India and the Contemporary World - 1
The French Revolution
Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution
Nazism and the Rise of Hitler
Forest Society and Colonialism
Pastoralists in the Modern World
Contemporary India - 1
India – Size and Location
Physical Features of India
Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
Democratic Politics - 1
What is Democracy? Why Democracy?
Working of Institutions
The Story of Village Palampur
People as Resource
Poverty as a Challenge
Food Security in India
- Meaning of Democracy
- Salient Features of Democracy
- Evolution of Democracy
- Forms of Democratic government
- Types of Democracy
- Direct Democracy
- Indirect Democracy / Representative Democracy
- Merits and Demerits of Democracy
- Democracy in India
- Elections in India
- The First Elections in Democratic India
- Major challenges to Indian Democracy
- Conditions for the Success of Democracy in India
Here is some information about four countries. Based on this information, how would you classify each of these countries. Write ‘democratic’, ‘undemocratic’ or ‘not sure’ against each of these.
(a)Country P: The parliament cannot pass a law about the army without the consent of the Chief of Army
(b) Country Q: The parliament cannot pass a law reducing the powers of the judiciary
(c) Country R: The country’s leaders cannot sign any treaty with another country without taking permission from its neighbouring country.
(d) Country S: All the major economic decisions about the country are taken by officials of the central bank which the ministers cannot change.
Here is some information about four countries. Based on this information, how would you classify each of these countries. Write ‘democratic’, ‘undemocratic’ or ‘not sure’ against each of these
(a) Country A: People who do not accept the country’s official religion do not have a right to vote
(b) Country B: The same party has been winning elections for the last twenty years.
(c) Country C: Ruling party has lost in the last three elections
(d) Country D: There is no independent election commission.