Monthly Archives: June 2013

Village republics, Andre Beteille THE INDIAN intelligentsia has somewhat mixed attitudes towards the Indian village. While educated Indians are inclined to think or at least speak well of the village, they do not show much inclination for the company of villagers. The late … Continue reading

Posted in Andre Beteille, Democracy, M N Srinivas | Leave a comment

Democracy in Bihar, Andre Beteille

The return of Nitish Kumar as the chief minister of Bihar has been welcomed by many as a good augury for democracy and development in the state. Bihar has had more than its fair share of misfortune in the last … Continue reading

Posted in Andre Beteille, Democracy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Beteen state and market : Andre Beteille

When the country became independent, people looked forward to a social transformation in India, and they expected the state to play a leading part in this transformation. Those who were placed at the helm of affairs were persons of great … Continue reading

Posted in Andre Beteille, Education, University | Tagged | Leave a comment