This book aims to bring to readers an understanding of important developments in Indian affairs in 1990. It analyzes the role of resurgent Hinduism in India's political and social order and looks at the economy, foreign relations, law and poverty.
1. From Majority to Minority Rule: Making Sense of the "New" Indian Politics 2. The Gathering Storm 3. India's Foreign Relations: Reassessing Basic Policies 4. Breaking Away: India's Economy Vaults into the 1990s 5. Poverty in India: Some Recent Policies 6. The Future of India's Past: Conservation of Cultural Heritage