Political Science

The Case for India

Author: Annie Besant

Publisher: The Floating Press

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Category: Political Science

Page: 59

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A progressive thinker and activist who advocated for women's rights and freedom of religion, Annie Besant's fate was forever altered when she took a trip to India in the late 1890s. Though the journey was intended as something of a spiritual quest, Besant became interested in the social and political challenges facing the country and eventually took up the cause of Indian independence. In The Case for India, Besant unleashes a torrent of compelling arguments for ceding control back to India and allowing the country to govern itself.
History

The Case for India. the Presidential Address Delivered by Annie Besant at the Thirty-Second Indian National Congress Held at Calcutta, 26th December 1

Author: Annie Wood Besant

Publisher: Sagwan Press

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Category: History

Page: 60

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The Case for India

Author: Annie Wood Besant

Publisher: Wentworth Press

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Page: 68

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Indian Air Force: The Case for Indigenisation

Author: Air Commodore Jasjit Singh

Publisher: KW Publishers Pvt Ltd

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Just think: the last combat aircraft designed by the 74year old HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd) with its expansive infrastructure was in the 1950s – and it was an excellent aircraft. Thirty years later an adhoc, interim institution called ADA (Aeronautics Development Agency) was set to design the LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) under the DRDO management. Thirty years later the aircraft has yet to enter service although the Indian Air Force has ordered 40 aircraft knowing they do not meet the qualitative requirements set in the early 1980s, leave alone the 21st century! Even the primary trainer for rookie pilots has just begun to be imported. Obviously something is wrong for a long time; and obviously it is a systemic problem. This volume sets out to historically examine and present a balanced understatement of the facts. Some of the leading experts in the profession of aerospace identify the problems. The reader is left to form his judgment and what appears an obvious solution. The Air Force is the most concerned stakeholder in the quality and quantity of military aircraft; but it seems to have been left on the sidelines in the process of to be criticised as being against indigenisation. We recognise that India is way behind the developed countries — and China now, in design and development of military aviation. We don’t have to go far to find the way ahead. Ninetyfive percent of the Indian Navy’s warships and submarines are designed and manufactured in the country (tough many systems inside, like its missiles, may be acquired from the best in the world). The reason is starkly so simple that South Block itself does not notice it! Naval Head Quarters contain within its organisation under the leadership and the Chief of Naval Staff, the Directorate of Naval Design as well as the Controller of Warship Production besides the other supporting organisations like WESEE etc. Hence when the indigenous INS Delhi sailed out in the 1990s, the international community began to look at Indian Navy with new respect. Why can’t similar system be established for the Army and the Air Force? Read the volume to ask your questions and mull over possible solutions.

The Case for India by Annie Besant

Author: Annie Besant

Publisher:

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Page: 36

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A progressive thinker and activist who advocated for women's rights and freedom of religion, Annie Besant's fate was forever altered when she took a trip to India in the late 1890s. Though the journey was intended as something of a spiritual quest, Besant became interested in the social and political challenges facing the country and eventually took up the cause of Indian independence. In The Case for India, Besant unleashes a torrent of compelling arguments for ceding control back to India and allowing the country to govern itself.