The Effects of Globalization in India and Social Reform

Globalization is a progressing phenomenon marked by increasing interaction among people across the countries and between people and entities such as nation-states and corporations through the information and communication technologies (ICTs), international trade and culture and ideas. Globalization is propelled primarily by economic integration of the world economy. As in globalization in India as has […]

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A Comparative Study of Funding for Science in India

There is a popular Hindi saying, ‘the sweetness of tea is directly proportional to amount of sweetener added’. The governmental funding to basic and advanced research in the fields of science and technology in the country has been too meagre to realise the dream of ‘India becoming a superpower in scientific research’ (Padma, 2015). The […]

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The Need for Cities in Regional Planning & Development in India

In the post-independence period, Indian cities had remained auxiliary to the concerns of balanced regional development. The city as a territorial unit in regional planning and development had largely not been the focus; the urban was neglected in favour of the rural by most national leaders at the time (Batra, 2009). With the recent introduction […]

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Regional Disparities in India since Independence

During the British period in India, the policy orientation of the government in India was more so to protect the British economy than to look after the welfare of people in India, with law & order, tax collection and defence being the primary objectives. Although British modernized India with rail tracks, education, etc, the indigenous […]

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