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The political history of contemporary India

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The election of May 1996

Indian election: response to inroads of western capital
By Lal Roohk, in Workers World, 23 May, 1996. Re implications of defeat of Congress Party in May's election.

General political history of India

1.5 million strike vs. privatization<
From Workers World, 11 September 1997. Two-day shutdown of banks by bank workers on August 28-29, was to protest privatization and poor pensions.