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Asian Survey. 1998; 38111036–1050 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645684
Published: 01 November 1998
...Shaila Seshia Copyright 1998 The Regents of the University of California DIVIDE AND RULE IN INDIAN PARTY POLITICS The Rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party Shaila Seshia From the highly fragmented Parliament produced by In- dia's 12th general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led a...
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Asian Survey. 1992; 324318–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645149
Published: 01 April 1992
...Yogendra K. Malik; V. B. Singh Copyright 1992 The Regents of the University of California BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY An Alternative to the Congress (I)? Yogendra K. Malik and V. B. Singh The results of the 1989 and 1991 parliamentary elec- tions have drastically changed the nature of the party...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601165–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.165
Published: 01 February 2020
...Eswaran Sridharan The major development in India in 2019 was the national election which returned Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party to power with a larger majority and which, along with post-election ideological assertiveness, poses the question of whether India’s party system is a new one...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59185–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.85
Published: 01 February 2019
... infighting, scandal, and politicization. The Indian economy showed increased growth. The year witnessed the first major electoral setback since 2014 for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, and foreshadowed what will likely be a hotly contested general election in 2019. © 2019 by The Regents of the...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 572249–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.2.249
Published: 01 April 2017
...Shelly Ghai Bajaj Through its use of the microblogging site Twitter during the 2014 Indian election campaign, the Bharatiya Janata Party successfully set the election agenda around development and governance to discredit the Congress Party. Combining its use of Twitter with conventional campaigning...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58186–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.86
Published: 01 February 2018
...Pradeep Chhibber; Nirvikar Jassal The year 2017 saw the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party extend its electoral dominance by winning major state elections. The BJP was less successful, however, in containing contentious politics and vigilantism by right-wing groups. It was also a tumultuous year for the...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 564605–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.4.605
Published: 01 August 2016
...Subrata K. Mitra; Jivanta Schöttli Phrases like “watershed,” “historic,” and “epochal” were used to describe India’s 2014 general election. The Bharatiya Janata Party secured the first single-party majority in three decades, forming the government as the National Democratic Alliance. We argue that...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 561174–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.174
Published: 01 February 2016
...Christophe Jaffrelot While India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party lost elections in Delhi and Bihar, and its government failed to implement any significant reform in 2015, the economy was slowly recovering and Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted an active foreign policy. © 2016 by The Regents...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 55133–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.1.33
Published: 01 February 2015
...Andrew Wyatt The much anticipated general election produced a majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party under the leadership of Narendra Modi. The new administration is setting out an agenda for governing. The economy showed some signs of improvement, business confidence is returning, but economic...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 496975–997 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.6.975
Published: 01 November 2009
...Virginia Van Dyke A Sikh militant movement in Punjab is unlikely to reemerge in the near future because of exhaustion from the militant era, the shift toward federalism in the Indian political system, the increased importance of state level parties, the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and the...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602245–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.245
Published: 07 April 2020
... international border. There were even stronger political reasons for India to reject these larger- scale military options. Vajpayee s Bharatiya Janata Party had narrowly lost a confidence vote in April 1999, and he described his party as in the midst of a do-or-die election season (Dugger 1999, 4). His chief...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601177–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.177
Published: 01 February 2020
... Valley, arrested hundreds of political leaders, imposed a communications blackout, and revoked the special con- stitutional status of Kashmir by scrapping Articles 370 and 35A. While this had long been the platform of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, the abrupt- ness and speed of the revocation caught...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961116–1136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1116
Published: 01 December 2019
..., of the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, said that Blood and water can t flow together. 25 21. Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources, National Water Quality Monitoring Program, 2016,
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.474
Published: 01 June 2019
... countries. Pakistan has also emerged as an election issue in India, particu- larly following the ascension of the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party into power. Strategic Landscape of the Indian Subcontinent The contemporary South Asian strategic landscape has evolved since the partition of India in...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593451–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.451
Published: 01 June 2019
..., racism and religious leanings of the investigation agencies played a pivotal role in putting innocent youths in prison without bail or timely trial. . . .After 9/11, POTA [Prevention of Terrorism Act] became the major tool in the hands of the rightists and communal BJP [Bharatiya Janata Party, Indian...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593548–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.548
Published: 01 June 2019
..., demonetization DURING THE RUN-UP TO INDIA S May 2014 parliamentary elections, Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took every opportunity to remind voters that if elected, the Modi government would make economic growth and social justice adroitly captured in the slogan sabka saath sabka vikas...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582341–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.341
Published: 01 April 2018
... interviewees) had been spent on handouts. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC) candidates, also seen as serious contenders, had spent far more: estimates vary from 1 to 5 crore (US$ 306,000 765,000) for the BJP candidate, and from 2.5 to 6 crore (US$ 382,000 918,000) for the INC...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 575833–855 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.5.833
Published: 01 October 2017
... objective of Modi s government from the time of the election campaign, even before the 2014 parliamentary elections. In one of the most widely quoted state- ments of his campaign, in April 2014 Modi asserted, If the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is formed in Delhi, I promise to bring back the...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574738–763 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.738
Published: 01 August 2017
... assistants I collected data on the caste/tribe of all major-party candi- dates contesting the elections. In the Bihar elections, these parties were Janata Dal (United), JD(U); Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP); Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD); Lok Jan Shakti (LJP); Indian National Congress; Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573528–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.528
Published: 01 June 2017
... permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpwww.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/ AS.2017.57.3.528. 528 and the Bharatiya Janata Party (Indian People s Party, BJP), as well as its...