taste of India. India is one of the most diverse countries in the world. Never before experiencing genuine Indian culture, the importance and influence their culture has on the way they live was interesting. India’s culture dates back about 4,500 years ago (livescience, 2016). With more than 1.2 billion people, this country is broken up by regions, each having their own distinct values and norms....   [tags: India, Taj Mahal, Hinduism, Shah Jahan]

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The Indian Independence Movement Of India

- In the 17th century, the expanding British arrived in India and, after taking a small portion of land; they formed the East India Company. In 1818, the British controlled most of the Indian subcontinent and began imposing their ideas and ways for its residents, including different succession laws that allowed the British to take over a state with no successor ad gain its land and armies, new taxes, and monopolistic control of industry. The British also collaborated with Indian officials to increase their influence in the region....   [tags: Indian Rebellion of 1857, British Raj, India]

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Kashmir Between India And Pakistan

- Sixty years ago, the United Nations set out to distinguish the country to which the area including the valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal mountain range belonged. The UN suggested the region, called Kashmir, could either become part of India or Pakistan, or become independent. Naturally, India and Pakistan were both enthusiastically interested in acquiring the region. In the last six decades, India and Pakistan have fought three wars with the intentions of resolving the Kashmir conflict....   [tags: Nuclear weapon, World War II, Partition of India]

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The Caste System Of India

- The Caste system in India By Ruchita Patel Professor Weingart Religions of the World 11 November 2014 The Caste system in India India is known for the diversity of the Caste System with different languages, different religious traditions, practices and a system of beliefs. The Caste System is very important part of the Hindu tradition because it is a historically important aspect into which people live in India, follow different religions, tribes, languages and belief. Nowadays, there are so many sub-caste systems in India....   [tags: Hinduism, Brahmin, Caste, Caste system in India]

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India’s Aging Population

- India is the largest democracy in the world, a nuclear power and a merging economy (BBC News). Currently, India is the second most populous country and according to United Nations’ projection it will surpass China and become the most populated by 2028 (UN news). In 2028, both China and India are predicted to have 1.45 billion, but China’s population will decrease thereafter whereas India’s will continue to increase. This fact implies China’s controversial population control mechanisms will be successful, while India’s will fail....   [tags: geography, india, democracy]

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Comparing Poverty Between India And Canada

- Poverty, every country experiences it, but it doesn’t affect every country the same. Some more developed countries might have certain policies in place to help people who are struggling to make ends meet, until they get back on their feet. It is more likely that less developed countries might not have any policies in place. I decided to compare poverty between India and Canada. They both are so opposite of each other. I knew that it would be interesting to see how both countries deal with the less fortunate....   [tags: India, Poverty, Canada, Poverty threshold]

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India 's Global Expansion Opportunity

- This report aims to analyse the global expansion opportunity in the India. In this regard, it considers the ease of doing business in India, its infrastructure, pestle analysis, comparative advantages of India against USA, and entry modes. The company functions in USA and keen to spread its business in India and company manufactures tires and it wants to establish a manufacturing facility in India. Doing business in India The legal environment of Indian country is favorable for investment. The government has offered many benefits to investors....   [tags: Economics, India, Tire, Comparative advantage]

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LGBT Rights in India

- In North America, LGBT rights are often discussed through institutions, social media, and organizations supporting such cases. However, one can notice that leaving this North American mindset results are dramatically different in attitudes towards LBGT issues. This literature review will be centering on LGBT rights in India, and will focus upon the Supreme Court decision that upheld Section 377 of the Indian Constitution and repealed the Delhi High Court’s ruling. This research paper will additionally investigate the exact timeline of each decision by highlighting the history of Section 377 of the Penal Code of India, the ruling of the Delhi High Court in 2009 and finally what...   [tags: Section 377 India’s Penal Code]

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India 's Violence Against Women

- Violence against women in India is one of the biggest issues that is rooted in traditional culture and economic dependence. There are many laws that underline the discriminatory practices that favor men. Inadequate policing and jurisdiction denies female victims from proper protection and justice, although female partaking in public life is on the rise, and are trying to have laws amended in their favor. India is currently in America’s past and has a long way to go to make its women equal citizens in their own country....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, India, Violence]

