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India in 2009 : global financial crisis and congress revival
Asian Survey
  • Shalendra SHARMA, University of San Francisco
Document Type
Journal article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Publisher
University of California Press * Journals Division
Keywords
  • Congress Party,
  • global financial crisis,
  • Lok Sabha elections,
  • U.S.-India relations,
  • economic globalization
Abstract

The past year was a momentous one for India. The country navigated through the shoals of an unprecedented global financial crisis with only modest negative impact, and successfully continued the world's largest exercise in democracy. The 15th general election in April-May 2009 saw the venerable Congress Party return to power with a large mandate. On the external front, although ties between India and the Obama administration have been friendly, real concerns remain about the future trajectory of Indo-U.S. relations. Relations with Pakistan and China also remain testy.

DOI
10.1525/as.2010.50.1.139
Language
English
E-ISSN
1533838X
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Sharma, S. D. (2010). India in 2009: Global financial crisis and congress revival. Asian Survey, 50(1), 139-156. doi: 10.1525/as.2010.50.1.139