Author:G.N.S. Raghavan

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Forty Years of World's Largest Democracy: A Survey of Indian Elections

By: G. Balachandran & G.N.S. Raghavan

Price: $1.84

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1990

Seller ID: 105732

ISBN: 8121203325

Condition: New


"Half of the people on Earth who live in a Society with civil liberties live in India", remarked Daniel Moynihan, a former U.S. ambassador to India. The fascinating story of voting in the world's largest Democracy is told in this book.It provides factual data on electors, voters and the fortunes of all-India and regional Political Parties in the elections held during the last forty years to the Lok Sabha and the State assemblies. It also examines the issues which figured in the election manifestoes and campaigning of the Principal contending parties in the latest elections to the ninth... View more info

The Making of Modern India: Rammohan Roy to Gandhi and Nehru

By: G.N.S. Raghavan

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1987

Seller ID: 105684

ISBN: 8121201209

Condition: New


The regeneration of India over the century and a half from the nation building work of Raja Rammohun Roy to that of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru is a glorious chapter in the country's history. Independence was its natural culmination., G.N.S. Raghavan entered journalism in 1974, serving his apprenticeship under Khasa Subba Rau, Freedom fighter, who was at that time editor-publisher of the English weekly Swatantra, Madras. Coming to Delhi in 1949 join the Thought weekly under the editorship of Arthur Moore, he worked for the Indian Express as political correspondent in Delhi for more tha... View more info

The Press in India: A New History

By: G.N.S. Raghavan

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1994

Seller ID: 105794

ISBN: 8121204828

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Written by one who began as a practitioner of journalism in the private sector and later worked in some of the official media, and who also taught comparative journalism as Professor at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, the work takes note of all significant developments up to mid-1994 including the debate on globalisation. It is notable for: Establishing Rammohun Roy rather than James claimant of the title of father of the India press Bringing out the role of the revolutionaries, on the one hand and on the other the Liberals who by doubling as journalists contributed to the promotio... View more info

A New Era in the Indian Polity: A Study of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the BJP

By: G.N.S. Raghavan

Price: $10.67

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 105813

ISBN: 8121205395

Condition: New


The present study is not simply a biography of the former Prime Minister Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee who is serving his country for four decades but it also highlights how other political parties disrupting on society by continuing, in order to secure more votes, the British colonialist policies of religious minorityism in the name of secularism, and of the caste antagonism in the name of social justice.Printed Pages: 330. View more info

Social Effects of Mass Media in India

By: G.N.S. Raghavan & N. Bhaskara Rao

Price: $14.39

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 105824

ISBN: 8121205212

Condition: New


The three Parts of this unusual work present a survey of the origin and growth of the mass media in India, as part of the country’s Political economy, before and after independence; a critical assessment of the present media scene including the findings of the first-ever country-wide survey of the social Effects of the media, specially TV. conducted by the Centre for Media Studies during 1994-95; and a recommended future that includes in the case of Akashvani and Doordarshan, now government owned and departmentally run, a radical re-structuring and redifinition of role.The blueprint for the ... View more info