India at the Polls: Parliamentary Elections in the Federal Phase
The Book Takes A Close Look At The Last Three Lok Sabha Elections Those Of 1996, 1998 And 1999. It Is A Study Of Why Elections Have Become More Frequent Since 1989. The Reason Given Is The Transformation Of The Party System From One Of Congress Dominance To A Multi-Party Configuration Reflecting The Instability Of Minority And/Or Coalition Governments And Hung Parliaments.
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Electoral and Party Politics in India
Gearing up to the 1996 Polls and their Conduct
Candidate Selection in 1996
Election Manifestos in 1996
Electoral Campaigns in 1996
The MidTerm Polls 1998
Continuity with Stability?
Party System and Electoral Reforms
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