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What I Learned About India

- At first it might not seem important to learn about a different country and their traditions, but learning something new about another country can teach us new things about our own. While studying India this semester, I learned that as Americans, we tend to make assumptions of people much too quickly. There are several misconceptions about India that Americans have. These misconceptions are likely the reason many do not want to travel there. There was a great significance in everything I learned this semester....   [tags: India, Caste, Religion, United States]

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Mohandas Gandhi's Struggl for India’s Independence

- Throughout his lifetime, Mohandas Gandhi with great patience struggled for the goal of India’s independence ("Mohandas Gandhi." ABC-CLIO). The world widely celebrates him because of his enormous efforts towards the goal with perseverance and dedication (Wakin, Eric. “Gandhi, Mohandas K.”). Though he faced huge penalties, he did not lost perseverance but he constantly campaigned against the powerful whites (Wakin, Eric. “Gandhi, Mohandas K.”). As he strongly supported nonviolence, Gandhi campaigned to “convince the British of their injustice, and not to punish them so he could win their friendship and his people’s liberty” Social Change....   [tags: Mohandas Gandhi, India, India's Independence, Inde]

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Britain’s Industrialization of India

- Webster’s Dictionary defines the word change using the following: “to make different in some particular: ALTER b: to make radically different: TRANSFORM c : to give a different position, course, or direction to 2 a : to replace with another b : to make a shift from one to another : SWITCH c : to exchange for an equivalent sum of money d : to undergo a modification of e : to put fresh clothes or covering on.” (Retrieved November 16, 2009, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change) The 2008 Presidential Campaign for Barack Obama was based on the Promise to change the status quo....   [tags: India]

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Mahatma Gandhi : The Film Of The Famed Leader Of India

- Mahatma Gandhi is a well-known Indian, peaceful, protestor that made a substantial impact during the early to mid-1900. Director Richard Attenborough, developed a film of the famed leader of India titled, "Gandhi". The movie "Gandhi" portrays a biography of Gandhi 's life showing the importance of how Gandhi was a normal human being trying to find himself through some soul-searching while also retaining a friendly sense of humor. This movie did a wonderful job of introducing the audience to a side of Gandhi that the public was not aware of, such is how he impacted India through peaceful protests without losing hope, and that although Gandhi was peaceful his words had such might that it built...   [tags: India, United Kingdom, Caste]

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Air/Aviation Law an Expanding Field of Study in India

- Air /Aviation Law is an expanding field of study in India, which primarily consists of rules and legislations formulated on the lines of the International Treaties and Conventions, to which India is a party. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), of which India is a member , allows for its member nations to have the prerogative of making their own laws and rules, which then have to be notified by them in ICAO’s Aeronautical Information Publication . This publication also has to provide for the information on the differences made in the national legislations with respect to the International Conventions/Treaties ....   [tags: India, legislations, ICAO]

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in E-commerce in India

- INTRODUCTION The Internet has become a key ingredient of strenuous and busy lifestyle. ‘Internet’ has become the central-hub for communication, explorations, connecting with people or for official purposes. Resultantly, Internet growth has led to a plethora of new developments, such as decreased margins for companies as consumers turn more and more to the internet to buy goods and demand the best prices. E-Commerce is a type of industry where the buying and selling of products or services is conducted over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks....   [tags: E-commerce market in India ]

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Electricity Policy Reform and Responsible Government in India

- ... State oversight of the electricity sector in India remains strong, despite movements towards privatization in recent years. The other significant actors in the electricity industry are the regulatory commissions and bureaucracies at the central and state levels, which were formed starting in the late 1990s and contribute to the governmental oversight of the Indian electricity sector. In April 1998, the government issued the Electricity Regulatory Commissions Ordinance for setting up the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission and the State Electricity Regulatory Commissions for tariff rationalization and other activities....   [tags: electricity sector in India]

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Double burden of malnutrition in India - Undernutrition and Overnutrition

- Double burden of malnutrition in India - Undernutrition and Overnutrition Introduction The nutritional double burden, encompassing both undernutrition (stunting, underweight and wasting) and overnutrition (overweight and obesity), has become an important public health challenge in many developing countries. Globally, an estimated 99 million under-five year olds were underweight in 2012, with the low- and -middle income countries of Asia accounting for more than 70 percent of these undernourished children (WHO, 2012a)....   [tags: health,malnutrition india]

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